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Language and Immigration  06/11/2006 13:30:00 Lost in translation  Is English acquisition a good thing? It is, as it opens new social and economic opportunities it sometimes makes the immigrant forget their own language (mostly on the  third generation) Might American culture be toxic for immigrants? It can be as many of the cultural background of the immigrant is lost and its  own sense of identity is confused. CA Consonant  acculturation.  DA = Disconstant  acculturation.   Bilingualism as the Best Possible Strategy Kids that can think in two languages have some advantages, understanding 
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Unformatted text preview: abstraction and problem solving, is a way for children and parents move together only absorbing the best things of the cultures that they are exposed to. Knowing how to speak two langajes is allway a good thing as it develops various problem solving strategies that not everyone has. ← Parents knowledge of English None Limited Fluent None DA Partial DA SA Limited Partial DA CA DA Fluent CA CA CA 06/11/2006 13:30:00 06/11/2006 13:30:00 ←...
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2008 for the course ARLT 100g taught by Professor 02:00-03:20pm during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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