Why Politicians Debate Bilingual EducationWhy Politicians Debate Bilingual Education 1 English 101 23 Oct. 2002 The definition of bilingual education is: instruction for those who do not speak English, by teachers who use the studentsí native language at least part of the day. The term usually has meant teaching students to be fluent in two languages (Worsnap 3). The other option for teaching limited English proficient (LEP) students is an English-based program such as ESL (English as a second language). It is believed that this approac
An Army A Navy and Ebonics An Army, A Navy, and Ebonics CONTENTS 1. Introduction 2. The Ebonics controversy 2.1 Declaration of a separate language 2.2 Bilingual education funding 2.3 Classroom teaching and Ebonics 2.4 Summary and comment 3. Afro-American languages and dialects 3.1 Black English: the creolist position 3.2 Black English: the dialectologist position 3.3 Toward a synthesis 3.4 On the issue of African influence 3.5 Summary and comment 4. Language, identity, and politics 4.1 Obtaining linguistic recognition 4.
SangHo Bae SangHo Bae Professor Goodman English 101 July 9, 2003 Equality is Unity America has been known as the land of the opportunity, a place where all people get liberty and justice. As a result many immigrants came to America to have a taste of the American dream, which created a country with diverse ethnic groups and different culture. However instead of getting along with fellow Americans, immigrants have created their comfort-zones such as little Italy, China Town, and Korean town. They have isol