Networking Gatherings are not broadcast live. You need to join a Zoom room to participate. Spots for each session are LIMITED.Click the links under each session you want to attend to reserve your spot.Networking Gatherings and Social Time are an opportunity to meet other participants of the summit, discuss different topics (suggested by participants), and just be social. Sunday, […]
Have you ever tried reading a book in another language and spent half an hour on one page trying to decipher new vocabulary? I have. I decided to read an advanced book in German in order to improve my vocabulary and ended up frustrated and discouraged.
Networking Gatherings are not broadcast live. You need to join a Zoom room to participate. Spots for each session are LIMITED.Click the links under each session you want to attend to reserve your spot.Networking Gatherings and Social Time are an opportunity to meet other participants of the summit, discuss different topics (suggested by participants), and just […]
REPLAY of the LIVE session recorded onSunday, February 11 at8am PST / 10am CST / 11am EST#LangSummit – Opening Session Come and join me for the start of the Language Learning Summit. Learn what is all about, how to navigate the website, and how to meet new people who love to learn languages! You might even […]
REPLAY of Live Panel recorded on Sunday, February 18 at 7am PST / 9am CST / 10am ESTAbout this presentation:La cultura en la clase de Español como Lengua Extranjera (ELE) Este panel en español tiene tres perspectivas complementarias sobre la enseñanza de cultura en la clase de ELE en tres aspectos: objetivos culturales y enfoque culturo-céntrico; formar hábitos […]
REPLAY of Live Session recorded onSaturday, February 17 at6pm PST / 8pm CST / 9pm ESTAbout BigBong:I’ve always been passionate about acting. But it’s rather easy not to do anything for fear of others’ judgment, laziness… or a bit of both. Then at one point, I thought: “Let’s just try out and see where it goes”. […]
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Despite all the good intentions, much of what is standardly considered common methodological practice for language teachers may actually prove to be ‘anti-linguistic’; i.e., it works against language acquisition.
Applied Linguistics respects the ‘nature of language. Acquaintance with this discipline of language acquisition aids language teachers in their evolution from simply the classroom ‘editor’ to the ‘Applied Linguist’; from teaching for Mastery to encouraging Proficiency.
Come find out how and why. Be prepared to laugh uproariously and to reflect profoundly.
REPLAY of the Live Session recorded onSunday, February 11 at10am PST / 12pm CST / 1pm ESTAbout the presenter:Steve has had a passion for languages most of his life and is a well known polyglot on the web. Steve is the all-time champion LingQer and developer of the LingQ approach. When not studying on LingQ, […]
Overarching questions to be addressed at the panel discussion:
Importance of multilingual education
Better collaboration between home and school
Optimal environment for children to learn new languages
Importance of heritage/minority language
At home and at school
Need open-mindedness, acceptance
Reduce bullying, prejudice