Day 26 (August 12th): Goodbye! Tot ziens!

IMG_0657The morning after. Goodbye everybody, tot ziens, hope to see you at a next event! Thank you all for coming! Thank yous to Miriam, Erik, Dream Team, Jeroen, Randy, Daniel, Dennis, Dirk, Michiel, Charlotte, Alice, Wies, Lynn, and everybody else who helped make this a great event!

Day 23 (August 9th): Social Event!

In the afternoon, we went to Museum Twentse Welle. Back in the DesignLab, we had a typical Dutch meal: 1,5 hours of all-you-can-eat fries with snacks (kroket, frikandel, bamischijf, nasischijf, kaassoufle, you name it)!

Day 15-19: Excellent talks by Kristiina Jokinen and Anton Nijholt!

Kristiina Jokinen talking about eye gaze in human-human and human-robot interactions (August 1st)! Anton Nijholt’s talk was about computational humor (August 5th)!

Academic English Clinic continues Tuesday (tomorrow) August 2nd at 4pm

The Academic English Clinic will continue on Tuesday (tomorrow) at 4pm in the Connect room. Everyone is welcome!

At our last meeting, everyone made a short presentation which we recorded.

We also looked at the pronunciation of the 21 (yes! 21) vowel sounds in English, using English File’s pronunciation website,

https://elt.oup.com/student/englishfile/elementary/c_pronunciation/?cc=us&selLanguage=en

also available as an Android/iOS app

We also looked briefly at linking or liaison of sounds in speech. Good online resources are available on Rachel’s English (Youtube)

https://www.youtube.com/user/rachelsenglish

Homework was to go through recorded talk and mark any parts that may not be good English.