Discourse is taken from Latin and means "run about"


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Exercise 1

  1. Discourse is taken from Latin and means "run about"

Discourse devided into two types written and spoken discourse

  1. Discourse analysis is conserned with the study of the relationship between language and the contexts in which it is used.

3.For example: So she said well I'll phone you tonight. Well is also like oh in that it is also used at the beginning of a speaking turn, but unlike oh it indicates that you think there is something slightly wrong with what has just been said.

4. Surely, I like learning English because it is my purpose for my future. To learn English super I am ready for going special courses, take lessons. Because in future I am going to be teacher as you!

Exercise 2

Mrs Jones was waiting for an important telephone call, but she had no bread in the house, so she left the baby at home and said to his five-year-old brother, 'I am going to the shops, Jimmy, and I will be back in a few minutes.'

While she was out, the telephone rang, and Jimmy answered. 'Hallo,' said a man, 'is your mother there?'

'No,' answered Jimmy.

'Well, when she comes back, say to her, "Mr Baker telephoned".'

'What?'

'Mr Baker. Write it down. B-A-K-E-R.'



'How do you make a B?'

'How do i make...?' Listen, little boy, is there anybody else with you? And brothers or sisters?'

'My brother Billy is here.'

'Good, i want to talk to him, please.'

'All right.' Jimmy took the telephone to the baby's bed and gave it to Billy. When their mother came back, she asked, 'Did anyone telephone?'

'Yes,' said Jimmy, 'a man. But he only wanted to talk to Billy.'

Exercise3

1. One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way . Frank Smith

2. Americans who travel abroad for the first time are often shocked to discover that many foreign people still speak in foregein language. David Barry



3. If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes in his heart. Nelson Mandela



4. Learn a new language and get a new soul . Czech proverb

5. Any tool has multiple uses. Language, for example, can be either bridge or barrier


Shane Tourtelotte

6. It is of interest to note that while some dolphins are reported to have learned English, no human being has been reported to have learned dolphinese. Carl Sagan

7. Language is a roadmap of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going


Rita Mae Brown

8. When you go to a country, you must learn how to say two things: how to ask for food,and to tell a woman that you love her.Luis L’Amour



9.A man who speaks three languages is trilingual. A man who speaks two languages is bilingual. A man who speaks only one language is monolingual. Claude Gagniere

10. Talking is silver, while staying silent is gold. Proverb
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