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Образность речи №1

Seminar 1: An introduction to Modern English. Topic to be discussed:

  • How many words do you know? Take a self-assessment test and find out
  • Word frequency and language learning theory
  • The theoretical and practical underpinnings of the English language
  • Language effectiveness vs. language efficiency
  • Fluency vs. accuracy vs. authenticity
  • The language learning paradox
  • Communication and physicality, emotionality and mentality
  • The Rainbow Effect – language as a medium of holistic communication
  • The Prism Effect – language as building blocks to communication
  • Vocabulary and its component parts
  • Building word power and the rules of language
  • British vs. American English – language and cultural differences
  • Better expression learning strategies