Language loss (Language Related Issues (Read, J. (Ed) Post-admission…
Language Related Issues
Read, J. (Ed) Post-admission Language Assessment of University Students.
Another issue that is faced by foreign students is the issue with phonics
Every word is pronounced with a specific sound and that is unique to every word as it is. Students and people find it difficult to associate such words to their respective sounds and this hinders their ability to pronounce the words.
The other factor that comes into play is how a person differentiates between similar sounding words and how they can be pronounced. This issue can be taken from the example of the words bell and bill.
Wang, Y. (2018). N. Murray: Standards of English in Higher Education: Issues, Challenges and Strategies. Applied Linguistics.
Then there comes the issue of semantics
Technical education requires understanding of technical words and learning technical methods. The subjects of literature, engineering, medical sciences require students to learn many complex words and use them in daily life. This study describes how a student might not be able to say nominative, deterioration, pseudopodia and other such words
Building sentences, using the forms of verbs and the tenses to be used in a proper way all are the factors of language issues that are faced by man students and people around the globe.
International Student’s Challenge and Adjustment to College.
Education Research International, 2015.
With diversity, follows language barrier. There are receptive language issues as well as expressive issues.
Requiring oral headings rehashed or reworded
Issues understanding inquiries
Experiencing difficulty following oral speeches
Having a tendency to misconceive the earlier learning of the audience (forgetting subtleties that assistance the audience comprehend what you are stating)
Circumventing the word with a definition rather (diversion). For instance, saying "you know, the dampness dropping out from the mists" rather than "precipitation"
How to prevent or solve language loss
Use social media as a tool to preserve languages
Swanbrow, Diane. “How Social Media Help Save an Endangered Language.” Phys.org - News and Articles on Science and Technology, Phys.org, 21 Feb. 2012, phys.org/news/2012-02-social-media-endangered-language.html.
Jany, Carmen. “The Role of New Technology and Social Media in Reversing Language Loss.” Speech, Language and Hearing, vol. 21, no. 2, 27 Aug. 2017, pp. 73–76. Taylor and Francis Online, doi:10.1080/2050571x.2017.1368971.
Causes for Language loss
Haynes, Erin. “What Is Language Loss?” Heritage Languages in America, Center for Applied Linguistics, 2010,
Assimilation of native tribes
Jackson, Ronald L and Michael A Hogg. "Language Loss." Encyclopedia of Identity. Eds. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications, Inc., 2010. 423-425. SAGE Knowledge. Web. 21 Feb. 2019, doi: 10.4135/9781412979306.n140.
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