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Learning a Foreign Language: How important Is It for Kentucky's Future Citizen's? In my opinion the state of Kentucky has had a good way of making laws to ensure the development of their kid's future. The law requiring high school students to take a foreign language in order to graduate and go to college is a good idea. Even in college, you are required to take a foreign language and if you had already taken one, you can opt to take a test that shows what you've learned. If you pass

This House affirms that the British Empire was a great success whose effects are still beneficial to the world. The world distribution of English users is divided into three categories : English as a native language; for example, UK, USA, Australia, English as a second language; for example, India, Singapore, Ghana, Philippines, and English as a foreign language; for example, France, Japan, Thailand.There are 72 countries with Englishs as an official language and

Theories of the Origin of Language The origin of language probably didn’t come from one place at one exact time. It probably came from different places, different people in different places. I think that for many years, man had no language, but rather ways of communication. Just because man didn’t speak, doesn’t mean that they didn’t communicate. Much the way that the animals of today can communicate without a language. In fact, animals play a large part in how I feel langu

English, well what is English? We all know that it is a language. But, what is the study of english? It is the study of literature in the english language. People attend english classes. This may be to learn the English Language or to learn about english literature or writing. An english lesson would teach you how to write creatively, based on fact and in different forms, such as essays, reports and narratives. It teaches you new words, to expand your vocabulary and it also teaches you to comp

Official language of the United States In the world there are many types of languages and there are many types of cultures that go along with these languages. These peoples culture is part of their heritage and most people will do anything to keep their heritage alive. When these people come to America they will keep their heritage alive at any cost. But when it comes down to their language these people will learn English to fit in to American society. Even though there are millions of differ

Essay Question I found Dwight Bollinger’s essay entitled “The Origin of Language” to be a very interesting work. I especially enjoyed the section about the chimpanzees. Although we know that animals can communicate with one another in their own way, they are limited by the barriers of fixity of reference and holophrasis. There is no way they could achieve syntax which means that most animals cannot achieve true language as we define it. It seems that the chimpanzees involv

Language and You In my opinion, language is certainly the most essential quality human beings have inherited. It is the only way to communicate, and it sure is fascinating how we can convert our thoughts into words. Since language lets us express our feelings, I think learning a second language gives us valuable life skills, as well as, a wider vision of today’s world. Undoubtedly the most interesting thing about language is how influential words can be, especially when they

Much debate has taken place over when foreign language education should begin in American schools. Currently, the majority of foreign language programs are ineffective and poorly organized. Programs would be most substantially improved if the instruction of foreign languages began in early elementary grades. Teaching foreign languages to American students at the elementary level would be truly beneficial for several reasons. Firstly, if the study of a second language were to begin in eleme

When programming in assembly language, we have to specify operations in a much greater level of detail than we would have to do in a high level language. Furthermore, we get relatively little help from the assembler in finding errors. Assemblers can only check the syntax of each line, and check that every symbol or label used is defined somewhere. We are much less constrained by the structure of the assembly language than we are by the structure of a high level language. This lack of co

Contrast in Language Contrast Between Language of Love in the Balcony Scene and the Language of Death in the Final Scene of Romeo and Juliet In William Shakespeare s Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare introduces many themes that he continues throughout all of his tragedies, including the language of love vs. the language of death. The balcony scene is the most valuable scene illustrating the language of love, whereas in the final scene of the play the language of death is used to set the s