Personal essay: The quiet tragedy of forgetting your first language

Powerful essay on language loss— worth reading: “We are told to maintain tradition but the world we now live in demands of us assimilation and expects of us compliance.”



International Mother Language Day

Did you know that the United Nations celebrates International Mother Language Day every year on February 21st?

Collected a few clips of students using their own language to say ”  ___ is my mother language” as part of an event that will take place later during reading week.