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Virtual Petersburg
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Tour St. Petersburg, virtually! Explore hundreds of photos and virtual reality panoramic movies of St. Petersburg, Peterhof, Helsinki, Stockholm, Tallinn, Narva, and more!

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Webliographies
Web

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A webliography of Slavic and Eurasian languages with live links and commentary; receiving over 1000 hits per month.

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Sidomo Brochure
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Sidamo is an Afro-Asiatic language, belonging to the Cushitic branch, part of the Highland East Cushitic group. It is spoken in parts of southern Ethiopia. Sidamo can alternatively be referred to as Sidaama, Sidaamu Afoo, Sidaminya or Sidámo ’Afó. Sidaamu Afoo is the ethnic autonym for the language, while Sidaminya is its name in the Amharic. Although it is not known to have any specific dialects, it shares over 50% lexical similarity with the Alaba-K’abeena, Kambaata, and Hadiyya, all of which are the other languages spoken in southwestern Ethiopia. Over 100,000 people use it as a second language. In terms of its writing, Sidamo used an Ethiopic script up until 1993, from which point forward it has used a Latin script.

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Apr
2019
24
Texas
Workshop
OER Hangout

Planning an OER project for language learning? Looking for new materials or culturally relevant media for your class? Wondering about copyright and licensing? You can get ideas for all of this in COERLL’s OER hangout! We’ll share some basic information about OER, then you’ll break into groups to work on assigned tasks related to searching, licensing, remixing, creating and sharing OER. It’s a chance to meet and talk to other language teachers from across the US and the world. Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits available for teachers who attend for the entire duration.

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May
2019
17
Georgia
Symposium
Global Languages Leadership Meeting

Interested in joining us and other Atlanta business, government, and education industry leaders? Contact cultr@gsu.edu As an intimate luncheon, this event is tailored to foster conversation and learning about topics related to cultural competency, language learning, and essential skills for an emerging global workforce. Past organization attendees includes the Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, Atlanta Public Schools, Cox Automotive, French Consulate in Atlanta, Marriot International, Office of Congressman John Lewis, Peace Corps, Telemundo Atlanta, and many more. Whether you’re looking to build your network, gain industry insight, or listen to inspirational experiences of renowned peers, there’s something unique waiting for you at GLLM19. CULTR is delighted to feature on this year’s program, Tim Mahoney, Chief Marketing Officer of Global Chevrolet & Global GM Marketing Operations Leader, as the 2019 plenary speaker.

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Jun
2019
10 - 11
Texas
Workshop
Spanish Heritage Language Workshop

This is a workshop for Spanish teachers of heritage speaking high school and university level students. We will post more information about this workshop as we continue to organize it. Sign up for COERLL's newsletter to receive updates: https://goo.gl/5zPVze.

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