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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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Faculty Talk

Author: Guieswende Rouamba

Should we explicitly teach grammar in the L2-classroom, and if so, how can we do it well? Those two questions framed the lecture by Dr. Scott Windham, Associate Professor of German at Elon University, which he delivered at the CSLC on October 10.

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