Why do some Mexicans, who have lived in the U.S. for their entire life, speak poor English?

I don’t want to come across rascist or mean, I am just really curious about this and can’t ask the person directly because I don’t want to offend her. I live in L.A. and work with with this 25 year old Mexican female who has lived in the U.S. since …

Why have American English speakers adopted the Mexican intonation?

I read a lot of anti-immigrant chatter here, but I notice that more and more Americans are using the same tonal "sentence end rise" typical of Mexican street Spanish. Calling it "Valley-speak" may fool some people, but discerning polyglots can spot it immediately. It is particularly prevalent in young people …

When a book review asks for an aspect of the authors style/voice what exactly is it asking for.?

Im doing a book report packet and it ask for authors style or voice. could it be like the type of language he uses. like shakespearean flare or a mexican flare or does it have to be something about how he forms sentences. before i’ve put the use of imagery …

I am American, living in Mexico. I plan to teach English to some Mexican adults.?

I would like to find teaching materials like vocabulary and verbs and and other areas to teach online that I can print out to use as handouts…..preferably in Spanish with English translation and pronounciation. I do speak Spanish myself, however, not perfectly, but, enough to be able to communicate with …

Why Mexican ESL student in usa can meet more foreigners than your average american?

All the Mexicans who go to english classes can always have Foreign friends, but many americans can’t even have one UNLESS they are loud and social kind of americans who push themselves onto these foreign students they see in buses or try to pick up forieng girls. I’m not that …

how to improve your pronunciation in english when you dont live in an english speaking country?

what english to learn? how can you improve all your skills? when you attend classes in english but by mexican teachers with bad pronunciation and boring methods of teaching. Hi I am learning.. english but I want to expand more and more vocabulary, pronunciation etc.. you know please tell me.. …

How to improve your pronunciation in english when you dont live in an english speaking country?

How to improve your pronunciation in english when you dont live in an english speaking country? what english to learn? how can you improve all your skills? when you attend classes in english but by mexican teachers with bad pronunciation and boring methods of teaching. Hi I am learning.. english …