The Making of the English Working Class

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    The Luddite Movement

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    jobs for both skilled and unskilled workers. Furthermore, the price of grains and food increased due to poor harvests, and the Tory government refused to help as per their commitment to the laissez-faire doctrine. The subsequent desperation and starvation of the working class created the roots of the British Luddite movement. Between 1811 and 1816, Luddite groups began breaking machines and raiding factories, hoping to create a ban on the new…

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    Assistant Teacher at SK Intercultural Association We see more and more immigrants in Canada and not all of them happen to speak or fully understand the English language. By working at SK Intercultural Association I will be attempting to help all these individuals learn English and get accustomed to how things run in Canada. Since I am quite social and can get along with almost anyone I believe I’ll be able to work well with the teacher and the students. Moreover, I also happen to speak Arabic…

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    Volleyball Case Study

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    well academically, her English speaking and reading skills have also made a great improvement. Ms. Tamarez remains happy with her daughter’s academic performance; she is also looking forward to attending her daughter’s sports events. Student K will continue attending Saturday program as well as work to maintain her overall grades. Britney Student B has decided to no longer attend mentoring program as a result of attending volleyball practice with her team. Student B is a great student her…

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    Revised Self-Evaluation Essay Learning English Before taking this English class, I wasn 't very good at learning English or Grammar. I couldn 't write an essay and could barely pass a grammar test. I was worried that my lack of these skills would end up hurting my college career. So, I decided to take an English class over the summer, hoping that I would improve just enough to pass college. At the end of the class, to my surprise, I was…

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    Slangs have a lot of controversy around them, due to the fact that a lot of people view slangs as being as a linguistic atrocity, and is often looked down upon by the society. Slangs is often linked with young people, especially teenagers or with the working class and lack of intellectual intelligence. The three articles, written by Robert McCrum and Doc Brown, Isabelle Kerr and Will Coldwell, focuses on the controversial around slangs, while some of them (mostly Isabelle Kerr) criticize the…

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    seem as if they do not meet these expectations, then they’re futures will be “destroyed”. In essay, “Social Class and the Hidden Curriculum of Work”, Jean Anyon theorizes about the role education plays in society. Anyon’s central thesis is that the function of our educational systems is depended on the school’s social class. After careful analysis of my own experience within Anyon’s paradigm, it’s clear that my school, Windham High School closely aligns with Anyon’s description of the working…

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    Quote 1: “Until I can take pride in my language, I cannot take pride in myself.” (Anzaldua 39) This quote expressed an idea that linguistic identity is a mirror to ethnic identity, and also a mirror to one person. As the author grew up, from her family to the society, everyone is ashamed of the language the author speak. However, in this quote, the writer realized that people truly need to accept the language they speak, in order to have a full understanding of who they are. Quote 2: “We are…

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    family. After having been here for one week, I started my ninth grade. I learned English in Vietnam for a couple years before moving. However, my skills weren’t good enough for me to understand and talk to my teachers and peers. I struggled for a long time to fit in. Everything to me was unfamiliar. Beside having a difficult time to understand the new language, I was also having a hard time to getting used to other aspects of the new culture. However, as other teenageres, I had big dreams that I…

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    played a major role of shaping English society. Mothers would teach their children what they were expected to know, and believe in English society. Everyone in Victorian England were expected to be Christian and act in a way that aligned with the bible. Mothers would take their children to church every Sunday, and held family prayers during meals and before bed. They would read them bible stories on a daily basis and made sure that their children understood right from wrong based on the bible's…

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    Introduction Although I will not be working with high school aged students in my teaching career, that I know of so far, I can’t say that I won’t be working with non-English speaking students in the near future. The students that I worked with at the Steps to College program on the UNG Gainesville campus were a prime example of working with students that didn’t necessarily have English as their first language. The summer program was focused on one class credit that the student chooses to take…

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