Language Trends in Vietnam

1. Preface
According to a Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, “By such innovations are language enriched, when the words are adopted by the multitude, and naturalized by custom.” Actually, there have been many innovations in every language all over the world, especially in the situation of growing globalization nowadays. The innovation can be the adaptation of foreign language, especially the technical words and common communication language. Moreover, it also can be the modification in the local language itself, which is facilitated by new technology, namely internet and mobile phones. The using of internet and mobile phones is so popular that people has created a system of alphabet and words for that community. It is unknown that who has created these modifications, however, it is obvious that it has been being widely spread out and accepted among the adolescence. This kind of written language system has been used unanimously.

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Mexico: The Yucatán Peninsula

The Yucatán Peninsula is located in southeastern Mexico, which separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico, on the northern coastline on the Yucatán Channel. The Yucatán Peninsula lies east of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, a northwestern geographic divider separating the region of Central America from the rest of North America. The Yucatán Peninsula comprises of the Mexican states of Yucatán, Campeche, and Quintana Roo; the northern part Belize; and Guatemala’s northern subdivision of El Petén.

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Philippine Gay Language: A Pidgin

Inquiries about the meaning of the gay language in the Philippines have been raised including the origin of the terms used. The Wikipedia Online Encyclopedia defines it as “a vernacular language derived from Englog, and is used by a number of gay Filipinos. It uses elements from Tagalog, English, and Spanish, and some are from Niponggo, as well as celebrities’ names and trademark brands, giving them new meanings in the context of this unique language” (Wikipedia). This is supported by studies which show that the terms have evolved due to the contribution coming from the different dialects and languages in the country introduced and used by the speakers themselves, the ‘gays’.

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The Official Language in America

Bilingual in education has sparked controversy all over the Nation. Teachers and parents both agree that the main goal in education is to master the English language. According the National Association for Bilingual Education, bilingual education seems to defy common sense. (NABE, 2004) If non-English-speaking students are isolated in foreign language classrooms, how are they to learn English? On the other hand, English Only advocates argue that any government recognition of minority languages may encourage non-English-speaking immigrants to believe they can live in America and never learn the English language conforming them to the “American” ways.

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Lettre a Martin

Martin,
A la lecture de ta lettre où tu m’apprends la mort de Griselle, une énorma tristesse m’a d’abord envahi, ma petite soeur n’était plus…
Puis une vague de rage et de colère m’a submergé? Quoi! Toi! Mon meilleur ami! Celui qui faisait partie de ma famille, que j’ai aimé comme un frère, ose laisser ma soeur mourir entre les mains de bourreaux, qui sont devenus maintenant tes amis!

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Educational Linguistics

1. 00 INTRODUCTION

First named as a field 30 years ago and defined in two introductory books (Spolsky, 1978; Stubbs, 1986), the title “educational linguistics” was proposed by Bernard Spolsky in 1972 for a discipline whose primary task would be “to offer information relevant to the formulation of language education policy and to its implementation” (1974:554). It is an area of study that integrates the research tools of linguistics and other related disciplines of the social sciences in order to investigate holistically the broad range of issues related to language and education.

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Epekto ng Gawaing Ekstra

Pasasalamat:

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Una sa lahat, nais naming magpasalamat sa poong Maykapal sa pagbibigay sa amin ng karagdagang lakas at grasya upang malampasan ang anumang pagsubok na aming dinaranas. wala kaming mapapala sa buhay kung wala siya sa aming puso. Lahat ng lakas namin sa pag-

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Christmas in America and Russia

The article (Celebrate! Holidays In The U.S.A. Christmas Day tells us about how Americans celebrate Christmas holidays and what it means to them. Christmas in America is a very important holiday, especially for children who usually await the 25 of

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Sri Aurobindo

Hindi biro ang dinaanan ng sangkatuhan bago makaabot sa kasalukuyang kalagayan. Dumaan tayo sa sarisaring pagsubok ng kalikasan para patunayan na tayo ang pinakadakilang nilikha sa sandaigdigan. Sa pagtatapos

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