sábado, 13 de octubre de 2012
domingo, 7 de octubre de 2012
Su nombre completo es: 'Reino Unido de Gran Bretaña e Irlanda del Norte'.
Gran Bretaña, por otra parte, comprende únicamente Inglaterra, Escocia y Gales. Es la isla más grande de las Islas Británicas. Irlanda del Norte y la República de Irlanda forman la segunda isla más grande.
La bandera del Reino Unido, comúnmente conocida como la Bandera de la Unión (que deriva del uso de la Bandera de la Unión en el jack-staff - o asta - de las naves de guerra), incorpora los emblemas de tres países bajo una soberanía. Los emblemas que aparecen en la Bandera de la Unión son las cruces de los tres santos patrones.
* La cruz roja de San Jorge sobre fondo blanco, que representa a Inglaterra.
* La cruz blanca diagonal de San Andrés sobre fondo azul, que representa a Escocia.
* La cruz roja diagonal de San Patricio sobre fondo blanco, que representa a Irlanda.
jueves, 20 de septiembre de 2012
martes, 18 de septiembre de 2012
lunes, 3 de septiembre de 2012
Los conectores o conjunciones son palabras que usamos para unir dos o más frases o dos palabras dentro de la misma oración. Aquí tienes los conectores más comunes agrupados en categorías.
➤ Copulativos ...
and, not only … but also …, not only … but … as well, both … and …, no sooner … than
➤ Disyuntivos ...
or, either … or …, neither … nor …, whether … or …, else, otherwise
➤ Condicionales ...
if, whether, unless, provided, providing, as long as, in case, in case of
➤ Concesivos ...
although, though, even though, even if, despite, in spite of, not even if, regardless of
➤ Conclusivos ...
therefore, hence, thus, so, consequently
➤ Continuativos ...
then, moreover, furthermore, besides, in addition to
➤ Adversativos ...
but, however, nonetheless, yet, still, on the other hand, instead, instead of, on the contrary
➤ Causales ...
because, for, because of, as a result of, due to, owing to, since, as
➤ Comparativos ...
as, as … as …, not as … as …, not so … as …, just as … so …, as if, as though
➤ Funcionales ...
so, so that, so as to, so as not to, in order to
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domingo, 2 de septiembre de 2012
✎ Linguistics ... The systematic study of the nature, structure, and variation of language.
✎ Psycholinguistics ... It is the study of the psychological and neurobiological factors that enable humans to acquire, use, comprehend and produce language.
✎ Sociolinguistics ... is the descriptive study of the effect of any and all aspects of society, including cultural norms, expectations, and context, on the way language is used and the effects of language use on society.
✎ Phonetics ... It is the branch of linguistics that deals with the sounds of speech and their production, combination, description, and representation by written symbols.
✎ Phonology ... It is a branch of linguistics concerned with the systematic organization of sounds in languages.
✎ Morphology ... It is the branch of linguistics that studies word structures, specially in terms of "morphemes".
✎ Grammar ... A set of rules and examples dealing with the syntax and word structures of a language.
✎ Syntax ... It is the study of the rules that govern the ways in which words combine to form phrases, clauses and sentences.
✎ Semantics ... The field of linguistics concerned with the study of "meaning" in language.
✎ Pragmatics ... It is a branch of linguistics concerned with the use of language in social contexts and the ways in which people produce and comprehend meaning through language.
✎ Semiotics ... It is the study of signs and symbols, specially as elements of language or other systems of communication.
➊ Linguistic ... This area has to do with words, spoken or written. People with high verbal-linguistic intelligence display a facility with words and languages. They are typically good at reading, writing, telling stories and memorizing words along with dates. They tend to learn best by reading, taking notes, listening to lectures, and by discussing and debating about what they have learned.
➋ Logical Mathematical ... This area has to do with logic, abstractions, reasoning and numbers and critical thinking. While it is often assumed that those with this intelligence naturally excel in mathematics, chess, computer programming and other logical or numerical activities, a more accurate definition places less emphasis on traditional mathematical ability and more on reasoning capabilities, recognizing abstract patterns, scientific thinking and investigation and the ability to perform complex calculations.
➌ Spatial ... This area deals with spatial judgment and the ability to visualize with the mind's eye. Careers which suit those with this type of intelligence include artists, designers and architects. A spatial person is also good with puzzles.
➍ Bodily - Kinesthetic ... In theory, people who have bodily-kinesthetic intelligence should learn better by involving muscular movement (e.g. getting up and moving around into the learning experience), and are generally good at physical activities such as sports or dance. They may enjoy acting or performing, and in general they are good at building and making things. They often learn best by doing something physically, rather than by reading or hearing about it.
➎ Musical ... This area has to do with sensitivity to sounds, rhythms, tones and music. People with a high musical intelligence normally have good pitch and are able to sing, play musical instruments, and compose music. Since there is a strong auditory component to this intelligence, those who are strongest in it may learn best via lecture. Careers that suit those with this intelligence include instrumentalists, singers, conductors, disc jockeys, orators, writers and composers.
➏ Intrapersonal ... This area has to do with instrospective and self-reflective capacities. This refers to having a deep understanding of the self; what your strengths/ weaknesses are, what makes you unique, being able to predict your own reactions/emotions. Philosophical and critical thinking is common with this intelligence. Many people with this intelligence are authors, psychologist, counselors, or philosophers.
➐ Interpersonal ... Interpersonal intelligence is the ability to understand and interact with others. In theory, individuals who have high interpersonal intelligence are characterized by their sensitivity to others' moods, feelings, temperaments and motivations, and their ability to cooperate in order to work as part of a group. viduals with this intelligence communicate effectively and empathize easily with others, and may be either leaders or followers. They typically learn best by working with others and often enjoy discussion and debate.
➑ Naturalistic ... This area has to do with nurturing and relating information to one’s natural surroundings. Examples include classifying natural forms such as animal and plant species and rocks and mountain types; and the applied knowledge of nature in farming, mining, etc. Careers which suit those with this intelligence include naturalists, farmers and gardeners.
➒ Existential ... Some proponents of multiple intelligence theory proposed spiritual or religious intelligence as a possible additional type. Gardner did not want to commit to a spiritual intelligence, but suggested that an "existential" intelligence may be a useful construct. Ability to contemplate phenomena or questions beyond sensory data, such as the infinite and infinitesimal. Careers or callings which suit those with this intelligence include shamans, priests, scientists, cosmologist, psychologists and philosophers