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Topics: Linguistics, Culture, Language Pages: 36 (13057 words) Published: September 27, 2014
Living things grow and change, and so does language. One can readily recognize differences between Shakespeare's English and the English of modern authors, but present-day English is also growing and changing, and these tendencies are not so easy to recognize. One of the indicators of the situation and characteristics of a national society is a language and phraseological units as well. Phraseological units reflect the rich historical experience of a nation. For that reason, teaching and learning phraseological units of a native culture are of great importance nowadays. Alongside this, there a crucial need to know English not only for entertaining and getting information, but also for communicating productively and increasing the quality of communication process. Here, to know phraseological units and be able to identify and use them in speech is considered as the highest level of language acquisition. Actuality of the theme: This topic is of great interest for me because as a linguist I usually have to face different problems connected with the translation of this or that piece of text and very often these problems lie in interpretation of phraseological units or idioms which can not be translated into Kazakh directly. So they are the real pain in the neck! One should know the enemy by sight, so the decision to study this linguistic phenomenon was made by me. Idioms are always something special about any language, they build up some distinctive features which differ one language from another. What is more, idioms reflect certain cultural traditions and depict the national character.Living things grow and change, and so does language. One can readily recognize differences between Shakespeare's English and the English of modern authors, but present-day English is also growing and changing, and these tendencies are not so easy to recognize. One of the indicators of the situation and characteristics of a national society is a language and phraseological units as well. Phraseological units reflect the rich historical experience of a nation. For that reason, teaching and learning phraseological units of a native culture are of great importance nowadays. Alongside this, there a crucial need to know English not only for entertaining and getting information, but also for communicating productively and increasing the quality of communication process. Here, to know phraseological units and be able to identify and use them in speech is considered as the highest level of language acquisition. Actuality of the theme: This topic is of great interest for me because as a linguist I usually have to face different problems connected with the translation of this or that piece of text and very often these problems lie in interpretation of phraseological units or idioms which can not be translated into Kazakh directly. So they are the real pain in the neck! One should know the enemy by sight, so the decision to study this linguistic phenomenon was made by me. Idioms are always something special about any language, they build up some distinctive features which differ one language from another. What is more, idioms reflect certain cultural traditions and depict the national character.Living things grow and change, and so does language. One can readily recognize differences between Shakespeare's English and the English of modern authors, but present-day English is also growing and changing, and these tendencies are not so easy to recognize. One of the indicators of the situation and characteristics of a national society is a language and phraseological units as well. Phraseological units reflect the rich historical experience of a nation. For that reason, teaching and learning phraseological units of a native culture are of great importance nowadays. Alongside this, there a crucial need to know English not only for entertaining and getting information, but also for communicating productively and increasing the quality of...
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