Teaching Language In The United States

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English

 

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Marjorie M

 

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December 11, 2015

 

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Being from California I am very familiar with this system of two different languages. I used to have a history book that had a dictionary in the back that translated the English vocabulary words into Spanish, so that those Hispanics that did not know English well could still learn. I am not sure if it is like this in Florida, where there is a large population of Philippinoes, but should there be? Should a country where their goal is to have only one language, be catering to those immigrants who come here to be free and yet are not willing to speak the native language? Many argue that the knowledge of English is not "part of the formula for responsible citizenship in this country" (Exploring Language 252)...
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Others argue that anymore than one language in a country will only lead to a "chaotic mess which {will lead} to countless problems in the government's efforts to manage the nation's business" (Exploring Language 253). Therefore, should the United States be catering to the needs of the minorities and not teach them English, or should American schools continue with their ESL programs? Under the most common method of bilingual education used throughout this country, "non-English-speaking students are taught all academic subjects such as math, science, and history exclusively in their native language...
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