Essays Tagged: "Spanish language"

Spanish Language Films

Spanish Language FilmsFor my first Spanish video I watched Y Tu Mama Tambien. I saw this movie on We ... f the film without them. I recommend this film to anyone who needs or would like to watch a film in Spanish for your class, with one warning: there contains extremely sexual material inside, watch onl ...

(3 pages) 35 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Once Upon three Homes: Talk American ,boy!

Spanish In America, of course, is the principal minority language that competes for equal status wit ... rity language that competes for equal status with english. The united states has the fourth largest Spanish-speaking population in the world, and it is the most rapidly growing segment of the nation. ... rld, and it is the most rapidly growing segment of the nation. However, For the Hispanic community, Spanish is seen as a derogatory language, and as the ethnical trait of oppression and inequality. Ra ...

(6 pages) 91 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

This essay is an analysis of "Mericans" and their culture

at a church in Mexico. The writer uses the detailed description of the church, the praying, and the Spanish language to help you visualize that you are at a church in Mexico. It is the girl's memory o ... ne cultural background, but two. Junior addresses Michelle in English, and talks to the tourists in Spanish, shocking one tourist, who thought the boys were Mexican children. Junior explains to her th ...

(1 pages) 46 0 3.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

For an Area/Country describe how and explain why its Tourist industry has changed in recent decades

eople taking business trips and visiting friends and relatives.Tourism today is a vital part of the Spanish economy and has seen drastic and rapid changes over the past 40 years. Previously tourism ha ... stic and rapid changes over the past 40 years. Previously tourism had been held back by Franco, the Spanish ruler, and his nationalistic dictatorship, some people feared Spain and its political regime ...

(7 pages) 54 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Origin of the Spanish Language

Spanish is the native language of about 332million people in the world. In addition to Spain,Spanish ... t as the officiallanguage. Some of which are Canada, Morocco, thePhilippines, and the United States.Spanish is an example of the Romance languages inthe Indo-European language family. Within Spain, th ... st in othergeographical areas, such as the different dialects inNorth America and South America.The Spanish language originated in the IberianPeninsula, located in the Southwest region of Europe.Befor ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies


ext, "we" are at a church in Mexico. The writer uses the detailed description of the church and the Spanish language to help us visualize attending a church in Mexico; this helps to bring the story to ... , Flash Gordon, which are American cartoon characters. They live between two languages, English and Spanish and two cultures, Mexican and American. The "awful grandmother" represents the Mexican cultu ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A comparison of East timor and the Philipines with respect to what languages are to be given primary status.

Philippines much like East Timor had been occupied and controlled by different colonial powers. The Spanish established occupation in the Philippines during the 1500's. Spanish, by law, had to be taug ... s during the 1500's. Spanish, by law, had to be taught to all native Filipinos and knowledge of the Spanish language was mandatory to hold public office. Native dialects including Tagalog remained as ...

(1 pages) 18 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

American History

There are as many British settlers as there are stars. With the Spanish cultures, and France making them believe in what the government wants them to believe in The ... short time period. Again, the French settlers would rather settle with the British rather than the Spanish. Secondly, a difference between the Northern and the Southern colonies is that the Sp ... anish's food supply was better than the British's. The reason why is because the Indians helped the Spanish in the Southern region and the British had no Indians to help them. With the Indians helping ...

(1 pages) 26 3 3.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Chicano Movement Subject: Art Movements

ting for equality. "Art, music, literature, theater, and other forms of expression have flourished. Spanish-language and bilingual media, including television and radio stations, newspapers, magazines ...

(7 pages) 134 0 4.8 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Woman in Hispanic Society

attempt to provide a common denominator to a large, but diverse, population with connection to the Spanish language or culture from a Spanish-speaking country. The term Latino is increasingly gaining ... en the importance of honor, good manners, and respect for authority and the elderly. Preserving the Spanish language within the family is a common practice in most Hispanic homes.A firm handshake is a ...

(2 pages) 37 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

"Aria" By Richard Rodriguez

y voices." (pg. 302)1."Without question, it would have pleased me to hear my teachers address me in Spanish when I entered the classroom. I would have felt much less afraid". (Richard had a fear of sp ... this language was easy and he could speak in public)3. He believed English as a public language and Spanish as a "primary" language.4. He was soon able to speak English fluently at school.5. He starte ...

(1 pages) 57 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Review and Analysis of Michelle Morano's Short Story, "Grammar Lessons: The Subjunctive Mood"

The essay "Grammar Lessons: The Subjunctive Mood" by Michele Morano is a work that parallels the Spanish language and life. In the story, Michele reveals a little about herself as a character in th ... t her fantastic tale, she encounters many unusual characters and proceeds to compare aspects of the Spanish language such as clauses like, 'si' and 'como si' (Morano 111), and 'verbs of doubt and emot ...

(3 pages) 4211 0 4.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

I Am Hispanic

. That is what the majority of people I know choose to believe. They believe that because I am from Spanish decent that my life revolves around it. They believe that prejudices surround me and that I ... traditional American dishes only on special occasions. I know am Hispanic but I do not speak Spanish and consider my native tongue to be English. I cannot correctly pronounce the typical Spanis ...

(2 pages) 302 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My Goals For The Year

I had my goals for freshman year set. I was going to at least try and get A's and B's in my Spanish Language and Spanish World History classes. I was also going to try out for the basketball t ... ken at Reef, they don't have here at American High. So, I had to forget about getting A's or B's in Spanish Language and Spanish World History classes, and I had to think of new goals. My new goals ar ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Dreaming In Cuban By Garcia

cultural identity in her grandchild when she states "Pilar…writes to her from Brooklyn in a Spanish that is no longer hers." She implies the Spanish language is not as pure and precise as it w ... nt is probably the feeling Celia has about her grandchild not being able to receive the 'soul food' Spanish cooking, which is easily replaced by 'American' dishes. Although the first pages were ...

(1 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Bilingual Education

English Immersion V.S Developmental Bilingual education in Public schools for Spanish speaking students. RITA MONTERO, Parent: He was bringing home pieces of paper that he had wr ... e teacher this is it; I want him to be taken out and put in an English-speaking class.70 percent of Spanish parents want their children to learn English rather than Spanish in school. Bilingual educat ... as fast as possible. Bilingual enthusiasts ignored these prescriptions; English was neglected, and Spanish language and cultural maintenance became the norm.The difference between English immersion a ...

(3 pages) 83 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


PRONUNCIATION INTRODUCTION During the present paper I will choose two problems of transfer between Spanish and English that I consider to be obstacles to efficient communication and I will analyse th ... l choose two and I will deal with each problem separately. 1) The first problem of transfer between Spanish and English that can impede or cause problems with communication is a segmental one. It is t ...

(17 pages) 58 0 3.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Hispanic American Diversity

ents of the United States who trace their ancestry to countries in the western hemisphere where the Spanish language is spoken. People of Hispanic background have lived in what is now the United State ... e literacy rate is 93.9% for males and 94.4% for females. "The official languages of the island are Spanish and English. Spanish is the primary language in government; though English is a compulsory s ...

(5 pages) 47 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Affects of Spanish on Business and Education in the United States

ore when a conversation in a language was overheard but not understood? They were probably speaking Spanish. Even though English is the official language of America, Spanish is the second most spoken ... are very obvious, from the aisles of the grocery stores to the automated teller machines, that the Spanish Language is everywhere. The focus here is how education and business demands have changed an ...

(6 pages) 18 0 1.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Spanish and English Interelation

of the bad influence of the mother tongue.Throughout this essay, we will consider the influence of Spanish over English, i.e. Spanglish (as a result) in the U.S.A.; and the influence of English over ... ing throughout the world and these days, the biggest change is the infiltration of English into the Spanish language.Due to the growing use of English in everyday speech and writing of Spanish-speakin ...

(7 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays