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16 resources with the concept semantics

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An Introduction to Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learning the meaning of a new word is different than knowing its definition. Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations discusses the importance of context in understanding a word's meaning, as well as the fluidity of language...
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Basic Linguistics: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Meta-cognition can transform learning. If your syllabus includes linguistics to enhance learners' comprehension and expression in English, here is an interactive online quiz to assess what they have learned. Titled "Basic Linguistics,"...
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Ambiguity and Puns

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Get a giggle from this presentation about puns and ambiguity. From ad campaigns to old jokes to pictures of animals made out of vegetables, the slides are amusing, informative, and bizarre. The presentation spends more time providing...
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English Words from Greek and Roman Names of Gods

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Hydra/hygiene, Muse/music.  Many English words are built on roots derived from the names of Greek and Roman gods. After examining a list of Greek and Roman gods and the meaning of their names, class members find the root in a list of...
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Semantic Gaps and Sources of New Words

For Teachers Higher Ed
The 44 slides in this power point presentation make visual the salient points in a college lecture to develop language and semantic awareness.
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Speech Acts

For Teachers Higher Ed
See various examples of connotations in phrases and semantics. Speech acts are displayed along with their contexts and meanings.
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Semantics

For Teachers Higher Ed
Use this PowerPoint in your college linguistics, English, psychology, or communications studies course. Not flashy, this presentation is still full of high-level concepts and vocabulary regarding semantics and verbal ambiguities, irony...
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Eng 312: Midsemester Exam

For Teachers Higher Ed
Using the text Language Awareness by Eschholz, Rosa and Clark, as well as previous lectures from the class, this slideshow presents students with a midterm addressing key terms and concepts. While teachers might have a hard time using...
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Humor: Features, Functions & Subjects

For Teachers Higher Ed
Both informative and open-ended, this presentation provides students with the features and benefits of various types of humor. The middle slides allow teachers or professors to elaborate on talking points such as the educational and...
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Humor in Business and Advertising

For Teachers Higher Ed
Introduce your students to humor in the workplace with this thorough presentation, which provides numerous examples of why humor in business is beneficial - and even profitable. A good resource for a semantics class or beginning business...
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History of English

For Teachers Higher Ed
Providing both a history of English before England (Sino-Tibetan, Finno-Ugric, Hamido-Semitic, Indo-European) and a history of English in England, this presentation includes charts and many examples of the changes in the English language...
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Humor, Philosophy, and Religion

For Teachers Higher Ed
Philosophy and religion are the topics of this presentation, though humor is what ties them together. Providing many examples of humor in different religions (Evangelism, Buddhism, Mormonism) and from different philosophers (Plato,...
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Natural Language Processing: Crash Course AI #7

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
New Review"You shall know a word by the company it keeps," linguist John Firth once said. To get AI to understand language, engineers write programs by applying distributional semantics, count vectors, and recurrent neural networks. Scholars view...
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Practical Jokes

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
With no discussion on the topic of practical jokes, this presentation opts instead for providing visual aids, allowing teachers and professors to craft a discussion around the various links to humorous videos. Many videos feature pranks...
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Elements of the Persuasive Argument

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students take notes about the elements and strategies of persuasive argument using information provided during instruction. In this persuasive argument lesson, students ask questions and discuss reasons persuasive writing might be...
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Chapter 9: Language Processing: Humans and Computers

For Teachers Higher Ed
Designed to accompany An Introduction to Language by Victoria Fromkin, Robert Rodman, and Nina Hyams, this powerpoint addresses a number of language, technological, and sociological topics. The slides could be helpful in either a...