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For this assignment, you are being asked to write a short paper about some form of language policy –looking at issues learned about in class that have had some impact on you or your ancestors, your language(learning/use) goals, and your current beliefs about issues around some language policy. (e.g., should English be thede facto lingua franca of international commerce?), etc. Connect your experience as a user of one or more language to concepts covered throughout this course. Think about how your experience as a speaker of a language (or languages) has been formed and about who or what has been part of this formation. You should contextualize your experiences in the larger social setting and explore how these experiences have shaped your own attitudes about language and language policy.

Preferred language style   Simple (Easy vocabulary, simple grammar constructions)
Cult & Society/International Perspective