Spotlight ESOL

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Spotlight ESOL

Amy Cook gave two presentations at TESOL 2014 titled “Teaching with TED: An Advanced Listening and Speaking Course,” and “Ten Ways to Play Tic-Tac-Toe for Language Practice.” More recently, Amy had an article published in TESOL's Adult Education Interest Section newsletter about using TED talks in advanced ESL listening/speaking classes. Her article can be read at:


Congratulations to Kamal Subedi, a Teaching Assistant in the Physics and Astronomy Department and former ESOL student. Kamal was selected as one of three recipients of the 2013-14 Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Award. Since BGSU has over 700 teaching assistants, this is a wonderful honor.

Jason Wells-Jensen is developing three languages for a series of fantasy novels by Arianne 'Tex' Thompson. The first book, One Night in Sixes, will be published in July 2014.

Kimberly Spallinger serves as President of the Executive Board for the Iraqi Student Project and was the 2013 Faculty Senate’s Community Involvement Award Recipient.