Gay Language

  • Gay Marriages

    love is a serious problem. We love who we want. You can’t change who you fall in love with. Opponents argue that is against their religion—marriage should be between a man and a woman so that they can pro-create. However, Evan Wolfson, from a gay-advocacy group called Freedom to Marry, argues that “every religion can decide for itself whether to perform or honor any marriage…but no religion should be able to dictate who gets a civil marriage license” (Wolfson). This country was founded and has

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  • Language

    My First, Second and Third language Since god separated human’s by causing their languages differ that led to the failure to build a building that is tall enough to reach the skies as according to The Bible, everyone have a different mother tongue, or known as the First Language. As for me, my mother tongue was Mandarin. According to my lovely mother, I was born in a Chinese family background, and I was raised speaking Mandarin as my first language. The first few proper words that I was able

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  • Gay Language

    Theorizing identity in language and sexuality research M A R Y B U C H O L T Z Department of Linguistics 3607 South Hall University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3100 bucholtz@linguistics.ucsb.edu K I R A H A L L Department of Linguistics Campus Box 295 University of Colorado at Boulder Boulder, CO 80309-0295 kira.hall@colorado.edu A B S T R A C T The field of language and sexuality has gained importance within socioculturally oriented linguistic scholarship.

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  • Language

    Figurative Language vs. Literal Language 28 November 2012 Abstract Literal language is fully factual. Figurative language is full of statements that elicit comparisons, imagination, and one’s ability to identify with the rendering statement context and connotation. Figurative and literal languages are vital components to the communication process; however, figurative language can evoke emotion and imagery into communications that literal language just cannot provide. By doing so, figurative

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  • Gay Language

    VERSE: G D When I was a young boy, Em D My father took me into the Am C D (Dsus4 optional) city to see a marching band. G D He said, "Son when you grow up, Em D Am C D would you be the saviour

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  • Gays

    Victor Zanowicz 11/7/12 Freedom Gay marriage should be legalized because it is our right to freedom and freedom of choice. Our civil rights and the Constitution give us many liberties. One of our civil liberties is the pursuit of happiness, which homosexual people are not allowed to chase. They cannot be married to the person they love and it violates their freedoms. In Alaska, Nevada, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Nebraska, Missouri, Michigan, North Dakota, Ohio, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Kansas

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  • Gay Language

    Philippines, the term gay has been used loosely to include homosexuals, bisexuals, transsexuals, crossdressers, and effeminate men. Filipino gays are mostly stereotyped as effeminate, crossdressers, hairdressers, camp and ridiculed. Bakla or Bading, a derogatory Filipino word for gay, is commonly used. Tibo or tomboy has a similar function, and refers to lesbians, usually of the butch and masculine type. A more benign slang word for gay men is billy boy. For Filipino gays, the Tagalog phrase "paglaladlad

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  • The Gay Language

    The Filipino Gayspeak (Filipino Gay Lingo) REINERIO A. ALBA Have you experienced being near two gays who were talking in quite a different language altogether? And were you not surprised that you could understand some of the words they were saying? Yes. It is gayspeak, that wonderful lingo, argot, or jargon, which Filipino gays in general seamlessly switch into when they are gathered together or most immediately when they are around other people in order perhaps to “cloak” their intimate conversations

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  • Language

    breakthrough of native language phonology into the target language." While I agree that accent is generally used to refer to how a person sounds like relative to other speakers with regards to intonation and pronunciation of specific words, I cannot help but notice that the author has neglected choice of words in his definition of an accent. Language is a construct that is heavily influenced and, is in turn influenced, by culture; there is an intimate relationship between language and culture. Examination

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  • Gay Lingo Questionnaire

    uses gay lingo? ___ Yes ___ No ___ No comment 2. Where did you learned/hear this lingo? ___ Friend ___ Third Sex ___ Online Surfing ___ Member of the family ___ No comment 3. The reason you are using this lingo? ___ It’s interesting ___ Faster Communication ___ because it is popular ___ No Comment 4. Are you using gay lingo when you are arguing or fighting with someone? ___ Always ___ Sometimes ___ Never ___ No Comment 5. Where do you usually speak gay lingo

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  • Gay Movement

     Is the goal to blend into an existing system of rights and privileges or to work toward a new  framework of acceptance? To examine these questions, I invite you to take a journey through the past  sixty years and visit moments of both the African American and Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender  (GLBT) Civil Rights Movements. By examining the African American Civil Rights Movement, I attempt  to survey and assess the advantages and disadvantages of both the assimilationist and liberationist  perspectives of the GLBT Movement

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  • Influence of Gay Language to the English Competencies of Students

    The  English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT) was the name of a SAT II last administered in January 2005. It was a one-hour multiple choice test given on English language proficiency by the College Board. A student whose native language was not English could have chosen to take this test instead of or in addition to Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for college entrance depending upon requirements of the schools in which the student was planning to apply. Until 1994, the SAT II's were

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  • Gay Marriage

    “What is gay marriage?” Bronner, E. (2012, June 23). Gay marriage gains backer as major foe revises views. The New York Times, pp. 9A. Ethan Bronner exhibits the change of mind of David Blankenhorn, a national figure in the movement against same-sex marriage, about his opposition towards gay marriage and the reactions he received due to that switched thought. Bronner wrote, “I opposed gay marriage believing that children have the right, insofar

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  • Language

    Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein said "The limits of my language are the limits of my world." What are the limits of language and our world? The limits of our language are our knowledge, skills and abilities to use them, and our world - this is our vision, we know how to get along with others. Through language we share information about the world around us. If you do not master the language fully, these limits will prevent us from fully share their views on our environment. Then I will give

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  • Effects of Gay Language

    Have you experienced being near two gays who were talking in quite a different language altogether? And were you not surprised that you could understand some of the words they were saying? Yes. It is gayspeak, that wonderful lingo, argot, or jargon, which Filipino gays in general seamlessly switch into when they are gathered together or most immediately when they are around other people in order perhaps to “cloak” their intimate conversations, the better to protect the “virgin” ears of those around

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  • Gay Lingo

    Gay Lingo Introduction Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in the Philippines have a distinctive culture but limited legal rights. Gays and lesbians are generally tolerated, if not accepted, within Filipino society, but there is still widespread discrimination. The most visible members of the Filipino LGBT culture, the Bakla, are a distinct group in the Philippines. According to the 2002 Young Adult fertility and Sexuality Survey, 11% of sexually

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  • Gay Language

    "Forget About It" (One, two, three!) You are a hand full of roses Thorns and a cheap bouquet True, I'm a walking disaster They told you to stay away Seems like I'm making A deal with the devil Who's whispering softly to me Are you sure that she's the one? 'Cause I feel Like a bad joke Walk the tight rope To hold on to you Was it real? Or a love scene, From a bad dream I don't think I can forget about it You are a shining example Of why I don't sleep at all T-t-t-too

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  • Gay Marriage

    the right to marry stigmatizes gay and lesbian families as inferior and sends the message that it is acceptable to discriminate against them. The Massachusetts Supreme Court wrote in an opinion to the state Senate on Feb. 3, 2004 that offering civil unions was not an acceptable alternative to gay marriage because "...it is a considered choice of language that reflects a demonstrable assigning of same-sex, largely homosexual, couples to second-class status." Gay marriages can bring financial gain

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  • Gay Language Study

      Gay A: “Hoy Bakla, me Anda ka ba today?”   Gay B: “Naku, Washington Sycip, Purita ang lolah mo ngayon.”   Gay A: “Rampa sana aketch. Go Bingo ka mare?”   Gay B: “Ay, Wishing!, Pagoda Cold Wave Lotion aketch!”   Everyone who understood what these gays are saying, raise your hands!   It is true. Gay lingo has really gone a long way since the start of the 21 st century. Thepropagation of this language and form of communication is unstoppable. A once not- so- secretlanguage used solely

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  • Language

    Vernacular Language Jessica Trevino AIU Online University Vernacular Language Vernacular is defined as using a language that is native to a country or province rather than a cultured, foreign or literary language. The Vernacular languages would also be considered as the large family of contemporary romantic language. Vernacular languages would one day be known to use as Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese and others as well. In the twenty century, Latin was the major language that was used

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  • Language

    Language plays an important role in human life. Out of all the languages in the world, English is considered as the international language. Foreign language like a foreign plant grows with difficulty on the native soil. That is why the learning of the mother tongue is the labor of love whereas the learning of a foreign language is the love of labor ; one gives hot house existence, another breathes spring time atmosphere. A foreign language is like the step-mother whose frowns and rebukes one has

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  • Language

    Language lies at the root of that transformation of the environment that we call ‘civilization’. How is language encouraged in the Montessori prepared environment? ​Language is something that I can’t explain. It is absurd for me. What I know is I am able to speak to communicate what is on my mind to other people, but the process how did it happen I barely remember it. Before I learn about Montessori, I used to think that language is something that comes naturally. I thought it was something

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  • Gay Morphology

    and semantics of Filipino Language spoken by the youth today lingo in Angono, Binangonan, Taytay and Cainta. Related Literature     The number of homosexuals in the Philippines continuous to grow and they are in the mainstream of about almost everything. Gays are creative and talented. Even the language that they are using cannot be simply overlooked at. Using their creativity and wit, they were able to make the language much more colorful and meaningful. Now a days, gay lingo is no longer exclusive

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  • Gay Rights

    22 October 2014 Pols 1101 Carter Gay marriage is a topic I am particularly fond of; gay marriage is a subject that is highly debated and appears to be unsolvable. Gay rights groups are fighting for rights and religious groups are fighting against gay marriage. I do not believe it is fair to discriminate against gays for being together. America is a free country and people should be able to be in a relationship with whomever they desire. Gay marriage is only legal in a few states. In some of

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  • Gay Rights

    22 October 2014 Pols 1101 Carter Gay marriage is a topic I am particularly fond of; gay marriage is a subject that is highly debated and appears to be unsolvable. Gay rights groups are fighting for rights and religious groups are fighting against gay marriage. I do not believe it is fair to discriminate against gays for being together. America is a free country and people should be able to be in a relationship with whomever they desire. Gay marriage is only legal in a few states. In some of

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  • Gay Language

    Language Structure Children who come from lower-class homes often use restricted code, which is a form of speech that is commonly used in informal situations. Middle- and upper-class children are more familiar with elaborated code, a form of language that is associated with formal situations. Elaborated code uses a large vocabulary, standard syntax and a high percentage of complete sentences. Restricted code, however, uses fewer words, abbreviated sentences and limited vocabulary. As a result, lower-class

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  • Gay Lingo

    Bekimon: A fresh take on Pinoy gay lingo [pic]By Karen Flores, abs-cbnNEWS.com MANILA, Philippines - Fair-skinned and well-groomed Bern Josep Persia may be the new face of the gay-speaking community, being the self-proclaimed bekimonpresident in the country. A photographer and a tech support representative, Persia plays different roles (from a call center agent to a newscaster) in a series of videos aboutbekimons, defined as people who are "hard-core users" of gay language -- whether they are homosexuals

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  • Morphological Processes of the Gay Language: a Case Study

    Michael O. Paz Topic: Morphological Analysis of the Gay Lingo: A Case Study CHAPTER ONE Introduction Philippines, being one of the most friendly countries towards homosexuality according to a survey “The Global Divide on Homosexuality” conducted by the US-based Pew Research Center last 2013. Being a country that widely accepts homosexuality, a lot of straight men and women that are homosexuals are loud and out. Although the LGBT (lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders) are now accepted by

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  • Effects of Gay Lingo

    ABSTRACT: Language is not static; it moves and progresses as our society takes a step forward for improvement. In this sense, many sub-languages are being formed and created for different purposes. One of these sub-languages is 'Gay lingo', the language being spoken by male homosexuals. However, some heterosexuals now use it for their everyday conversation. In view of this, the researchers were led to do a study on the problem, Why is there a usage of gay lingo among heterosexual students in University

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  • Language

    Language Shannon Kephart PSY/360 October 13, 2014 Janel Fairchild Language “Language is structured on several levels: the phonological (sound), syntactic (ordering and structuring of words and phrases in sentences), semantic (meaning), and pragmatic (the ways in which language is actually used), to name a few. Each of these levels has a different set of rules associated with it.” (Galotti, 2014 pg. 248) Lexicon is “mental store thought to hold a cognitive processor’s knowledge of words

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  • Morphological Analysis of Gay Language Spoken

    Morphological Analysis of Gay Language Spoken Among Faculty of Goldenstate College, General Santos City School Year 2015 to 2016 Chapter 1 The Problem and It’s Setting This chapter presents the introduction of the study, statement of the problem, the objectives, and significance of the study, Locale and the operational definition of terms. Introduction Long ago, gays were not accepted in society, more specifically during the times of our forefathers, gays were not treated equally

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  • Gay Linggo

    WHAT IS GAY LINGO or Swardspeak (also known as "Bekimon" and "gay lingo") is an argot or cant slang derived from Taglish (Tagalog-English code-switching) and used by a number of homosexuals in the Philippines Sward speak uses elements from Tagalog, English, Spanish, and some from Japanese, as well as celebrities' names and trademark brands, giving them new meanings in different contexts. It is largely localized within gay communities, making use of words derived from the local languages or dialects

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  • Gay Language

    1.Alam niyo ba na ang mga lamok ay may ngipin din ! 2. Si Leonardo da Vinci ay isang dakilang siyentista, embalsamador, musikero, pintor, inhinyero, eskultor, imbentor at siya lang naman ang nag imbento ng "GUNTING" 3. Alam niyo ba na ang mga astronaut sa outer space ay walang kakayahang umiyak, wala kasing gravity, kaya walang lumalabas na luha sa kanilang mga mata. 4. Kilala niyo ba si Donald Duck? Alam niyo ba na bawal sa Finland ang komiks o anumang cartoon shows ni Donald Duck, at ang dahilan

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  • Influence of Gay Language to the English Competencies of Students

    he English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT) was the name of a SAT II last administered in January 2005. It was a one-hour multiple choice test given on English language proficiency by the College Board. A student whose native language was not English could have chosen to take this test instead of or in addition to Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for college entrance depending upon requirements of the schools in which the student was planning to apply. Until 1994, the SAT II's were

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  • Language

    Language John Kendrick PSY/360 September 14, 2015 Professor Jackson Language Through sounds, gestures, and symbols humans have learned to communicate with each other. It is a developed system for communicating in a society. Languages will vary from one culture to the next and will take on different forms. Not only are languages spoken, they are expressed through hand gestures and written symbols. Language is a form of communication that allows humans to express emotion, opinions,

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  • Gay Lingo

    its Setting Introduction Language is the human capacity for acquiring and using complex systems of communication. According to Bloomfield, every language changes at a rate which leaves contemporary persons free to communicate without disturbance. Among persons, linguistic change is uniform in ratio with the amount of communication between them. If linguistic change results in groups between which communication is disturbed, these group speak dialects of language. If linguistic change results

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  • Gay Lingo

    How Gay Language Influences the Media Murad, Aisha L. AB Communication Studies major in Journalism December 2015 I. Introduction Language is not static; it moves and progresses as our society takes a step forward for improvement. In this sense, many sub-languages are being formed and created for different purposes. One of these sub-languages is 'Gay lingo', the language being spoken by male homosexuals. However, some heterosexuals now use it for their everyday conversation. In view

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  • Gay Language

    Gay language Have you experienced being near two gays who were talking in quite a different language altogether? And were you not surprised that you could understand some of the words they were saying? Yes. It is gayspeak, that wonderful lingo, argot, or jargon, which Filipino gays in general seamlessly switch into when they are gathered together or most immediately when they are around other people in order perhaps to “cloak” their intimate conversations, the better to protect the “virgin” ears

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  • Gay Talk

    Gay language Have you experienced being near two gays who were talking in quite a different language altogether? And were you not surprised that you could understand some of the words they were saying? Yes. It is gayspeak, that wonderful lingo, argot, or jargon, which Filipino gays in general seamlessly switch into when they are gathered together or most immediately when they are around other people in order perhaps to “cloak” their intimate conversations, the better to protect the “virgin” ears

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  • Neologisms and Morphological Analysis of Gay Language

    NEOLOGISMS AND MORHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF GAY LANGUAGE OF STUDENTS IN SURIGAO DEL SUR STATE UNIVERSITY S.Y. 2015-2016 A Concept Paper Presented to Maria Lady Sol A. Suazo, Ph.D, Instructor Surigao Del Sur State University Tandag City In partial fulfillment Of the requirements for the Degree Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in English JOSIE ALNGOG NICOLE HOPE ARIO CRISLER ATIBULA RUBELLE HOPE BANTAYAN JANUARY 2016 INTRODUCTION The language of gays known as gayspeak has now earned

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  • Gay Language

    projected biased against the gays. Biases are often manifested even within the family in which the father, more specifically, would even disown a child who is a gay. And in this patriarchy world we live in, no wonder the gay language immerge as a shield, Gay speak or gay language in the Philippines is a form of verbal sublimation of gay people against the domineering power of patriarchy (Casabal,2008). It made evident then that during the times of our forefather, gays considered a cause of shame

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  • Gay Lingo

    Kritika Ku ltu ra NEW SCHOLARS FORUM Gay Language: Defying the Structural Limits of English Language in the Philippines Norberto V. Casabal Lyceum of Subic Bay, Philippines nvcasabal@yahoo.com Abstract Gay language has achieved a higher degree of acceptance in recent years in the Philippines. Both gays and nongays can be heard uttering gay expressions. But the main role of gayspeak for gay people in the Philippines is to function as an “armor” to shield themselves from the chasm and the social

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  • Gay Language

    Gay Language in Cape Town: A study of Gayle – attitudes, history and usage AXL 5301W - Minor Dissertation by Kathryn Luyt, BA (Hons) Cape Town Student number: LYTKAT001 Minor Dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF ARTS BY COURSEWORK AND DISSERTATION LINGUISTICS SPECIALISATION in the Department of African and Gender Studies, Anthropology and Linguistics Faculty of Humanities UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN February 2014 Supervisor: Professor

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  • Gay, to Be or Not to Be

    Gay: to be or not to be…. “That’s so gay” is often heard these days among the younger generation and they aren’t saying something is happy or bright looking. The saying is more negative and is intended as disapproval. The word gay came to mind right away when choosing my definition word. I see and hear many people use this word in various ways. When I think of the word gay two definitions come to mind, one being a homosexual and the other being joyful, however there are other ways to describe

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  • Study of Gay Language

    materials, references, and historical examples that are understandable to students from different cultural backgrounds or that reflect their particular cultural experience such as teaching students about historical figures who were female, disabled, or gay (a less common practice in past decades). Since schools in the United States have traditionally used texts, learning materials, and cultural examples that commonly or even exclusively reflect an American or Eurocentric point of view, other cultural

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  • Gay Language

    Abstract Gay language which is sometimes called as “gay lingo” has achieved a high degree of acceptance in these recent years in the Philippines. Both gays and non-gays can be heard uttering gay expressions. It’s also spreading widely in our country. The propagation of this language and form of communication is unstoppable. But the question is “What is the main reason for using this kind of language?” This study will try to know about the origin, variables, theories and the effect of this gay lingo

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  • Gay Marriage

    Gay Marriage When someone mentions marriage, people often picture one of the happiest days of their lives. Marriage is a relationship between a man and a woman. Can you imagine two men or two women get to marry? As homosexual people who don’t hide their sexual disposition are increasing, their marriages become a controversial topic in society. Homosexuality is not only offensive to a religious person who believes God created a man and a woman to institute marriage, but it is also

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  • Language

    place at university”. Sheffield Spring academy advises its pupils to avoid the use of informal words such as “hiya” and “ta” when they’re in school. The teachers will try to learn the pupils when to use Standard English and when to use colloquial language. Kathy August from The United Learning Trust (ULT) says that by doing this they will enhance their prospects of getting a job or a place at the university; so basically the reason is that you won’t be declined because of your accent. The thing

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  • Language

    Language Latin became the prominent language during the Reign of the Roman Empire. Wherever the Roman Empire was ahead the Latin language was spoken. When the Empire fell is when Latin was switched over to Vernacular. Many people chose to speak this language other than Latin. It became a way of life and how the culture would develop in later years. Religion played a huge role in this. Charlemagne believed that in order for one to practice Christianity they needed to be able to read and

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  • Languages

    Languages in the U.S. COM/150 May 1, 2010 M. Lynn O’Donnell Have you ever noticed how many people speak a different language? It seems there are many people in the US who speak foreign languages and have limited English comprehension; so how do we adjust to this growing population? While foreign languages are taught more frequently and encouraged by employers, adversity surrounding Spanish speaking individuals in the US and their ability to support themselves remain. In recent years it has

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