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Title: Brain and language: Understanding the neurological implications of proficiency

Join the SLA program in the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures for a lecture by Dr. Edna Andrews. Dr. Andrews is Professor of Linguistics and Cultural Anthropology and the Nancy and Jeffrey Marcus Professor of Slavic and Eurasian Studies at Duke University. Among her recent publications is "Neuroscience and Multilingualism", 2014, Cambridge University Press.

The Discontinuity Hypothesis: Gemination and Superposition Between Statistics and the Grammar in Second Language Acquisition

Steve Krashen

TLPL and the Multilingual Research Center present a talk by Stephen Krashen, “Compelling Comprehensible Input,” October 27, 2014, 2 - 4 pm, Stamp Student Union, Prince George's Room.

Language Science Day 2014

LSD marked the 1-year anniversary of the Maryland Language Science Center, showcasing many ideas and initiatives launched over the past year.

Our weekly lunch talk series provides students and faculty with the opportunity to present their in-progress work to a supportive, interdisciplinary audience.

National security challenges demand leaders who can speak in uncommon languages.

The language science initiative lets students create individualized programs of study.

Learning a language as a child seems effortless; as an adult, it can be burdensome. Why?

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