"RESOLVED: THAT THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES ENACT LEGISLATION MAKING AMERICAN ENGLISH THE NATIONAL LANGUAGE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA."
This sentiment was established by the English Only movement, which began in 1981 when Senator Hayakawa sponsored a constitutional amendment to mak
In the beginning, this country was a melting pot. Many different people, from many different countries, of many different ethnic groups, speaking in many different tongues came to America. English arose as the predominant language of the United States. Over time, people realized the importance of
English as a National Foreign Language
India has two national languages for central administrative purposes: Hindi and English. Hindi is the national, official, and main link language of India. English is an associate official language. The Indian Constitution also officially approves twenty-two re
Speak the Language: A Global Analysis
MGT /448: Global Business Strategies
Speak the Language Global Analysis
"Globalization and immigration have transformed today's business world. Many organizations are looking for solutions to improve communication between the establishe
It is undeniable that English is beginning to become a global language in most parts of the world by and large. It is spoken frequently especially in developed countries for instance The United States of America and The Republic of China because it is very important in various areas of our life such
The present condition of the United States of America is a scene of a disjointed nation. The population of the country has constructed a barrier between its citizens that is deeply rooted between heritage and language. There are commonalities distinguished among the citizens of a nation by address
Language and Society
Pauline Esther Friedman, known as Abigail Van Buren, is most famous for writing the column “Dear Abby.” She wrote for close to fifty years on issues relating to sexuality, feminism, and personal relationships. In the article I will be summarizing, “Proud to be an America
Home Origins of English Language
ORIGIN OF ENGLISH
We speak English but do we know where it comes from? I didn’t know until I started to study on this subject and I learned where it comes from and how it has developed.
The history of English begins a
I think it will be helpful to understand the first language acquisition when we learn a second language.
I initially studied English as a second language in the public school almost 10 years ago. Up to the present, I am still taking some English tutorial lessons because I didn’t learn much from
The Language of Hip Hop
Term paper for the PS
"The English Language in America"
handed in by
Table of contents
1. Introduction to hip hop 1
2. Hip Hop Nation Language 2
2.1 Features of the HHNL
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society In Singapore
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is a non- profit organization that supports MS related research and provides programs for people with MS and their families. Multiple Sclerosis is an auto- immune disease. It is a chron
Hispanic Groups in the United States
There are many Hispanic groups that live in the United States. I will be talking about Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, and Latin Americans. Many of these groups have settled in America to live with their families.
The 1990 U.S. Census Bu
Communicative Language Teaching
The aim of this unit
• To make you think about communicative approach to teaching languages
• To analyse the concept of communicative competence
• To reflect upon the communicative teaching techniques
What do you have to do in this unit?
• Warming up d
Inglés Como La Lengua Oficial: ¿necesidad o formalidad?
English As The Official Language: necessity or formality?
America is a nation that, from its founding, has had a distinguishing quality that no other country in the world shares. This quality has been the willingness to accept people of all
National Parties in India
National parties are political parties which participate in different elections held all over India. Some of the national parties have their origin even before India's independence.
The oldest national party in India is the Indian National Congress (INC). In was establish
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
Vināyak Dāmodar Sāvarkar (Marathi: विनायक दामोदर सावरकर) (May 28, 1883 – February 26, 1966) was an Indian politician and an Indian Independence Movement activist, who is credited with developing the
Language has been a political and an emotional struggle for many people since the early 1750’s. British settlers in the 1750s felt threatened by German settlers moving into Pennsylvania who did not speak English. In 1780, John Adams attempted to have English declared the official language of The U
English as a global language
English is spoken in most parts of the world, for instance in Great Britain, the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and in many more countries. Moreover in African states English serves as main form of communication.
English is, after the Chinese one, the language
In particular I was going to argue for Math, that by definition (using a definition of both language and Math) we can draw certain connections and basically define Math as a language itself (By simply saying Math follows rules and agreements that were made by humans i.e. the notation 2+2=4 only work
Mao Zedong achieved a great deal during his time in power in 20th century China, whether he achieved this in a way that is perceived (especially by Westerners) as beneficial to his people is a key source of debate many academics, Western and Chinese alike have endeavoured to pursue this notion. T
The Importance of an Official Language in American Society.
The United States of America has commonly been referred to as a great melting pot because we are a country comprised of many different cultures and ethnic backgrounds. The original idea of our melting pot was that one nation would be made
The United States is a young country made up of many different nationalities. People from all over the world come together and create a melting pot of cultures. From the beginning of colonization in the Americas immigrants have ruled the land they fought to conquer. However, somewhere after all th
This book is an introduction to Hindi and the script used to write it. It was written as an entry at hindi.unilang.org, and the author was kind enough to grant permission to copy and freely modify the text under the GFDL. Presently it is in a very colloquial style and needs editing to
Influence of Immigration on the American Culture and Language
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In Search of Amer
Language is a great power. The biggest and more effective way to manipulate society is the using the language power. The history knows a lot of examples when political regimes recognize it and use this power for their goals. I think, that distinction is just in the ways how to use it, not what kind
Agree with the critic that “SMS is corrupting our language”.
The language is achieving new colours and tones in the world in which we live. Technology has become the buzzword in communication circles. The requirements in language versatility, which are universally understood,
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Confessions: Language as a Simplified Pathway towards God
Since Augustine has a firm belief that human beings, born sinful, and “glued” to pleasures, are unable to reach true happiness unless they pursue God (or a better understanding of God). Writing Confessions, he tries and hopes to enlig
Communicative Language Teaching Today
Jack C. Richards
cambridge university press
Cambridge, New York, Melbourne, Madrid, Cape Town, Singapore, São Paulo Cambridge University Press 32 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10013-2473, USA www.cambridge.org © Cambridge University Press 2006 T
South Africa is diverse in culture but could be unified in language. English should be South Africa's unifying language. It is necessary to understand what nationhood is, so that you the reader realise that a national language does not alter a nation. It binds the nation. I will also discuss South A