Kelly could practice, learn, and get corrected by her grandmother while speaking Chinese. The parent’s perspective towards bilingual education was like the student’s opinions because both individuals felt immersion classrooms benefit the students and the parents. The father of Jason was proud his son was the first in his family to read, write, and speak in English. Jason’s father knew his son would have many career opportunities by learning English at school. Learning the English academic language was not the only proud language Jason’s father encouraged for Jason to learn but also the Spanish language as well.
In Amy Tan “Mother Tongue”, she talks about how without proper English it is sometimes difficult to get through daily life. On the other hand, in Richard Rodriguez “ Public and Private Language”, he talks about how people who are out in public they tend to speak in English and when they are at home they will speak in a language that makes them more comfortable. Both authors struggle in English but in different ways. Tan’s mother has hard time speaking English since it was not her first language. She struggles occasionally from day to day tasks.
In the short story, “Eleven” by Sandra Cisneros, the narrator struggles with herself and her age. The girl, Rachel, knows the kind of person she wants to be when she grows up through the choices she makes and their outcomes, which overall gives readers a better understanding of the good and bad about choice making. Choices are hard for an eleven-year-old; at least for Rachel. She’s indecisive to the public eye but knows exactly what she wants to say deep down. She’s an introvert which is ok, but not in her perspective.
Her mother has had to learn English as a second language; it was not her first language. Everyone that speaks English may change the way they speak depending on who is around. In a sophisticated environment they may talk with more poise and use larger words, but with their friends they may be more lenient and not worry about having to impress them. The way you speak affects the way people look at you, if you do not speak well then people may think you are unintelligent or not worth their time. Tan had to translate or speak for her mother multiple times.
She states, "You should know that my mother 's expressive command of English belies how much she actually understands" (Tan 1). This part of the narrative inserts that her mother knew what she was talking about even though she spoke improper English. She talks about how her friends could not understand her mother 's talking but Amy thought her mother was good at speaking English. Amy states, "Some say they understand none of it, as if she were speaking pure Chinese. But to me, my mother 's English is
These days, the rate of bilingual understudies/people has expanded. A few individuals grow up knowing how to talk two dialects, so they take in the dialects with no trouble. There are likewise numerous individuals who study a remote dialect. In numerous nations, understudies concentrate on an outside dialect in classroom, however they don't have an opportunity to utilize the dialect. Subsequently, they overlook it effortlessly.
Most of Yen Mah’s family members could care less about her and often forget that she exists. For example when her family moves to Shanghai, on the first day of school, everyone forgot about her and no ne arranged a ride for her to get to school. Another example of this was when her father forgot both Yen Mah’s original chinese name and birth date when filling out her landing cards. She describes this pain by saying, “A pang went through me. I meant so little to him, I was such a nobody, he didn’t even remember my name!” (125).
In the study, the usage of “I don’t know” was often said when there was nothing to be ignorant of, and was often used a filler in conversation. However, the frequent usage of the phrase resulted in portraying an overall ignorance of the speaker. The internalization of sexism also plays in on a personal level—ie one that is not absorbed by consuming media but is inflicted by friends or family or partners. In some families where there were brothers and sisters, women felt devalued when their brother got more attention or that their brother was treated better, such as given more opportunities or allowed to do things with parents (Atwood). In Nancy Atwood’s study, some of these women felt burdened by having to take care of their parents or do duties that weren’t required of
S simply felt the need to make this correction because we are not suppose to lie. She was only got upset when M refuse to see the truth and call her (S) a liar when M is the liar herself. She was happy again when teacher stops the argument and remind everyone about the rule of no name calling. She went on and participated in the following language learning games and exercise. Besides a few misspelling and a couple of small mistakes with the present continuous, rest of her written exercise shows that she learnt how to use the “do“ and “does” pretty