Events

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Fri
 
* WOA events (office closed)
Friday, October 27
06
Mon
 
* Doctoral Colloquium
Monday, November 06
10
Fri
 
Veterans Day (holiday)
Friday, November 10
23
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Thanksgiving Break (office closed)
Thursday, November 23
   

EDUCATIONAL NEWS

Language Lessons Start in the Womb
Article discusses research on how babies in the womb that here a specific language are them better able to pronounce sounds in that language even if it is not their native language.

Which Language Uses the Most Sounds? Click 5 Times for the Answer
Discusses the the Taa language, spoken by a few thousand people in Botswana and Namibia. It is believed by most linguists to have the largest sound inventory of any tongue in the world.

The Best TOEFL Reading Practice
Shares two ways to prepare and practice for the Reading section of the TOEFL exam.

ESL and Classroom Teachers Team Up to Teach Common Core
Students and teachers work together to create a way to teach the curriculum to ESL students.

Can Learning English be Fun?
An article for students that shares ideas about how to make learning English fun.