English grammar, vocabulary, and listening comprehension exercises

TOPIC: Making the United States a less bilingual place

STEP 1 - Read the following article: READING COMPREHENSION ARTICLE 27

STEP 2 - Answer these questions (choose the best answer):

1. The organization called "U.S. English" wants English to be the only official language:
  in the United States.
  in states like California.
  when dealing with government.

2. "U.S. English" is a ____________________ organization.

3. According to "U.S. English", if all government communications were in English, :
  illegal immigration would end.
  tourism would increase.
  immigrants would be more likely to learn English.

4. One critic says that this proposal sends a hostile message to new immigrants. What does that mean?
  That it can incite violence against new immigrants.
  That it can be seen as unfriendly, unwelcoming to newcomers.
  That it is making progress.

5. Currently, _______________________ requires that certain ballots have to be in two languages.
  U.S. English
  The Voting Rights Act
  John Trasvina

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