Category: Discourse Analysis

Exclusive suggestion for J.S.C Exam 2017

Exclusive suggestion for J.S.C Exam 2017
English 1st paper
For Question No 1,2,3 : seen passage
Unit 1: L-5(B), unit 3: L 1(b) , unit 3: L 6 (b), L 3(a), L 8(B),Unit 5:L3(B), L (5), Unit 6: L 1(B), Unit 6: L 1(B), L6(C),L 9(C+F), Unit 7: L4(B), 2(B), Unit 8: L 1(B), L 3(B),L5(B), Unit 9: L-4(B), L6(B),
For question No 4 and 5 : Unseen passage (marks 10) : All board questions (2014-2016 )
For question 6 : all board question
For question no 7: all board question
For question no 8: all board question
For question no 9: all board question

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Critical Discourse Analysis on Advertisements and social construction

Critical Discourse Analysis on Advertisements and social construction

advertisements and our social consturction

Critical Discourse Analysis of Beauty Product Advertisements

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Critical Analysis of Sheikh Hasina’s interview in BBC’s HARD talk

Introduction:

The paper examines the conversation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s interview with BBC’s HARD talk as well as her ideology. It also justifies the published newspaper article which is based on the conversation and it shows the difference between the published copies with the original conversation. Our endeavor is to explain and analyze the hidden agenda with textual references. The analysis is mainly grounded in Norman Fair Clough’s norms in Critical Discourse Analysis. Read More

Features of Language

Features of Language

It is generally believed that human beings are the sole species capable of developing language thanks to their intelligence and appropriate structure of the vocal tract. It is clear, however, that animals are also capable of communicating in their own way, for instance, bees by tail-wagging, or whales by ‘singing’. Yet, there are certain apparent differences in human and animal ways of conveying messages, which we will look at in the following paper. Read More

Culture and Its Characteristics

Culture:The quality in a person or society that arises from a concern for what is regarded as excellent in arts, letter, manner etc. is considered as culture. It is a particular form or stage of civilization. It develops our mind or society by education and training. Culture is a term which helps a particular person to maintain his daily activities like knowledge, experience, beliefs, values, attitudes, meanings, hierarchies, religion, notions of time, roles, spatial relations, concepts of the universe, and material objects. 

Language and Social Status

Introduction

Language is the medium of expressing feelings, needs, emotion etc. language is not only speech sound producing from the speech organs but also any type of attempt to express inner wish like as gesture of hand, moving  different organs of the body, smiling, crying even being silent can be a language. At one sense every attitude of men or other animals that is used to draw attention of other or make other feel or inform other anything that is language. For this language has a great influence in the context of human life. Read More

Definition of Paradigmatic

Paradigmatic: Generally when we construct a grammatical sentence, we have to select words according to one set of rules and the set of rules is considered as paradigmatic.

For example; ‘The cat sat on the mat.’ Read More

Definition of Syntagmatic

Definition of Syntagmatic: The words which follow the chain of command in a sentence are called syntagmatic. It is the major part of linguistics. It helps us to design a sentence and make it strong.

Denoting the relationship between two or more linguistic units used sequentially to make well-formed structures may be considered as syntagmatic. The identity of a linguistic unit within a language is described by a combination of its syntagmatic and its paradigmatic relations. Read More

Langue and Parole

Langue and Parole: Langue and Parole are two French terms that mean- “Language System” and “Language behavior”. According to Lyons (1968) – “A Langue system is a social phenomenon or institution, which of itself is purely abstract in that it has no physical existence but which is actualized on particular occasions in the language behavior of individual members of the language community.”