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
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The Editorial Board of "Teachers College, Columbia University Working Papers in TESOL & Applied Linguistics" is pleased to announce that the 2003 Special Issue is now available on-line at www.tc.columbia.edu/academic/tesol/Webjournal.
In this issue: The 2003 Applied Linguistics and Language Education (APPLE) Award Winning Papers
TESOL M.A. Essay The Bilingual Brain Monica Ekiert
TESOL M.A. Essay Can Corrective Feedback Bring About Substantial Changes in the Learner Interlanguage System? Satoko Yamamoto
TESOL Ed.D. (5500) Research Paper Second Language Transfer During Third Language Acquisition Shirin Murphy
Applied Linguistics Ed.D. (5500) Research Paper Issues in Code-Switching: Competing Theories and Models Erman Boztepe
The Forum Commentaries on "Multiple Discourse Analyses of a Workplace Interaction Editor: Santoi Leung