Essays Tagged: "language barriers"

The life of Ernesto Galarza

heir lives. Ernesto Galarza being the creative writer he was enhanced his book by adding his native language in the story.In Barrio Boy by Ernesto Galarza, Galarza talks about families and the struggl ... young boy who speaks only Spanish. He enters his new American school and must learn an entirely new language. This story focuses on the feelings of the young boy and shares the challenges and victorie ...

(5 pages) 68 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Case Analysis: Hitting the Wall: Nike and International Labor Practice

e had to deal with. Furthermore, Nike, Inc. had to deal with managing the diversity of cultures and language barriers had to be overcome, while still be able to produce the high-quality product Nike i ... rds.c)Extensive training and development for managers - All managers should learn foreign country's language, living habits and adapt to culture. Training the workers on the job will also help to over ...

(5 pages) 349 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Issues to consider when developing an international project

t can catch managers off guard. Managers must take into consideration such differing factors as the language, social/cultural, political, legal, economic, technological and many more that exist betwee ... sen four of these topics to discuss, giving examples of real world examples to illustrate my points.Language barriers also come in to play when considering expanding into foreign markets. As well as t ...

(5 pages) 174 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


es, better living conditions, and better education for their children. Most immigrant children face language barriers in Californian classrooms. The State of California tired to fix these language bar ... qual educational opportunity. Advocates of bilingual education believe their method develops native-language literacy skills that facilitate students' eventual switch to English while at the same time ...

(25 pages) 187 0 3.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

The Consent Decree and its change of Florida's Education System.

f members. The Equal Education Opportunity Act also required districts to take action in overcoming language barriers that students faced that often caused problems with equal participation within edu ... their parents were asked 3 main questions. These questions asked for information such as if another language other than English was spoken at home, if the student's first language was other than Engli ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Global Communications Powerpoint Presentation

ion IssuesCommunication gaps with leadership, employees and the union.Job insecurity.Employee MoraleLanguage barriers with outsourcing to India and Ireland"End-State" VisionImproved profits through co ...

(1 pages) 247 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Wealth, Beauty and Racism in Mexico. The paper focuses on the racism between the indigenous vs. white people in Mexico.

tend to be white and well educated and well-traveled.Another reason for wealth distribution is the language barriers that preclude meaningful participation for indigenous people in the nation's GDP. ... people in the nation's GDP. Most indigenous people don't speak Spanish, even though Spanish is the language that has been assigned in the Education System. As a result, education is unavailable. Illi ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.3 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Diversity in the Workplace

with as the workforce becomes more multicultural. A major challenge is communication and the use of language.Americans are often quick to assume that "everyone thinks like we do" and that people from ... y acclimate (Morris, 2002). However, this could not be farther than the truth. Miscommunication and language barriers are a major issue in the workplace. Communication whether it is verbal, written or ...

(3 pages) 163 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Art Of Mazatlan

to America at age of 10 B. America was intimidating because of outgoing culture C. Language barriers also made adapting difficult D. At the same time, America is exciting and ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Black English

saved for the majority. One possible explanation for this terrible ideal gone awry has to deal with language barriers. The main language within the United States is English yet the vast area and numbe ... fy the melting pot theory and is too prevalent within the United States to be thought of as "Sloppy language". It is almost as prevalent as standard or "Proper" English.BE/BEV has its hist ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Terrible Accident

rience when I moved from mexico, it was hard for me to overcome many difficulties. For example, the language barriers, school, people, and traditions. The most difficult thing was getting used to a ne ... ing this time, my first semestrer studing here in the United States, the biggest difficulty was the language. The first day in school, I remember that I was sitting next to someone who did not speak S ...

(1 pages) 2079 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Translations By Brian Friel

OF TRANSLATIONS? Translations is a play about the relationships between people who speak different languages and come from different backgrounds and cultures. In Translations, there are two main them ... s and cultures. In Translations, there are two main themes that are covered. These are the usage of language and communication and the Anglicization of Ireland in 1833. Translations interlocks these t ...

(4 pages) 22 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Language Barriers and Customer Service

Language Barriers and Customer Service"Quality in a service or product is not what you put into it. ... rvice however, is not one of them. The process to be analyzed is customer service; specifically how language barriers can create unsatisfied customers for Baderman Island. The need for multi-lingual e ... dThe largest problem encountered during analysis of the customer service process at the Island is a language barrier between the staff and the guests. Customer service is one of the few processes that ...

(11 pages) 98 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Barrio Boy and The Joy Luck Club

"The Joy Luck Club," by Amy Tan; the authors portray five families and their friends' struggle with language barriers, even within their own families, adapting to the customs and routines of the North ...

(4 pages) 1039 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How did the franco-german alli

TRODUCTION.For hundreds of years, Europe has always been in internal turmoil. Maybe it's because of language barriers, religion, historical events, of differences in politics, the economy or even cult ...

(8 pages) 721 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Immigration In 1970's

market. ¡§there is a great deal of difficulty in securing jobs due to discrimination and language barriers.¡¨ Most of Koreans in America work very hard in order to make their life ...

(3 pages) 14 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Immigrant Children

hildren enter the United States they are welcomed by a mirage of problems. These children must face language barriers and cultural differences. In order for a social worker to be effective with this p ... ortunately, when a child has just made the transition from a rural culture to an urban culture with language barrier, different conformities and behavioral expectations, this becomes challenged.This a ...

(2 pages) 38 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


vities across cultural norms (i.e. marketing, distribution) · Foreign currency risk · Language barriers creating difficulty to advertise effectively · International regulatory iss ...

(2 pages) 33 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Favorite Book , Character or Historical Figure

At age seven, I struggled to learn a new language and overcome racial discrimination in my new country. Since then, I've enjoyed motivational ... ted to move to the "land of gold", Moon Shadow is stunned by the subsequent realities of racism and language barriers in 1906 Chinatown. Speaking only Mandarin Chinese, he endures terrible teasing as ... nitially reading the book, the story remains a powerful allegory for my own life. By learning a new language and becoming a seasoned debater, I also gained control of my destiny. Like Moon Shadow, I b ...

(1 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis


gh international commerce are trust issues between different environments, culture differences, and language barriers.Trust IssuesIt is important for Staples to establish trusting relationships with t ... ty to a transaction will act in specific circumstances. Staples must be aware of the differences in language and customs that make up the culture of any region in which they intend to do business. Som ...

(6 pages) 73 1 4.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce