August 2016

Dual language

The American Association of Educational Research has a Special Interest Group on Bilingual Education. In February 2019 they gathered the commentaries of 13 scholars about translanguaging in dual language classrooms. You can read them here.

Citibank activity

This activity is based on a series of Citibank commercials about identity theft (2003).

Step 1: Look at these images. Think about what these people are "communicating" about themselves from their physical attributes and what they are doing.

a) What would you expect their voices to sound like?
b) What kind of language would you expect them to use?
b) What do you think they would buy if someone gave them a big sum of money?