I'm sure we've all heard how in other countries, language classes start in elementary school. As I got to know my foreign exchange student, I found out that she has been studying english for 9 years. So my question is, why do we not start learning foreign languages in school until 7th grade?
According to Diane Bales at http://www.fcs.uga.edu/pubs/current/FACS01-6.html, learning a language is easier before the…Continue
Posted on May 22, 2011 at 10:57pm — 7 Comments
We've all seen the news, we've all heard the stories, but does it really affect us? Each year, we look forward to spring break, counting down the days to when we get to leave behind the "burbs" and go to some warm location. I'm not saying I'm any different, but I can say I worry about the things that happen on spring break.
We all are familiar with situations like the Natalee Holloway case. A high school senior went on a trip to Aruba, and disappeared. Am I the only one this…Continue
Posted on March 17, 2011 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments
On June 11th, 2010 the hit series "16 & pregnant" aired on MTV. From this date on, the view of teenage pregnancy has been glorified greatly. While I personally have nothing against the girls on the show, I feel that this series shows rare situations. The majority of the couples in this show are strongly supported, financially and emotionally, by their parents. In real situations, are a 16-year-old's parents really going to be over the moon that she is having a baby? I would assume not.…Continue
Posted on January 3, 2011 at 4:00pm — 33 Comments
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