Language Teachers Facing a Confidence Conundrum

Foreign language teachers play a pivotal role in creating global citizens, but some teachers lack confidence in their ability to speak in their nonnative tongue, which could undermine the quality…

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In Memoriam: Kimi Nakatsukasa

The College of Arts & Letters is saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Dr. Kimi Nakatsukasa, who earned her Ph.D. from the Second Language Studies Program in 2013. In her…

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Alumnus Reflects on His Time with SLS

MSU’s Second Language Studies (SLS) Program welcomed scholars from around the world to present their research at the 42nd annual Second Language Research Forum (SLRF) September 20-22. One of the…

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Do Language Learning Apps Really Work?

Now more than ever, people who want to learn a new language are turning to their mobile devices for help as mobile-assisted language learning applications have become increasingly available. These…

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