Title

Writing a Translingual Script: Closed Captions in the English Multilingual Hearing Classroom

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Summer 2013

Publisher

Kairos

Abstract

The classroom activity described in this webtext is my attempt to think through the ways that the multimodal nature of closed captioning as a language practice could intersect productively with a translingual approach to language. Part of rhetorical awareness for a globalizing citizenry is an acknowledgement of the complexity of language choices—even and especially in contexts where language is seemingly transparent, standard, unquestioned