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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | G SIPA Language Lab

Marlene Johnshoy, Online Education Program Director and web manager at The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA, University of Minnesota), leads this second workshop/seminar for Haitian Creole language instructors from community colleges, colleges and universities throughout the U.S. Made possible with funding from the US Department of Education Title VI Grant. Registration is free but required. For more information call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:Broward College Central Campus Bldg. 17, Room 425

Foreign language teachers from regional colleges gain Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT) tools to create and design language teaching tasks for use in their classrooms. TBLT is the latest applied realization of communicative language teaching (CLT). Directed by Dr. Melissa Baralt. Free and open to language teachers; registration required. For more information please contact Dr Baralt at mbaralt@fiu.edu. Made possible through LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant.

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Venue:Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

A book presentation by Author Teresita A. Levy. A major contribution to the debate over U.S. colonialism, this book shows how Puerto Ricans won inclusion in the empire, in terms that were defined not only by the colonial power, but also by the colonized. Sponsored by the Cuban Research Institute and the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-1991.

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Venue:FIU Downtown on Brickell

This three-day program provides participants with a first-hand view of business opportunities in the leading Latin-American country. Participants receive a solid overview of the political, legal, social and business context in Brazil. Sponsored by the School of Business, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Enterprise Florida, and WorldCity, among others. Registration is required. For more information, please call (305) 348-4217.