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    what are his/her own strengths and weaknesses in order to be able to improve and reach his/her objectives. The aim of this review is precisely this – I will expose the key factors of my English learning, then I will indicate the ways that I find most and less useful to learn a language, next I will list my strong points and my weak spots and finally I will give some ideas to ameliorate my command of English as a foreign language. I started studying English when I was six years old, which means I have been learning it for thirteen years. Until 2015, I studied it in two different environments: the school and a private academy. Personally, I consider…

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    food led to malnutrition and we found ourselves eating spoiled food to survive. Shortages in medical supplies led my entire family to suffer from diseases like malaria. Then we were in a second camp: this time in Kakuma. Although living on the brink of poverty, the refugee camps became home to me. In Kakuma the refugee kids and I went to school where we learned songs with some English words about America, songs which my sisters and I still sing: I lived a carefree life in Kakuma. Life in the…

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    Another bad experience that made me the writer I am now, was the English class I took my senior year. Everyone painted senior year to be the easiest year of all and that the teachers are not as demanding since it is your last year. The completely opposite happened to me, of course, I had put myself through another high level class, this time it was not honors but AP! What the hell was I thinking? I had chosen to take an AP English class with Santa Claus. Santa Claus was my English teacher’s…

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    first language, not English, so when someone speaks to me in English the translation has to first take place in my head so that I can make sense of it. However, when they speak to me in Arabic the meaning goes straight to my heart. The significant event in my English literacy development took place when my family emigrated from Jerusalem to the United States. It affected my grammar, reading, and writing, all which…

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    The Japanese company manufactured the longest bra in September, 1990. The bra has an under-burst measurement of 24m (78ft 8 in) and 28m (91ft 10in) for its bust measurement. Tunnel Image source The Seikan Tunnel (as shown above) between Japan’s Honshu and Hokkaido Islands is currently considered as the world’s longest tunnel with its measurement of 53, 850m in length. However, by 2010, with the opening of the tunnel called Gotthard Base in Switzerland, Seikan Tunnel will be placed the second…

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    My palms are sweaty and my heart is pounding due to my nerves. I enter the classroom frightened and puffy eyed from crying to my mom. It was my first day of preschool and I was nervous wreck to say the least. The teacher started talking and I realized I didn't understand a word she was saying. From that day on I had to be seated with people who were like me and was put into the ELL program. During my early years I struggled to learn English since before that all I needed to speak was Spanish.…

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    Not all people who speak the English language speaks it the same way. In the essay, “Mother Tongue” by Amy Tan analyses how the societies judge people by the way they speak. Tan talks about her mother having limited English, since that people give her less priority than needed. Her mother can understands every word that fluent English speaker says, however, it is hard for her to express her words. In the essay, “The F word”, by Firoozeh Dumas illustrates her personal anecdote to describe the…

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    The word racism means that you are discriminating and making bad and negative opinions about a person of skin color, taking advantage of them, hating on people, and you are going against their race of culture. Racism is a revolting word that has been around the longest of mankind itself. Racism really can be separated into two particular definitions: from one perspective it basically implies that gatherings of people are characterized by their characteristic contrasts of (skin color, culture,…

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    increased after their stay abroad. To evaluate this statement, they asked native speakers to evaluate speech samples and rate the students’ fluency. The ratings were found to be higher at the end of the sojourn than at the beginning. Through different studies, fluency measures have been proven to significantly increase after a sojourn abroad, and are utilized in this study. These include “speech rate (D’Amico, 2012; Du, 2013; Llanes & Muñoz, 2009; Segalowitz & Freed, 2004; Towell et al., 1996),…

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    ago, I received the news which announced our family would move to the US. My feeling at that time was excited and sad because I would live in the country where everyone wants to live, but I also had to leave my sweet hometown. The movement I came to the USA, I thought my life would be as easy as it used to be in Vietnam. However, I had to face the most challenging in my life which was when I first attended the high school in the USA with a limitation of English skills. This incident…

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