Author: Victoria Williams

Results in BLC Posts

Found in Translation: Eve Zyvik

The Berkeley Language Center Cordially Invites You to the Upcoming Meeting of Its Found in Translation (FIT) Working Group New Perspectives on the 'Incomplete Acquisition' Debate in Heritage Language Bilingualism   EVE ZYZIK  Professor of Spanish, University of California, Santa Cruz   Friday, April 26, 2019 12-1 pm in B-4 Dwinelle Hall In this presentation, I examine…

Found in Translation: Claire Tardieu & Céline Horgues

The Berkeley Language Center Cordially Invites You to the Upcoming Meeting of Its Found in Translation (FIT) Working Group  Does the European Tandem Language Learning Model still Apply in our Global Age? CLAIRE TARDIEU  Lecturer, Department of English, Sorbonne Nouvelle University CÉLINE HORGUES Senior Lecturer, Department of English, Sorbonne Nouvelle University Friday, April 19, 2019 12-1 pm…

Found in Translation: Jia Li, March 22

The Berkeley Language Center Cordially Invites You to the Upcoming Meeting of Its Found in Translation (FIT) Working Group   Academic English Language Acquisition and Cultural Awareness:  Filmmaking with English Language Learners * JIA LI John A. Sproul Research Fellow, Berkeley Language Center Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada * *…

From a Face-to-Face to Hybrid Intermediate Korean Course

The Korean program has had a high attrition rate from beginning (K1A) to intermediate levels (K10B) (AY 2017: 77%). In searching for a solution to this trend, my colleague, Dr. Junghee Park and I received a one-year joint BLC fellowship to develop a hybrid course for intermediate level Korean. As I report for the first…

L2 Journal Special Issue Call for Papers: Rethinking Critical Pedagogy in L2 learning and teaching

L2 Journal Special Issue Call for Papers “Rethinking Critical Pedagogy in L2 learning and teaching” Guest Editor: Panayota Gounari, University of Massachusetts Boston panagiota.gounari@umb.edu Deadline for submitting abstracts: May 1, 2019 Deadline for submitting manuscripts: November 18, 2019 Please send abstracts (300 words) and other queries to Panayota Gounari at panagiota.gounari@umb.edu. CFP L2 Special Issue…

Zapotec Language Revitalization: What can be accomplished with a two-week Summer School

Humanity is facing a language endangerment crisis on a global level, as indigenous languages are increasingly being replaced by widely spoken languages like English and Spanish. In response, communities around the world have initiated efforts to encourage the use of endangered languages. However, little empirical research on what makes these language revitalization efforts most successful…

Found in Translation: Julia Nee, March 8

The Berkeley Language Center Cordially Invites You to the Upcoming Meeting of Its Found in Translation (FIT) Working Group   Using Learner-Generated Work as Source Materials for a Language Revitalization Course * JULIA NEE Doctoral candidate, Department of Linguistics, UC Berkeley * * * Friday, March 8, 2019 12 - 1 p.m. in B-4 Dwinelle Hall  …

Found in Translation: Ana Elisa S. C. S. Ferreira, Feb. 15

The Berkeley Language Center Cordially Invites You to the Upcoming Meeting of Its Found in Translation (FIT) Working Group   Can Social Media Be Used As a Teaching Tool? A Conversation With Pierre Lévy on Twitter *    ANA ELISA S. C. S. FERREIRA Visiting Scholar, Berkeley Language Center *  *  * Friday, February 15, 2019 12…

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

I recently attended the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association’s 72nd Annual Convention in Cheyenne, Wyoming. True to nature, the conference had an excellent variety of multilingual pedagogy and literature sessions. This is the one conference I make sure to attend. It is large enough to provide variety but small enough to promote a collegiate ambiance…

Found in Translation: Junhong Liu, Jan. 25

The Berkeley Language Center Cordially Invites You to the Upcoming Meeting of Its Found in Translation (FIT) Working Group   DEVELOPING INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE IN BUSINESS ENGLISH TEACHING: A Case Analysis of Intercultural Business Negotiation Classroom Activities * JUNHONG LIU Associate Professor, School of Foreign Languages, China Three Gorges University; Visiting Scholar, Berkeley Language Center, UC Berkeley *…

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