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MA TEFL Capstone Defenses: Spring 2014

MA TEFL Capstone Defenses: Spring 2014

MA TEFL students will be presenting their capstone projects on a number of different topics during the following days: April 22, Monday through April 30, Wednesday, 2014.  The capstone defenses are public events and as such are open to the larger community outside of AUA.  Below is a list of the presentations with the dates […] Read entire article »

Graduate Open House – February 22, 2014

English Teacher Training Introduces New Teaching Methods to Local Schools

English Teacher Training Introduces New Teaching Methods to Local Schools
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YEREVAN, Armenia – On June 24 and 26, 2014, the American University of Armenia (AUA) Center for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL) conducted a two-day in-service English teacher training at the Siamanto School #162.


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AUA Lecturer Presents at Twelfth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities in Madrid, Spain

AUA Lecturer Presents at Twelfth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities in Madrid, Spain
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MADRID, Spain – The American University of Armenia (AUA)’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to share that on June 11-13, 2014, Rafik Santrosyan, lecturer of consecutive and simultaneous interpretation in AUA’s Certificate in Translation program, presented a paper at the Twelfth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities in Madrid, Spain.


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Professional Development Workshop Explores Writing Assessment Tools

Professional Development Workshop Explores Writing Assessment Tools
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YEREVAN, Armenia – On June 30, 2014, the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Center for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL) conducted a professional development workshop for in-service English as a Foreign Language teachers in Armenia.


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MA TEFL Program Receives Grant for Student-Faculty Collaborative Research

MA TEFL Program Receives Grant for Student-Faculty Collaborative Research
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YEREVAN, Armenia – Seven graduating students from the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Master’s program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (MA TEFL) have received a grant from Open Society Foundations Armenia towards a research study that investigates the dishonest purchase of academic papers in public universities of Armenia.


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Third Annual Student Research Conference Goes International

Third Annual Student Research Conference Goes International
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YEREVAN, Armenia – On June 6, 2014, the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) program and the Center for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL) held the Third Student Research Conference for graduate and undergraduate students in linguistics and applied linguistics, with over 60 participants in attendance.


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Should Mother Tongue Be Used in the Foreign Language Classroom?

Should Mother Tongue Be Used in the Foreign Language Classroom?
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YEREVAN, Armenia – On April 4, 2014, the American University of Armenia’s (AUA) Center for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL) and Master’s Program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (MA TEFL) held a colloquium on the use of mother tongues in foreign language classrooms.


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AUA Student Shares Why She Left Cameroon to Study at AUA

AUA Student Shares Why She Left Cameroon to Study at AUA
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YEREVAN, Armenia – A few months ago, Laura Vuchase left her native country of Cameroon to come and study in the Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) program at the American University of America (AUA).


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MA TEFL Program to Present at TESOL Arabia Conference in Dubai

MA TEFL Program to Present at TESOL Arabia Conference in Dubai
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YEREVAN, Armenia – The American University of Armenia (AUA) Teaching English as a Foreign Language Program (MA TEFL) is proud to share that several of our graduate students, three of our recent graduates, and two faculty members have been accepted as presenters at the 2014 TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) Arabia Conference in Dubai March 13-15, 2014.


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AUA’s Sprout Preschool English Program to Reopen in Newly Renovated Space

AUA’s Sprout Preschool English Program to Reopen in Newly Renovated Space
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YEREVAN, Armenia – The American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Preschool English Program, Sprout, will reopen its doors to children, ages 2-5, in a newly redesigned and spacious location at 4/12 Leningradyan Street in February 2014.


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ACCOLADES: Arpine Sargsyan, Alumna, Teaching English as a Foreign Language

ACCOLADES: Arpine Sargsyan, Alumna, Teaching English as a Foreign Language
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YEREVAN, Armenia – An alumna of the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Teaching English as a Foreign Language (MA TEFL) program Arpine Sargsyan, along with former AUA Professor Dr. SIvakumar Sivasubramaniam, recently published a paper entitled “Using Literature to Promote Language Learning: Issues and Insights for Implementation in Armenian Settings” in The Asian EFL Journal, an international peer-review journal.


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