Unit III: Cultural Patterns and Processes (13-17%)
Students are required to read Chapter 5: Language from the textbook: The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography
Don't Kill Your Language - TEDtalk (Click to watch video clip)
More and more, English is a global language; speaking it is perceived as a sign of being modern. But — what do we lose when we leave behind our mother tongues?
Txting is Killing Language. JK - TEDtalk (Click to watch video clip)
Does texting mean the death of good writing skills? John McWhorter posits that there’s much more to texting — linguistically, culturally — than it seems, and it’s all good news