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...English should be the official language of the United s Introduction Contrary to popular opinion, the United States of America has no official language. Lawmakers in Congress and the Senate have put forward legislation to install English as the country’s official business language, but every year those legislation are choked. What if the country got serious about enacting federal laws to make English the official language for all federal and business activities, written and oral? Is it justifiable? In this paper, arguments will be presented, backed by assigned readings, which support the mandating of...
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...should reflect upon the United States of America and how English may be used to create a source of identity. I can attest to the fact that language forms part of national emblem that unifies all American regardless of their cultural, political and economical standings. The existence of many immigrants who have actually reached the citizenship status and not adjusting to this language proficiency is thwarting the development of English as a language. Regardless of this, English is still an important component of America’s national emblem (Amanda, Ebon 55). I agree that English is still a vital part... 1St May, 20014 English as an official language of the United s: We often seek answers to so many self d...
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...should not be ignored. For example, on TV there are some good programs that can help in the development of good English. A perfect example would be the 60 Minutes program on CBS. This show features some high profile guests and newscasters that speak very fluent and good English, and this is probably why it is so popular with Americans (especially those who are informed and educated... Ahmed Alyammahi Carolin Walz ENG 101 17September 2012 The Influence of Social Media on Language and Language Development: Focus on TV and TV Programs When I first came to the United States of America, I was not prepared for the challenges that lay ahead in my new environment. Currently, I am international student here, and I...
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...English while English and French are the official languages within Canada. The form of government within USA is of federal constitutional republic while in Canada, the same is of parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy. (Adams & Strother-Adams, 2001) Both USA and Canada are situated in the North American continent and are considered very powerful nations. The people living within USA are known as Americans while the ones who hail from Canada are remarked as the Canadians. USA gained its independence from the Great Britain in 1776 while... Compare and Contrast between USA and Canada The capital of USA is Washington DC while Ottawa is the capital of Canada. The national language within USA is...
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...should do it this way and fall flat on their face if they get it wrong. The English would rather show appropriate “respect” to other peoples positions as it is likely that someone else will know best (even if their position is good)” (What are the cultural differences between England and America Retrieved on 6/11/2008 (http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20070731150117AA7ymuv) The American people are more egocentric... Comparison of USA and England USA is located in North America between Canada and Mexico while England is located in Western Europe between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, northwest of France. The area of USA is around 9,826,630 sq km while that of England is...
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...English are expressed in different parts of the world. The English language is the most widespread language and it relishes the status of global language as it has maintained to attract people from all over the world for social, political, educational, technological, economic or scientific reasons. The personal histories of people and communities or countries, on wider level, shape their attitudes towards this language as many people experience to learn and speak English. English has greatly impacted social, political and cultural life of the postcolonial communities and people from all over the world value it as it opens ways... ?Discuss some of the ways in which people’s values and attitudes towards...
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...English The poem “When I have fears that I may cease to be” has been written by John Keats in a form that is like that of the English sonnet. The rhyme scheme, ABABCDCDEFEFGG follows the quintessential rhyme scheme of the English sonnet – fourteen lines of an alternating rhyme scheme throughout the poem and ending with a couplet. On the other hand, Percy Bysshe Shelley’s poem titled “England in 1819” follows the form of the Italian sonnet, except that it is inverted. In the typical Italian sonnet, there is a division between the lines and what is being talked about in the poem. Usually the first eight lines are about a problem, while the...
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...English romantic poet. He was born on April 17, 1770 and died April 23, 1850. “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” was first published in 1807. Later the poem was revised in 1815. The main theme in “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” is how the meditation of a peaceful scene of briefly glimpsed daffodils allowed this man to cheer himself up in solitude In the poem “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” a man described himself floating with the clouds... William Wordsworth’s "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" William Wordsworth’s “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” is a beautiful poem about how with a little imagination anyone can bring themselves out of the doldrums by thinking serene thoughts. William Wordsworth was an...
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...English Essay Reading A For the person in the first century, honor is the most important thing. It is related to the manner by which others perceived a person. Every decision and action is undertaken with the consideration of how other people perceive them specifically the significant others such as the family, the community, and even the nation where this person lives. A perfect first century person lives up to the individualized common knowledge or the expectation of others. Aside from honor, conscience is also an important factor which is the internalization of what others think. The dyadic personality is the main concept that defines the first century personality. ...
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...English country was said to be gender blind with regards to economic participation, wherein critics deemed that a woman remains to be working with low-skilled, low-waged and domestic jobs (Verdon 9). This century also demonstrates a heightened patriarchal society. Perkin stipulated that English laws also drive the domination of the male; thus, promoting that women are men’s inferior and dependants (1). This will mean that women are considered as the lesser gender, wherein they owe their dependence... The Women in Pride and Prejudice: Literary Analysis on Women and Femininity in the 19th Century, England “...and turning round, he {Mr. Darcy} looked for a moment at Elizabeth, till catching her eye, he...
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...English Insert due Optimal profitability in organizations entails income, which is usually distributed to the owner especially in profitable market production process. In simple terms, profit entails a profitability measure, which a business owner’s main interest is formation of income. Optimum profitability in most companies is usually attained through various aspects including revenue and yield optimization. In some cases, operational hiccups also help in determining optimal profitability. Employee performance also plays a significant role in determining optimal profitability in most organizations. In fact, employee performance remains tied directly to how an...
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...English language film based on a book that was not originally written in English. Discuss the language-related considerations that this raises. English is a widespread language and the literary texts, novels, movies and plays in English language are valued the most as they get a great number of readers and audiences. The social media of a county aims to share the social, religious and national life and culture of that country. When it comes to transferring meanings from one language into another language both written and spoken, it involves considerations not only grammatical, semantic and lexical level but also on contextual and cultural level... ?A media production company is planning to make an...
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...English Resources EnglishPage: Free Online English Lessons. (2009). This page provides free English instruction targeted to the non-native speaker. There are featured weekly lessons that users can go through to help them learn the language. But there are also links along the left margin that make it possible to jump to specific lessons. Some of these links include grammar book, vocabulary, verb tenses, modals, etc. It also provides links to translation dictionaries and other similar types of resources. Livingstone, Kathy. Guide to Writing a Basic Essay. (2009). This site takes people step by step through the process... of writing a paper. The home page gives some basic information...
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...English Literature ic and Modern), Essay Topic: English Introduction: The pages of American history are daubed in bloodshed of the blacks and contain accounts of discrimination and victimization of the highest order against them. To an extent history still asks the crying question. Can this country be made heaven-like where there is no trace of racial bias whatsoever? Not the legal provisions alone but human hearts full of positive vibrations, eyes full of understanding and life that refuses conflicts—enough these moral qualities are alone enough to reach that goal. Centuries ago, when slavery was practiced in South America in its crudest form, leave aside...
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...English: “Girls in their summer dresses”. The short story “Girls in their summer Dresses” by Irwin Shaw is about a conversation between two characters called Michael and Frances. It takes place in New York on a November morning. As the story opens it is clear that they are a couple walking arm in arm. By line 20 there is mention of the word “husband” which shows that they are married. In this story the reader learns about the relationship which they have. It is clear that there are some differences of opinion between them, and the conversation is presented as a way of finding out what the basic problem is. Things are not going smoothly and there are two areas which they...
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...English        The essay en d, “The Importance of Being Beautiful” centers on the main point that beautiful people are given special treatment and consideration, and on the last paragraph the author states that this biased notion should be altered. This essay was anatomized and analyzed and has been found that the quality of information present is not credible and sufficient enough to provide a substantial argument or maintain a stand on an issue. The article zeroes in on points with invalidated information utilized as supporting statements. Much of these supporting statements cannot be tested for objectivity and soundness, and therefore can be reduced to...
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...English and does not understand that the name belongs to a boxer. It is only when he sees... ?“D.P.” by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. The short story “D.P.” by Kurt Vonnegut tells the story of a little boy who knows he is different but does not understand why. The story takes place in Germany, and the characters are children in a children’s home, the nuns who look after the children, and some American soldiers who are in the neighbourhood. It is clear that the point of view of one of the children, nicknamed Joe, is the angle that the reader is supposed to view the story from. Things are presented from his point of view, and as a black child in a home full of white children, he has a problem fitting in. He wants to...
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...English English The “War on Terror” has implanted a culture characterized by fear. America devotion to fight terrorism has created a big rift with many countries, especially the Middle East, that now perceive it as the enemy. War on terror has attained one major goal of inculcating the culture of fear among Americans. War on terror has hugely impacted on the fourth tenet of the American Dream, which emphasizes that success is associated with virtue. In Afghanistan war, America killed and maimed several civilian Afghans, which puts the tenet of success through virtue into question. The current political system discourages all people from participating,...
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...ENGLISH Introduction In the last few months, I got the chance to read A Thousand and One Nights. In the last few months, I have also read works by Franz Kafka including A Hunger Artist, A Report to an Academy and The Metamorphosis. Last month as I was reading in my study, it came to hit me that there was a lot of similarity between the two books. I could read some lines in The Metamorphosis, and think, I have read this somewhere else. I took a keen interest in this, and it dawned on me that what I was reading was in many ways similar to what I had read in A Thousand and One Nights. In this paper, I will seek to prove that Franz Kafka’s work has been to some extent...
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...English Assignment Obama’s of the Union’s address was full of rhetorical choices that enabled effective communication. He largely used analogy to compare what Americans want and what America has achieved so far. The context, purpose and audience were reached so easily through the use of rhetorical choices that are full in the speech. Obama showed appreciation of the American workforce ranging from teachers, doctors and entrepreneurs. He acknowledges effort put by every professional in ensuring that he attracts their attention and let them feel appreciated (Forbes Staff Web). The president further reminds Americans that they are the people who are represented in the chamber...
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...ENGLISH; EFFECTS OF ORTHRODOXY Introduction From the conversation, it is d that adherence to some cultural and religious norms in the societies by individuals are the biggest drawbacks to individual progress in life either academically or generally. It is therefore important to note here that for an individual to progress and succeed in life, he must go against some generally defined norms and cultures that are believed to be true by a society or community but are acting as a hindrance to the individual success. Those who strongly stick to orthodoxy, which is the adherence or submissiveness to some accepted norms, usually blocks their bright future and their dreams are shattered before... ESSAY: ENGLISH; ...
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...should be put on the importance of treating any person diagnosed with a mental disorder. Mental illnesses result in death because many young patients, below the age of thirty years, have increased chances of becoming obese, smoking and substance abuse. This is because the mentally ill are not careful with their lives (Godan et al, 2008). Conclusion Several factors influence the likelihood of a person to develop mental illness. Some of the most common factors are age, gender, education... ?Running Head: Mentally Ill and Disabled Mentally Ill and Disabled Mentally Ill and Disabled Introduction Mental illness describes a wide range of emotional and mental conditions. Mental illness or impairment does not...
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...English Table of Contents Introduction 3 Motives behind Writing the Essay 3 Comic Elements 5 Bibliography 6 Introduction “Behind The Formaldehyde Curtain” by Jessica Mitford is a path breaking essay on a very common yet unusual topic. Common because, it is a normal process to embalm the body after death in United States, but Jessica’s essay is unusual because, she scathingly attacks this process of embalming the body and more especially without the consent of the family members, is a thought provoking topic indeed. “Behind The Formaldehyde Curtain” is an essay that was first published in the year 1967, in the ‘American Way of Death’. The essay has two poignant points to be considered... ...
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...English Captain (The British Library Board, n.d.). The interrelationships of these men demonstrate a variety of cultural reactions to the issues of race that were not widely discussed during the time period in which the story was written. The way in which Faulkner compares the subadar to the captured German soldier as opposed to the way in which he is compared with the rest of the soldiers illustrates... William Faulkner: The and His Works William Faulkner (1897-1962) is one of America’s most highlighted and most unlikely authors. Eventually producing 26 books and a difficult to count number of short stories, Faulkner’s stories were full of such artistry and character that he has become recognized as ...
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...English Life is a matter of trials and errors hence there is a fundamental need for humanity to live harmoniously without acrimony. This suggests that; while there are the joys of life, it also has its fair share of tribulations that are uncontrollable. However, such setbacks can be prevented in terms of using medical practices that are safe. Therefore, Oliver Sacks his 1995 book of essays An Anthropology on Mars expounds on seven case studies that important for discussion. For example, by making analysis of conditions and syndromes of his patients and former colleagues, he allows readers to understand several issues (Sacks 145). These include the study on the workings... . In the same...
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...English, who has been detected with fatal ovarian cancer. Throughout the story, she echoes on her response to the sequence that cancer takes. Her treatment and other important events in her life are exhibited in this theatrical production. The people, who watch over her in this condition... Wit (2001) by Mike Nichols: Mike Nichols has composed Wit (2001) as a theatrical production, on a famous play by Margaret Edson. Wit is the first drama by Margaret Edson. It has been a much-acclaimed piece of drama that earned the playwright a Pulitzer Prize, besides much appreciation from the critics. The theatre revolves around the protagonist, Vivian Bearing. Vivian Bearing is a truthful, rigid professor of...
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...English Introduction: “Brutal force has not won anything durable,” said Adolph Hitler, one of the greatest war-mongers to descend on this Planet Earth. The man, who possessed an insatiable hunger for violence and brutal killings, the architect of the Nazi holocaust, the major payer in World War II, was a changed man, at the end of the war, when his utter rout became clear to him. That he did not survive the war, is a mater of his destiny. People came to know about his final utterances and the change of heart, when his body perhaps began to decompose below the weight of earth within the grave. In any war, the soldiers get paranoid; they are dispossessed of the sense... Order 330607 Topic: English ...
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...English al Affiliation Chapter 12. Compare or contrast something Though lying and misrepresentation of facts are used interchangeably, they differ a great deal. In misrepresentation of facts, a witness plans systematic distortion of case facts with full awareness of the consequences that result. However, lying about facts involves no premeditation and occurs to respond to situations through quick decisions that one has no time to think of the consequences involved. Consequently, liars also end up fooling themselves since it involves intentional falsification of something for reasons such as self-interests, or bending rules. However, both lying and misrepresentation of facts present someone... ...
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...should uphold at all times. This is easily achievable through proper... The Role of Soccer in Bettering the Life of Troubled Youth Introduction Soccer has changed the life of millions of people around the world. Being a game which is adored by many people, soccer has had an exclusive attraction to many youth. Youth look at it not only from the entertainment part of it but also as a way of livelihood. It is a means to earn a living, to keep one’s body fit and live to the expectations of the society. As a game, it can be used by governments to tame youth from getting involved in unethical social activities which might render them as useless in the society. The world is full of personalities who have been...
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...English history… when ‘poetry’ becomes redefined as the very opposite of the public..” (Idea, 40). Where religion had once been the grand unifier between classes, the process of Industrialization, through its inherent process of secular rationalization, had gradually weakened the binding powers of the spiritual. The notion of culture attempts to fill this growing void… although it would be a mistake to underestimate the value of traditional social mores. Poetry and literature did not make this mistake, incorporating religion into their devices for reasons soon to be discussed, but also undertaking such subjects as ideologies and ethics - even politics - all of which...
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...English Pre-write Brainstorming The topic that I will discuss will be under marketing. This is because of the passion I have inmarketing which is very essential in the business world. Also having worked as a marketer in the bank for the last six years I have learnt some of the challenges that are experienced in the career. One of the career goals that I have is to be an effective marketer who is able to connect with diverse customers from any background. The other career goal is to be a marketer who understands the needs of the customers and comes up with the solutions. This will form the thesis of the paper to be how I can provide solutions to the people worldwide in...
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...English One can see that progress is interconnected with the urge to go beyond known facts. Still, some customary rituals related to orthodoxy attitude hinder the smooth functioning of scientific temperament. To be specific, some people stick on to orthodoxy and innocents are victimized by the same. Thesis statement: In the work named as The Lottery, the author (Shirley Jackson) tries to expose the inhuman aspects of orthodoxy which forces innocents to be its prey, and reminds to discard the same. Inhuman aspects of orthodoxy In the work, the fate of Jackson Bill’s family is portrayed to point out the inhuman aspects of orthodoxy. To be specific, the villagers never try to realize... One can...
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...English Candide What is the underlying message Voltaire is attempting to convey through his story Candide? Candide travels through familiar lands as he first takes up with the Bulgar army and then drifts to Holland and Lisbon before fleeing to South America a poor desperate wanted man. Painfully learning that money can purchase, in one form or another, the attentions of his sweetheart as she informs him that she has been a sex slave during all the time of his travels and then leaves him for a wealthier man in Buenos Aires, Candide seeks enough fortune to change her mind. Having found his fortune, he returns to Europe only to suffer numerous other misfortunes as his treasure is taken away... English...
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...should have read the Monday one." Cahan urges that assimilation is as a result of industrialization. Many Jews worked for the industries and from the work place many families’ dynamics were learnt. Immigrants are forced to learn English in America so as to fit in the society. Realism and Naturalism: In Davis’ ‘Life In The Iron Mills’ Themes of creation of wealth, hope, gender and Christianity are mainly focused. The urge for being rich for the poor is shown by Deborah who steals money. Hugh is jailed after being caught with the money as indicated by this quote: “Hugh Wolfe, operative in Kirby... The order used here is determined by the complexity of the works that were selected for study during the...
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...English and only has his character and faith to help him survive. Suelo transitioned from capitalism to non-capitalism, when he quitted money (Sundeen 1). By leaving his remaining $30... 9 October Zeitoun and The Man Who Quit Money: Campbell’s Contemporary Heroes Mythical heroes often have the same plots, beginning with their departure from their native communities to their transformation through trials to their return to their homelands. Joseph Campbell presents his thesis about the role of the hero-figure in mythologies from different countries. His thesis consists of the following basic stages: the hero is separated from his original group; he is initiated into another; and then finally reintegrated...
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...English demand D. Hyperinflation - definition 1. Devaluation of the mark a) different attempts to recuperate b) valuation of mark to grain 2. Removal of the gold... ? The Treaty of Versailles did not give the German People any other alternative than accepting the 3rd Reich. The Germans were is such economic turmoil that either they chose the 3rd Reich or they starved. It was no longer a question of social dignity. The Germans were reduced to poverty. They hated the idea of Hitler and his party but they did not have the choice. Hitler put food on the table for many. Those Germans who survived the WWII had no idea what German Nationalism would have entailed. After the signing the Treaty of Versailles,...
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English Linguistics
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...English should be organised, and follow standard conventions that preclude spelling, punctuation, and the organisation of text to form proper sentences and paragraphs. 2. Conversation between Lorina and Karen Lorina: 'Igh School was all right, I reckon, in Bourke Karen: Yeah it used to be good when we all, when all our friends, but they all dropped out Lorina: Like, well I was, I was about the last one left out of all my friends at 'igh school, so Karen: You went right through, we all pull out Lorina: It was sort of lonely... Spoken and written English texts may differ from each other linguistically Table of Content Serial Number and Heading Page Number 0 Introduction 02 2.0 Analysis ...
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English Imperialism
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...English as a global language has different disadvantages and major implications for teaching, this situation can be turned around mainly through paying more attention to language learning. Teaching of a global language should commence early enough when a child starts their full time education and it should be maintained continuously and be well funded (Crystal, 2003). This will increase the level of linguistic competence of those people that are not native speakers of the English language. This powerful bilingualism will make the non-native speakers of the English language to be indistinguishable from the...
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...English' Policy Saturday,December 15, 2007,Associated Press http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,316939,00.html) ENGLISH AS THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE OF THE US Many people in the US debate that English should be made the official language of the country. This would bring about a common ground for unhindered communication and minimize comprehension errors, misunderstandings... R.Preeti 5/6/2009 DEBATE OVER 'ENGLISH ONLY' INTRODUCTION TheUnited...
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...should be a common language and English seems to be spoken by majority. Advantages of the Rule The subject that only English should be used at work places creates very strong feelings. Some individuals may believe that it is wrong to speak in a language that others do not understand. In the same way, speakers of languages other... ? Running Head: English-Only rule English-Only Rule English-Rule Only Language loss is a global phenomenon and is accelerating among indigenous groups especially in the United States. Majority of the Native American vernaculars are spoken only by the elders as growing numbers of children mostly speak English. Comparisons are being drawn between the threat to language diversity...
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...English. Should you still require an official letter of recommendation from my school’s English teacher, guidance counsellor, principal, or headmaster, which could attest that level of English proficiency is close to or equal to that of a native speaker, I would be more than willing to provide this, upon your request. I hope that my application to The University of British Columbia would be processes accordingly. Thank you. Sincerely, ... September 8, The of British Columbia Vancouver Campus 2329 West Mall Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z4 Re: Waiver for the English Language Admission Standard Dear Sir/Madam: In line with my application with The University of British Columbia, I am...
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...English. Students having less knowledge of English language cannot understand the exam questions properly which results in poor exam performance. 2. Decreased Job Opportunities Today, most of the companies prefer to hire such individuals who are proficient in speaking English language. Those students, who have less understanding of English, are unable to get high paying jobs. Thus, the number of job opportunities decrease for such students, which is a major disadvantage of being less proficient in speaking English. English Language Instruction I personally believe that English language instruction should replace native language instruction. The reason is that English has become a global... ?Running head: ...
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...English. Students having less knowledge of English language cannot understand the exam questions properly which results in poor exam performance. 2. Decreased Job Opportunities Today, most of the companies prefer to hire such individuals who are proficient in speaking English language. Those students, who have less understanding of English, are unable to get high paying jobs. Thus, the number of job opportunities decrease for such students, which is a major disadvantage of being less proficient in speaking English. English Language Instruction I personally believe that English language instruction should replace native language instruction. The reason... Running head: EDUCATION i ENGLISH-LANGUAGE...
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...English is clearly perceived as a more useful language to know, at the same time, people identify themselves more easily with Hindi, only a rather small proportion identified themselves with British and Anglo-American culture. Most of the informants would like the use of Hindi to be encouraged in India, as well as they would like to see it as the official language also in future. Another important tendency: virtually all the informants were sure that their children should learn English at school. This fact implies that people should focus on extending an education to more children which allows them to learn and use English rather than worrying about whether or not English should... English in India....
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...should be a common language and English seems to be spoken by majority. Advantages of the Rule The subject that only English should be used at work places creates very strong feelings. Some individuals may believe that it is wrong to speak in a language that others do not understand. In the same way, speakers of languages... Running Head: English-Only rule English-Only Rule English-Rule Only Language loss isa global phenomenon and is accelerating among indigenous groups especially in the United States. Majority of the Native American vernaculars are spoken only by the elders as growing numbers of children mostly speak English. Comparisons are being drawn between the threat to language diversity and...
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...English. Much concentration has been poured into the patterns of speech that is common among Black Americans in inner cities. As a matter of fact, in 1997, Labov testified before the Senate that most Black Americans in the inner employs an unusual pairing of spelling and sound or pronunciation – and this has become more difficult for speakers of other dialects (Labov 245). And this must have been the basis of the criticism that Inner City English lacks form and is sloppy. First of all, there is no general consensus as to how English should be pronounced or even as to the form or pattern of the English language and how... understood among the Black community. Comparing it to the Standard...
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...should be utilized as the official language of the United States of America is the Standard English (436). English should also be forbidden for the fact that no one barely reads it or even spell it, according to Baron, even English instructors have come to rely on computer spell checkers. He further adds that it is not a pure language anymore since most of its words were a product of the combination of different languages like French, Latin, Italian, Arabic, Sanskrit, Latin, Celtic, Yiddish, Chinese and Scandinavian. Moreover, English is becoming a world language. It is starting to be on...
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...should  be  English  only,  meaning, English  should  be  the  only  common  language  that  can  bind   the masses  in  the  US.  This  paper  focuses  on  which  of  these perspectives  would  do  justice  to  the  linguistic  diversity  of  the  country. The  case  of   Joseph Vento, owner of Genos Steaks in Philadelphia,  will be  discussed  in  this  regard. THE  CASE:  ENGLISH  ONLY?   In  December,  2007,  the  case  of  Philadelphia  Cheese  steak  Shop Owner,  Joseph  Vento,  who  had  displayed  the  sign  ‘This  is  AMERICA: WHEN  ORDERING  PLEASE  SPEAK  ENGLISH’  had  become  highly controversial  (foxnews.com).  To  this,  Vento  reiterated  that  he... ...
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...should stop and English should be acknowledged once and for all as the official language of the United States. Schools should provide the language classes our immigrants and their families need, as long as their purpose is the teaching of EnglishBut we must stop the practice of multilingual education as a means of instilling ethnic pride or as therapy for low self-esteem or out of elitist guilt over a culture built on the traditions of the West." Those who support English Only tend to be United States citizens interested in preserving our long-held common language, those who want to avoid ethnic strife, those fighting civil rights improvements for minorities, those who long... English Only Debate Paper ...
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...English should be perfect is not absolute for people to understand. Further, it takes some time for full assimilation, together with the concomitant language shift; it explains why many people of today speak only imperfect English (ibid. 99). However, such limitations do not preclude people from successfully interacting with each other. This is true in the international arena of globalisation in business, finance, trade and commerce. This increased mixing and intermingling of people of various cultures has led to the cultural diversity we see in many countries today. This multicultural environment has placed people in close proximity with people of other cultures and many languages, leading... ?...
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