11. Adapting language (2/2)

  1. Have a discussion with your family, relatives, or peers about the different dialects and languages you speak. Do you know people who change their way of speaking depending on the person they are speaking with? Have you noticed you yourself adapting your way of speaking when speaking with different people? You can consider, for example, how you make use of dialects, profanities, or memes in your speech.
  2. Are there linguistic or cultural differences within your family, relatives, or social circle? Are there linguistic or cultural phenomena that either you or others need to explain to one another; or vice versa, phenomena that need to be explained to you? You can start by thinking about, for example, Internet culture or phenomena relating to a particular period in time.

For teachers: This task can also be used in Mother tongue and literature or Finnish/Swedish as a second language lessons.