July 1, 2017 Anna Reyes

Book Title: Dirty Blonde Author: Lisa Scottoline   From the opening pages of this Scottoline novel, one senses that something is just not right. Scottoline’s main character in this slightly flawed novel is Judge Cate Fante. Fante, through the personality and demeanor initially revealed to the reader, sits ill with the conservative office of District Court Judge in the US state of Pennsylvania. That a person whose spirit is so free could be elevated to such an office with all of the strongly conservative and establishment attitudes that it demands, is highly unlikely and ultimately unbelievable.   This is not…

March 28, 2017 Anna Reyes

Divergent was an action-packed, exciting adventure read. And while it was 1) far from perfect and 2) not my ideal dystopian, it was such a great story to flick through as I journeyed through the world of Future Chicago with Tris, and more often than not, I found myself gripping to my Kindle with a slightly scary ferocity as I turned the pages of this book hungrily. I think the main reason for this book’s success is the suspense and the action-packed tale. The future society that the author envisions really isn’t realistic. I can’t see our current world heading…

February 28, 2017 Anna Reyes

Character or characteristics of language 1. Language is verbal, vocal : Language is sound- Language is an organization of sounds, of vocal symbols – the sounds produced from the mouth with the help of various organs of speech to convey some meaningful message. It also means that speech is primary to writing. There are several languages because they are spoken. Music and singing also employ vocal sounds, but they are not language. Language is systematic verbal symbolism;  it makes use of verbal elements such as sound, words. and phrases, which are arranged in certain ways to make sentences. Language is…

February 28, 2017 Anna Reyes

WHAT IS LINGUISTICS? OR DEFINITION OF LINGUISTICS The word ‘Linguistic’ has been derived from Latin lingua (tongue) and istics (Knowledge or science). Etymologically, therefore, linguistics is the scientific study of language. But it is the study not of one particular language but of human language in general, it studies language as a universal and recognizable part of human behavior, It attempts to describe and analyze language, the field of linguistics comprises understanding of the place of language in human life, the ways in which it is organized to fulfill the needs it serves, and the functions it performs. So linguistics…