1) Interesting Fact & Idea
When I was learning to read and speak the Tamil language (one of the many variations of languages spoken in India) I slowly came to realize that it had no word for “hope.” When I questioned my Hindu teacher about this, he asked me in turn what I meant by hope. Does hope mean anything? Things will be what they will be&. This conversation helped me to realize that in English also the word “hope” often stands for nothing more than a desire for what may or may not be.
” Relate the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis to this example.
2) The Globe
Please check to see if the Image(s) you are being asked to review has a title. If there is a title, then I expect you to click on the title and read the corresponding document about the image and phrase your answer in a way that demonstrates your comprehension of this document as it relates to the theory in the text.
Go to The Globe. Locate Greece (in Europe). Take a look at the language links for Greek. Your text discusses the preference in other cultures on organization of language. This can be the organization of an entire essay, a paragraph or just a simple sentence. In English we know the word order is adjective + noun (red chair). In Spanish it is the opposite noun + adjective (silla roja).