Mother Tongue By Amy Tan

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In the essay “Mother Tongue” by Amy Tan, the language has a significant impact on a person's life, whether in terms of education or by communicating with others. Amy Tan is a writer started from a young age and is also love language. Tan noticed that there are many types of languages. “For many American students, the language spoken at home is far different from one spoken in the school” (Tan, p. 99). For instance, Amy depicts that we have a perfectly different language that we speak within our own families and a different language that we speak out in public. Tan lived in the house with her Chinese mother who has spoken English that was difficult and hard for some people to understand. In addition, Tan tells a story when she was a child
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