SLS Graduate Students Present at CATESOL Annual Conference

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With Dr. Betsy Gilliland, PhD in SLS student Patharaorn Patharakorn and MA in SLS students Hyunjung An, Changho Kwon, and Eric Young presented on “Classroom Action Research: English for Academic Purposes in Thailand” at the CATESOL Annual Conference in Santa Clara, CA on October 25, 2014. Pictured: Kwon, An, Young, Gilliland, Suzuki (MA ’13), and …

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Dissertation Defense

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Announcing
PhD in Second Language Studies Dissertation Defense

Josephine Lee
The Interactional Organization of Bilingual Co-teaching in South Korea

Chair: Gabriele Kasper

Wednesday November 5, 9:00 a.m.
Moore 155A

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Volunteer Tutors at Wai ‘alae Elementary School

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SLS undergraduate and graduate students tutor K–5 ELL students at a local public charter school. Pictured: Fall 2014 tutors (with Dr. Gilliland and Dr. Grüter)

ARCHIVE First Chuo-UHM Student Conference

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on Linguistics, Psycholinguistics and Second Language Acquisition Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Center for Korean Studies, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Plenary: 14:00-15:00 Professor Theres Grüter, Second Language Studies at UHM “Do L2 learners think ahead? The role of prediction in L2 processing”

ARCHIVE Fall 2014 Brown Bags

September 4: Employment Opportunities While You Are a Student Presenters: Dr. Ray Allen, ISS Advisor; Priscilla Faucette, ELI Associate Director & SLS BA Advisor; Emily Lee, SLS Program Specialist & Job Officer What are the employment opportunities within SLS and outside of the department? What are the visa requirements for on- and off-campus work for …

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Special Invited Lecture

The Charlene J. Sato Center for Pidgin, Creole, and Dialect Studies presents “Respeta mi idioma”: Promoting Linguistic Diversity and Sociolinguistic Justice through Youth Research and Activism   Dr. Mary Bucholtz Department of Linguistics, UC Santa Barbara Thursday, March 20, 12-1:15 pm Center for Korean Studies Linguistics and related fields have a longstanding commitment to social …

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Theres Grüter (SLS) and Amy Schafer (Linguistics) receive $286,000 NSF grant

Theres Grüter (PI) and Amy Schafer (co-PI) have received a three-year standard research grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a project entitled Discourse and prosody in non-native speakers’ reference resolution. The project investigates how Japanese- and Korean-speaking learners of English choose and interpret referential expressions, such as pronouns. Pronouns like ‘he’ and ‘she’ …

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