Recent Faculty Book Publications Recent Graduate Student Publications Reading in a Foreign Language SLS Papers Occasional Papers The Occasional Paper Series (which began publication in 1985) made available selected theses or scholarly papers written by students in the department. The series was a supplement to the departmental publication, UH Working Papers in Second Language Studies …

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Center for Second Language Research (CSLR) The Center for Second Language Research was established in 1983 as a research unit (then-named the Center for Second Language Classroom Research) of the Department. Since its establishment, CSLR’s work has included research on the learning and use of second and foreign languages in formal and informal settings, …

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Language Analysis and Experimentation (LAE) Labs The Language Analysis and Experimentation Labs are a research and teaching facility dedicated to human language and the cognitive mechanisms responsible for it. The labs are a facility for the College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature, supporting research on the articulation, acoustics, and perception of speech, the production …

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University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Libraries Two main libraries are of particular interest to students of Second Language Studies. Hamilton Library Hamilton Library contains the main graduate book, periodical, and microform collections, with specialist librarians and collections in such areas as Asia, Government Documents, Hawaiian, Maps, Pacific, and Rare & Book Arts. Be …

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Additional Resources

In addition to the various foreign language teaching programs administered by the language departments, the SLS Department administers the English Language Institute (ELI) and the University of Hawaiʻi English Language Program (HELP), which provide English instruction to multilingual students at the University. The foreign language classes taught at the College of Languages, Linguistics, & Literature …

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