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Pronunciation Brush Up for ITAs Workshop | International Center for Academic and Professional English

Pronunciation generally takes a long time to change; however, there are specific strategies that can help make your speech more comprehensible. The workshop will focus on some of the most common pronunciation challenges faced by multilingual speakers, such as syllable stress, sentence stress, and intonation. Attendees will be provided with practical strategies for classroom communication and materials for ongoing practice. *This workshop is designed for current or prospective international teaching assistants who want to improve their English pronunciation.

Lehigh Lingo Workshop | International Center for Academic and Professional English

This workshop focuses on English outside the classroom, especially as it relates to U.S. culture. Participants will discuss language usage in daily life and have opportunities to share their experience. What does someone mean when they say “Catch the Packer Express or the LANTA”? How do you respond when asked, “What’s up?” Join ICAPE’s language specialists in exploring common English phrases and idioms as well as some of the language of Lehigh. Register in advance to receive Zoom link

Self-Advocacy: The Value of Speaking up in Academic and Career Settings | International Center for Academic and Professional English

Communication skills are critical for success in college and in the workplace. It is important to understand and effectively communicate your needs to others. This workshop will focus on building your self-advocacy skills to enhance your working relationships. We will discuss strategies to clearly articulate your thoughts and needs as well as ask for and receive help from others. Register in advance to receive Zoom link

TOPSS Workshop | International Center for Academic and Professional English

This workshop will prepare graduate students who are ITA candidates for the TOPSS exam. Learn about the background of the TOPSS exam and resources available. Participants will also learn how to make a clear announcement,how to transition smoothly to Part II of the TOPSS, and how to make a successful presentation in an academic setting, including preparation, organization, audience interaction, non-verbal communication, visuals and clear speech. Register in advance to receive Zoom link

Responsibility, Intensity, Creativity: Global Citizenship Education and the Crises of 2020 | International

Join us for a dynamic virtual conversation around the themes of responsibility, intensity and creativity This year pushed the world into a new era, drastically and abruptly changing the way we relate and live. With fear of the Other, violence and uncertainty rising, the need to foster a desire to understand those unlike us and to commit to the larger good of the world is intense, indeed. As educators, we are front-line even while on Zoom. How do we respond?Where is creativity exploding in response to the crises, and how do creative modes help us document, cope, protest or engender change?What is our responsibility as educators, and how do shifting intensities direct us to act?How might we intensify our work productively in order to respond?Please join us in this free virtual conference to discuss these and other questions. We are inviting educators across the world who intervene at varying levels. Session formats vary from participatory/workshop mode, to watching a panel or an individual talk, to interview, followed by Q&A.

Responsibility, Intensity, Creativity: Global Citizenship Education and the Crises of 2020 | International

Join us for a dynamic virtual conversation around the themes of responsibility, intensity and creativity This year pushed the world into a new era, drastically and abruptly changing the way we relate and live. With fear of the Other, violence and uncertainty rising, the need to foster a desire to understand those unlike us and to commit to the larger good of the world is intense, indeed. As educators, we are front-line even while on Zoom. How do we respond?Where is creativity exploding in response to the crises, and how do creative modes help us document, cope, protest or engender change?What is our responsibility as educators, and how do shifting intensities direct us to act?How might we intensify our work productively in order to respond?Please join us in this free virtual conference to discuss these and other questions. We are inviting educators across the world who intervene at varying levels. Session formats vary from participatory/workshop mode, to watching a panel or an individual talk, to interview, followed by Q&A.

Ghosts, Goblins, & Gourds | Lehigh After Dark

Any plans for Halloween? Leave it to LAD! Check out LAD's menu of events for October 30th, starting with The Haunting from Lehigh University and ending with a showing of the Rocky Horrow Show. Check out individual flyers of each event for more details!

Political Uncertainties: What can you do when you can't vote? | International

The weight of the US 2020 election can be particularly heavy for folks who are visitors in this country. Let's come together to carry together. Join UCPS and the international student community to talk about what fears and feelings we are bringing into this election season and to explore how we can tap individual and collective resilience to persevere.