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Patwa... It stil de ya

Some people have the idea that a linguist spends his/her time bashing other people’s English. Nope. That’s the prerogative of English teachers and other such grammar Nazis. 373 more words


Beyond Bilingualism and Biculturalism


Investigating Canada’s status as a bilingual and bicultural nation was a difficult endeavour. It may have caused the death of André Laurendeau who served as co-chair of the… 1,459 more words


Eliminating outsiders

In February of 1981 Anita woke up in her home city of Pecel, Hungary and got ready for school like she would any other day, but on this day, her mom drove a confused Anita to the airport. 614 more words

Dying Languages

In which my heritage dies

Life dropped an “A-ha” moment on me when I least expected it.  But I wasn’t aware of it until much later.

I had just moved to S.C. 446 more words

Dying Languages

METALINGUISTIC DEVELOPMENT IN FRENCH LEARNERS: Longitudinal Study of Metalinguistic Development of French

Record: Fanny Reader, Daniel Daigle, and Elisabeth Demont, ” Metalinguistic Development in French Learners Enrolled in an Immersion Programme: A Longitudinal Study” in European Journal of Developmental Psychology, (2013): 476-494. 994 more words

Foreign Language Education

Local group wishes to experiment with actual state of apartheid in Fredericton

Fredericton — Comments by a Fredericton city councillor generated some controversy during the week of April 13. The individual, who will not be named, stated via Twitter that “the constitution was never intended to create a state of apartheid in New Brunswick.” 525 more words