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August 2007

Written By: jinny on August 14, 2007 No Comment

“What do you want to do?” Do you always ask this question to friends who visit you from overseas and who you haven’t seen for a year? I lived in the U.S. for about 7-8 years before, but still feel very awkward whenever I hear this question from American friends who I will see […]

Written By: daveski on August 13, 2007 No Comment

I was interested to note that Berkeley was mentioned in a New York Times article today (Aug. 13), “In Study Abroad, Gifts and Money for Universities” as an institution that receives financial incentives from one of the many study abroad contracting organizations, the American Institute for Foreign Study. While the article […]

Written By: daveski on August 6, 2007 2 Comments

Recently I’ve been reading Eva Hoffman’s memoir Lost in Translation, and I got to thinking about what is lost, and, like the name of this blog, what is found as names and selves are translated between countries and cultures. And specifically, what’s the relationship between transliteration and translation?

I notice in the book that Hoffman starts […]

Written By: daveski on August 3, 2007 No Comment

There’s an information session for anyone interested in teaching English as a Second Language/Foreign Language and CLAD certificate programs on August 16, 5:30-7pm at UC Berkeley Extension (1995 University Ave.). More information is on this UCB Events calendar page.

Do you know of any events of interest to language learners and teachers (all languages)? […]

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