2011 Applied Linguistics Seminar Series
Teaching the Social Applications of Language
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.