The benefits of knowing a second or a foreign language in today's world are many. The world has turned into a global village. In this globalized existence, the knowledge of a foreign language in particular and the accompanying cultural competency are being increasingly recognized as valuable assets that give an advantage to those who possess such skills.
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CALPER Summer Workshops start in four weeks.
June 13 & 14 Discourse Analysis and L2 Writing
June 15 & 16 How to Integrate Explicit Knowledge in the Second Language Classroom: Concept-based Language Instruction
June 18 Chinese Pedagogy Workshop: Teaching Chinese with Authentic Cultural Texts and Materials
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