Imagine if you were given a multi-year project for your job, or a huge class project for the whole school year. Now imagine if the only instructions or pointers about how to do it are written in super technical language that you can’t understand at all. “In the syllabification of morpheme combinations, deletion of vowels […]
Here’s an easier one for you, since I’ve really worked your brains on the last few. Hey, you’re taking my graduate level linguistics classes along with me, so if you’ve been able to think through some of these things, you’re doing great! But here are a few sentences that I’d like you to finish: 1. […]
Thanks to everyone who posted a response to my last challenge. You can go and check out my reply to that one as well if you’d like. Today’s challenge is quite a bit different. It is about Semantics, which is the meanings of words, and is taken from my Lexicography class, which is a class […]
I grew up in a Christian family and became a born-again believer at a young age. I first thought about missions as a career in fifth grade, when my Sunday school teacher told us that God had each of us in our families for a reason. Using me as an example, she said that because my dad was involved with missions (he was on the missions committee at my church) I may become a missionary.
That idea had never crossed ...