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13 Nov 2023

White-Collar Crimes

Case study - 2 pages - Linguistics & languages

White-collar crimes refer to non-violent crimes committed by individuals, typically in a professional or business setting, for financial gain or to obtain some form of advantage. These crimes are often carried out through deception, manipulation, or abuse of trust. Some common types of...

09 Oct 2023

The English Football League

Case study - 2 pages - Linguistics & languages

The English Football Championship, founded in 1888, is the oldest professional football competition. It gathers 72 clubs from England and Wales. The competition was originally organized into three divisions: the Championship, League One, and League Two. The operations centre is located in...

26 Sep 2023

English grammar - Modal forms and use of 'can' and 'may'

Case study - 4 pages - Linguistics & languages

In English grammar, there are several modal verbs (can, could, may, might, will, would, should to, must and shall). These modals are generally used to express functions like permission, ability, obligation, lack of necessity, advice, possibility or probability. Each one of modal verbs expresses...

17 Dec 2012
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Life as an indentured servant in Colonial Maryland

Case study - 2 pages - Linguistics & languages

My name is Sarah Malie and I am what you would refer to as an indentured servant. I am twenty-four years old and was born in London, England. My mother was originally from there and my father, Sidney Malie, came to London from Glasgow, Scotland. We were a poor family that had too many mouths...

25 May 2012
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The effects of feminism in the english language

Case study - 4 pages - Linguistics & languages

During recent decades, feminist commentators have adopted a critical view of various aspects of the English language, arguing that in the English language and many sentence structures and models evolve around the male figure (http://plato.stanford.edu). Sexist language had been a significant...

17 May 2009
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Linguistic diversity in Europe: Strength or weakness?

Case study - 5 pages - Linguistics & languages

In 1919, after many debates, the British Prime Minister David Lloyd George concluded that the Versailles treaty would be written both in French and English. Since then, English has imposed itself in diplomacy, economic exchanges, Medias and so on. Nowadays, it seems that this language has gained...