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LLD Intro Video – Welcome to SJSU!

March 13th, 2015 by Lorenzo

The LLD Student Association has produced a short video introducing our LLD department, featuring interviews with faculty and students.  Share this video with anyone who may potentially be interested in studying Linguistics or TESOL at SJSU LLD.  Available in HD (click settings!)

A big thank you to the students, staff, and faculty that devoted their time and energy to make this video happen.  You rock!

LLDSA Mixer/Fundraiser – at Pizza My Heart in San José.

March 9th, 2015 by Lorenzo

Pizza My Heart in San JoséJOIN US this Thursday (5pm 3/12) for our MIXER/FUNDRAISER event at Pizza My Heart in San José, one block from SJSU campus!  Proceeds from this event will go to pay for LLD Graduation 2015.

Even if you order takeout or online from home, PLEASE MENTION “LLDSA” anytime on Thursday and we will get 10% of your transaction before tax.  Thank you Pizza My Heart!

NOTE:  There are several Pizza My Hearts in Silicon Valley.  We are meeting at the one in San José, on the west side of SJSU campus:

Thank you to ESL Programs for Practicum Opportunities in Fall 2014

February 19th, 2015 by Lorenzo

A big THANK YOU to all the ESL programs that provided Practicum opportunities for our MA TESOL student teachers in Fall 2014.

With your support, our graduates have gained invaluable classroom teaching experience!

We would like to thank the following programs for hosting practicum students this semester:

A paper on identifying loanwords in Korean text

February 12th, 2015 by Hahn Koo

Hi guys,

I’ll shamelessly promote a paper I recently wrote after much procrastination. It’s about how to make computers detect loanwords or foreign words in Korean text. In case you’re interested, you can read my manuscript here. It will appear in a journal called Language Resources and Evaluation.


Hello fellow LLD folk

February 12th, 2015 by Scott

Just a quick post to demonstrate that I’m on the blog and able to post. I’m sure the next post will be much more interesting.