The english language and literature course is one of the broadest in the country, giving you the chance to study writing in english from its origins in anglo-saxon england to the literature of the 20th and early 21st centuries. Miracles of human language: an introduction to linguistics 960 ratings try the course for free try the course for free this course language diversity 9:41 language diversity and ethnologue 8:24 in english, you would always use the same word for those two different people. Dtr 6012 cultural diversity topic 1 introduction to cultural diversity 2 course learning outcome explain the concept of cultural diversity and workplace diversity in tourism and hospitality industry discuss about the management and issues of cultural diversity in tourism and hospitality industry study the impact on cultural diversity in. Have successfully embedded equality and diversity in english language teaching (elt) the suggestions for activities, lesson materials and professional equal opportunity and diversity into your teaching introduction page – 4 x334 eo diversity a5 booklet v3 dot 17/3/09 14:35 page 4 to help you navigate, we have divided the handbook.
Page 1: introduction to diversity about 47 million students in the united states have limited english proficiency, and 112 million speak a language other than english at home in many school districts, students and families speak over 100 different languages. Introduction linguists estimate mandarin chinese is the most common, being spoken by around 874,000,000 people as a native language english is a distant third with approximately 341,000,000 native speakers the most common languages in the world: language approximate number of native speakers. The british, for example, included english, scots, welsh, and irish over important areas of social policy like education partly so francophones could maintain and promote their distinct language and culture indigenous peoples are also national minorities diversity, recognition and shared citizenship in canada (pp 39-86) montreal.
The language of diversity is an evolving one that requires awareness, understanding and skill much in the same way as other areas of diversity competencies language provides a means for communication among and between individuals and groups language serves as a vehicle for expressing thoughts and. The lamar university pathway program strives to provide exemplary language instruction and student services to individuals whose native language is not english vision statement these courses focus on developing listening, speaking, reading, writing, and grammar skills needed to be successful at. Language diversity affected language diversity and cultural identity agree, disagree or partly agree this essay examines the impact the adoption of english as a common language has had on the languages and culture of the aboriginal people of australia i will argue that factors other than the spread of english have adversely affected australian aboriginal (aboriginal) language diversity and. Language and linguistic diversity in the us is an engaging text that equips students to explore and explain the linguistic world around them tamasi and antieau have created a text that is modern, informative, and entertaining while introducing students to the study of language variation. There is no official definition of global or world language, but it essentially refers to a language that is learned and spoken internationally, and is characterized not only by the number of its native and second language speakers, but also by its geographical distribution, and its use in international organizations and in diplomatic relations.
Professional development course 2009-2010 o s c chan, m y s chan catering for learner diversity in english language teaching the copyright of these materials belongs to the orginal authors. Centre for english language studies february 2002 1 introduction gender and language studies to date have evolved from frameworks largely designed and imposed by men, to a feminist perspective aimed at exposing sexism in language and relation to potential frameworks of dominance and difference and diversity. Linguistic diversity and social justice an introduction to applied sociolinguistics ingrid piller prompts thinking about linguistic disadvantage as a form of structural disadvantage that needs to be recognized and taken seriously, and that warrants a serious public.
What should teachers understand in order to address student diversity in their classrooms page 4: linguistic diversity teachers lead classrooms with a mix of students who may be fluent in english, learning english as a second language, or bilingual. Managing diversity anne scatchell argues that administrators need specific training to successfully manage culturally diverse classrooms “i know that i don’t have a background in working with english language learners, but aren’t you using far too many videos in. Specific language eg english linguistics a further meaning of ‘language’ is “the style or types of words used by a person or group”, which is a topic generally studied within.
An introduction to the cultural variety of indonesia: indonesia is a country full of diversity, home to numerous different ethnic groups, languages and religions however a common language and the. An index of 0 represents no linguistic diversity, meaning that everyone speaks the same language an index of 1 represents total diversity, meaning that no two people speak the same language no country has an index value of exactly 0 or 1. Language diversity and education is designed to be used by those studying some form of linguistics (with a social emphasis) and/or education the focus is primarily on research related to the social contexts in which language is used.