Thursday, April 16, 2009

English is a hard language to learn

But that's not what this lady thinks. Apparently Asian languages is hard to learn according to this lady. So, one syllable words are hard to pronounce. The English language is one of the hardest language to learn because of all it's grammar rules, like change "y" to "i" and then add"-ed, -ing, etc." and it's pronouncation. It would seem to her that "Pavel Glukhovskiy" (<--he's Russian and one of my previous professor. I don't really know how to pronounce his name...) is easier to say then "Chun Li" or "Maaya Sakamoto." You see, with Chinese and Japanese, you pronounce each syllable as you see them. Ch as in change, un as in understand, Li as in liLy. Maa-ya Sa-ka-mo-to. Is that so hard?

Clearly this is about race. Telling someone to change from one thing to another because it's easier. Brown thinks that everyone should be "White" because she thinks that being white means that she's superior, that everyone should do as they are "suggested" by white people. While being American is white, truth be told as that's what being American is, according to Ronald Takaki, but that doesn't mean that the minority should give up to the majority. I'm Vietnamese American, I have a hard first name to pronounce BUT I have an American nickname which I tell everybody to call me, which is Jade. I have friend, her name is Jie and she answers to Jenny. Simple. So this stupid woman wants people to spend money to change their name. WHY DON'T SHE ASK HOW TO PRONOUCE *insert name*?! It'll only take a few second to find out how to say it and/or she may find out that they have an American nickname. Forgive me for saying this but..."she is one lazy white."

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