EVENTS

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Feb
1
Wed
Participatory action research and the language curriculum @ B135 Wells Hall
Feb 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Participatory action research and the language curriculum @ B135 Wells Hall | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Participatory action research and the language curriculum: Practical and ethical considerations for the world languages educator

In this workshop, you will become familiar with the principles of Participatory Action Research (PAR) and how it can be used to build curriculum and facilitate pedagogical interactions among participants in the World Languages classroom. We will examine applications of PAR in the day-to-day operations of the language classroom and how it can contribute to student motivation and autonomy.

Presented by Sandro Barros. Pizza and soft drinks will be served.

Feb
7
Tue
The Japanese Keigo Forum @ Wells Hall, Atrium on the second floor (B wing)
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

All Japanese language students at MSU are invited to participate in the first Japanese Keigo (Polite Language) Forum.
You will have many opportunities to interact with native and advanced Japanese students.

Keigo

Feb
10
Fri
The Japanese Keigo Forum @ Wells Hall, Atrium on the second floor (B wing)
Feb 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

All Japanese language students at MSU are invited to participate in the first Japanese Keigo (Polite Language) Forum.
You will have many opportunities to interact with native and advanced Japanese students.

Keigo

Feb
17
Fri
Teaching Abroad Event @ Wells Hall, B122
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

This information session is designed for students from all majors who are interested in teaching abroad. You will hear from panelists who have participated in a variety of teaching abroad experiences.

For more information, contact Jennifer Gansler (gansler@msu.edu) or Cindy Walter (walterc2@msu.edu)

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Mar
21
Tue
TESOL 2017 @ TESOL International Convention and Expo
Mar 21 – Mar 24 all-day

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Join us at the TESOL International Conference in Seattle! As the largest organization for English language educators, TESOL International Association hosts more than 6,500 people annually from around the world at its convention. Educators at all levels attend to exchange ideas and connect with a dynamic professional community.

The convention begins on Tuesday night with the opening keynote and closes on Friday evening with a celebratory event. During those three-plus days, attendees can choose from nearly 1,000 educational sessions and visit the more than 120 exhibitors in the English Language Expo.

Washington State Convention Center, 705 Pike Street Seattle, WA.
Headquarters Hotel: Sheraton Seattle.

Apr
20
Thu
End of Semester Party
Apr 20 @ 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm
End of Semester Party

We have a party!

May
27
Sat
Outlet Mall Shopping @ Wells Hall B230
May 27 @ 8:15 am – 5:00 pm

Where: One of Michigan’s largest outlet malls.

We will take vans to the outlet and spend the day shopping.

Meet at the Wells Hall B entrance at the bottom the stairway that leads to the ELC at 8:15am. DO NOT BE LATE!

Cost is $15 for round trip transportation to the outlet.

Please sign up and pay (cash or check) at the English Language Center in Wells Hall B230.

Deadline to pay: Friday 5/26 at 5:00pm

Shopping Bags Showing Retail Stores and Buying
Aug
28
Mon
ELC New Student Welcome Reception @ Wells Hall Lawn (Outside the Starbucks)
Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm
ELC New Student Welcome Reception @ Wells Hall Lawn (Outside the Starbucks) | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

All new ELC students are invited to stop by the lawn east of Wells Hall (outside the Starbucks) for lunch and to meet your new classmates and teachers. (If it raining, the event will be held in the 2nd floor Atrium in Wells Hall, near B240.)

Aug
29
Tue
New ELC Student Orientation C @ Wells Hall, B102
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
New ELC Student Orientation C @ Wells Hall, B102 | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

All new ELC students must attend Orientations A, B, and C. Bring your passport and I-20. 

Aug
30
Wed
ELC Class Schedule Pick-up @ Wells Hall, A202
Aug 30 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
ELC Class Schedule Pick-up @ Wells Hall, A202 | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

All new ELC students should come to the second floor of the A Wing of Wells Hall, Room A202, to pick up their class schedules. Please form a line from the stairwell lobby. Their will be other classes taking place on the 2nd floor, so please remain quiet.  Bring your MSU student ID.