Some Thoughts on Environmental Print in Minority Langage Contexts

In the Literacy Mega Course at SIL-UND one of the issues students are asked to consider is Environmental Print.

Sharon MacDonald presents Environmental Print as a way to move people from illiteracy (but with a understanding of contextual clues based on experience and iconicity), to literacy using or reinforcing reading lessons with print materials found around them (particularly in advertising and on manufactured goods). In this writing I will apply Sharon’s general idea to three kinds of cases. Continue reading

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