"This book is about the Chicano experience of living within, between and sometimes outside of two cultures--the damnation and salvation, and the celebration of it all.
A sign in Springfield, Mass. warns young Latinos: "No Hangear" -- don't hang out on this corner. Spanglish -- a cross between Spanish and English -- it seems, is everywhere. Ilan Stavans interview on NPR
The Distinctive Dialect of Chicano English It’s not “beginner English,” it’s not Spanglish and it’s not watered-down Spanish. Chicano English is a distinctive U.S. English dialect.
Rich new languages are being created even as old ones disappear
Validating Home Language At the end of 1996, the Oakland, Calif. school board inspired nationwide debate with its endorsement of Ebonics as a separate language. Responding to the furor, Dennis Baron
CODE-SWITCHING, SPANGLISH, & LANGUAGE LOSS POWERPOINT
What is identity? Introduction to Language and Identity Powerpoint
Resource list compiled by Dr. Greta Vollmer
Context, strategies, and applications in translanguage pedagogy
A well-developed series focusing on language variety
Website dedicated to the SKILLS project developed by Mary Bucholtz.
Performance piece about Oakland; multiple varieties of English
A Spanish-language rapper uses hip-hop to promoto second-language learning in schools.
Spanish language news show about Anglo rapper Guero Loco
Jamila Lyiscott is a “tri-tongued orator;” in her powerful spoken-word essay “Broken English". Ted Talk Performance by trilingual artist
Performance by poet Denise Frohman
No mas: Spanish only at home