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Spanish Language

that speak the Spanish language. The US government began using this term to refer to a person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin regardless of race in the 1970’s. Then the term continued to be used and I have never felt offended by the term even though I know that it’s an easy term to generalize a whole lot of people. On the other hand you have the term Latino or Latina which definition is a person who speaks a romance language (i.e. Italian...

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Becoming a Spanish Teacher

Becoming A Spanish Teacher In the work force, people often choose a career, based on wages, earnings and company benefits. It is important that a person selects a career that is ideal and worth devoting their life to. Teaching a foreign language such as Spanish would be an ideal career for me. After a thorough researching process, I found many interesting details, facts and, other information through the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. It is apparent that becoming a teacher is one of the most...

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Spanish Culture

& uncles; the other is the one that your cousins, siblings, and you have come to known as yours. Do you take the new step and start a new culture different from your family’s roots, or make adapt to both cultures? Growing up my family was very Spanish dominant speaking; actually I don’t believe ever hearing anyone speaking English when I was a young boy. Both my grandparents had emigrated from Mexico and settled in Edinburg, where they started their family there. My mother was born a United States...

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The Spanish War

FIGHTING FOR INDEPENDENCE The Spanish American War was the most powerful colonial nation by the end of the 19th century. 1898 is when the United States went to war to help Cuba win its independence from Spain. The United States won and gained the territories of The Philippines, Guam and Puerto Rico. The U.S should not have annexed the Philippines because the Philippines were a country of their own. Additionally, they had their own language, their own currency and their own culture and tradition...

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Spanish Culture Essay

speak Spanish we are from the same country and we are classify as Latinos?” at the beginning it was so offensive that people will ask me “Are you Latina from Mexico or EL Salvador?” and used to get so upset and tell them “No! I am from Ecuador and I am Hispanic”. Despite, the fact that Latinos and Hispanics speaks Spanish as their primer language of communication, this does not mean that we are all from the same country. First, it is well known that must of Hispanics and Latinos speak Spanish to communicate...

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Apraxia Or Its Reminiscent Effects, Learn A Foreign Language?

How does one, with Apraxia or its reminiscent effects, learn a foreign language? This topic is quite controversial; everyone has their own opinions and experiences with it. Some despise forcing kids to learn a language that they lack interest in. Some hate that their child already struggled/struggles with English, why on Earth would we dump ANOTHER language on them? This is a controversy I hope to address, at least by sharing my personal journey with it even though it is difficult to explain...

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Spanish Poject on Uruguay

geographical characteristics does your country have? What are they called? The country of Uruguay is mostly rolling plains and low hills. Most of the low-lying landscape is grassland which is great for cattle and sheep raising. The Río de la Plata (in Spanish Silver River) is the estuary formed by the combination of the Uruguay River and the Parana River. The Silver River is wide, shallow, and cloudy. It is the widest estuary in the world. It is a funnel-shaped bay on the coastline of South America and...

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The Importance of My Language...Amy Tan's Mother Tongue

is evident that language has an affect on our lives. Language defines the type of person I am generally and it has had an affect on my choices as well as my lifestyle. Depending on my friends, family, and others I talk to my choice on language tends to vary. My decisions in life, sometimes, are influenced by the language I use and my surroundings. Language has become my way of seeing life in a different perspective. In Amy Tan’s “Mother Tongue” she discusses the way the language that she was taught...

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Spanish Speaking Cultures

Stegman Spanish Speaking Countries There are many countries around the world that speak Spanish. Even though these countries speak the same language they have many things that make them different from one another. A perfect example of this is Porto Rico and Mexico. They both speak Spanish and even a very similar form of Spanish at that. Porto Ricans and Mexicans are very different from one another based on music, arts, sports, dance, and theater. Even though it is the same language there can...

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Differences of Private and Public Language

Hanyong Na Michaela Vargas English 120-8669 7 October, 2012 Differences of Private and Public Language “I remember to start with that day in Sacramento when I first entered a classroom, able to understand some fifty stray English words” (Rodriguez 535). Richard Rodriguez, who is the author of the essay “Private Language, Public Language”, introduces how he was raised and lived as well as how he felt growing up in the States as an immigrant family. After reading the Rodriguez’s essay, there...

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