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Thursday, May 26 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Fundamentals of Language Acquisition

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We acquire language in only one way: when we understand what we hear and read. This talk will focus on one way of getting “comprehensible input” – through self-selected pleasure reading, especially fiction. Self-selected reading results not only in better language (vocabulary, spelling, grammar, writing style), it also results in more knowledge of a variety of areas, including social studies and science.

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Stephen Krashen

Professor Emeritus at the University of Southern California, University of Southern California
Stephen Krashen has published over 500 articles (540 at last count) and a dozen scholarly books in the fields of literacy, language acquisition, neurolinguistics, and bilingual education.  Many of these publications are available for free download at sdkrashen.com and some are... Read More →

Thursday May 26, 2022 10:00am - 11:30am CST
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