Disadvantages Of Mother Tongue Essays and Term Papers

  • What are some disadvantages of the mother tongue?

    What are some disadvantages of the mother tongue? This is our 1st language but English is becoming dominant as a global language.The other language may be important for thoir culture & values.English can be used as a language in any part of the world.It is like a universal language. It is the language...

      1024 Words | 3 Pages   First language, Multilingualism, Literacy

  • Mother Tongue

    a simple truth” (FYR: 84). Language is used daily in our lives, and therefore plays a significant role in shaping our identity. The narrative “Mother Tongue” depicts the variations of the English language, and the nature of talk. Amy Tan also shares the story of her mother’s “broken” English and how...

      633 Words | 2 Pages   First language

  • Mother Tongue

    changes in education such as minimized class schedule, the new subject mother tongue, and the use of mother tongue as medium of instruction in all subjects except in English subject but kept the technical terms in English. Mother tongue used in Mathematics opens hope and opportunities for math teachers...

      23830 Words | 71 Pages   Filipino language, Literacy, Multilingualism, Education

  • Mother Tongue

    Euihyun Kim SDV 100 - Lola Everett Part 2 Final exam Quote I chose that is more relevant in my life is "I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life...

      414 Words | 1 Pages  

  • Mother Tongue

    Mother Tongue” In the essay, “Mother Tongue,” Amy Tan informs the reader of the language barrier matters that she underwent as an Asian American. Various individuals are looked down upon because of their poor english language skills. Tan shared the experience of limitation...

      435 Words | 3 Pages  

  • mothers tongue

    Mother Tongue Amy Tan Amy Tan is an Asian writer who grew up in America and had to over come her difficulties with the English language. She grew up with her mother who didn’t speak proper language she spoke “broken” English. During Amy’s childhood the broken English affected her and made her different...

      538 Words | 3 Pages  

  • Mother Tongue

    In “Mother Tongue” by Amy Tan, Tan explores the connection between one’s language and their identity, she examines not only how language affects the development of ones identity, but also the role it has in the way one is perceived by society. Tan shares a few anecdotes illustrating the role language...

      419 Words | 1 Pages   Perception

  • Mother tongue

    103515125 李家均 Call 1: Arturo and Jettrin Host: Good morning, world. This Is Millicent McKay in Brussels with today’s worldwide Cultural Literacy Update. If you’re new to the program, here’s the format: In this studio, three people take your phone calls and answer your questions about etiquette in...

      1079 Words | 5 Pages  

  • Mother Tongue

    Amy Tan Mother Tongue: In the short story "Mother Tongue" by author Amy Tan, she speaks of her mother's English as "broken English" because her mother came from China and spoke as though she was unintelligent. Growing up Amy knew two languages. When she spoke to her mother she used elementary style...

      283 Words | 1 Pages  

  • Mother Tongue

    Raise. Native. Source. Origin. Protector. These are all words that can be interchanged with the word “mother.” Like anything else all language has an origin. Likewise, language is something that comes from a source but changes, or is raised, over time. Different languages are native to different people...

      621 Words | 2 Pages  

  • Mother Tongue

    Mother Tongue The essay I want to write on is Mother Tongue, which is written by Amy Tan. This article recalls me some adversities when the first few days I came to the United States. Amy is an ethnic Chinese writer who was born and living in United States. She was faced with language problem during...

      1009 Words | 3 Pages   Language education, Education, Teacher, Test (assessment)

  • Mother Tongue

    December 6, 2012 “Mother Tongue” In the short autobiography narrative “Mother Tongue” written by Amy Tan she discusses the reasons why she was passionate on becoming a writer. It is no surprise, that her vision in the work of fiction it is outstanding throughout her struggles with the English language...

      565 Words | 2 Pages  

  • Mother Tongue

    Mother Tongue by Amy Tall Kaé Murray-Francis September 2, 2011 Florida Memorial University Recently, in my College Writing II class, I had the opportunity to read, “Mother Tongue” by Amy Tan. I enjoyed reading the essay so much that I decided to write my own analysis. “Mother Tongue” is an essay...

      531 Words | 2 Pages  

  • Mother Tongue

    Mother’s tongue – Amy Tan Introduction: I. My background and how it has not hindered my learning English language. I come from a Jewish Italian parent but it has not affected me or my language as I do have perfect English. I compare my experience similar to Amy Tan and I can definitely correlate...

      641 Words | 2 Pages  

  • Mother Tongue

    what makes us different is that it is rare to find two people that speak the exact same English. This is the argument Amy Tan makes in her story “Mother Tongue.” She shares her personal story of the English she speaks, and how much the people you are around can change the way you converse. Born in...

      797 Words | 3 Pages   The Joy Luck Club (novel), First language

  • Mother Tongue

    Mother Tongue, by Amy Tan This is a narrative essay because is telling a story, and it is organized chronologically. It means that is organized in the order that they occur. Amy Tan is a writer that describes her relation with her roots, through the language that she learns which is English. She is...

      570 Words | 2 Pages  

  • Mothers Tongue

    Mothers Tongue Amy Tans "Mother Tongue" is a look into the way some people, look to language as a way as a sign of how educated you are. According to Amy she did not realize how we use different languages or different tones when we are engaging in conversation with others. When you are talking...

      588 Words | 2 Pages  

  • Mother Tongue

    SIGNIFICANCE OF MOTHER TONGUE It I through that language that we develop our thoughts, shape our experience, explore our customs, structure our community, construct our laws, articulate our values and give expression to our hopes and ideas. Mother Tongue is a common language that is freely and comfortably...

      545 Words | 2 Pages   Multiculturalism, Identity (social science)

  • Mother Tongue

    together of the same group it is just as powerful to pull people apart that are not in the same group. Amy Tan writes about the power of language in “Mother Tongue”. Tan’s thesis statement - “I spend a great deal of my time thinking about the power of language the way it can evoke an emotion, a visual image...

      814 Words | 2 Pages  

  • Mother Tongue

    Mother Tongue-Based Multi-Lingual Education in Philippine Schools Mar 8, 2012 by braincontour Scenario: A Waray-speaking couple from Samar decided to relocate in Cebu for job opportunities. Tagging along with them is their first-grader girl. Deficient of finances, they decided to enroll the kid in...

      1399 Words | 4 Pages   Multilingualism, First language

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