• American and Commercial Daily Advertiser – Page 6

    Posted on June 1, 2013 by Webster in Exhibits.

    See explanations below this image about  the green-shaded ads  for more information about the words used and hear the ad being read aloud.   John Campbell White Column 1, ad 3: words: fire work caption: Today we call them fireworks, not fire work, but they were the way to celebrate the 4th of July even […]

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  • American Daily and Commercial Advertiser – Page 1

    Posted on June 1, 2013 by Webster in Exhibits.

    See explanations below this image about  the green-shaded ads  for more information about the words used and hear the ad being read aloud. Column 1, ad 2: For Rotterdam; The Brig Anne caption: This advertiser cleverly combines a lot of information in one ad that gives us the flavor of Baltimore life around 1812. There […]

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  • Ads in an 1807 Baltimore Newspaper

    Posted on June 1, 2013 by Webster in Exhibits.

    Click on the page to view the ads close-up, then click on highlighted ads to hear them read aloud Front page of the July 1, 1807 issue of the American Commercial and Daily Advertiser Page 6 of the American Commercial Daily Advertiser     This Exhibit was sponsored by the Maryland Heritage Area Authority

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  • Emerging American Language in 1812

    Posted on May 31, 2013 by Webster in ExhibitsMain.

    View an Overview of Exhibit Read and listen to ads in Baltimore newspapers from 1807 View a timeline of Noah Webster’s life Guess the 1812 Spellings (no need to sign in, just click on start) Influential People in Language Around 1812 This exhibit was paid for in part by the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, an Instrumentality […]

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  • World Englishes

    Posted on May 31, 2013 by Webster in Events.

      Rebecca Oxford and Rashi Jain’s Presentation on World Englishes Video: View Online | PowerPoint: View Online | Download PowerPoint

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  • American Sign Language

    Posted on May 29, 2013 by Webster in Events.

    Sign Writing Resource Page Bilingual Deaf Education article: Signing on to Deaf Education Deaf Bilingual Blog

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  • Arabic

    Posted on May 29, 2013 by Webster in Exhibits.

    Arabic Calligraphy PowerPoint slide show by Janet Chernela, Ph.D. Calligrams Arabic Calligrams: Decorative writing

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  • Around the Language World

    Posted on May 18, 2013 by Webster in Events.

    A tuition-free language program for children entering grades 4 or 5 in Fall 2013. July 15-19, 2013 12-4 pm. (12:00 – 12:30 Guided computer/reading time; 12:30 – 4:00 Interactive activities). Registration is $15. Special Features: A different language and culture each day: Chinese (mainland China), French (France, Senegal), Spanish (Spain, Mexico), & Arabic (Egypt). Children will experience storytelling with […]

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