Language and Culture in Sync:
Developing Learners’ Sociocultural Competence
July 25–29, 2011
During this institute, you will:
-Review and discuss sociocultural aspects of the learning, use, and teaching of a second language;
-Examine learners’ language use and potential causes of communication difficulty or breakdown;
-Become familiar with current instructional approaches in this area;
-Develop a pragmatics-focused lesson plan by incorporating research-based information; and
-Gain a deeper awareness of your own instructional practice in this area.
Early Bird registration closes at the end of May.
Learn more at http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-1746.html