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Thursday, June 15 • 1:00pm - 1:30pm
We Don't Know No Spanish: AAVE as a Means for Social Justice and Learning in the Spanish Language Classroom

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Long-held beliefs of language incapabilities about and within the African American community affect student motivations regarding world language acquisition. This paper argues that AAVE should not be seen as detrimental, but beneficial to the learning of Spanish, providing practical lesson ideas to use in the classroom.

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Sharon Nuruddin

Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Georgia
I am a second-year doctoral student of Language & Literacy Education at The University of Georgia. I specialize in World Language Education, namely, critical issues of race, culture, and identity as they relate to Spanish language education. What should people talk to me about? M... Read More →



Thursday June 15, 2017 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sarimanok Room