Culture Shock: Developing Authentic Materials for Increasing Foreign Language Proficiency

Sat, August 24, 2013

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

with Danilo Aquino, Laila FamiliarThomas J. Garza, Mark Hopkins, and Antonella DelFattore Olson

Learn how to develop materials and activities that will increase your students’ cultural literacy and proficiency in a motivating and engaging manner. Examples will be given in Arabic, Czech, Italian, and Russian; however the workshop is applicable to all language classrooms. A hands-on session will follow the presentations...bring your laptop!

Five hours of CPE credit is available for this workshop.

Register* at the TLC Store,, by August 21 to receive lunch! 

CLA 1.302B, Glickman Center, The University of Texas - Austin Visit the TLC website for parking and directions.

*A nominal tiered fee is charged to cover materials, refreshments, and lunch: $5 for all students, including graduate students (enter discount code WorkshopStudent when entering payment information); $10 for K-12 teachers (enter discount code WorkshopK12); and $15 for instructors at institutes of higher learning.




Sponsored by: Texas Language Center and Center for European Studies

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