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Applied Linguistics and Multilingualism BA

Applied Linguistics and Multilingualism is a major grounded in interdisciplinary studies. Students explore a variety of intriguing topics, such as: How do we learn a second language? Are there “better” ways of teaching languages? Who is a bilingual? How is language related to complex social structure and diverse social identities? What is the role of language in intercultural communication in the globalizing world? Continue»

Of Current Interest

Article of interest:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2017/12/20/the-surprising-thing-google-learned-about-its-employees-and-what-it-means-for-todays-students/?tid=sm_fb&utm_term=.b9a7fbad1c37

Curious or interested in what's going on in the UCSC Bilingualism Lab?  Come and check us out!

Special recognition to the following language students: Sam Knobel and Sophie Caplan, recipients of the 2018 Achim Perner award and to Alexander Belyea and Natalie Ng, recipients of the Peter Rushton Memorial Award.

Congratulations to Spanish studies major, Rosa Sanchez, who was awarded a Koret Scholorship for 2018.  Her project titled: Youth Identity Formation Amongst Indigenous Oaxaqueños.