Should English Be a National Lanauge of Us

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Julie Atkinson
Prof. Thorne
WRT-101-013
30 November 2012

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 language. Learning Objective: The reason why I want to concentrate on this issue is because I want to explain why United States should make English the national language not for all nations just for United States, where Americans live. Tentative Thesis: English should be the national language of America, so that Americans would have a language of their own. People who resided in America should be aware that English is the national language and therefore, should be able to speak and understand it in order to communicate. Proposal:

America is due to put into place the English language as the National language of the United States. Although there are 30 states that have made English the national language, which does not mean that government agencies will use other languages for some other interest such as tourism, health, foreign affairs, development. The government is spending our tax dollars on: bilingual teachers, creating bilingual curriculum, creating tests in different languages, creating government services and court documents in other languages and paying for translators so they can have the same privileges as an American. Why should the government cater the foreigners and Illegal aliens and have the American people pay for it in many ways. It’s time for America to wake up and give back America to the Americans that were born here. This is why English should be the national language of America, so that the Americans will have a language of their own. Foreigners and Illegal aliens who resigned in America should be aware that English is the National language and therefore, should be able to speak and...
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