Language Lab Unleashed #21: August 16 :Foreign Language Learner Anxiety

This show has been postponed (see this post for more details)

Please join us on August 16 at 8 p.m. EDT: Elaine Horwitz, University of Texas-Austin, on anxiety and second language learning as well as her recent book “Becoming a Language Teacher:A Practical Guide to Second Language Learning and Teaching” Dr Horwitz’ work was recently highlighted in Inside Higher Ed as well as on the UT-Austin website. Also joining us for this show will be Dr Dolly J Young from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. Dolly authored the article “Creating a Low Anxiety Classroom Environment: What Does Language Anxiety Research Suggest?” (The Modern Language Journal, Vol 75, Number 4, Winter 1991)

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Barbara is a Lecturer in Hispanic Studies at a small liberal arts college in Maine. Rumor has it this was also her alma mater. She used to work for a small liberal arts college in the cornfields of Ohio for 18 years as a teacher and language center director. Prior to these adventures in higher ed she taught high school Spanish and loved it. She wishes she had more time in her life to play with her dogs, write, read, swim, do yoga things and watch the Red Sox. Preferably not all at once, although that could be interesting. To see her online portfolio please click here!

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