Chapt e r 2
Language I n Us e
2 . 1 Pr a gma t i c s
l i ngui s t i c a l l y a ppr opr i a t e
pr a gm t i c a l l y a ppr opr i a t e
Se ma nt i c s f oc us e s on p e o p l e ' s
c omp e t e nc e - - how t o us e
s p e a ke r s ' l i ngui s t i c
2005/ 8 /4
Reading Comprehension 26.
As viewed from space, Earth's distinguishing characteristics are its blue waters and white
clouds. Enveloped by an ocean of air consisting of 78% nitrogen and 21 % oxygen, the Planet is the
only one i
Name: Danielle Guerra
My Experience in Learning English by Myself
Ive started to study English by myself, when I was about 15,
because of Michael Jackson. Hes been my idol since 1991, and I
really wanted to understand him and his music since I was a child
HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR ENGLISH
H e re a re
s o m e h o w t o m e t h o d s t h a t c a n i m p ro v e y o u r E n g l i s h i n f o u r
s k i l l s , re a d i n g , w r i t i n g , l i s t e n i n g , a n d w r i t i n g .
These are also
u s e f u l f o r i
As at 27.11.2007
Learning and Teaching Resources
for Learning English through Short Stories
The resources presented here are meant to be examples to show the types of
activities/materials that can be designed and developed to help students to work on
How to learn English
1. Motivation: Become a person who likes to learn English.
2. Dictionary: Get a good English dictionary.
3. No mistakes: Avoid mistakes. Try to use correct English from the beginning.
4. Pronunciation: Learn to pronounce English sound
Strategy Inventory for Language Learning (SILL)
Version for Speakers of Other Languages Learning English
Version 7.0 (ESL/EFL) R.L.Oxford, 1989
Korean version prepared by Park Bun-seon, Kwon Mi-jeong, Hwang Jung-hwa, 1998
Really Really Want to Learn English?
A checklist of ideas to try out!
Which of the below are you doing, or have you done? Check them off as you try them.
_ Use the Study Centre for discussion, grammar help, chatting in English,
How To Learn English!
Here are some tips which may help you to master the English Language!
Speak without Fear
The biggest problem most people face in learning a new language is their own fear. They
worry that they wont say things correctly or that they w
Importance of English in education
Today, everyone recognizes the importance of learning the English
language. Moreover, the advent of the Internet has made learning
English online a better option than doing it in a traditional classroom.
The ability to s
1. Reference and Denotation
3. Sense Relations
4. Lexical and Grammatical
6. Homonymy and Polysemy
7. Lexical Ambiguity
8. Sentence and Meaning
Before we Start
1. Three units of Meaning
A British Curriculum Vitae
Date of birth
Johanneke Marie VAN DALE (Janneke)
2311 AB LEIDEN
+31 71 5126511
7 March 1988