Lesson 8: Communication Disorders
Slang language and dialects are used in various regions of the country. At times, language that is used in the home may conflict with language required at school. Many times, slang language is used in various parts of the regions of a country. What should be a teacher’s response to the use of ‘home language’ at school?
Also, with the use of text messaging becoming a daily life function, a new language is being developed. Is this language acceptable in written form or spoken form within academic work? Should students be taught some of this language for social situations, and at what age is it appropriate? (Think about the different disabilities we have discussed and how language may be difficult for them.)
- minimum of 250 of your own words, supported by quotes, with footnotes and references