Tag Archives: English Only

SKILLS website

SKILLS (School Kids Investigating Lg in Life and Society) is a project spearheaded by Mary Bucholtz and Jin Sook Lee. They have developed a curriculum to teach lg and culture to high school students. Lots of materials you can use for projects on … Continue reading

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Gingrich and the language of prosperity

Newt Gingrich argues against bilingual education because English is “the language of prosperity, not the language of living in a ghetto.”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rF694NzjPU Here is his “apology” in gringo spanish:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=wjHa1JHiHFU

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English Only movement in the United States

Here is a youtube playlist that features clips concerning the English-Only movement here in the United States: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEPh_KlTyII&list=PL50C040C00C62A056&index=1&feature=plpp_video Included are some of the more noteworthy commercials, legislative proceedings and even songs about ‘English-Only.’  There are also a few titles in … Continue reading

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