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Connecting Communities through Our Languages, Cultures, and Stories

Forty-two Years of Educational Excellence for English Learners & Biliteracy for All

March 29 - April 1, 2017

Anaheim Marriott and Hilton Hotels
Anaheim, California 

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Thursday, March 30 • 10:30am - 11:45pm
“SLIPPING IN SLANG” Know it or risk embarrassment and isolation

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“Slangman” David Burke (Author of dozens of language books on American slang & idioms and International TV personality from Voice of America and PBS) will give an informative & hilarious presentation on the importance of knowing slang & idioms – those pesky and confusing terms which have permeated our lives from entertainment, air traffic-control, the workplace, and even the TOEFL!

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David Burke

Author, Slangman Publishing
Being a polyglot, David Burke was all too familiar with the confusion that can come from not knowing a language’s slang or idioms. His love of language has, in part, led him to write and publish a range of books on this topic. His career has included a regular segment on Voice of... Read More →

Thursday March 30, 2017 10:30am - 11:45pm PDT
Sheraton Room: Park D