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Montes, Amanda Lira Gordenstein – ProQuest LLC, 2014
This study investigates the uses of English in advertising in Brazil and the attitudes of Brazilians towards the use of different difficulty levels of English in advertising. Using a two part, mixed-methods approach, drawing from quantitative and qualitative methods, I utilized a corpus study to examine English uses in Brazilian magazines and a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Usage, English, Advertising
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Collins, Ronald K. L. – Advancing the Consumer Interest, 1992
Discusses "private censorship" as it relates to car dealers and television advertising. Defines "private censorship" as that which occurs when a broadcaster suppresses or alters a news story that affects commercial clients (advertisers). Makes recommendations for a freer press. (JOW)
Descriptors: Advertising, Censorship, Economic Factors, Freedom of Speech
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Zeevi, Irit; Dubiner, Deborah – Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, 2020
In urban centers, many residents commute to work and are exposed to visual input displayed on cars around them. License plates become a space utilized by advertisers to display advertising messages. This is an instance of the presence of language in the public space, or the "linguistic landscape" of an area. The purpose of the present…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Advertising, Motor Vehicles, Visual Aids
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Castano, Diego J. – European Journal of Physics, 2011
Although nowadays there are mythbusting teams ready to empirically confirm or deny advertising claims that may seem too good to be true, it is often economically prohibitive to perform the kinds of experiments that are called for. It is therefore sometimes more sensible and efficacious to perform a thought experiment instead, especially if the…
Descriptors: Physics, Motor Vehicles, Calculus, Scientific Concepts
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Stienecker, Dawn – Art Education, 2010
The automobile itself is often understood as an extension of oneself, where individuals may manipulate the interior and exterior of cars and trucks, decorating them through detailing, stickers, custom colors, and so on. Others go further and change their cars into unique works of art called art cars. Such cars break away from the banality of mass…
Descriptors: Motor Vehicles, Art Products, Artists, Art Education
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Stevens, Betsy – Communication Teacher, 2005
The ability to communicate persuasively is an important managerial tool. Surveys of both students and employers underscore the importance of oral and written communication skills and persuasion to successful careers in business. Writing persuasive documents to customers, subordinates, superiors, or stakeholders requires the ability to analyze the…
Descriptors: Accidents, Insurance, Motor Vehicles, Surveys
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DiLisi, Greg – Physics Teacher, 2019
The author, Greg DeLisi, a professor at John Carroll University, is always looking for ways to bring current events into his introductory physics classroom or laboratory. He is especially interested in finding examples where basic principles of physics can be used to cast skepticism on assertions made by celebrities, politicians, or professional…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Physics, Scientific Concepts, College Students
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Kanamori, Mariano; Beck, Kenneth H.; Carter-Pokras, Olivia – Journal of School Health, 2015
Background: Around 10% of adolescent students under 18 years have current asthma. Asthmatic adolescents smoke as much or more than non-asthmatic adolescents. We explored the association between exposure to mass media and social networks' influence with asthmatic student smoking, and variations of these exposures by sex. Methods: This study…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Smoking, Diseases, Middle School Students
Buchanan, David R.; Lev, Jane – 1989
This study explored how motor sports sponsorships complement and amplify the brewers' media campaigns by joining masculinity, risk, excitement, and beer in the actual "lived" experiences of potential consumers. To document industry expenditures and justifications for motor sports sponsorship, trade journals and newsletters (N=25) and…
Descriptors: Advertising, Alcoholic Beverages, Athletics, Blue Collar Occupations
Carver, Peter; Howard, Joan – 1983
The teacher's guide to a set of instructional materials for an English as a second language unit on automobiles as a form of transportation focuses on the history of the auto's development, importance to the Canadian economy, and impact on the lives of Canadians. The target audience is secondary students at intermediate and advanced English…
Descriptors: Advanced Courses, Advertising, Costs, Cultural Education
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Wilkinson, Rachel – English Journal, 2010
Many students are struggling with more depression and anxiety than ever before. These are characteristic dangers of the "consumer class"--1.7 billion people worldwide who are "characterized by diets of highly processed food, desire for bigger houses, more and bigger cars, higher levels of debt, and lifestyles devoted to the accumulation of…
Descriptors: Novels, Citizenship, Imagination, Social Environment
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Bertholf, Rod; Conderman, Gregory J. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 1996
Advertisements for used cars can be an aid in teaching adolescents with mild disabilities reading, writing, vocabulary, and study skills. A lesson is presented that teaches students how to interpret the abbreviations and vocabulary associated with used car advertisements, to develop car ads, and to role play the appropriate way of responding to an…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Advertising, Educational Strategies, Functional Literacy
Kindle, Joan – 1980
Information and exercises are provided in this learning module to increase students' awareness of and effectiveness in their role as consumers. The module, which is written at an elementary level, covers eight topics related to consumer affairs: (1) finding an apartment through newspaper classified advertisements and other sources and signing a…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Consumer Protection, Housing, Learning Modules
Wicks, Jan L. – 1985
Through a review of data from the Campbell-Ewald Advertising Agency and its creative director, the Chevrolet car company, and a review of the award-winning television commercials, this paper explores the successful relationship between Chevrolet and that agency from 1955 to 1965. Following an introduction and a list the questions asked about both…
Descriptors: Advertising, Consumer Economics, Content Analysis, Marketing
Pryor, Debra; Knupfer, Nancy Nelson – 1997
This paper examines gender messages within television advertisements. Society is shaped by the suggestions of television advertisers who influence consumers' beliefs on how people should look or act, and many of these advertisements perpetuate stereotypes. Any consideration of the influence of gender stereotyping within TV advertising must first…
Descriptors: Advertising, Audience Response, Childrens Television, Gender Issues
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