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Uyghur Textbook
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CeLCAR is producing an Elementary Uyghur Textbook.

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Pashto Textbook
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A Pashto textbook for beginning students of the language. The textbook is accompanied by 2 CDs with authentic materials. Available directly from CeLCAR: http://www.indiana.edu/~celcar/orderform/index.html

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Uzbek Textbook
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A textbook for introductory students of Uzbek. Has fifteen chapters covering themes including greetings, classroom objects, requesting/asking/apologizing/giving commands, food, health, and others. Chapters include sections called Let's Get Started, Language Point, Language in Use, Uzbek Realia, and Vocabulary, illustrations, both photographs and drawings, and a glossary. Textbook includes a CD with audio and video exercises, which includes television clips and unscripted dialogues among native speakers. Textbook includes Appendices A through D. Appendix A has transcripts of the audio and video dialogues; Appendix B is a grammatical summary; Appendix C is an Uzbek-English glossary; and Appendix D has two parts: the first part is an English-Uzbek glossary, and the second is a set of maps of the world with country names provided in Uzbek. Latin script is used throughout the textbook. Accompanied by a workbook/complementary reader in a single volume. Workbook has exercises to the textbook, all in Latin script, and reader introduces Uzbek Cyrillic script, both print and script forms, and has supporting exercises for learning script. Texts in the reader are all in Cyrillic and include authentic texts (maps, tickets, ads) and additional reading texts. Available from CeLCAR at: http://www.indiana.edu/~celcar/orderform/index.html

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ICC 2022: Decentering Mobility in Intercultural Education: Engagement, Equity and Access Extended Proposal Submission Deadline June 21, 2021 A hybrid event, in Tucson, Arizona, and online, with plenary speakers: * Uju Anya, Pennsylvania State University, USA * Maria Dasli, University of Edinburgh, Scotland * Jennifer Pipitone, College of Mount Saint Vincent, USA In January 2022, the eighth International Conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence (ICC) will be a hybrid event on the theme of "Decentering Mobility in Intercultural Education: Engagement, Equity and Access." Presentations will focus on the ways in which intercultural communication and the teaching and learning thereof have been shaped through mobility – both virtual and physical. Of particular interest are contributions that address how the changing state of intercultural communication has been shaped by a world that is simultaneously more and less mobile, for example, due to differences in access among learners or to changing circumstances, such as the current global health crisis. Proposals will be submitted as one of five types: paper presentation, symposium, roundtable discussion, poster, and workshop. See the complete submission guidelines for more about the conference theme and the format of these presentations, proposal restrictions and limitations, access to the online proposal submission form, and notification dates, etc. Proposal Submission Deadline: June 4, 2021. Full Call for Proposals and Submission Guidelines: https://icc.arizona.edu/2022cfp/ Registration for ICC 2020 will open in the Fall.

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