The Mother Tongue - The Mother Tongue Soorokim Ensl90...

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“The Mother Tongue” Soorokim 02/16/2010 Ensl90 In-class writing revised Amy Tan is an author of an essay “The mother tongue”. Through the essay, she explains problems and solutions by describing some experiences between her and her mother. The experiences also can happen among international students or immigrants. Thus, the experiences in this essay highlight how her mother overcomes disability of English and how the author dealt with her mother’s problem. Like Tan’s mother, not only do international students use “broken English”, but also, do not they notice what the problems of their English are. That is because they do not feel difficulty to communicate with Americans while living in the U.S.A. above all, they usually talk and communicate with people who are from same country. However, they should find out they are under unfair situation and some Americans can be rude to them. Some immigrants and international students believe that they will not be able to speak English as fluently as Americans do. But, it is not true. In this essay, the author shows readers
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