Speech Act in Feminine Point of View

Education, Umum
Introduction The principal use of language is to state facts, to describe how things are in the world, to present information which, generally, is either true or false (Kreidler, 1998). People often use a language to signal their membership of particular groups. Social status, gender, age, ethnicity and the kinds of social networks people belong to turn out to be important dimensions of identity in many communities. It means that no two people speak exactly the same, including man and woman. This paper will discuss more about speech acts that is often used by women. 2. What makes women’s language different? It is often claimed by the society that women’s language different from men’s. Some linguists believe that the differences are caused by their position in the society. Lakoff (in…
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Classroom Implication of Multiple Intelligences

Classroom Implication of Multiple Intelligences

Education, Umum
A. The Multiple Intelligence Theory The Multiple Intelligence Theory (MI) was developed by Howard Gardner, Harvard Graduate Professor in the School of Education, in 1983. MI refers to a learner-based philosophy that characterizes human intelligence as having multiple dimensions that must be acknowledge and developed in education (Richards and Rodgers, 2006: 115). MI theory challenges traditional, narrower views of intelligence, which is usually based on an IQ test, namely Stanford-Binet. The traditional theory of intelligence states that an individual's intelligence is a fixed entity throughout someone’s lifetime and that intelligence can be measured through an individual's logical and language abilities. In fact, the brain has not only logic and language ability, but also other important kinds of intelligence. Therefore, Gardner concludes that intelligence encompasses the ability to create and solve…
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