African American English in the media

This week’s This American Life took on an interesting topic, having to do with identity and projection.  I recommend it to all.  But this is (mostly) a language blog, not an interesting-subject-npr blog. I bring up This American Life because I had a personally interesting experience while listening to this episode on my way home … Continue reading African American English in the media

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Pigs, Bears, and 9th grade philosophy of love and death

After a very comfortable two weeks away from the school, I am back to desk-warming until the new school term starts (sometime.. soon?).  I spend my time alternating between thinking about planning my lessons and actually wasting time on Reddit. Beyond that, though, I do find some time to be productive.  Recently, I've been going through all … Continue reading Pigs, Bears, and 9th grade philosophy of love and death