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Poster session [clear filter]
Saturday, November 19

8:30am PST

Job Hunting in the U.S.: A Content-Based Approach to Teaching Grammar
What good is a college degree without a job? For international students, finding a job after graduation is a daunting task. This practical poster session will present methods used to teach L2 students about job hunting in the U.S., giving them the language skills needed to be a competitive applicant.

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Jennifer Evans

Graduate Student in Linguistics/TESL, California State University, Northridge

Saturday November 19, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am PST
Exhibit Hall (Grand Hall)

8:30am PST

Slipping in Slang: Hilarious, Vital, and Disastrous Slang Dos & Don'ts
“Slangman” David Burke (Author of 60 language books) gives an informative, hilarious presentation on the newest slang your students are using that YOU need to know! "Slangman" will also present a show-and-tell of actual exported products whose names got lost in translation and cost companies embarrassment and millions of dollars!

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David Burke

Author, Slangman Publishing
Being a polyglot, David Burke was all too familiar with the confusion that can come from not knowing a language’s slang or idioms. His love of language has, in part, led him to write and publish a range of books on this topic. His career has included a regular segment on Voice of... Read More →

Saturday November 19, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am PST
Exhibit Hall (Grand Hall)