ENG512 GDB 1 Solution and Discussion
Total Marks 5
Starting Date Monday, January 27, 2020
Closing Date Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Question Title GDB
Graded Discussion Board for Bilingualism ENG512 will be opened from January 27-28, 2020.
The topics for the GDB are:
- Language shift or maintenance does not happen in a vacuum, it occurs only when certain societal conditions are present. Based on the given concept, it is supposed by the experts that the usage of Urdu is losing its place in institutions compared to English. Discuss.
- Miss Nasira employs number of activities in target (English) language in a bilingual setting. She is also used to do such activates on regular basis in pairs and groups to practice. Some parents came to see her after first term to complain that their children are lacking in learning due to the continuous instructions in target language by the teacher. The parents are concerned about why their children are discussing their problems with their fellow children instead of the teacher. Keeping this in mind answer the following question:
What Miss Nasira was needed to do in a bilingual setting (classroom)?
Read the following instructions carefully before posting your comments:
GDB carries 3% weightage in your final assessment. Your comments should be clear, concise, and relevant to the topic. Creative and original ideas written in correct English will be highly appreciated. Any queries related to Graded Discussion Board (GDB) will not be entertained on the regular MDB. For questions or queries related to the topic, you may send email to [email protected]. Do not send your comments via e-mail or regular MDB. The comments posted on the regular MDB will not be graded. Do not post your comments twice. No marks will be awarded for plagiarism.
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