To prepare for this Assignment:
- Review the Learning Resources for this week, particularly the chapter on the functions of language.
By Day 7
Submit a 2- to 3-page paper in which you:
- Briefly describe an interaction you observed or in which you participated where language was used in an exclusive way that 1) labels others or expresses unsupportive messages; 2) demonstrates clear, cultural bias related to race, gender, age, sexual orientation, or ability through language; AND/OR 3) expresses a lack of inclusive language.
- Reflect on how the interaction seemed to affect the relationship between the communicators.