Understanding language registers as a means to more effective communication. Author: Cheryl Carter
This lesson plan identifies different registers of language (code-switching) in order to teach effective communication skills. This lesson delves into code-switching and registers of language to teach students the appropriate language for various contexts. This lesson may be helpful in teaching code-switching and providing students opportunities to explore various registers of language; it can be used as an initial lesson on language or as a supplemental activity.
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- Learners will have a clear understanding of registers of language, will be able to distinguish between different registers, and will be able to utilize these registers for more effective communication.
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- Book: A framework for understanding and working with students and adults from poverty (Copyright, 1995, Ruby K. Payne, RFT Publishing)