Here is a short checklist of points to watch out for when writing the TOK Essay. Over the years I have proof-read uncountable essays, and there are often similar issues that appear. Many of these issues are addressed below:
Sometimes it is used as a method of derivation; sometimes words just have it. Some words are distinguished only by reduplication: There are only two proper prepositions: Some phrases are used as prepositions, such as long namel bilong"in the Tok dictionary of".
Several of these features derive from the common grammatical norms of Austronesian languages  — although usually in a simplified form. Other features, such as word orderare however closer to English. Sentences which have a 3rd person subject often put the word i just before the verb.
This may or may not be written separate from the verb, occasionally written as a prefix. Although the word is thought to be derived from "he" or "is", it is not itself a pronoun or a verb but a grammatical marker used in particular constructions, e.
Tense and aspect[ edit ] Past tense: Transitive words are expressed through "-im" from English: Future is expressed through the word "bai" from English: Development of Tok Pisin[ edit ] Tok Pisin is a language that developed out of regional dialects of the languages of the local inhabitants and English, brought into the country when English speakers arrived.
There were four phases in the development of Tok Pisin that were laid out by Loreto Todd. Casual contact between English speakers and local people developed a marginal pidgin Pidgin English was used between the local people.
The language expanded from the users' mother tongue As the interracial contact increased the vocabulary expanded according to the dominant language. In areas where English was the official language a depidginization occurred Todd, Tok Pisin is also known as a "mixed" language.
This means that it consists of characteristics of different languages. Tok Pisin obtained most of its vocabulary from the English language, i.
The origin of the syntax is a matter of debate. Derek Bickerton 's analysis of creoles, on the other hand, claims that the syntax of creoles is imposed on the grammarless pidgin by its first native speakers: In this analysis, the original syntax of creoles is in some sense the default grammar humans are born with.
Pidgins are less elaborated than non-Pidgin languages.Dr Tok noted, "As the number of women entrepreneurs has been increasing around the world, their contributions to economic growth and to addressing various social and economic problems have been gaining ascendance.
Nov 08, · Tok Pisin is subject to a special exemption for languages with limited documentation.
If you speak it, please consider editing this entry or adding citations. See . A cringey app sensitive cunts use to try and hide from the real world.
Many people over the age of 20 use it to share there weird DDLG, Furry, Cosplaying side then block people who try . Online version of Freelang's Tok Pisin-English dictionary and English-Tok Pisin dictionary. This TOK glossary helps you to understand the key ideas of theory of knowledge, and provides you with a powerful tool for your TOK essay and presentation.
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