Journal 16 & 17 | English homework help

Journal 16

Respond, with 200-600 words, to the following prompt: Discuss some of the groups you are a part of and the specialized language—from slang to formal terminology—that you use in those groups. It may help to consider the following, and similar, questions: 

  • How did you become part of these groups? 
  • What are some of the expressions, slang, jargon, terminology, etc., of your groups? 
  • What do you remember about learning the specialized language? 
  • How does your involvement in these groups and your use of their specialized language affect your identity? 

Include the total word count of your response with your entry. Include only your response, and not the prompt itself, in your word count. 

Journal 17

Respond, with 200-600 words, to the following prompt: Reflect on what you’re learning (or struggling to learn) so far in this unit. It may help to consider some of the following terms and concepts: 

  • Activity theory and activity system 
  • Genres 
  • Specialized language 
  • Mediate 

Include the total word count of your response with your entry. Include only your response, and not the prompt itself, in your word count. 

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