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Language Change in 19th Century Ireland: A New Interpretation?

Author: Jess Hannon

Aidan Doyle

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. 

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Plagiarism: What It Is and How to Avoid It

Author: Christopher Scheirer

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.…

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Academic Etiquette in Advisor/Student Relationships

Author: Christopher Scheirer

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.…

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Linguistics and TESOL courses

Author: Guieswende Rouamba

The CSLC will be offering the following courses in Spring 2019: 

CSLC 20302-01
Sociolinguistics of Second Language Acquisition 
MW 12:30pm- 1:45pm
CRN 26034

CSLC 30101-01
Introduction to Second Language Acquisition
MW 2:00pm-3:15pm
CRN 25168

CSLC 20303-01
Pedagogical English Grammar
TR 12:30pm-1:45pm
CRN 27490…

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Call for Faculty Stories: Mango Languages

Author: Guieswende Rouamba

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

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Chinese American Fusion Music Concert

Author: Guieswende Rouamba

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. 

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Interpreting Subtext in Conversational English

Author: Christopher Scheirer

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."…

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