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8 JANUARY 2001. VOLUME 32. NUMBER 31. 4 PAGES 

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La Salle to hold workshop for English teachers

The English Language Education Department (ELED) of DLSU-Manila, in cooperation with the English Area of the College of St. Benilde, will hold a workshop for English teachers on Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL). The workshop will be held on January 17, at the DLS-CSB.

Patrick Gallo, IT and language teaching expert at the Regional Language Centre in Singapore, will facilitate the workshop. Among the topics to be discussed are integrating CALL into stages of the writing process, including ideas gathering, revising, editing, and publishing, integrating CALL into writing instruction, review of approaches to teaching writing, and the computer-mediated writing conference. Participants will also get the opportunity to test and evaluate commercial software for CALL.

The workshop fee is P2,000. Interested parties can call the. ELED at 526-5915 or 524-4611 local 530. Inquiries may also be sent at the following email addresses: clamlcs@dlsu.edu.ph, or clalam@dlsu.edu.ph.

District Ed Office to sponsor concert

The Commission on Special Education for the Disadvantaged (CSED) under the District Education Office will sponsor a concert this January. Titled “Inner Voices: A Celebration of Songs ‘En Dances,” the event will feature the Kundirana, students of CSED member centers, and other guests.

Scheduled from 2-4 p.m. on January 19 at the La Salle Green Hills Gym, the concert is meant to raise public awareness of De La Salle Brothers programs for the poor and disadvantaged youth.

It also seeks to showcase the talents of the young people who obtain a Lasallian education in the various member centers.

DLSU-Manila to conduct olympics for special children

The annual special olympics has brought joy to almost 4,000 special kids from different institutions since its esblishment 11 years ago.

DLSU-Manila will stage the 11th annual “For The Kids”, a mini-olympics for special children on January 21 at the Football field. Four hundred differently-abled kids from various institutions in Metro Manila will take part in the games composed of sports activities (basketball, running, and walking), and parlor games (sack race, newspaper dance, obstacle course).

Participating schools and centers are Aurora Quezon, Barrio Obrero, Commonwealth, Corpus Christi, Elsie Gaches, General Hizon, Hospicio de San Jose, J. Lukban, J. Rizal, Kaligayan, Kaisaka, Legarda; P. Burgos, P. Gomez, Patubaes, Rafael Palma, Sta. Ana, Stepping Stone, Sto. Niño, St. Francis, Novaliches, and Granada.

The activity is organized by the Lasallian Outreach Volunteer Effort, a volunteer program of DLSU-Manila’s Center for Social Concern and Action (COSCA). Conceptualized as a supplementary activity of COSCA and the Physical Education Department, the “For the Kids” grew to become the biggest socio-civic event on campus.

Volunteers will have a final briefing on January 20, 1-4 p.m. at the Waldo Perfecto Seminar Room. Application for sponsorship and volunteers are still available. Contact COSCA at local 417 or 147 for details.

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