Friday, 2 December 2011
By the light of the moon
Thanks to all for the great outing, which was our last in English, at least for the fall session. We had an interesting discussion about the Commission scolaire de Montréal's recent decision to encourage/impose French speaking at recess. It's always good to get multiple perspectives about these issues - you'll just have to join us to find out what everyone thought! This somehow led to the topic of youth languages that are developing around the world. Our Columbian participant mentioned Spanglish, spoken in New York City. Our participant from Iran told us about Penglish, a version of Farsi with English characters, used while chatting.
In any case, I hope to see you all on Saturday, December 10th for the ARMP Community Potluck (open to all), or in winter for the snowshoeing version of this activity!