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Why so many immigrants don’t speak English?


Immigration is a hot button issue in America today. There is a lot of misinformation going around that causes people to make statements such as “When my family came to America they learned English right away. Those who come here today just don’t want to bother to learn.” Or, “The

Speaking the language of your grandparents

A child writing

Are you speaking the language of your grandparents? Can you communicate with them in their native language? I married a second generation Puerto Rican American. My husband was born in the USA, the youngest of six children.  Both of his parents were born and raised in Puerto Rico. When he was a

England’s second language is … Polish!

Polish is England second language

Forget about Punjabi, Arabic, French or Chinese, it is Polish that became England's second language. New data from 2011 census released by the Office of National Statistics, reveals that the number of people in England and Wales that speak Polish exceeds 500,000. The next in line are Punjabi, Urdu, Bengali and Gujarati, followed by Arabic,