Develop: Task 1
Language is an innate and thoroughly integral part of our lives. However, language can be used as a proxy for uncrossable gates. Camila Uechi’s video presents this very well and offers a unique perspective of language. In this honest and highly relatable talk, she invites you to journey through her own experiences with language and discover the truth about its nature.
By the end of this activity, you will gain an understanding of how language can be used as a gatekeeper that can include or exclude people based on their linguistic profiles.
Watch: Language as a gatekeeper
Watch the following video and answer questions using the template provided.