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Slogans around the world


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Slogans around the world

  1. 1. Slogans around the World Communication VG2 Fiona Ellingsen
  2. 2. <ul><li>Tha man from Italy </li></ul>
  3. 4. What does it mean? <ul><li>In a Hungarian hotel cloak room : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Please hang yourself here </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sign in a laundry in Rome : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ladies, leave your dirty clothes here and spend the afternoon having a good time. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In a hotel in Athens : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visitors are expected to complain at the office between the hours of 9 and 11 am daily. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. On the bottle-top of a milk drink <ul><li>AFTER OPENING, KEEP UPRIGHT </li></ul>
  5. 6. On a Korean Kitchen Knife <ul><li>WARNING – KEEP OUT OF CHILDREN </li></ul>
  6. 7. On a hairdryer <ul><li>DO NOT USE WHILE SLEEPING </li></ul>
  7. 8. How Cultural Differences Influence Communication
  8. 11. Jargon <ul><li>If you read the advertisement in a newspaper you will note the abbreviations used to cut down the number of words. Why are we able to work out their meaning? </li></ul><ul><li>See if you can work out what the following mean: </li></ul><ul><li>Fr sle. Semi-det.3-bed.bung., liv.rm., din. rm., kit., bath., sep. W.C., C.H.., gd-sized gdn., gge. Nr. schools, stn., & shops. </li></ul>
  9. 12. Abbreviations <ul><li>a.m. </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. </li></ul><ul><li>et al. </li></ul><ul><li>etc. </li></ul><ul><li>ibid </li></ul><ul><li>i.e. </li></ul><ul><li>N.B. </li></ul><ul><li>p.m. </li></ul><ul><li>R.S.V.P </li></ul><ul><li>viz. </li></ul><ul><li>Ante meridiem – before noon </li></ul><ul><li>Exempli gratis – for example </li></ul><ul><li>Et alii – and other </li></ul><ul><li>Et cetera – and the like </li></ul><ul><li>Ibidem – in the same place </li></ul><ul><li>Id est – That is </li></ul><ul><li>Nota bene – mark well </li></ul><ul><li>Post meridiem – after noon </li></ul><ul><li>R éspondez, s’il vous plait – please reply </li></ul><ul><li>Videlicet - namely </li></ul>
  10. 13. Comumnication <ul><li>It has been deisocveerd that so lnog as the frist and lsat letter in a word are corerct and in the rihgt plcae then we are albe to udnerstnad what is witrten. </li></ul><ul><li>Lagnuage is aoubt coumunication. </li></ul><ul><li>If we laern semointhg viasually we are albe to “see” the viasual obejct (word) dispete the fcat that the letetrs are all jumlbed. That is, we have a viasual memroy of the wrod. </li></ul><ul><li>We remebmer and laern lagnuage viasually. A good way to laern is to wrtie wrods & senentces dwon. Laerning is aslo aoubt how mcuh effrot you are wilinlg to put itno your wrok. </li></ul><ul><li>The aim is to be betetr at lagnuage and not necesesarily taht you are “clveer” or get a six. Lagnuage is comumnicating your veiws and oipnions. </li></ul><ul><li>Isn’t that faisnating? </li></ul>
  11. 14. WORDLY WISDOM <ul><li>Old English proverbs can be found in the following: </li></ul><ul><li>OOKBEFOREYOUEAP </li></ul><ul><li>ASTTCHNTEMESAVESNNE </li></ul><ul><li>MNYHNDSMKELIGHTWORK </li></ul><ul><li>TMANYCKSSPILTHEBRTH </li></ul><ul><li>THARLYBIRDCATCHSTHWORM </li></ul><ul><li>ABIRDINHEHANDISWOINHEBUSH </li></ul>
  12. 15. Changing the meaning <ul><li>Emphasis </li></ul><ul><li>’ hopeless, un’comfortable </li></ul><ul><li>PÅL drove to Ballangen </li></ul><ul><li>Pål DROVE to Ballangen </li></ul><ul><li>Pål drove TO Ballangen </li></ul><ul><li>Pål drove to BALLANGEN </li></ul><ul><li>In oral English where you put weight on the words </li></ul><ul><li>Is very important to communication. </li></ul>
  13. 16. Toungue twisters <ul><li>A tree toad loved a she-toad Who lived up in a tree. He was a two-toed tree toad But a three-toed toad was she. The two-toed tree toad tried to win The three-toed she-toad's heart, For the two-toed tree toad loved the ground That the three-toed tree toad trod. But the two-toed tree toad tried in vain. He couldn't please her whim. From her tree toad bower With her three-toed power The she-toad vetoed him. </li></ul>Learn a few tongue twisters – to practice your lips, tongue and vocal chords. You need to practice aloud just like an athlete practices running by running – not by reading about it.