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Faculty Talk

Author: Guieswende Rouamba

Why we (still) need grammar instruction but (still) need to do it better: Grammar instruction and Literacy in the L2 Classroom. 
Presented by Dr. Scott Windham - Elon University, North Carolina.
Wednesday, October 10,  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm 
329 DeBartolo Hall (CSLC). 
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Harvest Apple Picking

Author: Christopher Scheirer

The EAP Program is going apple picking! 

On October 27 at 11:00am, we will meet at the main circle and carpool to Kercher's Sunrise Orchards to pick apples and pumpkins and enjoy the fun activities and food they have there. Then, we'll go to EAP Post-doc Chris Scheirer's house to carve pumpkins in preparation for Halloween.…

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SLA Grant Benefactors Meet Grant Recipients

Author: Tokozile Mlambo

Last Wednesday, the Buser family, one of the benefactors of the SLA grant, met with some of the students who have been impacted by their generosity through study abroad. This was a wonderful opportunity, and the students were able to share their experiences as well as share how the program has impacted them. We continue to thank the Buser family as well as other benefactors who make the SLA program possible! Read about SLA grant recipients' experiences here

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US Classroom Culture

Author: Christopher Scheirer

In this workshop, we discussed the cultural norms, behavior, and expectations of the American university classroom.  We then explored techniques that students and teachers can utilize for participating in and leading classroom discussions, interacting with other students, and working in groups.  We modeled effective question asking strategies and how to encourage student engagement and interactive learning.…

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Mango Languages

Author: Guieswende Rouamba

Here is the latest data on Notre Dame's use of Mango Languages, the language learning platform:

  • 20,958 Overall Sessions

    Mango

  • 3,058 Registered Users
  • + 2% Monthly Growth

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Visiting Faculty

Author: Guieswende Rouamba

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Joachim Castellano visited the CSLC on Friday, September 7 and gave two talks, one for faculty and one for students. The faculty talk, titled “Learning Languages with Apps,” reviewed language learning apps such as Rosetta Stone, Mango, Memrise, Liulishuo, and Fluent Forever. After evaluating the apps, Joachim presented how these apps can supplement language courses taught in traditional environments.…

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