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Writing for Professional Notes

by: Jezabel Guerrero

Writing for Professional Notes 10:775:300

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Vocabulary that will be included on the midterm and what to include in your first essay due.
Writing for professionals
Professor Davis
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Date Created: 09/20/16
WFP 9/20/16 For Essay: Particular use of words has power Unpredicted power in reducing results that we don’t want and back fire on us Words or the way they are used are misinterpreted  We would have to draw pictures to communicate pre­historic times, emojis now. Sign language. Without language there would be no society, human life depends on it to exist. Similar to math Week 3 Notes: Linguistics­ Study of human language as a universal part of human behavior and  thinking. Subfields­ study of lang. from, study of lang. meaning, lang. in a broader context. The study of lang. structure or grammar, focuses on the elaborate and formal systems  of rules that are followed by fluent lang. speakers. Fluency­ ability to express oneself easily and articulately. De Saussure: father of linguistics  th Ideas laid a foundation for many significant devolvement’s in linguistics in 20  century Language­ May be analyzed as a formal system of differential elements Only the consistency in the system of signs that allow communication of the concept  each sign signifies Lang. is a social product with the social side of speech being beyond the control of the  speaker.  Language­ product of historical forces, Evolutionary change that does occur is due to  the action of time comb. W. social factors, series of contiguous subdivisions, produces a form,  Writing like a linguist­ Presenting data­ guide reader thru, talk about chart. Structuralism­ analyzes human culture in terms of signs  Abstract­ intro summary,  Audience­ Colloquial­ casual way ppl talk, slang Conciseness­ 6 word story ex., convey meaning Context­ mean environmental setting  Creative essay­ Creative nonfiction­  Credibility­ is it important? Truthful and reason to be valid in point Fluent­ Genre­ type of reading  Grammar­ structure, choice of the right words and right place Linguistic­ Semantics­ meaning of words, finer meanings Structuralism­ similarities in diff systems Syntax­ related to structure, sequence of words Thesis­state a position on a particular issue  


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