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IDIOMS, SLANG WORDS AND SAYINGS
IDIOMS What is a idiom?
SOME EXAMPLES “Cut the cheese”
SOME EXAMPLES “Bite the bullet”
SOME EXAMPLES “Sleep whith the fish”
SOME EXAMPLES Bee´s knees
SOME EXAMPLES Give you a bell
SOME EXAMPLES Kip
THERE ARE A NUMBER OF SPECIFIC TYPES OF SAYING: Aphorism “Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience deceptive, judgment difficult”
THERE ARE A NUMBER OF SPECIFIC TYPES OF SAYING: Cliché
THERE ARE A NUMBER OF SPECIFIC TYPES OF SAYING: Epigram I´m tired of love; I´m still more tired of rhyme but money gives me pleasure all time.
THERE ARE A NUMBER OF SPECIFIC TYPES OF SAYING: Idiom
THERE ARE A NUMBER OF SPECIFIC TYPES OF SAYING: Proverb
Connotation and Denotation
What is a connotation? Come to be the meaning of certain culture. Example: “a life of dogs” To mean: Suffers and has bad life.
Connotation Infinity of sentence and words posses a meaning entirely connotative. Another example: The word dawn can take the subjective significances of: “The begin of a new life” “Initation of good luck after having bad luck during a term of time”
Connotation The connotation of the word cannot be registered by the dictionaries.
Connotation The connotative meaning are associated to a term and they express feelings and emotion. The connotation can be the speaker´s product in an act or it can be of general use in a specific culture.
Connotation The use of the words can produce alterations in the speech. The word christmas can mean: Sadness, melancholy, solitude, memories. Or the habitual positive connotation in the society: Happiness, party, gift.
Denotation Denotation Is the basic meaning of a word, just appears defined in the dictionaries with a formal and objective expression form.
Denotation For example: Dawn denotes the part of the day corresponding to the exit of the sun, and it is as is defined in the dictionaries.
Connotation and denotation
Examples of connotation “ A life of dogs” (bad, vague, slack life) “That man is a bear”(rough and strong man) “You are a donkey” (you are an ingnoramus) “She has pearls in the mouth” (White teeth)
Tell the meaning of the next connotation words God gives bread to who does not have teeth. I felt as a fish in the water. I bring a hunger of dogs. Their children are like vultures.
Examples Connotation: The girl of silk hair. Teeth of pearls. Gold black. Denotation: The girl of the soft hair. Very white teeth. Petroleum.
The Kinesics Study the expressive meaning of the corporal movements and of the non oral expressions, of visiual, auditory or tactile in connection with the linguistic structure.
The expressions An expression is a form of non verbal communication executed with some part of the body and taken place by the movement of the articulations and muscles of arms, hands and head.
The expression The language of expression, expressing a variety of sensations and thought. All the people use expressions and the corporal language in addition of words when they speak.
They are five categories of expressions Emblems expressions. Illustrative expressions. Expressions of interaction. Expressions of affection. Expression of adaptation.
Expression of interaction
Expression of affection
Expression of adaptation
Summary Can find five expressions when we are talking. They are: Emblems expressions. Illustrative expressions. Expressions of interaction. Expressions of affection. Expression of adaptation.