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ERIC Number: EJ482640
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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An Uncommon Language: The Multicultural Making of American English.
Carnes, Jim
Teaching Tolerance, v3 n1 p56-63 Spr 1994
This article explains the use of the origins of American English and the dictionary to teach multiculturalism to elementary school students. It suggests classroom activities that help students explore the cultural roots behind words and appreciate the ways words have been created. Esperanto and the development of an international language are also discussed. (GLR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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