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Wed 22 Feb 1995

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Message 1: Celtic Languages Learning Conference

Date: Wed, 22 Feb 95 0:02:45 PSTCeltic Languages Learning Conference
From: "John T. McCranie" <jtmfuton.SFSU.EDU>
Subject: Celtic Languages Learning Conference

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The 1995 Conference of the North American Association
for Celtic Language Teachers:

Saturday, 25 March 1995
Krieder Hall
San Rafael Building
Glendale Community College
1500 N. Verdugo Road
Glendale, CA 91208

Glendale is a suburb of L.A. and the college is accessible north from the
134 fwy or west of the 2 fwy. It's about 45 minutes from LAX. Note that
there is free parking behind the college near the corner of Verdugo and
Mountain Avenue.

The proposed schedule reads as follows: 9:30am sign in, 10:00-12
presentations, 12-1pm lunch (various restaurants are across the street
from campus; the cafeteria will be closed as this will be during spring
break), 1-3 presentations, 4pm closing, 6pm Executive Committee Meeting.

NAACLT'95 will prove to be a day full of thought provoking
presentations and an excellent opportunity to meet with other Celtic
language teachers. The program presently stands as follows:

STUDENT MOTIVATION THROUGH JOURNAL WRITING IN MODERN IRISH
Roslyn Blyn (University of Pennsylvania)

DIALECTS, SPEECH COMMUNITIES AND APPLIED LINGUISTICS: A REALISTIC APPROACH
TO THE TEACHING OF IRISH IN NON-IRISH SPEAKING AREAS
James J. Duran (Loyola Marymount University)

TEACHER CERTIFICATION AND LESS COMMONLY TAUGHT LANGUAGES
Thomas W. Ihde (Bergen Community College)

MEDIEVAL WELSH IN THE MID-PACIFIC: THE WORKSHEET AS INTERACTIVE
Kathryn Klingebiel (University of Hawaii-Manoa)

COMPUTING IN IRISH
John T. McCranie (San Francisco State University)

THE WORLD WIDE WEB FOR WELSH: THE WORLD'S LARGEST WELSH CLASSROOM
Mark Nodine and Briony Williams

IRISH LANGUAGE ORAL ASSESSMENT TEST
Beth Ellyn O'Mullan (Rutgers University), Liam Guidry and
Breanda/n Mac Liam (Brookdale Community College)

CELTIC "MINI-COURSES"
Zev bar-Lev (San Diego State University)

CALL WITH METHODICAL EXPLANATIONS
Gearo/id O/ Ne/ill and Annette McElligott (University of
Limerick)

MARKETING A SECOND LANGUAGE: THE CASE OF THE SCOTTISH GAELIC
LEARNING REVIVAL IN ONTARIO
Kara Smith (University of Western Ontario)

VIDEO IN THE IRISH LANGUAGE CLASSROOM
Nancy Stenson (University of Minnesota)

The conference pre-registration fees are: NAACLT Member $10, Non-Member $15,
Membership & Conference $25 ($20 for students). (Normal membership fee
is $15/yr, $10/yr for students). After 1 March 1995 the conference fees
will increase by $5. All concerns should be addressed to John T. McCranie
at the Department of Computer Science, San Francisco State University,
1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132 or jtmfuton.sfsu.edu.

Here are some local hotels. There are several near Hollywood-Burbank
Airport (about 17 minutes away), among them Ramada Inn, 2900 North San
Fernanado Road, Burbank 818-843-5955; Holiday Inn, 150 E Angeleno Ave,
Burbank 818-841-4770; and Travelodge, 112 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank
818-845-2408. A little closer (about 10 minutes away) and with fewer
frills are Astro Motel, 326 E. Colorado Blvd, Glendale 818-246-7401;
Econo Lodge, 1437 E. Colorado Blvd, Glendale 818-246-8367; and Best
Western, 123 W Colorado Blvd, Glendale, 818-247-0111.
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