February 25, 2011

Spring 2011 Applied Linguistics Practicum Seminar Series

Spring 2011 Applied Linguistics Practicum Seminar Series

Come out to our next talk in the series:
Bill Acton, Trinity Western University
So You Think You Can Dance (Your Way to Effective Pronunciation)?

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Clearihue A308

Bill Acton teaches in the MA TESOL program at Trinity Western University.
Most of his research and publications over the past 30 years have focused
on the role of body movement in learning and teaching second language

February 23, 2011

Meeting: Friday, March 4th at 4:30

We will be having a meeting on Friday, March 4th at 4:30 in Clearihue A118.   

Also, t-shirt orders have been extended until Friday, March 4th.  So if you still want one, email me at uvicunderlings@gmail.com before March 4th with your order.  Again, the cost is $25 and all monies must be received before your order can be placed.

And...the Underlings will be hosting an end-of-semester party on Saturday, April 2nd.  Stay tuned for more details and information about tickets!

February 14, 2011

Applied Linguistics Practicum Seminar - Tuesday, Feb. 15th

2011 Applied Linguistics Practicum Seminar Series
Tuesday, February 15th, 2011
6:30-8:00 pm -- Clearihue Room A308

Mark Pomeroy (English Language Centre), Todd Kitzler, (Inter-Cultural
Association of
Greater Victoria), Scott Wilson (Global Village Victoria)
This is an informal panel discussion about English language teaching in
Victoria. Our three
panelists have a huge amount of teaching experience in Victoria, and are
here to share their
experience as language teachers in Victoria, introduce the schools where
they work, and talk
about the changes and trends they have seen in the industry in Victoria.
Bring your questions
about teaching EAL in Victoria!

February 7, 2011

Applied Linguistics Seminar

2011 Applied Linguistics Seminar Series

Teaching the Social Applications of Language
Adrian Benedek
World ESL Tutors/AcademicEnglishHelp.com
Tuesday, Feb. 8th, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Clearihue A308

The seminar is framed in Psycholinguistics, and will discuss what, why,
how and when language is used as a tool for communication to convince an
audience. Mr. Benedek will include practical examples and exercises that
teachers can use.

Adrian Benedek is an ESL teacher and entrepreneur with over a decade of
teaching experience. A UVic graduate, he has published in developmental
psychology, and produces cutting-edge materials for ESL pedagogy. His
current focus is international academic English.

February 2, 2011

Bake Sale: Thursday, Feb. 10

We will be having a bake sale on Thursday, Feb. 10 from 9:30-4:30 in the Clearihue lobby to raise money for our scholarship fund.  If you are able to sit at the table, please go here http://doodle.com/7g6r7bedufgnzasd to sign up for a time.  If you are able to bring some goodies to sell, they can be dropped off at the table from 9:30 onwards.
Also, we will be selling linguistics-themed Valentine's Cards at the bake sale.  Next Tuesday's games afternoon (1:30-3:30 in SUB B024) will be used to make the cards so stop by if you'd like to help, or stop by the table to buy a card!