The writing “mute in an english-only world” by chang-rae lee, was a very interesting and easy to read section it actually kept my attention. After reading mute in an english-only world by chang-rae lee, please share with the class and me one part of the text that was poignant to. 1 what is the author's overall message about language from mute in an english-only world by chang-rae lee, the author's overall message stated how his family live in an english-only country especially his mother's experience for learning english. Table of contents for across cultures have nothing if i didn't have you chang-rae lee mute in an english-only world shirley geok-lin lim two lives. Mute in an english only world by chang-rae lee reports that new immigrants struggle with english and how their lives are affected as many asian immigrants moved to the united states, they had to learn a new language, english. Piserchia 1 christina piserchia english 1001 mr monson 15 september 2012 raw embarrassment in his new york times-published article, “mute in an english-only world”, korean author chang-rae lee acknowledges the issues that american immigrants have speaking and writing in english. In the reading “mute in an english-only world,” the writer explains how him and his mother moved from south korea to america and didn’t know any english at all.
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