TCCRISLS: Conference in Chinese Second Language Acquisition at TC

On October 1 and 2, 2010,  the Applied Linguistics program will be hosting the inaugural Teachers College, Columbia University Roundtable in Second Language Studies (TCCRISLS) focusing on the acquisition of Chinese as a second language. All are invited to register (and can do so online on our website). There will also be a 2- day pre-conference, professional development workshop on Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT) on Sept. 29 & 30. The workshop will directly address Chinese pedagogy and would be of great relevance to current and prospective teachers.

PLENARY SPEAKERS
Dr. Nick Ellis,
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Dr. Boping Yuan,
University of Cambridge

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP
Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT)
September 29-30, 2010

For more information, please visit www.tc.edu/tccrisls