ML2 – Second Language Literacies

A blog for the Second Language Literacies course from the MA in Learning and Teaching Processes in Second Languages (ML2) at UPB-Medellín

Andres Pacheco’s first essay on critical literacies

On critical literacies. Through decades and centuries, Literacies have currently turned to be a matter of controversy for the whole world in terms of education. Such controversy has been divided … Continue reading

September 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Text Analysis

By: Johny Sánchez The following paper is aimed to analyze a textbook used to teach/learn English in a language center of a private university in Antioquia. Throughout the paper, the … Continue reading

September 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Critical Literacy A Call For ELL and EFL Teachers to Transform Their Learning And Teaching Practices

Critical Literacy A Call For ELL and EFL Teachers to Transform Their Learning And Teaching Practices Isabel Cristina Zuleta Vásquez English Language II Professor: PhD Raúl Mora Semester II – … Continue reading

September 18, 2017 · 1 Comment

My textbook through a critical literacy view. By Luis Javier Pérez R.

TEXTBOOK ANALYSIS THROUGH A CRITICAL LITERACY VIEW MA in Learning and Teaching Processes in Second Languages (ML2) English Language II: Literacies in Second Languages. Luis Javier Pérez Ramos.     … Continue reading

September 18, 2017 · 1 Comment

ENGLISH LANGUAGE II: LITERACIES IN SECOND LANGUAGES – Textbooks under a Critical Literacy lens

By: Andrés Felipe Ochoa Gaviria We also expect our students and alumni to participate in moments of glocalized advocacy about the goals, uses (and misuses) of English today so that … Continue reading

September 17, 2017 · 1 Comment

The necessity of Critical Literacy when working with the National Standards for English in Colombia

 By: Johny Restrepo The next paper aims at analyzing the necessity of critical literacy when working with the national standards for English in Colombia. Thereby, such inquiry is based on … Continue reading

September 17, 2017 · 1 Comment

Reading my World: English Curriculum, Beyond Teaching the Word.

By Hugo Mesa. ML2 at UPB This paper aims at engaging in a discussion of the English curriculum at a private university in the city of Medellin by describing and … Continue reading

September 16, 2017 · 1 Comment