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    ‘Tsotsi’ a film by Gavin Hood (2005) This film an adaptation of the novel Tsotsi by Athol Fugard.The film won the 2005 academy award for best film foreign language film and was nominated for the golden globe for best foreign language film in 2006. Tsotsi is the street name used by a young Johannesburg delinquent who has taken to a life of crime in order to support himself. Tsotsi comes from a blighted upbringing- his mother was dying from AIDS related illness‚ and

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    A foreign language is a language indigenous to another country. It is also a language not spoken in the native country of the person referred to‚ i.e. an English speaker living in Japan can say that Japanese is a foreign language to him or her. These two characterisations do not exhaust the possible definitions‚ however‚ and the label is occasionally applied in ways that are variously misleading or factually inaccurate. Some children learn more than one language from birth or from a very young

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    11/27/12 High School Foreign Language Each year‚ high schools around the country waste money on unnecessary foreign language programs. Although learning a second language can help get a job‚ or help adapt to a new country that doesn’t speak English‚ if there was a choice‚ most students would not choose to take a foreign language class. Also‚ most students who take foreign classes just to acquire the credits to graduate and usually do not even end up using the language later in life. If students

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    Granted‚ studying a foreing language may seem to children a little hard at the beginning‚ but it is wise to encourage them to start it as soon as they start school as they can learn it easier in that age. It also helps them develop their other abilities while adds to their personal enjoyment simultanously. To begin with‚ children can learn a foreign language easier. First‚ studying a foreign language needs practice‚ which is ime consuming. Having much free time‚ children at that age can assign

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    Foreign Language High School Requirement A survey done by the Center for Applied Linguistics in 2008 found that "The findings indicate a serious disconnect between the national call to educate world citizens with high-level language skills and the current state of foreign language instruction in schools across the country"(Cal:Research). This is concerning as all of the competition for the U.S. is gaining a step and we ’re doing nothing . If the U.S. expects to continue to be competitive in the

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    take at least 2 years of a foreign language High school can be one of the very best times to learn a language. There are few other periods in life when the students will have as many opportunities to freely attend a class under the instruction of an experienced teacher. There are more than 6‚000 languages in the world‚ and while many of these are not commonly taught and aren’t spoken in most countries.But why should students learn a foreign language in high school ?

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    Learning a foreign language isn’t an easy thing. Nowadays it’s especially important to know foreign languages. Some people learn languages because they need them for their work‚ others travel abroad‚ for the third studying foreign languages is a hobby. Everyone‚ who knows foreign languages can speak to people from other countries‚ read foreign authors in the original‚ which makes your outlook wider. I study English. It’s a long and slow process that takes a lot of time and efforts. Over 300 million

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    at least two years of a foreign language on the high school level before graduation. Directions: Think about the advantages and disadvantages of taking two years of a foreign language in high school. Prompt: Write an essay to convince a university or college whether or not two years of a foreign language be a requirement for high school. Many colleges now require that students have taken at least two years of the foreign language in order to be admitted. Language is the key component of

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    learning a foreign language. General purpose: To inform. Specific purpose: To inform my audience about benefits of learning a foreign language. Central idea: Learning a foreign language is extremely beneficial to us with several aspects of our life. I. Introduction: Hello everyone. I’m Quoc from KV10. Before beginning my topic today‚ I would like to ask you an easy question. Do you know how good learning a foreign language is for us? Thanks for your answer. Learning a foreign language

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    learning a foreign language has become a compulsory subject for every student. At the same time‚ the problem of learning foreign languages is extremely crucial. Foreign languages are socially demanded especially at the present time when the progress in science and technology has led to an explosion of education and has contributed to an overflow of information. Foreign languages are needed as the main and most efficient means of information exchange of the people of our planet. A second language can

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