Tag: Foreign Language Instruction

Language Teaching Fair from WUSTL Language Departments and The Teaching Center

July 1, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

Announcements /

Interested language faculty across departments are invited to come together to discuss language teaching at WashU and to learn from one another on Thursday, August 22 from 1:30-5 PM on the Danforth Campus. The event is co-sponsored by WUSTL Language Departments and The Teaching Center. Events at the Language Teaching Fair will include: Group Work […]

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Using Video Game Technology in Foreign Language Instruction

April 17, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

Improving Teaching and Learning /

A St. Louis professor is implementing a new method to engage his students in foreign language study: Video games. Professor Simone Bregni from Saint Louis University uses video games in his class, “Intensive Italian for Gamers,” to teach students Italian language and culture. A video game enthusiast, Bregni uses about 10 different games in his course […]

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Korean Language Professor Emphasizes Active Learning and Metacognition

November 30, 2018 | Emily Wasserman

Faculty Spotlight / Teaching at WashU

“I tell students: ‘This is not a knowing class; it’s a doing class,’” said Mijeong Mimi Kim, Teaching Professor of Korean Language and Korean Language Coordinator in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Washington University in St. Louis. Kim has a master’s degree in linguistics from State University of New York and […]

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