Community-Based Global Learning Book Giveaway Winner!

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Back in May, we asked you all to send us your questions about service learning and community-engaged learning to win a copy of the new book Community-Based Global Learning: The Theory and Practice of Ethical Engagement at Home and Abroad (Stylus, 2018).

Listeners sent in lots of wonderful questions, several of which will be answered on episode 60, and we are excited to announce the winner of a free book:

Congratulations Sophia Chen from New Jersey, USA

8oaenwr9_400x400Sophia Chen is currently teaching Chinese at a public high school, and is passionate about helping students to acquire language, and using technology to facilitate its acquisition. She and her students are planning for a global service in summer, 2019.

We hope you enjoy your book from Stylus Publishing, and we cannot wait to share your global learning questions with the world on episode 60.

On behalf of the podcast, we’d like to thank Eric Hartman, Richard Kiely, and Stylus Publishing for providing the book for this giveaway.

If you are hoping for more chances to win, stay tuned. We’ll be hosting another book giveaway coming up this fall!

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Book Giveaway Winners Announced!

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Back in November, we asked you all to tell us your intercultural classroom story to win a copy of the new book Teaching Intercultural Communicative Competence: From Theory to Practice (Multilingual Matters, 2017) edited by podcast guests Dorie Conlon Perugini and Manuela Wagner with Michael Byram.

We had several excellent entries, and are excited to announce the winners:

Congratulations Melanie Thomas and Jessica Gillespie

We hope you enjoy your book from Multilingual Matters, and we cannot wait to share your intercultural stories with the world on an upcoming podcast episode.

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Book Giveaway!!!

Tell us your intercultural classroom story and you could win one of three copies of the new book Teaching Intercultural Communicative Competence: From Theory to Practice (Multilingual Matters, 2017) edited by podcast guests Dorie Conlon Perugini and Manuela Wagner with Michael Byram.  Your story might also be featured in a future ICC-themed episode of the podcast!

We want you to tell us about a time when your students succeeded at communicating interculturally in your classroom. You can tell us about a lesson that worked, or an unexpected moment that demonstrated learning, or any other story from your classroom that exemplifies intercultural learning.

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Manuela and Stacey will listen to every submission and pick three to win a free copy of this new book!!! –> –> –>

You can submit your story by calling our Google Voice number (629)888-3398 and leaving a voicemail. Or you can record on your own laptop and send the file (or a link to the file) to our email weteachlang@gmail.com. If you would rather schedule a phone call, we can arrange that too! There is no length requirement for the audio submissions, and all submissions no matter their length will receive our consideration.

If you have any questions or need a little help getting your audio file submitted, please reach out! You can email, call, leave a comment under this blog post, or use our contact form!

Please spread the word and encourage your brilliant colleagues to send us their ICC stories! We can’t wait to hear from you!

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We Teach Languages Episode 27: Teaching Intercultural Communicative Competence Across the Age Range with Manuela Wagner

In episode 27, Stacey talks with Manuela Wagner all about her new book, Teaching Intercultural Communicative Competence Across the Age Range: From Theory to Practice (Multilingual Matters, 2017) co-edited with Michael Byram and Dorie Conlon Perugini. Manuela describes how this collaborative, practice-oriented work came to be and how it might be useful for teachers.

Be sure to listen all the way to the end to hear about how you can be one of three We Teach Languages listeners to win a free copy of this book AND appear on a future episode of the podcast!

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Show Notes

We welcome feedback, resources, and diverse perspectives on this topic! To contribute to the conversation started here, leave us a voicemail or send a text message to (629)888-3398. Or you can follow us on Twitter @weteachlang or use this contact form to send us an email.

You can find Manuela Wagner online…

University of Connecticut faculty page

And here are some resources we discussed on this episode:

…Rita Oleksak: http://www.glastonburyforeignlanguage.org/
…Kris Gutiérrez: https://gse.berkeley.edu/people/kris-guti%C3%A9rrez

…Two short articles which are introductions to Manuela’s work: http://caslsintercom.uoregon.edu/content/21228 and http://caslsintercom.uoregon.edu/content/21294

…An article in a special edition of SCOLT:  http://www.scolt.org/images/PDFs/dimension/2016_Dimension_Final.pdf

…The book Stacey pledged to read at Manuela’s suggestion:
M. Byram, I. Golubeva, H. Han, & M. Wagner (Eds). From Principles to Practice in Education for Intercultural Citizenship. Multilingual Matters, 2016.   http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781783096541.
BLOG: https://channelviewpublications.wordpress.com/2016/10/07/from-principles-to-practice-in-education-for-intercultural-citizenship/

…An article in the NNELL journal Learning Language with Mike and Dorie : https://eric.ed.gov/?id=EJ1091126

 

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