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Adv. Rdg. Mosaic, Bk. 2, Ch. 1

Vocabulary from Ch. 1, Lingua franca and Mongolian essays.
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Lingua franca
a common language used by speakers of different languages
immersion
teaching 100% in only one language (English), a method
policy
a plan of action or governmental law
resident
someone who lives (resides) at a particular place
shocked
surprised; stunned
model
the act of representing something; a good example of it
embody
represent or stand for something (v)
fueled
promoted; pushed forward; ex. gas propels a car.
fine-tuned
polished; honed; improved
catching up
come closer, to be at same place as others.
easing the way
making things easier for others; trying something first
penetrating
entering; piercing
debating
discussing or arguing
emerging
becoming; showing itself
generation
a group of offspring (children) produced every 30 years. (n)
imposed
forced ideas or laws upon another (adj.)
virtual
basically total or a complete state of something.
distill
reduce, compress, shrink to smaller size
inclusive
including all; not excluding anyone; or an all-inclusive price
laissez-faire
idea that government should play a small role in economic affairs; a 'laid back' management syle