• Mother Tongue
    Mother tongue, 64) Conclusion: I. Summary: This story somewhat reminds me of my own self and also of many such people of different nationalities and languages. What I have learned from this narrative -Amy Tan “Mother Tongue” is that I just was seeing in some way relationship between my mother and me...
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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 speech...
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  • Role of Mother Tongue in Learning English for Specific Purposes
    comprehension exercises, summary writing and back-translation activities help raise learners’ awareness of differences between English and the mother tongue and facilitate linguistic development. References Benson, C. (2002). Transfer / Cross-Linguistic Influence. ELT Journal 56 (1), 68 -70. Carless...
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  • Case study of a street children
    Date of Case Study: 10May.013 I. IDENTIFICATION DATA: Name of the Client: XXX Address: Pashupati Date of Birth: Sex: Male Mother Tongue: Nepali Age in Years: 18 Religion: Hindu Languages Known: Nepali Education: 6class Number of...
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  • Reaction Paper
    MATHEMATICS MATHEMATICS SCIENCE LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT LANGUAGE ENGLISH, FILIPINO AND MOTHER TONGUE Medium of Instruction The kindergarten under K to 3 is adopting mother tongue-based multilingual education (MTB MLE). The mother tongue of the learners is the primary medium of...
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  • Mother's Tongue Summary
    Summary of "Mother Tongue" In the essay " Mother Tongue," Amy Tan acknowledges the difficulties that exist for a for a child growing up in a family that speaks non-standard or limited English which becomes their family language. She also learned the formal standard English from school and books...
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  • English
    innovation. First Language or Mother Tongue based language approaches have proven beneficial in situations where only one second language is added in school. In the Philippines the need to add two languages and the desire to add both languages from the beginning is a unique difficulty which has...
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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...
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  • The “French Language Culture” in Canada
    all know, Canada is a bilingual country, both English and French are official languages. According to the 2001 Canadian census, there are 59.1% of the residents whose mother tongue is English, we called them “anglophone”. Besides, there are still 22.9% of the residents whose mother tongue is French...
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  • Learning English Autonomy
    * ABSTRACT In this proposal report, I will study about the use of mother tongue in teaching and learning English. I will survey teachers and students’ ideas about this topic and withdraw the conclusions. The main findings are that the assistance and interference of mother tongue...
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  • Blocks that prevent language learning
    their students background and behavior. They will have the professional skills of knowing how to deal with students who come from different cultures and background. Student’s mother tongue is another factor. Some students might find it hard to translate the language they are learning into their own...
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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 and struggles...
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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...
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  • Linguistics and Language Teaching.
    in the examples as follows. * I don’t know yours. * I don’t know about you. * ..as I said just now. * .. as I have said just now. One possible cause of these errors is merely interlingual errors which is the result of mother tongue influences ‘Saya tak tahu awak punya’ and...
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  • classroom management
    can avoid the use of the mother-tongue.   2.4 Association Association technique is used for presenting vocabulary items not structures. It means use of synonyms (use of words having similar meanings), antonyms (opposites) and simple definitions.   For example, the following words can be...
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  • Mother Tongue
    dialect. That is why a child I likely to succeed academically and is able to learn more through their native language. K+12 curriculum’s first year of implementation S.Y. 201-2013 brought many changes in education such as minimized class schedule, the new subject mother tongue, and the use of mother...
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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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  • Sms Corrupting Language
    Words used with (90%) and last as a Mother tongue language with only 10.9%. (Refer to Appendix A – Survey Questioners and Appendix B: Summary common abbreviation words used in our social life). Bellow is the statistic of bar chart that I made for 3 categories: First, is bar chart of SMS users on...
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  • The Prospects of Multilingual Education
    nor Filipino, enough time to develop their cognitive, academic and linguistic skills in their mother tongue. In the process, a solid foundation can be built for learning subjects taught in English and Filipino in high school. By then learners will have mastered the academic language in these two...
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  • Factors Affecting Learners'Achievement
    language teaching, and those when any reference to the mother tongue was absolutely forbidden. The aim of this paper is to show some misconceptions about contrastive linguistics in general and present the most frequently stated arguments in favour of and against it. The paper touches both the...
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