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Linguistics professor travels the world to understand language learning

Anna Joaquin has published several books and articles about the process of learning languages, and has taught English as a Second Language at various institutions of higher education including UCLA, USC, and Los Angeles City College. Anne Christensen /Contributor.

Nicole Frost

December 5, 2014

CSUN linguistics professor Anna Joaquin is applying the science of language learning to a primarily adult audience from a unique perspective. She has taught English as a Second Language and English as a Foreign Language in many different settings including Southern California, Kazakhstan, East Timor,...

Student voices: Maintaining heritage languages

Illustration by Kristine Delicana / Visual Editor

Negin Daneshfar

November 22, 2014

There is an overwhelming lack of foreign language education throughout schools in the United States. Many individuals experience a withdrawal from their mother tongue and either speak English with their families or drop out of foreign language programs at a young age. In Europe maintaining one...

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