Splash Biography


Major: Linguistics

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2016

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Past Classes

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E1843: Introduction to Japanese in Sprout Spring 16 (Feb. 13 - 27, 2016)
今日は!(Hello!) Have you always wanted to speak Japanese? Are you curious about Japanese language and culture? In this class, we'll cover the basics of Japanese pronunciation, the three writing systems, and some important words and phrases. I'll also share some resources for studying Japanese on your own!

A1541: Notes on Music: An Introduction to Singing a Cappella in Splash Spring 15 (Apr. 04, 2015)
Love to sing? in this class, we'll cover the basics of vocal warm-ups and exercises, and sing a song together in three-part harmony! No prior vocal experience necessary.

E1441: Intro to Linguistics in Sprout Spring 15 (Feb. 14 - 28, 2015)
What qualifies as a "language"? Where do "accents" come from? And if babies can learn a language, why is it so difficult for us? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this introductory course on the science of linguistics.

E1227: Decoding Language in Sprout Fall 2014 (Oct. 04 - 18, 2014)
How do we make (and break) codes? Why is it so hard to learn a foreign language? And how do we teach computers to understand us? Learn the answers to these questions and more while solving fun language puzzles. No experience in linguistics or computer science required!