Matthias Brenzinger: Our Featured Linguist!
It was about one and a half years ago that I finally I arrived where I had always wanted to be and do what I had always wanted-- teach students, support small language communities and conduct research on African languages on my doorstep. The University of Cape Town and my new colleagues welcomed my efforts to establish the Centre for African Language Diversity-- CALDi as well as The African Language Archive-- TALA and I was recently appointed the Mellon Research Chair: African Language Diversity this initiative. The main aim of CALDi is to train young African scholars in descriptive linguistics and open up space for research into African languages at UCT with the hopes of countering the dominance of African linguistics outside the continent. It has been a great challenge for which my whole career has been a form of preparation...Read more
FYI: New Arabic and Hebrew Standardised Tests - CALL
Discipline of Linguistics
Harari College Worldwide is looking to develop a standardised test in Hebrew (Biblical and Modern) and Arabic (Classical and Modern).
We're looking for examiners, teachers willing to adopt and advisory-board members.
If you're interested, please forward your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
The American Council of Education is in touch with us in order to grant a recommendation so it will be equivalent for college credit.