“Conflict” Poetry Anthology
Jul07

“Conflict” Poetry Anthology

As a class we are developing an anthology of critical responses to the “conflict” poems we’re working with. These will ultimately be combined with the recordings of the poems read by heart that we’ve already created.  The following poems have been claimed by the following students: Flag: Fazol Adam Dequane The Yellow Palm: Bryan Kyron Dequane The Right Word: Kyron Jeffrey Keenan Nehemiah Bryan Futility: Jakub Henry Oniel Thabit The...

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Analytical Paragraph – Spoken Language
Sep24

Analytical Paragraph – Spoken Language

Now that we’ve spent time analysing spoken and text conversations and discussing, at length, the effects, benefits and challenges posed by the variations people make to their spoken communication, it’s time to begin to formulate some theories on the matter. This is a chance for me to observe your skill and writing and your grasp of the issues relevant to this language investigation. To follow is a copy of the propositions...

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Homework: complete annotating the transcript
Sep15

Homework: complete annotating the transcript

Tonight’s homework task is to complete the annotation of this spoken language transcript – using the list of spoken language features attached below to correctly classify each variation from standard written English. Spoken Language Glossary

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Spoken Language Transcripts
Sep12

Spoken Language Transcripts

Today we will be exploring live spoken conversation – and generating our own transcripts. Watch this short video excerpt (from the film “FIT”) and try to write your own transcript of the conversation.   SAMPLE TRANSCRIPT: GDE Error: Error retrieving file - if necessary turn off error checking (405:Method Not Allowed)

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