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.
The second talk, titled “Why Minor in TESOL,” was for students. This presentation discussed career options in becoming a professional English language educator abroad, with specific details about the Japanese market. The presenter discussed his career, which includes over a decade of experience in Japan.