1 hour and 10 minutes
Activity adapted by Lindsey Macdonald, CILMAR, from the following:
Rachel Anderson Droogsma, PhD, for the Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) Capstone Project (Spring 2008). The activity is no longer available online.
As a result of this activity, participants will be able to: 1. Discuss the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis and how language may shape their thoughts and perceptions. 2. Identify the relationships between language, culture, and perception. 3. Reflect on how the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis might apply to their own uses of language.