What's the first sound in unicorn ? In apple ? [Hint — they aren't vowels!] How many syllables are there in feel or file? Do you think that flour and flower sound alike? How about cot and caught? Writer and rider? Dr. Robin Barr, AU's Linguist-in-Residence, will show you how to detect invisible consonants and missing vowels, and help you become more aware of the way you actually speak, as opposed ...more
Poetry in April: A Celebration of Local Area Spanish Language Poets
In honor of Poetry Month, the Department of World Languages and Cultures presents a poetry festival in celebration of local Spanish language poets. Several poets from the DC area will present their work, with readings both in Spanish and in English.