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Misconceptions about Puerto Rico and Statehood: Puerto Rico Must Learn English | Puerto Rico 51st

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Misconceptions about Puerto Rico and Statehood: Puerto Rico Must Learn English “For Puerto Rico to come in as a state,” said former senator Rick Santorum, “I have no doubt that one of the requirements would be that English would be universal here on the island.” In this video clip from El Nuevo Dia, Santorum does not back down from his claim that he thinks Congress will require Puerto Rico to become more comfortable with English, but he doesn’t repeat his earlier claim that this is a matter of federal law. He also says he sees this need for English as […]

Maui Now : Demonstration Planned: Hawaiian Man Who Refused to Speak English in Maui Court

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A demonstration is planned in front of the Old Wailuku Courthouse in support of a Native Hawaiian educator who refused to speak English in a Maui courtroom. This content was originally published here.

A-level results day: ‘I couldn’t speak English, now I’m going to Oxford’

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Mohamed Munye Abrar, from Hackney, east London, was unable to speak English when he came to the UK from Kenya aged three without his parents, who are originally from Somalia. Now he’s going to study the language, along with Portuguese, at the University of Oxford Mohamed Munye Abrar, 18, got his A-level results this week, but he still remembers his first day at nursery. He’d only recently arrived in the UK from Kenya, where he was born, and where his Somali parents still live. He spoke no English and his paternal uncles became his legal guardians upon his arrival. ‘I […]

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah Fame ‘Dayaben’ Disha Vakani Struggling To Speak English With Amitabh Bachchan Will Crack You Up, Watch

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Disha Vakani aka Dayaben will always remain our favourite character from Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. The actress left the show back in 2016 for maternity break. Ever since fans have been craving to see her face. So for those, we have something special today. A throwback video featuring her fun banter with Amitabh Bachchan. It was back in 2013 when Dilip Joshi aka Jethalal and Disha appeared on Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC). The Taarak Mehta duo enjoyed a fun session with Big B as they cracked up the audience with their character avatars. The host mentioned how he heard […]

Learn English meaning of ‘Digital Detox’ – Digital Detox

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Dominique:  I spend so much time online. I think I need to just take a break, but I don’t know how to do it. What should I do? Gary:  You’re talking about a digital detox, yeah? Dominique:   I’m sharing too much of myself with the world… Gary:  Yeah. Gary:  And I bet you’re overwhelmed by all the sharing that everyone else is doing. Dominique:  I am. I feel like every time Susan posts something, I need to post something too. Gary:  Right. Yeah, it’s this back and forth. You’ve got an information overload happening. Dominique:  I know, I need to relax. I just don’t know how to […]

Top 10 Tips to Learn English like a Pro

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The first step of learning any language effectively is making a commitment to the process. How often have you started a new hobby, only to drop it a few weeks later?  Learning a language, like anything, takes time and dedication. We believe anyone can do it if they really want to! Here are our top ten tips for making the progress you want when learning English. 1.Identify why you’re learning The first thing any learner needs to do is understand the reason behind your desire to study another language. Do you need it for work? Is it for your next […]

Saint John parking official fired after allegedly telling woman to speak English | CTV News

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SAINT JOHN, N.B. — A parking enforcement official in Saint John, N.B., has been fired after he allegedly told a woman who tried to contest a ticket that she should return when she could speak English. Mayor Don Darling confirmed Tuesday afternoon that the official, who had been hired by a federal agency that gives jobs to veterans, is no longer working for the city. “They are technically employed by the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires, so we’ve informed them that the individual won’t have any role with the city,” Darling said. The mayor called the incident an act of racism. […]

Learn English with this leadership English lesson – Leadership

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We hear about world leaders on the news every day. Before they led nations, they led companies or communities. There are leaders all around us. Maybe you’re a leader, too. No matter what they are leading, leaders rarely have an easy job. They don’t just make decisions. They also have to convince people that their decisions are the right ones. Recently, the US elected President Joe Biden. This has Mason and Sara thinking about leaders. Listen to them discuss leaders in this leadership English lesson. 我们每天都会听到关于世界各国领导人的新闻,他们在成为国家领袖之前,曾担任过公司或团体的领导工作。我们身边有各种各样的领导,也许你自己就是一个领导。 无论肩负着什么样的领导职责,领导人的工作从来都没有轻松可言。他们不只需要作出决策,而且还必须让大众信服自己所作的决策正确无误。最近,巴拉克·奥巴马…

North Korean children learn English with new tools, state media says – UPI.com

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Jan. 20 (UPI) — North Korea is employing new learning tools to teach English to kindergartners, according to state media. Propaganda service Naenara said Wednesday that Changgwang Kindergarten in Pyongyang has introduced new ways of learning English at the earliest stages of formal education. According to the article, the kindergarten, which caters to children of the regime’s elite, has been using animations and other video-based media to help them learn the foreign language. Changgwang Kindergarten is a test site for the pilot program, state media said. North Korea has stressed the importance of self-reliance and remains relatively isolated from the […]

Tim Matheson swipes Melania Trump, praises Jill Biden: Nice to have a First Lady who ‘can speak English!’

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Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking today in entertainment. Actor Tim Matheson took a not-so-subtle swipe at former First Lady Melania Trump while praising her successor Dr. Jill Biden in a now-deleted tweet.  Following the backlash that took place after members of the National Guard were sent out of the Capitol building and into a cold parking lot, the first lady appeared for a photo op with a group of them while carrying baskets of candy.  The “National Lampoon’s Animal House” star reacted to the gesture by complimenting Biden, which included an […]