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ERIC Number: EJ549078
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1051-6204
Ebonics and ASL: Teaching Our Children the Codes of Power.
Lucas, Ceil
Perspectives in Education and Deafness, v15 n5 p12-13,18 May-Jun 1997
Discusses how American Sign Language does and does not resemble African American Vernacular English (Ebonics). The need for metalinguistic awareness in students is highlighted. Students are urged to learn Standard English, recognize and respect other languages they use, and know the link between language, status, and power. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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