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AUA Hosts Sixth Annual Linguistics Student Research Conference

AUA Hosts Sixth Annual Linguistics Student Research Conference
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AUA’s Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) program and Center for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL) held the Sixth Student Research Conference for Graduate and Undergraduate students in linguistics and applied linguistics,


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AUA Brings Armenian Educators Together in Colloquium on Online Education

AUA Brings Armenian Educators Together in Colloquium on Online Education
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YEREVAN, Armenia – On April 14, the American University of Armenia’s (AUA) Center for Research in Applied Linguistics held a colloquium on Online Education.


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MA TEFL Graduate Students Offer English Course at Mer Doon NGO

MA TEFL Graduate Students Offer English Course at Mer Doon NGO
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Echmiadzin, Armenia – Two graduate students from the AUA Master’s Program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (MA TEFL) just finished conducting their Capstone projects at Mer Doon, a non-for-profit organization.


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MA TEFL Student Arus Khcheyan Named “Best Student” in the Nationwide Competition by RA Ministry of Education and Science

MA TEFL Student Arus Khcheyan Named “Best Student” in the Nationwide Competition by RA Ministry of Education and Science
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YEREVAN, Armenia- On March 3, Arus Khcheyan, a graduate student at the American University of Armenia (AUA) Teaching English as a Foreign Language program, was named “Best Student” in the Nationwide Competition by the RA Ministry of Education and Science.


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Berj and Sonia Kalaidjian Empowering the Future Leaders of Armenia

Berj and Sonia Kalaidjian Empowering the Future Leaders of Armenia
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Last year, philanthropists Berj and Sonia Kalaidjian made the future of Armenia a priority. Through the establishment of a named endowed scholarship at the American University of Armenia (AUA), they are ensuring deserving students the opportunity to study at AUA, regardless of their financial standing.


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AUA’s Preschool Program Delivers Christmas Presents to Children in Oncology Hospitals

AUA’s Preschool Program Delivers Christmas Presents to Children in Oncology Hospitals
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YEREVAN, Armenia – On December 24, 2016, the AUA Paramaz Avedisian Building’s first floor corridors were filled with the sound of little footsteps rushing to attend a Sprout Christmas and New Year Party.


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Paper Published by TEFL Faculty Suggests Link Between Vocabulary Command and Plagiarism

Paper Published by TEFL Faculty Suggests Link Between Vocabulary Command and Plagiarism
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YEREVAN, Armenia – Professor Marina Dodigovic, together with a former student and colleague, recently published a chapter in the book Current Issues in Language Evaluation, Assessment and Testing: Research and Practice, edited by C. Gitsaki and C. Coombe.


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English Language Teacher Educator Scott Thornbury’s Interview with Yerkir Media

English Language Teacher Educator Scott Thornbury’s Interview with Yerkir Media
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YEREVAN, Armenian – An internationally recognized teacher educator in the field of English Language Teaching, Scott Thornbury along with Addeh Hovassapian of the British Council of Armenia spoke with Yerkir Media on education and language teaching in Armenia.


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Public Lecture: Seven Things Beginning with M

Public Lecture: Seven Things Beginning with M
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YEREVAN, Armenia – On November 18, the Center for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL) of the American University of Armenia (AUA) hosted a lecture for language teachers and teacher educators, led by Scott Thornbury.


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New Book Explores Teaching with Humor

New Book Explores Teaching with Humor
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A recently published book by TESOL Press entitled New Ways in Teaching with Humor explores ways in which humor can be used in teaching English language. It offers a wide range of activities for beginning to advanced level students.


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