• Week 7 Chk Pnt the Official Language Movement
    enforcement of English as the one and only language spoken in all local and governmental facilities. The author does not think that any other language should be spoken other than English (Steven W.  Bender, 1996). Two Opposing Views of Bilingualism is a publication that was...
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  • Official Language Movement
    The Official Language Movement I chose to do four articles the first article is titled “The Bilingualism Debate Remakes California Politics”. This article talks about how the state of California is opposed to bilingualism. “Since federal law first required that public schools provide special...
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  • Bilingualism in the United States
    anyone who speak the language that it is their native one. I believe as a good example that is the main reason why my mother does not speak English. The third website that I found spoke to me about bilingualism in politics. How sometimes it is view as not such a favor thing because not everyone in...
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  • Eth125 Official Language Movement
    Bilingualism Strengthens America on the Hispanic American Center for Economic Research (HACER) website, the discussion is about the growing support of Spanish speaking people that aide in the determination of who will be in different political offices, such as the President of the United States. There...
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  • Official Language Movement Citiations
    Cashman, H. (2006). Who Wins in Research on Bilingualism in an Anti-bilingual State?. Journal of Multilingual & Multicultural Development, 27(1), 42-60. Retrieved from Academic Search Complete database. This article discusses the movement to make Arizona an English-only state and the...
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  • Bilingualism
    bilingualism? The result of powerful countries expansion, the fact of leaving country home for specific purposes such as political or religious one and the fact of immigration gives birth to what is known by “bilingualism” in terms of sociolinguistics studies. Bilingualism can be defined as...
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  • The Official Language Movement
    that he does not understand. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/17889756/ The third article that I found was on the political view of bilingualism. The liberals support the idea of teaching a secondary language in our schools. They believe that this could open many opportunities for the immigrants...
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  • Educational and Political Views on Biligualism
    Educational and Political views on Bilingualism In 1968, the Bilingual Education Act was passed. It was the first official federal recognition of the modern bilingual movement. Texas Senator Ralph Yarborough sponsored this act. (Garcia 2007). The purpose of this act was to support...
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  • Code-switching
    deals with linguistic and cultural diversity. This conclusion already suggests several ways to look at the term, namely the distinction between an individual and a societal point of view. 3.1. Societal bilingualism Societal bilingualism deals with the language of a group or community of people...
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  • Sociolinguistics
    to be. McRoberts details the history of Canada's attempt at National bilingualism. With the Pearson government came changes in language policy, and over the next three decades of language training and making federal institutions bilingual. The Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism (or...
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  • Jordan
    various disciplines who can design and produce a de-colonizing media, so people can start to love and respect Shona and Ndebele. Otto (1997) is also of the view that for there to be a relatively balanced bilingualism, there is also a need for a thoughtfully planned language policy for Zimbabwean...
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  • Hispanic Language
    In this article, the debate over bilingualism in education continues with the author citing several studies that suggest that the current (as of 1998) methods of bilingual education in the school systems are not working. In this article the author draws together information from over 30 years of...
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  • Industrial Scientists
    will be critically discussing the factors that are preventing mother tongue and bilingualism in education in South Africa and the likely impact that this is having on the cognition of many young South Africans. The debate whether mother tongues should be at the core of bilingual programmes has...
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  • Bilingual Education: a Life-Long Advantage
    students -- will improve students’ cognitive skills across the board by immersing the student in another culture and view of life and, in turn, improve our educational system. Bilingualism also expands and builds on a child’s ability to understand subjects such as social studies and history. It...
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  • Multilingualism
    speakers, that bilingualism is a disadvantage in learning. This view is often characterized by the ideas of ‘cognitive overload’ and language, and by the still widely held belief that language learning is best suited to ‘academically able’ student. Research conducted on learning to read English as a...
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  • Cross-Modal Bilingualism
    dynamic view of cross-modal bilingualism within the broader realm of bilingualism and an empirical study carried out in a bilingual secondary school in Barcelona, Spain, which provides evidence of linguistic transfer at lexical, morphological and syntactic levels. We are presenting a contrastive...
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  • Language Policy in Education in South Africa
    two great political struggles that defined South Africa in the twentieth century – the struggle of the Afrikaners against British imperialism and the struggle of the black community against white rule” DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, 25 November 2002, HIGHER EDUCATION ACT, 1997 The language policy has...
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  • The Official English Movement and It's Impact on Bilingual Education in the United States from the 19'Th Century to 2010
    English the official language of the United States. Hayakawa was convinced that "`Bilingualism for the individual is fine, but not for a country,´" so even after his death his the political organization U.S. English is dedicated to declare English as the official language of the United States. They are...
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  • Bilingualism
    English. The policies in the wars made any language but English seem unpopular. Some cities went as far as imposing fines if caught using foreign languages in a public venue. Many of these foreigners’ descendants ended up not learning their native toungue due to these views. My family, too...
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  • Defining Bilingual Education
    roots of systems of knowledge and social practice; students step back from the meanings they are studying and view them critically in relation to their social and cultural context.” (Cummins, 2000, p. 272). The importance of this context is supported when using additive bilingualism. This is when a...
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