Importance Of Learning New Country

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The Importance Of Learning The Language of New Country I still remember when I was in adult school in the United States, I spent a lot of time to tried my best to memorize hundreds of vocabulary words in English.I was hard pressed to read the novel and do the tests with many strange words. I was afraid and felt nervous when thinking about the embarrassment of those awkward moments when I tried to express my idea in front of my classmates because of my limited English skill. When I look back my international academic training, these were difficult times for me. However, it was worth it, and the trip of learning new language is valuable for me; it inspires me to create a cozy life style in the United states, helps me to know the different …show more content…
Essentially, the daily activities and well communication are related to how well people speak. Wherever people go there is a conversation; they talk to others what they need and ask for the service. And if one can speak the language which same as others in the new country where this person lives, he or she will has a fluent daily life. According to Chang-rae Lee’s description, because his mother has a lake of communicate skill, she find obstacles and delays in her daily activities. For example, when she went to the butcher store, she was too apprehensive to ask for buying oxtail because of her limited English communicate skill and blurted the Korean world. Furthermore, She not only didn’t get the oxtail but also came near to a breakdown after the butcher expressed his dissatisfaction with her and ignored her. (Tan 13) Obviously, her limited english turn into an obstacle in Chang-rae Lee’s mother’s daily activities. It had been a hard life for her while she couldn’t live a normal life even could buy foodstuff. As you can see, learning a language of the new country is necessary because the effect of a language will behave in communication and it affects people’s daily activities . Without the outstanding language ability, people who live in the new country will face more embarrassed situations in their daily …show more content…
Rita Mae Brown said, “Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going.” As any language full of a lot of abundant information and knowledge, people who learn language can also touch and get to know the social system include humanity, history, economy, the fashion, as well as a diverse lifestyle. Moreover, it allows people to think in different ways and has various point of views to look at the new country. To illustrate, I recently recognize that my father, who is an immigrant in the United States, has been affected by his “broken” english in his life. As he chat with his chinese friend with his familiar language most of time and can’t speak in english perfectly, Even though he has come to this country eight years, he still persists his previous lifestyle and traditional thinking, and he never wants to budge from his chinese language group which he has been blended into since he was a child. He is knowledgeable and has strong interpersonal in chinese but knows very little about the culture of the United States even feels alienated. It really bothers him as well as makes him lose his confidence. He is almost abandoned by this strange world , as my father would say. Certainly, People who always keep silence and never use the language of the country where they live will far away from the culture

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