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    Ethan Shevin Mr. Henderson U.S History 10/22/2015 Lingua Franca between the Native Americans and the Europeans In the 16th century, Europeans arrived onto the “New World”. This side of the World had never been discovered and was completely unknown according to the Europeans. This undiscovered world was soon to be colonized by the foreigners, but there was one discovery that interested and put perspective into the new comers. This discovery was human civilization on this land. These

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    Language is powerful! Without language, nobody can communicate at all. Language is an essential and foremost tool to allow individuals to communicate, express feelings or thoughts, and share information or knowledge. More importantly, language is a powerful tool that not only brings people together but also separates them including, various aspects of language diversity, such as dialect, naming, and communication style. Distinctive dialects bring individuals into a particular ethnic group. In the

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    Oleksandra Smoliar Dr. Aliel Cunningham ENG 500 English as an International Language Annotated Bibliography November 6, 2017 Global Englishes English has long become a lingua franca of the modern world – people know and speak this language in almost any country on this planet. However, certain questions about the ownership of English and the correctness of multiple variations of English spoken around the globe arise to this day. With the help of the following sources I will be able to share my opinion

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    Kim (53706803) Kim, Hyeong Ryul (53788670) Kang, Min Sun (53930040) Wong Suet Yi (54033720) Question (19) Why do people fight over language? Paul B. Garette Introduction Language imparts an identity to its speaker. To those who speak the lingua franca (English), it is easy to take monolingualism for granted. However, to those who speak the minority language in a multilingual and multi-ethnic nation, language is an integral part of their identity. Inevitably, constant tension and struggle exist

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    Introduction: The English language is generally acknowledged as a global language, in view of its numerous functions and preference over several other languages around the globe. The tradition of English teaching has been drastically changed with the remarkable entry of technology. Technology provides so many options as making teaching interesting and also making teaching more productive in terms of improvements. Technology is one of the most significant drivers of both social and linguistic

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    Why English is the most common language chosen for bilingual people? Daniel Ruiz Languages are very important in all over the world because by this media we express ourselves and most importantly communicate with other people. The most common language in the whole world is mandarin and most of the population in the world is bilingual people. This gives chance to another language to be the most common to learn as second language. This chance was taken by English, in this time English is the

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    For my literacy interview I interview a young lady by the name of Jeanette Zamarripa. I did Ms. Jeanette because I have gotten to know her over the years. I met Ms. Jeanette at Lone Star in Tomball a while back, we had a math class together, but we never really talk to each other, until last year we have several classes together, and we did remember each other from the math class we took a while back. I think everything happens for a reason, and that the Lord put people in your path for a reason

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    Societies are defined by many of their aspects, but perhaps one of the most distinguishable characteristics of any given society is the language spoken there. This fact carries over even to the United States of America. The United States is a vastly multicultural country. That being said, English is the dominant language of the land, and should be officially declared its national language. While I one hundred percent accept and even flat out encourage multilingualism, there is surely a time and

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    The communicative approach and the CAPS document approach to grammar teaching. The ever growing need for good communication skills in English has created a huge demand for English teaching around the world, as millions of people today want to improve their command of English or ensure that their children achieve a good command of English... The worldwide demand for English has created an enormous demand for quality language teaching and language teaching materials and resources (Richards, 2006:05)

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    English is known as the international language in the world that make a strong communication between the people of the world, which many developing countries attempt to use from this language while their native tongue is not English. Speaking English may have some positive and negative effects on those countries which English is not their original language. Although in many countries English is thought as a foreign language in schools and universities, some other countries used English as the Medium

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    THE ANALYSIS OF CODE SWITCHING TYPES USED IN 3 DIFFERENT VIETNAMESE SONGS. FUNCTION AND MOTIVATION INTRODUCTION With the power of a dominant language, English has quickly shown its great influence in other languages on both forms of speech. In Vietnam, no one can deny that using English in speech is a common phenomenon in the youth generation and is on the way accepted by the Vietnamese community alike. On the other hand, in the form of writing, one of the most illustrious examples of this influence

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    English as a global language We can’t deny that English has become an international language for communication between all mankind , it is the common language between most of the countries , English is a global language which is spoken as a native language and a second language in most of the countries , and we noticed that people who use English as a second language are way more than people who speak it as a native language , it is taught in every country in this world , it is using as a medium

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    Rhetorical Precis #4: “Mother Tongue” by Amy Tan Amy Tan’s purpose in her article “Mother Tongue” is to show the influence of her mother’s style of english. She also relates this to a more broad topic of the idea that there are many different types of english that people speak that are tailored to whoever they are speaking to. She begins this piece by stating plainly that she is not an english scholar. Instead of decreasing her credibility it actually increases it and paints this piece as a more

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    “Mother Tongue” by Amy Tan is primarily an autobiographical piece about her experiences growing up in a household that chiefly spoke “broken” English, and a reflection on how this gave her a unique perspective on the transformative properties of language. Yet, it is no way an academic analysis, a deliberate choice, Tan even includes a short disclaimer in the beginning concerning this, and the excerpts she includes come from her own background, her personal observations, something which

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    Amy Tan is a Chinese-American author who was born on February 19, 1952, in Oakland, California. In Tan’s early life she had many struggles because her parents desired for her “to hold onto Chinese traditions and her own longings to become more Americanized” (Encyclopedia). While she wanted to become a writer when she was still young, her parents wanted her to become a neurosurgeon. When she got older and went to college she majored in English then started her career in the 1970’s. She was a technical

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    Introduction There are roughly 6500 spoken language in the world today. People mostly spend their life talking and destining and advanced society reading and writing. The use of language is an intrinsic part of being human. It is clear that language and abstract thought are very close to each other but many people think that these two characteristic distinguish human being from animals. It is true that all social animals communicate with each other, from bees and ants to wheels and apes, but only

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    Although Arabic is considered the official language of the United Arab Emirates, English is the most commonly used because it is simply the one language that allows all expatriates to communicate. Dubai and the UAE in general, have a huge number of foreigners coming from all over the world for various reasons. Indians and Filipinos are some of the most familiar faces in the country, and they have brought with them the gift of language. As a cause of this, Tagalog, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali and many more

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    Human beings depend highly on effective communication when they interact. “Communication is any process in which people share information, ideas and feelings”, it also “involves not the spoken and written words but also body language, personal mannerisms, styles and anything that add meaning to a message” (Dina Burger 2011). There are various types of communication, but I will be focusing on verbal and non-verbal communication, they consist of various elements that distinguish them from one another

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    local government or other organization, and big multinationals can influence the decision of government make. Another type of influence that countries have on each other is because of education. English is a perfect example of mixing education among different countries. English has spread across the world like a wildfire. Countries use English as the global language and this has had a huge influence on education in individual countries. Not only is English spreading, languages like Chinese are also

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    The Lord of the Rings (LOTR) is undoubtedly one of the most notorious and successful tales ever told. The trilogy has grossed around three billion US dollars and been nominated for more than 800 film awards winning 425 of them, 17 of which were Academy Awards (Wagner 2007). This astronomical level of success has made Lord of the Rings a pop culture staple. The following will discuss the trilogy through the premises of the three main theories of popular culture; popularity, modes of production and

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