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Can we really judge a book by its cover? What makes a language legitimate?
Pidgin is an essential part of the Hawaiian culture Should be taught and expressed Less than ¾ of the state’s eighth graders were writing at or above a basic achievement letters but that Pidgin is not the sole cause of this performance. Hawaiian identity
Critics of pidgin say that teaching pidgin is a disservice to the students. People speak “real” English in jobs around the world Pidgin impairs student’s grammar Gov. Ben Cavatino said he appreciated being corrected when he spoke pidgin so that he could learn good english.
Most native children growing up in Hawaii are exposed to pidgin and they speak it with their families and friends Pidgin is an essential part of this culture that should be expressed. People with speech disorders can be very smart. Most speech disorders are not the result of mental disorders.