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  • English Language Development For African American Students
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    Ebonics INTRODUCTION This is an English exam paper prepared for the EU 2-EDB course atNiuernermik Ilinniarfik, Nuuk. The main topic of this paper is the USA, and I have chosen to concentrate on a fairly new issue, the language know as Ebonics. There have always been changes in the English language. This is how the language came about and evolved from standard British English to American English. During the last few years, as the world has become more sensitive to the rights of minorities, women,...
  • Mexican Americans
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    Mexican Americans By Brent Olson It took me a while to figure out what I was going to go and do for my project. I went up to Safeway in West Linn Wednesday after school to get something to eat. There was a janitor there that was cleaning up. I had seen him there before. I decided to sit down and talk to him. He was wearing his blue Safeway apron and a old white dress shirt underneath that went with his black tie. His black pants were dirty with something that looked like soda. His name was Gilbe...
  • Ebonics In Place Of Standard English
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    Ebonics means 'black speech' (a blend of the words ebony 'black' and phonics 'sounds'). The phrase was created in 1973 by a group of black scholars who disliked the negative connotations of terms like 'Nonstandard Negro English' that had been coined in the 1960's when the first modern large-scale linguistic studies of African American speech communities began. However, the term Ebonics never caught on amongst linguists, much less among the general public. That all changed with the 'Ebonics' cont...
  • American And British English
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    American English and British English are two main language subgroups of contemporary English. These subgroups have diverged some three hundred years ago. Today, there are present differences in pronunciation of vowels, some grammar differences like the u sage of the verb to have in the question. However, the main difference is in the vocabulary. The main reasons that caused these differences are the fact that British English has changed since that time, while the American has not. Then, there is...
  • Part Of Olympic Games
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    The first Olympic games were held in Olympia, Greece. The Olympic games we have come to watch today are only part of what the first Olympic games used to be. In the ancient games people also competed in poetry, mathematics, architecture and sculpture. Competitors were only men. Nowadays Olympic games are international sports competition. In the Olympics, athletes play in many types of games. Some athletes compete in the summer Olympics. Some compete in the winter Olympics. The Olympic games are ...
  • Americanization As A Good English Education
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    What does it Americanization? Americanization? What does it mean to be a true American? This question has been asked many times when it comes to the topic of immigration. Americanization in itself is a mysterious aspect of our society. In the world today, everyone has his or her own identity but not everyone is accepted or considered American because he or she might stray from the American way. If the term un-American means someone who does not have the characteristics of or who is not constant ...
  • Film
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    Jose Antonio Banderas Antonio Banderas Jose Antonio Dominguez Banderas was born in Malaga, Spain on August 10, 1960. He studied theater at the School of Dramatic Art in Malaga and began his career working with an independent theater company there. In 1981, he moved to Madrid and worked in theater and television, which led to his debut in Pedro Almodovar's Labyrinth of Passion. It was Almodovar who picked his artistic name. Antonio filmed several films under Almodovar's direction, including Women...

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