On “correctness,” culture, and context

Sometimes we need windows and mirrors in language to help us see more clearly. Please read/view the following links and generate relevant discussion about how these pieces made you reflect on your education, process, voice, and/or style.

1) “What I Learned From Teaching English in North Korea (Links to an external site.)” by Suki Kim

2) “To ‘Be’ or Not To ‘Be’: Moving Beyond Correctness and Stigmatized Language (Links to an external site.)” by P.L. Thomas