Applied Linguistics

MA TEFL Student Arus Khcheyan Named “Best Student” in the Nationwide Competition by RA Ministry of Education and Science

YEREVAN, Armenia- On March 3, Arus Khcheyan, a graduate student at the American University of Armenia (AUA) Teaching English as a Foreign Language program, was named “Best Student” in the Nationwide Competition by the RA Ministry of Education and...
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Berj and Sonia Kalaidjian Empowering the Future Leaders of Armenia

Last year, philanthropists Berj and Sonia Kalaidjian made the future of Armenia a priority. Through the establishment of a named endowed scholarship at the American University of Armenia (AUA), they are ensuring deserving students the opportunity to study...
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Paper Published by TEFL Faculty Suggests Link Between Vocabulary Command and Plagiarism

YEREVAN, Armenia - Professor Marina Dodigovic, together with a former student and colleague, recently published a chapter in the book Current Issues in Language Evaluation, Assessment and Testing: Research and Practice, edited by C. Gitsaki and C. Coombe.
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English Language Teacher Educator Scott Thornbury’s Interview with Yerkir Media

YEREVAN, Armenian - An internationally recognized teacher educator in the field of English Language Teaching, Scott Thornbury along with Addeh Hovassapian of the British Council of Armenia spoke with Yerkir Media on education and language teaching in...
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Syrian Armenian teaches English in a region after successfully graduating from the American University of Armenia

When bombs start falling, most people aren’t thinking about getting an education. Setrag Hovsepian, however, was; and that made all the difference. Setrag, known as Seto to his family and friends, graduated this past June from the American University...
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