You may have already seen this clip of Hasan Minhaj explaining to Ellen DeGeneres how to correctly pronounce his name and why it’s important. It’s great!

We spend time in my IB Theory of Knowledge classes on names when we’re studying Language, and this will be a perfect addition.

In addition, Slate just published an excellent article about how Minhaj handled it, and I’ll also be using excerpts from it in class.

I’m adding this post to:

The Best Resources On The Importance Of Correctly Pronouncing Student Names

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Here’s the clip on Twitter: