From November 28th-30th the FLTAs coordinated a Culture Excursion Fair at Nuner Fine Arts Academy to expand language and culture education to all students.
University College Cork
Monday December 3, 2018 3:30pm
Room 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Hall
In this talk, Professor Aidan Doyle of University College Cork will take up the controversial subject of the language shift from Irish to English in 19th-century Ireland.
FLTAs visited Clay International Academy to share their languages and cultures with elementary and middle schoolers.
This workshop focused on ways to present academic sources in an ethical and transparent manner. Topics included a definition of plagiarism, a description of the harm it causes, and strategies to use sources appropriately. The workshop concluded with a discussion of citation forms and how to learn more about them.…
This workshop explored key strategies for fostering healthy and successful relationships between students and their academic advisors and professors. Topics included how to ask your professor for help, how to request letters of recommendation, and how to write emails in the appropriate style and language.…
The CSLC will be offering the following courses in Spring 2019:
Sociolinguistics of Second Language Acquisition
MW 12:30pm- 1:45pm
Introduction to Second Language Acquisition
Pedagogical English Grammar
Mango Languages is a language-learning software which teaches practical conversation and valuable cultural insight for new languages. Using an encouraging, conversational style, Mango offers 70+ languages, including many which are less commonly taught such as Haitian Creole, Cherokee, Punjabi, and Thai. Mango Languages…
The Chinese Language Program and Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures hosted the concert, Where Chinese and American Soulmates Meet through Music on Thursday, September 20th, in the McKenna Hall Auditorium. The event was well-attended.
Have you ever left a conversation worried that you've misinterpreted a person's meaning or intention? Then this workshop was definitely for you! In this workshop, we learned how to identify, interpret, and practice some of the verbal signals and cues that native English speakers use to indirectly communicate intention and meaning. Examples included when "yes" or "maybe" actually means "no thank you."…