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Raising ELL Self Esteem

Conversation appointments come with a host of issues that tutors who primarily tutor might not have even considered. I can confidently say that I’ve had more conversation appointments in the past two weeks than I’ve had over the course of the last year put together, and there was plenty that I hadn’t thought of.  674 more words

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Global Voices: Publishing June 1st

The CMWR is pleased to announce the forthcoming second edition of our e-magazine Global Voices, which showcases the work of the DePaul’s multilingual community.  We are very excited about the work we are sharing this year ranging from narratives, to research, to photo portfolios and exhibiting the talent and diversity present on DePaul’s campus.  41 more words

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National Poetry Month: Only Iron Men Rust in the Rain

Today’s poem in celebration of the end of this year’s National Poetry Month in April is a beautiful short poem called “Rain” by the Iranian poet  296 more words

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National Poetry Month: "The Sorcerer's Apprentice"

This week’s installment for National Poetry Month is the ballad “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” by Goethe, a man best known for his contributions to literature as well as poetry, science and philosophy. 1,013 more words

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A Taste of Culture in Chicago's Chinatown

Have you visited Chinatown yet?  You should!

Chinatown is one of those neighborhoods that allows you to feel transported; you can pretend you are in a different country and not just a different neighborhood.  331 more words

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Put a Poem in Your Pocket

The Collaborative for Multilingual Writing and Research’s second installment in celebration of National Poetry Month comes from the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda. This coming Thursday, April 26th is… 193 more words

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This Quarter at the CMWR

Read a mystery, explore culture, and meet people from all over the world!

The Collaborative for Multilingual Writing and Research does all this every Friday.  On April 13th the CMWR re-launched two of our most popular initiatives: The Book Club and the Conversation and Culture group.  84 more words

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