Interrogating the "Language Gap" - A CAL Commentary

CC Interrogating Language Gap

This document highlights the work of Professor Jonathan Rosa at Stanford University, who provides a sociolinguistic critique on the terminology used to define emergent bilinguals and introduces a raciolinguistic framework as a way to interrogate the language gap and other deficit perspectives.

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Dr. Rosa is the 2018 recipient of CAL’s Charles A. Ferguson Award for Outstanding Scholarship. Learn more