To understand society in the outskirts of Texas or the Bronx in NY city it is important to understand the language and why it is what it is. Verbal differences together with actual grammatical variations are only two out of many contrasts and they reveal quite a lot about the people speaking them.
The aim for this field is to create awareness and as a result understand why certain groups of people speak the way they do, what made them speak in this manner and most importantly how these perspectives affect them today, tomorrow and in the future.
- visual aid (movie)
- discussing and analyzing our reads (writing+speaking)
- group and individual work
- 3D effect, mindmaps, 4-step method, colour me smart
You are going to be assessed throughout the entire project, every class will be commented on and all your group efforts the same. Your individual work will be assessed in two phases, the first one on how you participate in groups tasks and the second one the specific tasks you yourself produce.
All the criteria will be assessed.