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NLP - Introduction to Neuro Linguistic Programming

I stumbled upon Neuro Linguistic Programming that has become so popular these days and as I pored over books and articles on the matter, I have come to deduce the effectiveness of the program based on the models of technology it employs.
Nov 18, 2014 |
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Linguistics - An Overview From a Translation Company

Broadly defined as the scientific study of language (according to Merriam Webster: "the study of human speech including the units, nature, structure, and modification of language"), linguistics has been a discipline of study for over two millennia. It endeavours to answer the questions "what is language?", "what is the origin of speech?" and tries...
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Language Learning Changes of Today

In the days before the sophisticated software programs and technology we have today to learn a language, the only method available to learners was a full dose of immersion - you listen as I speak and decipher the meaning. Imagine that. Before I learned to speak Brazilian Portuguese, I used to ponder the thought: "how difficult would it be to learn...
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Here is a Comprehensive Definition of Linguistics and Its Structure

The scientific study of language is called linguistics and it encompasses various sub-fields of study. In the past, the study of language was referred to as philology. Unlike modern linguistics, philology was more focused on the historical aspects of language.
Nov 18, 2014 |
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Learn the History of Linguistics and Its Development Into Modern Languages

Modern linguistics is a fairly young form of discipline as compared to history or philosophy. Linguistics' modern field dates only as far back as the 19th century. It is regarded, though, that Ancient India and Greece both played remarkable roles on the formation of grammatical traditions. The literary and rhetoric analysis of the workings of human...
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Australian Linguistic Society

National organization for linguists and linguistics established in 1967 supports research and teachings. Updates conferences and scholarships.
Apr 11, 2016 |
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Linguistic Society of America

Providing information on this society's journal and events, with resources for students of linguistics.
Apr 11, 2016 |
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Texas Linguistics Society

Graduate-student run conference on the study of computational and descriptive linguistics and the examination of less-studied languages.
Apr 11, 2016 |
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Society for Germanic Linguistics

Group of scholars teaches and researches syntax and phonology, and investigates languages like Dutch, Yiddish, and Gothic.
Apr 11, 2016 |
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Romani Linguistics Site

A University of Manchester project to explore the linguistics of the Romani language and its dialects; includes details of courses and research, with resources.
Apr 11, 2016 |
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Language, Philosophy of

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy article on the philosophy of language and linguistics.
Apr 11, 2016 |
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Blogos

News and opinion articles on sociolinguistics, bilingualism, translation, technology, and other aspects of linguistics.
Mar 9, 2016 |
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Applied Linguistics

Applied Linguistics.Org is an information guide on applied linguistics, language acquisition, and language teaching. On our pages, you can find topics on anything ranging from leading applied linguistics journals to renowned programs /departments /universities offering PhD and MA degrees in applied linguistics. Moreover, you can also discover some...
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Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Freeport-McMoRan, Newmont Mining, Golden Star Resources, Randgold Resources and Kinross Gold

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Freeport-McMoRan, Newmont Mining, Golden Star Resources, Randgold Resources and Kinross Gold Read More

Gold Mining Stock Outlook - Sept. 2017

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Why Freeport-McMoran (FCX) Stock Might be a Great Pick

Freeport-McMoran (FCX) is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is a great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective. Read More

Friend of slain Georgia Tech student: 'If Scout was more gender-conforming, would it have been different?'

Scout Schultz, a Georgia Tech student, was shot by campus police on Saturday night, and a protest two days later led to arrests. In the aftermath of those events, Yahoo Lifestyle talked to a friend... Read More

How to Make Healthy Leftover Turkey Tacos

These tacos get a healthy makeover by using turkey as the main lean protein. It all comes together with some beans, avocado, and a little cheese. Watch the video to learn how to make this easy... Read More

Little People, Big World's Audrey Roloff Just Gave Birth to Her First Child

It's a girl! Read More

Mel Brooks: ‘Blazing Saddles’ Would Never Be Made in Today’s ‘Stupidly Politically Correct’ Culture

“Blazing Saddles” may be a groundbreaking comedy, but director Mel Brooks doesn’t think Hollywood would make the iconic Western parody in this current “stupidly politically correct” climate. The... Read More

Box Office: 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' Unseats 'It' as 'Lego Ninjago' Disappoints

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is the new ruler of the box office. The sequel from Fox is expected to earn $39 million this weekend from 4,003 locations. That’s slightly below where tracking had... Read More

Bradley Cooper-Lady Gaga’s ‘Star Is Born’ Moves to May 2018

Warner Bros.’ “A Star Is Born” remake starring Stefani Germanotta (Lady Gaga) and Bradley Cooper, who is also directing, is moving up its release to May 18, 2018. The pic was originally set to open... Read More

White House officials defend Trump, say athletes 'can do free speech on their own time'

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defended Trump’s call for NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to be suspended or fired. “It’s not about free speech,” Mnucin said Sunday. “They can do... Read More

In wake of U.N. speech, Kim calls Trump a ‘dotard.’ Trump fires back at ‘madman.’

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have unleashed personal attacks on one another after the U.S. commander in chief’s speech at the United Nations. “Kim Jong Un of North Korea,... Read More

As Russia probe turns to fake Facebook ads, Trump follows with a tweet

President Trump continued his efforts to belittle accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election on Friday, turning to the latest set of charges, involving targeted political ads placed on... Read More

Reluctant champion: How Nadia Murad has become the international face of Yazidi suffering – and resilience

Weeks earlier, Nadia Murad had been ripped from her village by Islamic State (ISIS) fighters who murdered her family and took her captive. Along with other young Yazidi women, she was transported... Read More

Readers write: The work of downsizing, evidence of climate change, hopeful coverage on famine

Regarding the Aug. 21 Monitor Daily story “Home prices, and a thought shift, give ‘small living’ a boost”: Interesting concept. My friend has done it, downsizing and living in a tiny apartment.... Read More

Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The US should stop saber rattling, On the Nadal-Federer comeback

“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated... Read More