My Writing Plan Of Mother Tongue By Amy Tan Essay

774 Words May 1st, 2016 4 Pages
In my writing plan of Mother Tongue by Amy Tan, I will present my claim of looking closer at the perception of Limited-English speakers. I plan to contribute to help readers understand the different dialects used around us on a daily basis. Presenting this awareness will make us more aware how we communicate, and how we react while others are communicating with us. Providing an overall easier experience for both parties. If you are speaking to someone where it may seem difficult to understand them, taking your time with them, putting a little effort, not to make them feel as though they are less of a person than you are due to their English style. With her experiences for her mother’s “Broken” English, shows us that even these families struggle with different dialects. Maybe this awareness can help us on passing judgments to individuals where their English seems “broken”.

My three key points are Amy Tan’s love of language, which she spends a fair amount of her time learning and understanding languages. Even after her boss at the time expressed writing was not her strongest skill. The power that languages, which gave her the insight to overcome these challenges. She comes to ultimately master in languages which is her tool of trade. The discrimination, which she has witnessed over the years. The treatment her mother had received, going to stores or banks. People not understanding her mother, and not servicing her for it. These 3 areas are reflected on her looking closer at…

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