ACCOLADES: Arpine Sargsyan, Alumna, Teaching English as a Foreign Language

ACCOLADES: Arpine Sargsyan, Alumna, Teaching English as a Foreign Language

November 21, 2013

YEREVAN, Armenia – An alumna of the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Teaching English as a Foreign Language (MA TEFL) program Arpine Sargsyan, along with former AUA Professor Dr. SIvakumar Sivasubramaniam, recently published a paper entitled “Using Literature to Promote Language Learning: Issues and Insights for Implementation in Armenian Settings” in The Asian EFL Journal, an international peer-review journal.

ACCOLADES:  Tatevik Sargsyan, Certificate in Translation Program Alumna

ACCOLADES: Tatevik Sargsyan, Certificate in Translation Program Alumna

November 7, 2013

YEREVAN, Armenia – The Certificate in Translation program is proud to announce that our alumna Tatevik Sargsyan is involved in the translation and editing of the films shown during this year’s SunChild International Environmental Festival in Yerevan, which is a biennial event organized by the Armenian Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets and the only environmental festival in the South Caucasus region.

AUA’s MA TEFL Program Collaborates with Local Universities for the Second Annual Student Research Conference

AUA’s MA TEFL Program Collaborates with Local Universities for the Second Annual Student Research Conference

July 23, 2013

The American University of Armenia (AUA) hosted the Second Annual Student Research Conference. Over 60 students, faculty, and other in-service professionals attended the conference. The program featured 24 papers and posters in the fields of linguistics and applied linguistics presented by graduate students and recent alumni from AUA, the Armenian-Russian (Slavonic) University, and Yerevan State University.

AUA Public Lecture: The Case for a Pan-Caucasian Alphabet

AUA Public Lecture: The Case for a Pan-Caucasian Alphabet

April 4, 2013

On Friday March 22, guest lecturer Dr. Vazgen Ghazaryan, Ph.D. in Physics from Yerevan State University, presented his proposal for a Pan-Caucasian Alphabet that maintains the phonetic nuances of Caucasian languages, which have been lost with the usage of oversimplified Cyrillic alphabets.