UCLA Center for World Languages Podcasts
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The Center for World Languages coordinates language research, teaching and evaluation programs at UCLA.
||Russian Popular Culture: Experiments in Consolation and Anti-Glamour||An interview with Professor David Macfadyen, UCLA Slavic Department||7/12/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ruminations on Heritage Languages: A Few (Semi)Radical Thoughts||Podcast by Guadalupe Valdes, Stanford University||3/23/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Heritage Language Discourse: Making Headway in Policy||Joseph Lo Bianco, University of Melbourne and President of the Australian Academy of the Humanities||3/12/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||Special Presentation: Using Translation in the Heritage Language Classroom||Michael Heim, University of California, Los Angeles||3/12/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||Why Bother with Heritage Speakers?||Maria Polinksy, Harvard University||3/12/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||Multilingual Education Policy and Practice: Ten Certainties||Nancy Hornberger, University of Pennsylvania||3/12/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||10 languages and counting. Part 1||Michael Heim, professor of Slavic languages and literatures at UCLA, says he's never learned a language just for the sake of learning it, and he tells why experts write the worst textbooks.||2/2/09||Free||View In iTunes|
||10 languages and counting. Part 2||Michael Heim on the importance of learning languages.||2/2/09||Free||View In iTunes|
||What Is It About Swahili, Tom Hinnebusch?||A UCLA professor emeritus of linguistics talks about language-counting, what makes Swahili special, and what becomes of manuscripts in East Africa.||9/22/08||Free||View In iTunes|
||What Do You Do, Terry Wiley?||The director of the Division of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Arizona State University discusses his multidisciplinary approach with CWL's Kathryn Paul.||6/3/08||Free||View In iTunes|
||What Is a Heritage Language, Olga Kagan?||The director of the National Heritage Language Resource Center at UCLA (and of CWL) answers some frequently asked questions.||6/3/08||Free||View In iTunes|
||How Do I Use the Internet in Teaching Chinese?||Keynote by Tim Xie, CSULB Department of Asian and Asian American Studies||5/21/08||Free||View In iTunes|
||Virtual Study Abroad: A Multi-Media Language Program for 2nd-Year German||Lisa Parkes and Brenna Reinhart, UCLA Department of Germanic Languages||5/21/08||Free||View In iTunes|
||Using Video Clips to Teach Pronunciation||Janet Goodwin, UCLA Applied Linguistics and TESL/ESL||5/21/08||Free||View In iTunes|
||Making Sense of World Languages through Video||Russell Schuh, UCLA Department of Linguistics||5/21/08||Free||View In iTunes|
||Speaking and Assessment with WIMBA||Elissa Tognozzi, UCLA Department of Italian||5/21/08||Free||View In iTunes|
||Technology Tools at UCLA: Present Future||Ted Liu and Jonathon Jones, UCLA Center for Digital Humanities||5/21/08||Free||View In iTunes|
||Language Learning in Today's World: How Do Universities Fit In?||Orlando Kelm, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Spanish and Portuguese||5/21/08||Free||View In iTunes|
||Animated Power Point Materials for Chinese Language Learners||Liancheng Chief, UCLA Department of Asian Languages and Cultures||5/21/08||Free||View In iTunes|
||Big Brother in the Classroom: Reality Television as a Useful Language Tool||Jonathan Allen, UCLA Department of French and Francophone Studies||5/21/08||Free||View In iTunes|
BORING AND BADLY PRONOUNCED
it would be much more useful to give the examples within full sentences and not in isolation and also to hire a teacher that really knows how to pronounce Russian properly! Sorry but this one's is rather deficient! And what a lack of enthusiasm! wake up! who wants to listen to such a boring course?
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