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Asians in US

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Pavla Dobiášová

on 23 January 2014

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Transcript of Asians in US

Asians in America
a very heterogeneous group
diversity
many countries
less than 6% of the US population
immigration
mid 19 th century
mid 20 th century
after 1965
1. Chinese
2. Filipino
3. Indian
4. Vietnamese
5. Korean
6. Japanese
Asians in America
Maria Zwischenberger
Pavla Dobiasova
20.1.2014
TTT English
Mixtures
Chinglish
Konglish
Singlish
Tinglish
Hinglish
traditons
food and beverages
medicine
Difficulties
"l" becomes "oh"
- pail, ball

"i" turnes into "ee"
- sit, pill
Mispronunciations
"i" pronounced as "ee"
interchange of "l" and "r"
lake - rake; red - led


difficulties with the pronunciation of "p" , "v", "th"
Mock Asian
A way to make fun of Asians and their language
pronunciation
connection to Spain
language
seeking for a better life
1970 "first wave"
traumatic experience of war
adaptation
Asians in America
Maria Zwischenberger
Pavla Dobiasova
20.1.2014
TTT English
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