News Tag: Languages

Monday, April 20, 2015

Anne Curzan talks malarkey in Michigan Radio blog

Tags: curzan, expertise, languages

In the That’s What They Say blog on the Michigan Radio website, Anne Curzan investigates the origins of various words that stand in for “nonsense,” including “malarkey,” “humbug,” “balderdash,” and “poppycock.”


Monday, April 13, 2015

Anne Curzan tackles compound words on Michigan Radio blog

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In her That’s What They Say blog on the Michigan Radio website, Anne Curzan looks at compound words—to “fundraise” or fund-raise”? (It’s fundraise.)


Thursday, May 17, 2012

Donald Freeman to assist an Italian teacher education initiative introducing English in primary schools

Tags: digital signage, freeman, language, languages

He joins a committee that will monitor a blended professional development program to support the introduction of English as a foreign language in Italy's primary schools.


Friday, March 09, 2012

Ann Arbor Languages Partnership featured in AAPS News

Tags: coolican, digital signage, elementary education, language, languages, teacher education

Our collaboration with Ann Arbor elementary schools to teach elementary students the Spanish language is featured in the school district's newsletter, available online.


Friday, November 04, 2011

Donald Freeman invited to give the inaugural lecture for the Centre for Language Education Research, Aston University, England

Tags: digital signage, freeman, language, languages

His talk was "Rethinking How Language 'Goes to School': Social Capital in Teaching and Learning New Languages."


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