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Language & Identity

Drink Cultura: Chicanismo: José Antonio Burciaga

Drink Cultura: Chicanismo: José Antonio Burciaga

"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.

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Spanglish: The Making of a New American Language

Spanglish: The Making of a New American Language

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

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Talking with Mi Gente

Talking with Mi Gente

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.

pbs.org
Viva Spanglish!

Viva Spanglish!

Rich new languages are being created even as old ones disappear

utne.com
Hooked on Ebonics

Hooked on Ebonics

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

pbs.org
Code switching, spanglish & language loss.pptx

Code switching, spanglish & language loss.pptx

CODE-SWITCHING, SPANGLISH, & LANGUAGE LOSS POWERPOINT

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Intro to Language & Identity 2016-17 .pptx

Intro to Language & Identity 2016-17 .pptx

What is identity? Introduction to Language and Identity
Powerpoint

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Language and Identity Resource LIst.pdf

Language and Identity Resource LIst.pdf

Resource list compiled by Dr. Greta Vollmer

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Translanguaging Guide

Translanguaging Guide

Context, strategies, and applications in translanguage pedagogy

docs.google.com
Do You Speak American | PBS

Do You Speak American | PBS

A well-developed series focusing on language variety

pbs.org
SCHOOL KIDS INVESTIGATING LANGUAGE IN LIFE + SOCIETY | SKILLS

SCHOOL KIDS INVESTIGATING LANGUAGE IN LIFE + SOCIETY | SKILLS

Website dedicated to the SKILLS project developed by Mary Bucholtz.

skills.ucsb.edu
Rome and Net Net.m4a

Rome and Net Net.m4a

Performance piece about Oakland; multiple varieties of English

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Guero Loco Brings The Beat To Bilingual Education

Guero Loco Brings The Beat To Bilingual Education

A Spanish-language rapper uses hip-hop to promoto second-language learning in schools.

youtube.com
Guero Loco (Noticias)

Guero Loco (Noticias)

Spanish language news show about Anglo rapper Guero Loco

youtube.com
Jamila Lysiscott: I am articulate

Jamila Lysiscott: I am articulate

Jamila Lyiscott is a “tri-tongued orator;” in her powerful spoken-word essay “Broken English". Ted Talk Performance by trilingual artist

ted.com
Denice Frohman - Accents

Denice Frohman - Accents

Performance by poet Denise Frohman

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Newsela | More Latinos grow up in English-only homes, study finds

Newsela | More Latinos grow up in English-only homes, study finds

No mas: Spanish only at home

newsela.com