The Five-Minute Linguist - Bite-sized Essays on Language and Languages Third Edition - Caroline Myrick

The Five-Minute Linguist - Bite-sized Essays on Language and Languages Third Edition - Caroline Myrick

66. How Can You Keep Languages in a Museum?

The Five-Minute Linguist - Bite-sized Essays on Language and Languages Third Edition - Caroline Myrick

Jill Robbins [+-]
National Museum of Language
Dr. Jill Robbins is a former president and currently chief technology officer of the National Museum of Language. She develops online learning materials for English learners and language teachers at Voice of America. She is co-author of several textbooks for learners and teachers of English as a Second Language, including a contribution to the 2019 volume, Learning Strategy Instruction in the Language Classroom.
Pat Barr-Harrison [+-]
Independent scholar
Dr. Pat Barr-Harrison is Director of Outreach for the National Museum of Language (NML). She served as Supervisor of Foreign Language for Prince George’s County, Maryland, as well as president of the NML. She has been president of The National Association of District Supervisors of Foreign Languages in the US (NADSFL) and of The Greater Washington Association of Teachers of Foreign Languages (GWATFL).
Gregory Nedved [+-]
National Museum of Language
Gregory J. Nedved has served at the Museum in numerous capacities since 2008 (his position at the time of this publication was Museum Vice President). He has over 25 years of experience as a Chinese-Mandarin instructor, translator and interpreter for the Department of Defense (DoD). He is the author of the 2016 book, Presidential Foreign Language Trivia.

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The National Museum of Language combines virtual exhibits, outreach and community engagement to inspire an appreciation for the magic and beauty of language. These efforts include a movable museum, summer language camps, a speaker series and a website featuring world language themes, articles, blogs and information that appeal to a national audience. Online exhibits make the history of developing the Dictionary of American Regional English come to life.

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Robbins, Jill; Barr-Harrison, Pat; Nedved, Gregory. 66. How Can You Keep Languages in a Museum?. The Five-Minute Linguist - Bite-sized Essays on Language and Languages Third Edition. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 331-334 Jul 2019. ISBN 9781781798553. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=38188. Date accessed: 20 Jul 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.38188. Jul 2019

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