• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Introduction to Language Change - Twenty words my great grand parents would not have known!

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Introduction to Language Change Twenty words my great grand parents would not have known! New inventions/concepts Radio- is a device that allows us to hear stations around the world that play music and report the news findings. Email-is electronic mail used to send mail to people by typing the letter. It can be sent to various people and there is no expense. It is also sent instantly to the person. Double glazing-is thick glass that is double glazed to trap the air coming in and therefore it keeps the room warm. Radiator-this gives out heat using electricity and the heat can be turned up or down. Telephone-is a communication device that allows a person to communicate with any person in the world by the touch of a dial tone. Internet-is the worldwide computer network that can link all smaller networks via telephone lines and satellite. ...read more.

Middle

Although most people use it to say that something weighs a lot. Queer-someone who is eccentric or mildly insane. Dread-is short for dreadful, it is used when as situation is unacceptable. Fit-a person who is in good health and shape. However it means someone who is good looking used by the younger generation. Straight-origins from a straight line but it usually means that someone is attracted to the opposite sex. Garb- an American slang word for clothes. Words I didn't use four years ago Minger-used- to describe someone or something as ugly or unpleasant. Bling bling-a term that refers to jewellery is 'bling bling'. Bo Selecta-means something is in fashion. Arrogant-having a feeling of superiority over others. Plagiarism-when a piece of work is copied it is plagiarised. Melodramatic-a person who is overdramatic or emotional. ...read more.

Conclusion

Wash products Hair conditioner- Shampoo-used for washing and cleansing hair. Body-wash- Shower-gel- Deodorant-used to get rid of the smell of seat under the arm pits or the body. Make-up Eye-liner-used to line the eye lids using a liquid to accentuate the eyes. Mascara-a cosmetic for darkening the eye lashes. Lip gloss-a cosmetic for giving a gloss to the lips. Foundation-a foundation for face powder that evens the complexion. Eye lash curlers-for curling the lashes. Eye shadow-a coloured cream or powder applied to the eye lids to accentuate the eyes. Money Credit cards -allowing the holder to obtain goods on credit. Cash-point-an electronic point of sale system that records every sale in a shop by means of bar coding. Shops/Facilities Cinema-a place one can see films. Supermarket-a large self- service retail shop selling foods and household merchandise. Multi-plex cinema-a three-d cinema where one wears glasses to see the film. Theme park-is an amusement park with a structured setting and rides such as roller coasters are built. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Food Technology section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Food Technology essays

  1. Business plan for a new service.

    in various sectors of the market, but there is also room for many small brands, including those, which are sourced directly and imported for distribution. The ethnic food market remains in a growth phase and sales will continue to rise year-on-year in the medium term.

  2. Group Preliminary Report - The McDonald's

    Company positioning: McDonald's is now playing a leading role among all the fast food restaurants. It has the largest number of outlets among other fast food shops in Hong Kong. McDonald's positioning strategy is to maintain a comfortable but cheap service to their customers.

  1. In this task I will describe and explain the dietary programme for people with ...

    Athletes follow a special dietary programme before and during their training. This programme is basically a balanced diet but more emphasis is placed on eating carbohydrate-enriched foods. This is because carbohydrates provide a large amount of rapid energy to the human body, which is especially needed by athletes than normal individuals.

  2. Health Report.

    Having high blood pressure increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. 6. Hypertension---was your continues drinking of coffee is due to pressure of work? If yes, then I can tell you that excess caffeine only makes you more nervous.

  1. Chocolate: Behind its bad rap

    With a well-balanced diet, eating moderate amounts of chocolate can be beneficial. Still, this study is aimed at providing a complete picture of the studies that have been conducted on chocolate. It is important to know both sides of the story.

  2. Investigate the use of language in menus.

    I will then investigate the success of the menus in comparison to each other and the reason why e.g., due to the use and quality of adjectives. Hypothesis I expect that the overall results will be similar to the findings by The Good Pub Guide of over-hyped descriptions.

  1. Sociologists have drawn conclusions that children are socialized at a young age by their ...

    Not only does the family pass on its eating habits, but also passes on forms of entertainment and leisurev. If one were to paint a picture of a modern day family spending time together, they would most likely be seen in front of a television.

  2. An Introduction to the Republicof Singapore and its People

    Then there was the time they banned Singlish from local television programmes to try to promote better spoken English. School teachers were finding it hard to teach young children to speak proper English while "Phua Chu Kang" (a local sitcom)

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work