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.”

 

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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.