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TED Talks: Season 2014

2014x122 Jamila Lyiscott: 3 ways to speak English
TV-PG

  • 2014-06-19T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Jamila Lyiscott is a “tri-tongued orator;” in her powerful spoken-word essay “Broken English,” she celebrates — and challenges — the three distinct flavors of English she speaks with her friends, in the classroom and with her parents. As she explores the complicated history and present-day identity that each language represents, she unpacks what it means to be “articulate.”

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