Commas, periods, hyphens, colons, and semicolons are only some of the punctuation marks most common to the written forms of the world’s languages. However, since the usage of each tends to vary from country to country, improper use can obscure intelligent thought and lead to miscommunication. Through in-class exercises, workshop participants reviewed the contexts and uses of the most common English punctuation marks as they appear in U.S. professional and non-professional writing. …
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…