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TESOL and BBE Student Symposium Showcases Intellect and Friendship 

A schism sometimes forms when two related but different fields of study develop misconceptions about one another. The Bilingual/Bicultural Education program at Teachers College holds close the idea that speaking multiple languages is indeed a strength, while the Applied Linguistics/Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program puts particular emphasis on how languages are …

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NYS TESOL AL Marks 36th Annual Winter Conference 

By Matty Espino for TESOL/Applied Linguistics The 37th Annual Applied Linguistics Winter Conference (ALWC), hosted by the Program in TESOL and Applied Linguistics, will take place Saturday, March 5, 2016 at Teachers College. In anticipation, we thought we'd take a look back at last year's conference.   The 36th annual New York State Teaching English to Speakers …

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Rethinking Assessment: An Interview with Dr. James Purpura  ☆

This past summer, I met with several graduate students in the Applied Linguistics program, all of whom have made notable strides in their disciplines. Two students, Fred Tsutagawa and Saerhim Oh, Ph.d. Students in the Applied Linguistics program, are now completing their third year in an internship program with Educational Testing Service (ETS). A third …

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The Collaboration and Connection of A&H in the City 

Catherine Box, Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, and Patricia Martinez-Álvarez (left to right). Photo by Margaret Ferrec.   On Thursday, December 10th, TC faculty and alumni came together for an unforgettable evening of dancing, learning, sharing, and connecting at The Joan Weill Center for Dance, home of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for A&H in the City: …

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Spotlight on Alumna Monika Ekiert: “A product of TC!”  ☆

Dr. Monika Ekiert received her doctorate in Applied Linguistics (AL) from TC in May, 2010. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from TC.  She has collectively spent nine years at the college in a variety of capacities (including a revamp of the Community Language …

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2011 APPLE Lecture 

You are cordially invited... To APPLE 2011!! The TESOL and Applied Linguistics Programs in the Department of Arts and Humanities invite you to the annual APPLE (Applied Linguistics & Education) Lecture on Friday, February 11, 2011. Our speaker for this year is Professor Thomas Cobb from the University of Québec at Montréal. Professor Cobb teaches and …

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An Innovative Conference: Second Language Acquisition of Chinese 

On October 1st and 2nd, an exciting inaugural event took place at Teachers College: the Applied Linguistics program hosted the tremendously successful Teachers College, Columbia University Roundtable in Second Language Studies (TCCRISLS) on the theme of Second Language Acquisition of Chinese. Professor Zhaohong Han, Associate Professor of Language and Education for the TESOL and Applied …

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