Topic: Should English be the national language of the United States? Yes, English should be the national language of the United States. Why? There are 85 percent of other countries that have a national language, why not the United States. Of 52 states in the U.S. 30 has made English the national...
English should be the only spoken language in the United States
Why should Americans who have already learned one language in their lives learn another? What is the point in learning another language when throughout their whole lives they learn English, and now people want Americans to learn Spanish...
Malaysia faced problems in mastering English language and its impact on employability.
English language is very important for many people without realizing, English is a source of livelihood. For example : a guide who work in a tourism object, they rely on their English skill to take the visitors or tourist...
De La Vina
November 27, 2012
Public Schools in the Rio Grande Valley should have bilingual programs as part...
Why I don’t speak in English
BY: EISSEN LORENZ D. ROS
For as Filipinos, English is our second language and it’s the nationwide used language. We’re learning the English language to improve our communication skills but does the school need to force the student to speak the English language...
The English-Only Movement: Can America Proscribe Language with a Clear Conscience?
• Jake Jamieson
An eighth-generation Vermonter, Jake Jamieson was bom in Berlin, Vermont, and grew up in nearby Waterbury, home of Ben & Jerry's ice cream. He graduated from the University of Vermont...
The language we speak is a crucial part of our identity. It is the language of our families, our country, and our state, even our neighborhood. People have been killed for speaking the language of their forefathers. My father’s family speaks Basque; a language that was prohibited...
I am Jessica , the Chairperson of the English Language Society .
I speech this article because I am concerned about many student’ attitude towards studying the English language . Although the government has repeatedly told us of the importance of English , many students are still not bothered...
language is a big problem in the U.S. Some people may not speak all the languages in the world, but they would like to learn at least two. Everyone comes from different places, cultures, countries etc. When they come to the U.S they don’t know how to speak English. People from all over the world find it really...
What is English?
History tells us that the English language arose in the Anglo-Saxon kingdom and later was influenced by Norman French. English has continued to develop since then borrowing words from languages all over the world. During the British empires colonization English spread all over the world...
ENG 122 English Compositions II
June 04, 2012
Designating an Official Language of the United States of America
The opinion on Official Language of the United States is that there should not be one due to all the different and derives people in America. The main reason...
English should be the universal language of university subject lectures (excluding language classes). Do you agree or disagree? Provide support and examples to strengthen your opinion.
English is a world language which is widely spoken by people in all over the world. While English is not an official...
There are seven billion people spread throughout one hundred ninety six countries in the world. Among all these different people there are different races, different religions, different cultures and different languages. Everyone in the world acts and looks a little different due to their culture....
The Importance of Studying English
It is a big concerned for teenagers nowadays as they are unaware of the importance of English language as they tend to ignore to learn the language. Students’ attitude towards the language is also crucial to make sure that these teenagers...
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) settled a $2.44 million law suit against the University of Incarnate Word (UIW) due to the misuse of an English-Only rule. In Texas, the 18 Hispanic workers who were involved in the class action suit testified to being harassed and bullied over ten years. Their...
There are in Asia many different languages as well as many different dialects. This is true also of many parts of Africa where in Ghana alone there are many different languages, each one again, with many dialects. Therefore since it is only by the spoken word that human beings can communicate...
Language and Ethnicity
• Would you call yourself ethnic? Why? Or why not? • What are the characteristics that go to make up an ethnic identity? • How does a group’s ethnicity relate to group’ the language they speak?
1. Origins that precede or are external to the state...
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE OF THE UNITED
DESIGNATING AN OFFICIAL LANGUAGE OF THE UNITED STATES
Why there is such a debate on what language is the official language of the United States? With so many people in the United States speaking many different languages and being so diverse, debates over everyone...
everyone know that English is international language and important medium of communication. But there is still a Controversial topic that should English be the medium of instruction in secondary school? Population are growing rapidly in this world. Imagine that if we doesn’t have English, how would we be...
on whether or not our children should learn more than one language. I feel that it is imperative in today’s society to know more than one language. Knowing more than one language opens up so many doors. It looks great on a resume to show that you are bilingual. Most people still have the misconception...
business market need employees who can speak multi languages fluently however
students only get couple years of foreign language class at high school which is only
enough to be able to talk about basic needs. Foreign language teacher thinks America
should recognize the important of speaking...
Standard English Vs. The World
It seems today that Standard English is taking over the world. Standard English is the main language many countries call their national language. Even foreign countries are starting to use the English language more often. The University even offers English Second Language...
English Should be the Law?
Whether or not English should be the law in the United States is an argument that is widely being considered. Some believe the United States should make English the official language, some do not. Various Americans believe it would unify the country by giving us a common...
assumption that speaking a second language is a skill that most do not have but should possess. A person who masters a second language definitely gains an advantage over someone who only speaks one language. Everyone should learn to speak a second language because it benefits our lives in so many ways ranging...
Speak for Yourself
When people ask me where I got my “accent” I would simply smile casually, and sometimes sheepishly reply “I came from an English speaking school”. I came from an English speaking school, that’s why I’m fluent in English. English is generally noted as one of the languages commonly...
Wallace “Authority and American Usage”
“Why Aren’t We Using Language to Our Advantage”
The use of English in the United States was a result of colonization. The first wave of English-speaking settlers arrived in North America around the seventeenth century...
ENG 122 English Compositions II
1 October 2012
Running Head: Official Language 2
The United States is known as an English speaking country, although English is the primary...
should be an “English-only nation”
Essay #1 First Draft
The United States of America
is the melting pot of the world,
which is something that everyone
knows all too well about this great
nation and its history. Yet, wouldn’t
things be so much easier if the US
makes English its official
February 6, 2009
Have you ever had a complete stranger come up to you and start speaking in a different language and expected you to understand what they were saying? I have been experiencing this very often recently...
Should English be made the Official language of the U.S?
People in the last two decades have been divided on the issue of whether the official language of the United States should be English. Although making English an official language would alleviate some problems , its disadvantages...