Chatterbox #234 – Are stereotypes true?


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When you think of Canada, what comes to mind? How about when you think of America? In this fun episode of Chatterbox, Andrew and Kassy talk about common stereotypes in Canada and America: the good, the bad, and the ugly.

Fun facts

Stereotypes exist in every country and in every part of society. Even by age 5, children can recognize and form opinions around stereotypes related to gender, ethnicity, and other social groups. However, stereotypes are always changing, evolving, or disappearing, thanks to education and shared experiences.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • Stereotype
  • Twang
  • To be like a religion
  • To get one’s fix
  • Gnarly
  • Black sheep
  • To get on one’s high horse

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