Guest Lecture: "One Size Does NOT Fit All When it Comes to Foreign Language Anxiety"

April 22, 2014

Screen Shot 2014-04-22 at 9.52.09 AMOn May 1 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., the Department of Romance, German, Russian Literatures and Languages; the Department of History; the Department of Linguistics; the Department of Anthropology; the Graziadio Center for Italian Studies; the Global Studies Institute; the International Studies Program; and Middle Eastern Studies will host a lecture on “Language Learner Anxiety.” Dr. Taghreed M. Al-Saraj, Post Doctorate fellow at University of California, Berkeley, will give a lecture titled “One Size Does NOT Fit All When it Comes to Foreign Language Anxiety” in AS-384. 

The topic of foreign language anxiety is relevant to many College of Liberal Arts scholars interested in the stakes of language teaching and learning leading to global and professional enhancement. Dr. Al-Saraj’s lecture will discuss language acquisition by shedding light on the practices that both instructors and students can apply to better the language learning environment. Dr. Al-Saraj’s talk will be followed by a workshop offering stimulating strategies and techniques relevant to language learning in California and America. 

This presentation is made possible by the College of Liberal Arts Scholarly Intersection Grant.