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February 2013

Three Undergraduate Students Selected To Present at SLUGS

Three Carnegie Mellon University undergraduate students have been selected to present their work at the 2013 Society of Linguistics Undergraduate Students (SLUGS).

The students, who are taking courses with Remi Adam Van Compernolle, assistant professor of second language acquisition and French and francophone studies in the Department of Modern Languages, will participate in the conference at the University of Toronto from March 1-3. For more information on what the students will be presenting, read the abstracts below.

Meredith Crenshaw
Sophomore, Chemistry Major
Analysis of linguistic variation in French-language comics with implications for L2 teaching

Christa Orvik
Junior, Chemical Engineering Major
Translation of Entertainment Media: Preservation of Humor through Subtitling

Catharine Youngs
Junior, French and Francophone Studies Major
Gesture, Language Learning, and Pedagogical Implications

To learn more about SLUG, visit http://homes.chass.utoronto.ca/~slugs/.

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