Assignment 1: Discussion—An Official Language
Currently the United States does not have an official language. Citizen’s actions groups—US English and ProEnglish have been lobbying to have English declared as the official language of the United States since the time of John Adams.
Using the introduction and topic sentences writing skills, respond to the following:
- Should the United States declare English as the country’s official language? Support your position by citing at least two different sources.
- What are the advantages and disadvantages to having an official language?
- What could be a potential impact of having English as the official language on the non-English-speaking citizens?
Write your initial response in about 100–150 words. Apply APA standards to citation of sources