10 - Linguistic Heritage Paper

10 - Linguistic Heritage Paper - Ling / Asia 122 Linguistic...

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Ling / Asia 122 – Linguistic Heritage Project Spring 2010 Option 1: Describe what you know about your linguistic heritage over the last four or five generations of your family. Consider the following: language shift, the sources for learning English, language shock, first language attrition, first language retention / maintenance, language attitudes, parents’ goals for their children, the role of schooling and other influences. How important is your linguistic heritage to you? Which languages of your linguistic heritage do you speak? With whom do you speak them? Do you ever code-mix your languages? If so, with whom? Are there some languages which you understand but don’t speak? Are there members of your extended family with whom you cannot communicate because you do not share a common language? What kinds of problems, if any does this create? Etc. Option 2: Many people have strong attitudes about language(s) and dialects. Several years ago, there was a controversy over whether or not Ebonics should be used in the Oakland School District. Similar
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