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Language and life in the USA

by Gladys Doty

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Published by Harper & Row in New York [u.a.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGladys G. Doty; Janet Ross
ContributionsRoss, Janet
The Physical Object
PaginationXVIII,506 S.
Number of Pages506
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24953905M
OCLC/WorldCa315032128

There is a significant three-way overlap between Latino, dual language, and immigrant children in the United States. The majority of Latino children come from immigrant families, and most immigrant families and children in the U.S. are Latino Most immigrant families speak a language other than English at home (most commonly Spanish) and a Cited by: Good Manners: In the US, the name Emily Post () is synonymous with good manners. Her work continues today with the Emily Post Institute. In Germany, the name Knigge is associated with good manners and books on etiquette, although Adolph Freiherr Knigge ( .

The Distance Between Us is a first-hand account of an undocumented immigrants journey from Mexico to the U.S. It describes the authors life growing up in Mexico in two very different grandmothers homes and her eventual border crossing with her father and two siblings, followed by her life in America, el otro lado/5. Italian Americans (Italian: italoamericani or italo-americani [ˈkaːni]) are citizens of the United States of America who are of Italian descent. The majority of Italian Americans reside mainly in the Northeast and in urban industrial Midwest metropolitan areas, though smaller communities exist in certain metropolitan areas in other parts of the United States.

Language - Language - Language and culture: It has been seen that language is much more than the external expression and communication of internal thoughts formulated independently of their verbalization. In demonstrating the inadequacy and inappropriateness of such a view of language, attention has already been drawn to the ways in which one’s native language is intimately and in all . The American Community Survey found that a bit more than 55 million inhabitants spoke a language other than English at home. Among those people, some 51 .


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Life in the USA is a delightfully candid book for ESL students and American immigrants who are trying to figure out American culture and their English teachers who are trying to explain it to them. At times reaching the point of a situation comedy, at times touchingly sad, at times painfully honest it is a good reminder that for many immigrants American culture is a labyrinth of discovery/5(4).

The book is divided into three sections: Part I, American English; Part II, Other Language Varieties; and Part III, The Sociolinguistic Situation in the USA. Clear, accessible and broad in its coverage, it will be welcomed by students across the disciplines of English, Linguistics, Communication, /5(9).

Language in the USA is a volume of specially commissioned studies on the language situation in America, how it came to be the way it is, and the forces of changes within it. The USA has its own unique pattern of languages: American English, the principal language, different in.

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My library. The most commonly used language in the United States is English (specifically, American English), which is the de facto national eless, many other languages are also spoken, or historically have been spoken, in the United include indigenous languages, languages brought to the country by colonists, enslaved people and immigrants from Europe, Africa and nous: Navajo, Cherokee, Choctaw, Muscogee.

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Infor example, the most common non-English language, German, was listed as the mother tongue by just % of the foreign-born population, followed by Italian Cited by: The culture of the United States of America is primarily of Western origin, but is influenced by a multicultural ethos that includes African, Native American, Asian, Pacific Island, and Latin American people and their cultures.

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This highly engaging textbook presents a linguistic view of the history, society, and culture of the United States. It discusses the many languages and forms of language that have been used in the US – including standard and nonstandard forms of English, creoles, Native American languages, and immigrant languages from across the globe – and shows how this distribution and.Language genre: new releases and popular books, including The Grammarians by Cathleen Schine, Sea Wife by Amity Gaige, Because Internet: Understanding th.