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Varying English language reception tackled in lecture

Varying English language reception tackled in lecture

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IN ORDER to be welcoming to a person’s weaknesses in the English language, one must re-evaluate his perceptions on how the language is received by different social groups, a professor from the University of the Philippines (UP) told Thomasians in a lecture held March 28. Aileen Salonga, associate dean for academic affairs of the UP College of Arts and Letters, argued that people from different groups or culture do not share the similar perspective and relationship toward the English language. “Participants themselves have different relationships with English. We may have all of these debates but not everyone will access these arguments or if they do, they [may] have different appreciation of the arguments because they have different realities,” said Salonga, who teach...