• A Summary of "Mother Tongue"
    In the essay “Mother Tongue”, the author Amy Tan presents the process that she turned the negative impact of her mother’s “limited” English to the positive influence of her writing style. First, Tan introduces herself and her writing. She is a writer who uses all kinds of English that sh...
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  • mother tongue
    Summary of “Mother Tongue” In the book, “Mother Tongue”, Amy Tan asserts that language is a tool of communication. Tan herself speak two kinds of English, standard English and broken English. She realizes that she always speak in perfect English, the standard English, when she gives a...
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  • Mother Tongue Summary & Response
    In the article "Mother Tongue"Amy Tan shares her personal opinions on the English Language. She discusses the different forms of English that she uses in her daily life. One form of English she grew up with is her mother's broken English which by others is sometimes seen as limited and fractured....
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  • Mother Tongue Summary
    From Amy Tan’s “Mother Tongue”, it is evident that language has an effect on our lives. Language defines the type of person I am generally and it has had an effect on my choices as well as my lifestyle. Language has become my way of seeing life in a different perspective. In “Mother Tongue,â...
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  • Mother Tongue Summary
    In the article Tan shares how growing up with a mother who speaks very little English has shaped her life. Tan explains how she uses different Englishes when talking with different people. She makes her argument for the power of different Englishes by showing examples from her life and how the diffe...
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  • Mother Tongue Essa
    In the essay ‘Mother Tongue’ (Tan 1990) it is portrayed that Amy Tan is an Asian American writer. She comes from a cultural background where English is not the main language spoken. This reflected her upbringing as she was raised in a country where English was the first language. This experience...
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  • Mother Tongue by Amy Tan
    Summary In the essay Mother Tongue, Amy Tan talked about her love and fascination of language, and how language can evoke an emotion, a visual image, and how it’s a tool she uses everyday in writing. She then goes into how she is aware of the different ways she uses the English language, she was...
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  • My Mother Tongue
    My Mother Tongue Summary: The story of Amy Tan is a story of triumph and overcoming the odds. She was born in Oakland, California. Her mother and father raised her in America. When she was still young her father and brother both died form malignant brain tumors. Amy suffered a hard childhood bu...
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  • Role of Mother Tongue in Learning English for Specific Purposes
    ESP World, Issue 1 (22), Volume 8, 2009, http://www.esp-world.info ROLE OF MOTHER TONGUE IN LEARNING ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES Galina Kavaliauskienė Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius, Lithuania Abstract A revival of interest to using a mother tongue in the English classroom is stipulated...
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  • Analysis Paper of Mother Tongue
    March 2013 Mother Tongue, by Amy Tan Summary: In Amy Tan’s “Mother Tongue”, she narrates how her mother’s “broken” English affect her life and her career choices. She talked about the “kind of English” her and her family uses all the time. Tan mentioned her difficulties a...
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  • Mother Tongue
    INTRODUCTION “Education is the hope of every person to achieve and succeed in life.” It all starts at home where children’s literacy on language, reading, and writing skills were first learned from their parents and older brothers and sisters. They begin to learn with their first language or...
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  • 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...
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  • Amy Tan's Mother Tongue
    Luyao Xu General Study Introduction 04/20/2013 Introduction There are thousands of languages in the world, such as Spanish, French, Chinese, English…However, No one can do better job in the second language than their mother language. In the article Amy Tan’s “Mother Tongue”, Amy Tan e...
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  • Aria and Mother Tongue
    In the story “Aria” by Richard Rodriguez and “Mother Tongue” by Amy Tan both authors write about their experiences and struggles as a bilingual child. In “Aria” and “Mother Tongue” they describe their private language as an expression of intimacy with their loved ones. Growing up at...
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  • Mother Tongue by Amy Tan
    Great art takes inspiration, and inspiration comes from many different sources. It can be a direct experience of your life; it can come from nature, from God; or it can be a person who is close to you. Without inspiration, every work of art will only be a mere reflection of skill without its own sto...
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  • Influence of Mother Tongue in English
    A lot of people refer to mother tongue ‘influence’ on English, as mother tongue ‘influenza’ and have a good laugh at others’ expense. Of all the influences, the mother tongue influence is the most difficult to get rid of, or so we believe! In my Verbal Ability sessions, I invariably come a...
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  • Mother Tongue
    Mother Tongue Not all people who speak the English language speak it the same way. A language can be subdivided into any number of dialects which each vary in some way from the parent English language. “Mother Tongue,” an article based on the power of language; without standard language skills,...
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  • Mother Tongue Teaching and Pakhtunkhwa
    MOTHER TONGUE TEACHING AND PAKHTUNKHWA The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa decided to introduce Pashto as compulsory subject. Some thinks that it should be the medium of instruction at primary level. I don’t know what this mean and what the government wants to, especially in the condition thei...
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  • Readiness of School Heads and Teachers in the Implementation of Mother Tongue in Grade I
    CHAPTER I THE PROBLEM Introduction “Children need to have access to and control over the language of power both in school and in society in order to overcome the current inequity in the world.” * Prof. Roderick Motril Aguirre, Professor De La Salle University Teaching as a profess...
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  • 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...
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