The Skin That We Speak

The Skin That We Speak

Thoughts on Language and Culture in the Classroom

Book - 2008
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A look at the politics of language instruction for students of colour. A fresh, cutting-edge work, The Skin that We Speak takes the discussion of language in the classroom beyond the highly-charged war of idioms - in which English only' means standard English only - and provides teachers and parents with a thoughtful exploration of the varieties of English spoken and the layers of politics, power and identity that those forms carry.'
Publisher: New York : New Press, 2008
ISBN: 9781595583505
1595583505
Branch Call Number: 370.117 S628
370.117 22
370.117 S628
Characteristics: xxvi, 229 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Dowdy, Joanne Kilgour
Delpit, Lisa D.

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