Essays Tagged: "Multilingualism"

Muli-lingualism in Hong kong...pros and cons

ty is very different. Over time, I have taken for granted, the impact, and more so, the scarcity of multilingualism.There is no doubt that multilingualism is an aid to a successful future career. W ... se languages, with a strong, fluent command. But have we ever thought about the negative aspects to Multilingualism?We may pride ourselves on being able to recite tongue twisters in three or four d ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Raising Multilingual Children.

With globalization and the widespread acknowledgment and celebration of cultural diversity, multilingualism has become common despite all skepticism and difficulties facing it. Nowadays, it ha ... has become rare to find a person that cannot understand if not converse in more than one language. Multilingualism is no longer simply a way to reflect a person's identity but it is more of a means o ...

(4 pages) 101 3 4.9 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Discuss how social and cultural contexts influence children's learning and use of more than one language or variety.

ational language with the establishment of local varieties in different countries, bilingualism and multilingualism has an emergent social and cultural role in children being increasingly expected to ...

(10 pages) 145 1 4.3 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

Oral Language Development

(6 pages) 118 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Multicultural & Intercultural

central role in shaping the concept of the global ‘citizen’. Within a commodified leisure culture multilingualism represents a strategic lifestyle choice for the unbounded global tourist. For multi- ... cultural knowledge base to facilitate effective intercultural communication. (Rassool 2000, p386-98)Multilingualism located within this organic global context clearly represents important cultural cap ...

(16 pages) 69 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Javanese Politeness system

rposes, such as the military and battling the poverty. This is another example, why bilingualism or multilingualism should be discouraged to avoid wasting resources in interpreting essential documents ... ere are advantages and the disadvantages of exercising a single language or exercising bilingualism/multilingualism but I feel that there are more advantages to having just one official language than ...

(8 pages) 19 0 0.0 Dec/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative