Seminar 01 – Dr. Germán Zárate-Sández

01/05/2022 17:30

É com imensa alegria que divulgamos os seminários do Professor Dr. Germán Zárate-Sández, que faz parte do Fulbright U.S Scholar Program. Ele realizará 3 seminários presenciais em parceria com o PPGI. O primeiro está marcado para o dia 18 de maio de 2022, das 14h30 às 16h30, na sala Machado de Assis, 4º andar, CCE/B, intitulado “Instructed second language acquisition (ISLA): Theoretical tenets and research methods”. Inscreva-se e participe! 

📖 Instructed second language acquisition (ISLA): Theoretical tenets and research methods

This seminar will describe the field of Instructed Second Language Acquisition (ISLA), situate it within general issues of SLA research, and discuss some of its unique research goals and methodologies. Several instructed settings for L2 acquisition will be described, including classroom, study abroad, and virtual environments. The talk will invite the audience to reflect on how variables such as explicit and implicit learning, the quality and quantity of L2 input, and types of interaction affect the learning processes and outcomes in these contexts. The seminar will emphasize how knowledge generated by ISLA research can impact L2 pedagogy and teaching materials. Attendees will be asked to read an introduction to the topic in preparation for this talk.

📅 Wednesday, May 18th
🕤 2h30 – 4h30 pm
📍 Machado de Assis, 4th floor, CCE/B
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Germán Zárate-Sández is Associate Professor of linguistics at Western Michigan University, USA, where he teaches courses in applied linguistics at the undergraduate and graduate levels, trains future teachers of Spanish as a second language, and directs the introductory Spanish language program. He is currently a Fulbright U.S. Scholar at the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina. His research focuses on the effectiveness of teaching methodologies, social justice issues in language learning, and the development of second language pronunciation. Zárate-Sández holds a Master’s in English as a second language (University of Scranton, USA), a Master’s in Spanish Linguistics (Georgetown University, USA), and a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics (Georgetown University, USA).