Fall Fellows Forum, December 1, 2023

Fall 2023 BLC Fellows Forum
Instructional Development Research Projects

Learning the Language of the Contemporary Ukrainian Society through Films
Nataliia Goshylyk, Lecturer, Slavic Languages & Literatures
This project presents ways to integrate contemporary Ukrainian films into the curriculum for intermediate language learners. Seven lesson plans for films of various genres and lengths will help the students expand their knowledge of current lifestyles in Ukraine and gain a deeper understanding of its history, culture, and language.
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Building Classes in Languages for Professional Purposes: Opportunities, Challenges, and Best Practices
Claire Tourmen, Lecturer, French
The French Department has recently developed professional paths. Yet, many questions remain. I will share the insights from a literature review in Languages for Specific Purposes, an online survey to our alumni group, and interviews with other French Departments in the US to learn about their practices.
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Cultivating Critical Language Awareness in the Heritage Language Classroom: A Module on Language Ideologies
Yesenia Blanco, Graduate Student, Spanish & Portuguese
With the implementation of a module on language ideologies in two heritage language courses of Spanish, students will cultivate critical language awareness that builds on their prior metalinguistic awareness, develops their critical and analytical skills through the examination of multimodal objects, and fosters their linguistic confidence.
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Friday, December 1, 2023
B-4 Dwinelle Hall & Zoom

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