April 24, 2011

CARLA Summer Institute: Developing Learners’ Sociocultural Competence

From http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-1746.html

Language and Culture in Sync:
Developing Learners’ Sociocultural Competence
July 25–29, 2011

During this institute, you will:
-Review and discuss sociocultural aspects of the learning, use, and teaching of a second language;
-Examine learners’ language use and potential causes of communication difficulty or breakdown;
-Become familiar with current instructional approaches in this area;
-Develop a pragmatics-focused lesson plan by incorporating research-based information; and
-Gain a deeper awareness of your own instructional practice in this area.

Early Bird registration closes at the end of May.

Learn more at http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-1746.html

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