Semitic Languages

Semitic Languages

June 21, 2017 IIS Institute 0

I INTRODUCTION Semitic Languages, one of the seven subfamilies or branches of the Afro-Asiatic or Hamito-Semitic language family. Of the Semitic languages, Arabic was carried […]

Semantics

May 11, 2017 IIS Institute 0

I INTRODUCTION Semantics (Greek, semantikos, “significant”), the study of the meaning of linguistic signs—that is, words, expressions, and sentences. Scholars of semantics try to answer […]

Traffic Control

May 5, 2017 IIS Institute 0

I INTRODUCTION Traffic Control, the system of traffic engineering, employing prescribed traffic rules and regulations and devices such as signals, signs, and markings, to relieve […]

Language Acquisition

April 23, 2017 IIS Institute 0

I INTRODUCTION Language Acquisition, the process by which a language is acquired by a child or adult. Human language is an extremely complex code, and […]

Austro-Asiatic Languages

April 4, 2017 IIS Institute 0

Austro-Asiatic Languages, important language family with two subfamilies: Munda, 21 languages spoken by several million people in India; and Mon-Khmer, divided into 8 branches (with […]

Singing

March 30, 2017 IIS Institute 0

I INTRODUCTION Singing, the use of the human voice to produce music. In singing, the lungs act as an air reservoir and bellows, forcing air […]

Indo-European Languages

March 30, 2017 IIS Institute 0

I INTRODUCTION Indo-European Languages, the most widely spoken family of languages in the world (although not the largest language family in the world), containing the […]

Germanic Languages

March 30, 2017 IIS Institute 0

Germanic Languages, subfamily of the Indo-European languages consisting of around 58 languages. Germanic languages are spoken by more than 480 million people in Northern and […]

Deafness

March 30, 2017 IIS Institute 0

I INTRODUCTION Deafness, most simply defined as an inability to hear. This definition, however, gives no real impression of how deafness affects function in society […]