Read “Mother Tongue” by Amy Tan. This is considered a classification piece that explores language and identity both in and out of a family unit. What is your initial response to this essay? What did you like or not like? Consider how your use of language changes depending on your circumstances and audience. Brainstorm the different ways you speak as a way of preparing for the non-academic discourse assignment. What preliminary conclusions can you draw?
Please make sure to write as in a second language, and make sure to look at the attached file.