We will examine various studies related to the principle of linguistic relativity—that is, the notion that a language's structure and vocabulary affect how its speakers perceive the world. Ultimately, we will share in a class-wide discussion surrounding how linguistic relativity is relevant to modern society.
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Earlier Event: April 7I don't give an F: Issues in student motivation, learning evaluation & academic grading
Later Event: October 13Linguistic relativity: How does language shape our thought?