Code Switching:The Genius of Reggie Watts
Lesson created by Jeremiah Franzen using
Video from TED YouTube Channel
After viewing and responding to Ben Beaton's TED-ED lesson "The key to media's hidden codes," you should have an understanding of what codes are in the anthropological sense, and how those codes are used. Students can apply the concept of code switching (changing between languages or dialects) to this performance; Watch as Reggie varies his delivery and style in order to disorient and entertain.