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I can speak English Hindi ,Urdu ,Arabic,kashmiri (including reading and writing)and Japanese ,Korean (in speech )and I'm 16 ,also I'm currently learning to speak Spanish.Cmon at least make an effort to learn your native language !
Here in India, almost every person knows 3 to 5 languages.
Even my friends knows four languages.
It’s really seems to be cool to learn more and more languages in India. Which have very little difference from each other.
I am sure the Japanese lady can speak Japan.... and yes .. enable to speak your ancestor language is sacred and gift, fortunately, I do because no one can kill the whole race but language can kill. The day you stop speaking your own language, the day your race disappear from the face of the earth.
The parents are the only ones who can teach their kids the Language in an other country
I have seen many people's parents who communicate with their kids in their native language and they speak so fluently
my family is the same way except with spanish. my dad’s father was from panama, and his family came from cuba and columbia as well. my grandfather never taught his children spanish so now none of his grandchildren can communicate with his relatives as well. it’s really discouraging but i’m learning!
If you're not close to your extended family and if you have no intention of ever going to live in the country, no job opportunities or any type of future over there then it is totally pointless to learn the language.
And it is shallow to be upset at someone for not knowing their parents nature language because we are all saying the same thing anyway.
Why sad? I’m pretty sure all people can learn and speak their second, third, fourth, ... languages fluently if they love to and devote their own time to practice it even as foreign languages. Luckily, these languages survive as world’s most spoken languages while small languages/dialects died out everyday and can’t be recovered. Many people have no chance to learn and talk their mother tongues to anyone. This is much more sad to me.
No.. your culture isn't going to die because you personally can't speak it.
What a bunch of whiners. They all chose not to learn it because of their own insecurities, and try to make it a societal issue. This video is gay.
Seriously i ve had it with American millennial and their victim mentality. It s a generation that grew up watching too much opera and loved the attention victims get. You want to learn a language you go to school for it. Buy books buy software. Watch music and movies with that language. And stop whining and blaming your parents.
I’m noticing that a lot of Filipino parents aren’t teaching their kids the language. There’s a huge amount Filipino community where I live in the uk (my family included) , none of them know the language. (me as well) which is why I’m dedicating my free time to teach myself
i am definitely upset that i never learned vietnamese or chinese. it’s hard now because when i try to learn i get discouraged and i don’t have confidence. my family always makes fun of me when i do try to speak and i get embarrassed. one time i was at my boyfriend’s house and his grandmother tried to speak to me in vietnamese and i tried to say something back but apparently it didn’t make sense. i got so embarrassed that i just didn’t talk for the rest of the time. //: i really regret not learning.
Here in the Philippines. SOME Filipino parents teach their children English instead of Tagalog. That's why some teenagers/children here don't know how to speak Tagalog. It's so sad. My parents taught me Tagalog only when I was a child. I'm 14 years old now. They believe school can teach us English so we don't use English in our house. Tagalog is such a poetic language. It's really fun to learn.
Nakakalungkot lang na isipin na mas gugustuhin pa nilang matuto ng Ingles kaysa matuto ng sarili nilang wika. Oo, kailangan natin ito at makakatulong ito sa atin ngunit hindi ba dapat muna nating matutunan ang sariling nating wika bago aralin ang wika ng mga banyaga?
I'm preserving a dying Language Desert Cahuilla please any donations of recording software, mics, etc.. anything helps to keep the language going send to 66725 Martinez St Thermal Ca 92274 Attention Michelle Morreo Language Specialist.
the indian girl is pathetic, I was 12 and I knew 4 languages and I had to do extracurriculars and sports as well, and I'm african so the languages I knew were completely different from each other, (swahili, luganda,lango,lutoro and english).
russians indigenous to the east are different from what you’re used to thinking of when you think of russians and they are in fact asian
the russian you’d be more familiar with originate from the the european part of the country
anyway east asians aren’t the default and you’re a piece of trash for thinking so
Russians are considered Eurasian people, because the country is so large it spreads all the way from Europe (west Russia) to far east Asia (east Russia). India is part of Asia, yes. It is within the continent. The video isn't called 'Eastern-Asian Americans Try To Speak Their Native Language' now, is it? Please do more research before commenting. Indians, Arabs, etc. are also Asian because they are part of that continent -_-
Since my birth I have stayed in USA and didn't talk till I was 3 and went to school...
I am from Odisha, India and my mother tongue is Odia and my national language is Hindi...
My mom and dad gave proper time to reach me all three languages properly....and now I can speak all three of them properly with proper accent.
Now I am 16 and I can speak along with those three
It's all the effort guys!
Never look down on your culture due to the pressure of fitting into the western culture...always look upto your culture so that you can shine in the western culture!
Love from an Indian-American✌️🇮🇳🇺🇸💕
Good to know that you could speak your mother tongue along with so many other incredible languages. But one thing I must clear out is India doesn't have any National language. It is a common misconception that Hindi is the national language when infact it is one of the official languages along with English.
I am Filipino, and I understand Tagalog and I know how to speak it but without fluency, although my vocabulary is quite limited. Lately my parents have started talking only in English, and with an accent. They speak English to me, and even to people back in the Philippines. I’m always feeling like she doesn’t want people to know she’s Filipino. All she told me was people will judge her if she doesn’t speak English.
i went to do research and confirmed my great-great-grandpa came from Italy, but i have no idea why my grandpa said his father which is my great-grandpa, was from Spain. Then grandpa said he has few different races all mixed up together, which are Spanish, tagalog, chinese, native Borneo. then come down to my dad, then me... well, I'm only good in English, Malay, Mandarin-Chinese, Hakka-Chinese, Cantonese-Chinese. I don't consider myself i am part of Spanish or Italian since I don't really look like one unless I dye my hair and wear contact lenses hahahahahaha So yeah, i don't know how to speak my great-great-grandpa & great-grandpa's original language/heritage language. But my grandpa knows how to speak Spanish and Tagalog! Sadly he din able to teach me eventho he is still around!
I’m South Korean. When I was a baby, I didn’t want to learn any more. So they stopped teaching me. Now I struggle to learn. I’m Korean American. I want to learn before I grow old because my dad always says it’s harder when your older.
lol learning my language is a total burden. it all started bc of interest and i dont know why, but there was always this 'force' that kept me learning it even though it was just so hard. practically no one speaks it in my family anymore. i hope my mom hasnt deleted those audio files we recorded for her phd dissertation. i'm literally learning from a dictionary published in 1992, a bad english-dusun dictionary and my mom's dissertation! the local newspapers only show like ONE page in dusun and it was all in a different dialect i couldnt understand.
I'm from South Africa and this is so sad.. Most of our people speak two or more languages cause there's 11 official languages (excluding the mixture/slang of these).. Point is we try and teach our people the languages so we don't go through this where a person only knows English and can't communicate with others or loved ones. Maybe Americans should adopt this nature.
Why celebrate LGBT Pride? The history of oppression for LGBT persons has centered around notions of appropriateness/normality and invisibility. LGBT persons have often lost their families, their friends, their employment and their lives because others have deemed the way they love to be inappropriate or abnormal. Our society has a strong sense of gendered normality: Men do x and women do Y. Indeed, who we are allowed to love has historically been linked to that which is deemed appropriate for our gender. When an individual chooses to live with integrity, as an authenticate person, despite the societal dangers of doing so, they exemplify Pride; that is worthy of celebration. The freedom possessed by todays lgbt students was made possible by the courage and strength of individuals who refused to feel shame for who they were and Who lived authentically and openly, winning straight allies along the way. Instead of lamenting the paucity of role models living authentically when we, as educators, were in school, perhaps we are called to be the role model we wished we had had! Now, and every day, is the time for Pride!
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May 22nd is Education Support Professionals Day!!
As educators, we know the crucial role played by the thousands of paraprofessionals, office workers, bus drivers, custodians and maintenance staff in our schools and/or Community Colleges. In fact, it would be difficult to imagine a school going for one day without ESPs.
When we talk about strengthening our schools, we need to strengthen everyone who works within them. Along with recruiting and retaining quality teachers, we must recruit and retain quality education support professionals. To do that, it certainly means providing decent wages and benefits to the people who spend their days making sure our students are safe, well fed and learning.