Miscellaneous Essays

Bilingual Education
Bilingual Education Bilingual Education is the teaching of two languages. This would also be the ability to speak two languages. During the 1920's testing among various groups of people began. These tests were conducted in poor testing conditions, overcrowded rooms, poor lighting, and large rooms with poor audibility. Many immigrants were categorized as "simpletons" for receiving zeros on the test because they were unable to speak English, could not read, and were unfamiliar with the Ame...

Bilingual teaching
Bilingual teaching Structurally ineffective bilingual education for language minority students is a controversial concept that invokes heated arguments among those people in and associated with many of the nation's educational systems. Bilingual education, in most cases, is the instruction of a student's core classes, such as history, math, and science, in his or her native language and the instruction of a supplementary English as a Second Language course. For decades, much of the debate ...

Bilnigual education
Bilnigual education Imagine being brought up in a family speaking only one language for your entire life and then you had to move to a foreign land where the language is different. If you had a choice of progressively learning this new language over the course of six to nine years or being put into a classroom and have to virtually teach yourself the language by listening to others around you which would you choose? Late exit bilingual education is a more effective form of bilingual educati...

Benefit programs in the airline industry
Benefit programs in the airline industry Benefit Programs in the Airline Industry The Human Resource topic that we selected is to analyze the benefit programs of four major airlines. Benefits are important to employees as well as their families, and can be a powerful recruiting tool. Benefits also play a major role in managerial decisions and wise benefit choices can have a long-term impact on the quality of life. Some characteristics of a sound benefits program are, they must have cle...

Benefits of Pet Ownership
Benefits of Pet Ownership Benefits of Pet Ownership �I think I could turn and live with the animals. They are so placid and self-contained,� writes American poet Walt Whitman (Schellenberg 1). Yes, pets have been part of human culture throughout history, and in American households, they are more common than children. It is reported that 58% of U.S. households have at least one pet, whereas only 35% have children (Whitaker; Witherell 76). Owners spend billions of dollars eac...

Benin
Benin Benin, independent nation of W Africa, formerly called Dahomey. Once a French protectorate, it is a country of 40 ethnic tribal groups and a low-level economy. Land and Economy Located in the bulge on the S side of W Africa, Benin is bordered by Nigeria, Toga, Berkina Faso, and Niger, with 75 mi (121km) on the Gulf of Guinea. The coast is hot and humid, and there are two rainy and two dry seasons; average annual rainfall is 32in (813mm). Benin has three plateaus, one fertile, anoth...

Beowulf values
Beowulf values Every culture has distinctions that separate it from other cultures. That it what makes them so unique. The have different religions, foods, ceremonies, rituals, and holidays. The perceive the world in different ways, and also have certain values that they treasure very much. The Anglo-Saxon culture is no different. It had all these, and it strongly hold certain values to be admired. There are many of these values in the culture, as shown by the epic poem Beowulf. Like mos...

Berkley
Berkley As man progressed through the various stages of evolution, it is assumed that at a certain point he began to ponder the world around him. Of course, these first attempts fell short of being scholarly, probably consisting of a few grunts and snorts at best. As time passed on, though, these ideas persisted and were eventually tackled by the more intellectual, so-called philosophers. Thus, excavation of "the external world" began. As the authoritarinism of the ancients gav...

Bermuda Triangle
Bermuda Triangle The Bermuda Triangle Off the southern tip of Florida lies a phenomenon called the Bermuda Triangle. Ships, planes, and over one thousand lives were lost in the Triangle without a trace. Theories have been put forth, but still no universally accepted explanation exists for the mystery that surrounds the Bermuda Triangle. The Bermuda Triangle covers almost 440,000 square miles of the Atlantic Ocean. An imaginary line that begins near Melbourne, Florida, extends south ...

Being Good
Being Good Outline I Introduction A definition B people's impression 1 formal impression 2 common impression C thesis II History of Etiquette A old British style B Post family 1 original 2 extended C how rules have changed from old style / new ones not used III Kinds of Etiquette A common sense aspect B formal aspects 1 social 2 business IV How and when it is used A when the right time is B what situati...

Being Popular
Being Popular Drug and alcohol abuse is a serious problem among many young people. Most drug and alcohol abuse happens on the weekend at a party or at a friend�s house. Young people want to be popular and fit in, and if fitting in means drinking or using drugs, they are going to do it. After a few parties, and a few nights out at a friend�s house,young people start to get addicted to drugs and alcohol and their life begins to fall apart. Being popular is a goal that all teenagers wa...

Being a Critic of Denis Leary
Being a Critic of Denis Leary Being a critic of a comedian such as, Denis Leary is an easy concept for one to conceive. These critics are people that believe he crosses the line into outrageousness. This causes him to be seen in two different perspectives. One is that people see his outrageousness and view his comedy as not funny, but out of hand. The other perspective is that people view him as not crossing the line but being himself. They believe that this is the selective trait that ...

Being a Radio DJ
Being a Radio DJ Imagine a career that music fanatics everywhere would love to have. Imagine sitting in a sound room all day, talking calls from listeners and playing the music of one�s choice. Imagine interviewing your favorite musicians, and afterwards attending their concerts, including a tour backstage. The job being described is the one of a radio disc jockey. As a disc jockey, one communicates through music to an audience from around the surrounding areas, therefore must know what t...

Ben
Ben & jerrys 2 Ben & Jerry's Ben & Jerry's seem like an interesting company to do a report on and/or even work for. To start I would like to say that I am not that crazy about their ice cream. I have always been a Haagen-Dazs nut but, after reading up on all the favorable things that Ben & Jerry's have done and are doing for the society, I am thinking about giving them my business. The article that really caught my attention was "Ben & Jerry's sweetens its success by helping o...

Ben and jerrys
Ben and jerrys Due to the societal shift in the twentieth century toward material gain and capitalism, there has been an overwhelming emphasis put on monetary accrual and the pursuit of wealth. To generalize, people are no longer satisfied with familial happiness and achieving status through such things as cars and clothes has become the norm. Due to this, the job market has become increasingly more competitive, which in turn has given tremendous power to business. Corporations have all b...

Benefit Programs in the Airlin
Benefit Programs in the Airlin Benefit Programs in the Airline Industry The Human Resource topic that we selected is to analyze the benefit programs of four major airlines. Benefits are important to employees as well as their families, and can be a powerful recruiting tool. Benefits also play a major role in managerial decisions and wise benefit choices can have a long-term impact on the quality of life. Some characteristics of a sound benefits program are, they must have clear specifi...

Beauty is only skin deep
Beauty is only skin deep Beauty is only skin deep Beauty is in the eye of the beholder �Beauty is only skin deep� and �Beauty is in the eye of the beholder� can be very controversial quotes to some people. Those quotes are all based on how they are viewed by other people. You may not believe in them but other might believe strongly in them. First, �Beauty is only skin deep� all depends on what type of person you are. Both quotes rate directly to each other but let�s ...

Beauty
Beauty �Beauty is in the eye of the beholder� I agree that beauty lies in the eye of the beholder because beauty comes from within your soul. People have different ideas and tastes, so ideas on what is beautiful vary from person to person. This is proven when you look around in the world which we all share. There are countless ways in which beauty is shown to us all. It could be in nature, like the waterfalls or the sunset or even a hurricane; some people may think that it...

Becoming a computer specialist
Becoming a computer specialist A Career as an Computer Specialist A computer specialist has always interested me. Many times I would dream for hours about this profession. They make extremely well pay, have good yet sometimes stressful working conditions, have an excellent education, the employment rate is expected to raise to record breaking heights., and have a promising job outlook There is more demand for a computer specialist now than ever because of the fact that everything is be...

Becoming a professional Chef
Becoming a professional Chef Becoming a professional Chef. The chefs who have made the greatest impression know that their successes depend upon several factors, some of which are inherent; some which are diligently cultivated. Becoming a professional chef not only requires a thorough understanding in food preparation, but many other important points as well. Auguste Escoffier, the originator of modern foodservice wrote; "No theories, no formulae, no recipe, no matter how well written...

Becoming a soldier
Becoming a soldier Becoming a soldier The clock was ringing so loudly, it was like he was actually screaming at me. I reached my hand and slapped it. I did not want the night to be over already. I knew that this morning would be very long and grueling, the morning that I have been waiting for in a great fear for several months. It was the morning I was drafted to the army. In Israel, every boy and girl who reaches eighteen have to join the army. It is mandatory and it is for a minimum of...

Beginners Guide To Hack
Beginners Guide To Hack This document was written in Windows 95 Word Pad. The title above, and some of the text looks a little screwed up when read in anything else, so read it in Word Pad. Anyway, for those of you who are wondering \\\"what do the letters \\\"LOA\\\" under his handle stand for?\\\" Well, LOA stands for Legion Of the Apocalypse, which is a group of elite hackers and phreakers in my area. The current members of LOA are: Revelation, Phreaked Out, Hack Attack,...

Bartleby and Civil Disobedienc
Bartleby and Civil Disobedienc The extremely simplified definition of civil disobedience given by Webster�s Dictionary is �nonviolent opposition to a law through refusal to comply with it, on grounds of conscience.� Thoreau in �Civil Disobedience� and Martin Luther King in �Letter from Birmingham Jail� both argue that laws thought of as unjust in one�s mind should not be adhered to. In Herman Melville�s �Bartleby,� a man named Bartleby is thought of by many to be p...

Bartleby and civil disobedience
Bartleby and civil disobedience The extremely simplified definition of civil disobedience given by Webster’s Dictionary is “nonviolent opposition to a law through refusal to comply with it, on grounds of conscience.” Thoreau in “Civil Disobedience” and Martin Luther King in “Letter from Birmingham Jail” both argue that laws thought of as unjust in one’s mind should not be adhered to. In Herman Melville’s “Bartleby,” a man...

Baseball Strike
Baseball Strike GAME OVER! "I don't like it. People won't be able to come to these games anymore, and I don't like that". A sad nine - year - old fan voices his concerns on the 1994 major League Baseball strike. The `94 baseball season has come to an abrupt end. Players have ceased play because they feel they are being treated unfairly with the owner's plan to impose a salary cap. Owners are finding it difficult to come to terms with their own disagreements. Small market teams...