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Speech Accent Archive featured on BuzzFeed

Speech Accent Archive featured on BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed has created an online quiz to have you guess the native language of various english talkers. They used exclusive samples from the archive to do it. Take the quiz yourself: http://www.buzzfeed.com/juliafurlan/so-uh-where-are-you-from

Q & A with Graduate Aseel Alammar

Q & A with Graduate Aseel Alammar

Aseel, an MA Linguistics and TESL Certificate student, was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Student in Linguistics and the Robert Karlson Prize for the 2013-2014 academic year.

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Calling All Alumni: The English Alumni Society Wants You!

Calling All Alumni: The English Alumni Society Wants You!

Interested in joining the English Alumni Society? The English Department Outreach Committee needs your help! To create the best programs possible, alumni of any English department program are invited to complete a very brief outreach questionnaire. Your feedback will help us greatly!

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Creator of Klingon Language to address GMU Linguistics Club

Creator of Klingon Language to address GMU Linguistics Club

The Klingon language, which began as a few lines of dialogue in the first Star Trek movie, has grown to be what the Guinness Book of World Records once dubbed the world’s “largest fictional language.” This talk will review the origins of the language, why its grammar and vocabulary developed the way they did, and how it fares in the “real world.” 20 March 2014 | 7:30pm | Performing Arts Tier 3