She was amazing according to my grandma. Everyone listened to her when they were in high school. When she graduated, she didn't go to college. It wasn't common for women to go on with education. She worked as a secretary and met her husband through work.
Lan Cao’s purpose in this excerpt from Monkey Bridge is to explain her own experience learning english as a second language. She strives to show both her interest in learning the language and also the benefits she received from knowing english when she first moved to America. In the beginning of the excerpt she talks about how her Aunt spoke English. She describes her aunt speaking english beautifully and teaching her how to say th. Based on her positive tone in the first paragraph when she is talking about learning english established by her use of positively connotated words such as “warm” and “gift”, it is clear she enjoyed learning english.
Class ESL 5 In the article, ”My English” by Julia Alvarez, the author wrote about her experience as she learn to speak English. Spanish was her mother tongue and struggled to speak English in the early phases. She thought that English was a form of Spanish, as there are different dialects in Spanish. Her parents spoke English when they didn’t want her and her siblings to know what was going on. He was curious about what they were talking about and tries to interpret the meaning form the facial expressions her mother made.
There are two devices Anzaldua uses effectively in her essay which are anecdotes and parallel structure. These rhetorical devices further the message Anzaldua is trying to present of how it is difficult for someone to learn a whole new language. First of all, is the use of anecdotes in “How to Tame a Wild Tongue”. Anzaldua provides many anecdotes within her writing to give the reader an example of the struggles she had as a child learning english. For example, when the commences Anzaldua says “ I remember being caught speaking Spanish at recess-that was good for 3 licks on the knuckles with a sharp ruler.” The use of this anecdote makes Anzaldua’s writing more potent because she is giving the readers examples of the consequences that were given if one were to speak spanish.
My Hispanic Tradition and Customs My family comes from a Hispanic heritage. My dad is from Monterrey and my mom is from Houston. Even though I am from here I get to celebrate both traditions from both sides of my family. Most of my family members are from Mexico. In our house we speak both Spanish and English.
Doris receives a grade point average of 4.0 every year and is planning to continue her streak of high grades. She easily grasps new concepts that have been taught to her and is able to use her knowledge quickly to help her classmates that do not understand it as well as her. She is also an honor student, in which she is currently taking the classes of Honors Biology and Honors Geometry. School is her highest priority for Doris because in order to
They were married for 50 plus years until my grandpa passed away. My grandpa worked and went to school so he knew how to speak English. My grandparents would tell us stories of them growing up and their marriage. My grandpa taught my grandmother the English words that she knows, he also taught her how to write and do simple arithmetic. To this day she still uses what she learned from him in her
Madelynn had always wanted be a doctor since she was little. She has always loved the idea of helping people and making them feel better. As Madelynn says ,"As I got older and learned more about the career I fell even more in love with the whole idea of it." In high school Madelynn was never been a bad kid. Madelynn says that her teacher did not really influence her decision to become a doctor.
What Are the Advantages of Bilingual Educational Programs and Bilingualism? It is difficult for me to write this from the point of view of an educator in the United States. I am presently at the end of my second year of teaching and also my second year at a totally bilingual school that teaches in both Spanish and English. My opinions and reflections on my literature reviews may be affected by my teaching here in Mexico, vs. teaching ESL students who are immigrants located in the USA. Bilingual education programs are not only dual-language programs designed to provide an equal education to students learning English in the USA.
She loves taking care of me and siblings. My mom and I have a lot of stories to share. One was in six grade when I was in a bad place with a friend. I told my mom everything that happened. She said in a sweet and lovely way, ¨If she doesn 't want to be your friend she is the one losing because you are a very nice, kind, sweet, and lovely friend that´s going to give her good advice.