Most Chicanos have a weak connection to Mexico. A way parents establish a connection between Mexico and their children is by teaching them Spanish. Often students with similar Hispanic backgrounds use Spanish to communicate with each other and this has caused issues for schools. Teachers have started to reprimand students for speaking Spanish and forbidding the use altogether. Teachers’ reasoning has been that by doing so, it creates a fair environment for students who do not understand the language, but this has an effect on Hispanic students.
Gloria illustrates that talking different languages with other people that she doesn’t know is hard for her, because she needs to talk good English or good Spanish and not talk both languages at the same time. She explains how she was treated in school and how many people including her, are capable to speak both of
She is constantly explaining a fault in something and after she explains it you feel irritated. She makes you question why things like discrimination against language is a thing that happens because it's so stupid. When she talks about tests in English you also feel a little irritated that some questions are basically open-ended, but there is only a certain type of right answer. When she talks about the struggle of learning English as a second language you start to feel sympathy towards people who do because we know how challenging learning English is when learning it as a first language, but knowing how hard it would be to learn as a second language is something that we can't do and she shines a light on
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.
After a firsthand encounter with linguistic discrimination, I have become more aware of the differences between myself and others. Having a different language than most my peers has made me realize how different and unique I am to everyone else, and in what ways I am unique. The separation in language has made me curious about my own values and beliefs, resulting in a deeper exploration of my culture and self through various thought processes. There is a bad linguistic discrimination, however, linguistic distinction can also contribute in the formation of one’s identity to be unique, yet equal to that of
Adults don’t understand the pressure that school has on someone and than adding the addition public speaking (etc.). “When I was asked a question in class any simple little question at all, my voice was apt to come out squeaky, or else hoarse and trembling. My hands became slippery with sweat when they were required to work the blackboard compass”;
Culture is about learning how a certain group of people are by sharing ideas, beliefs, and values. They characterize themselves as unique and special because of their unique culture. Moreover, we view the world through a racial lens that portrays the world as colors such as black, brown, white, yellow and more. The way people view groups of different people based on the color of their skin, ancestral origin, or their cultural upbringing have generated stratification between certain groups of people. Our world now has so much hate and has even experienced growing numbers of terrorism because they want to make right what they construe is socially or politically wrong.
Sometimes, not only what people do show prejudice but the words they use to describe people have some underground meanings of prejudice and racism. Many people don’t realize how much language of prejudice and racism can hurt others. The main cause of the language
Another time Mr. Clark used ethos is when he yelled at the teachers because they were not dedicated enough to try to help their students accomplish something in school. He was very upset with the teachers because npme teachers really cared. He could tell that the teachers did not care about their students because of how low the test score are. And they did not doing anything to try to improve on the test scores. Towards the end of the movie, Mr.Clark got yelled from the assistant principal because he was being very harsh to her
To Mexican students, I heard that they think Asian teachers are biased towards Asian students so it is understandable that they have bad grades. Those thoughts seem very normal, but they are prejudices. We have numerous prejudice in life that people do not even realize that our prejudices