language teaching

2021 CARLA Summer Institute Program for Language Teachers

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The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) at the University of Minnesota has provided high-quality professional development for language teachers for over two decades. Launched in 1996, this internationally known program reflects CARLA's commitment to link research and theory with practical applications for the classroom. Each institute is highly interactive and includes discussion, hands-on activities, and networking.

Want to Teach and Travel the World? Let’s go!

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Let’s be honest: the last few months have really made us want to leave our houses, jump on a plane and go somewhere, anywhere, far, far away. And yes, at the moment it might seem like being able to travel again is still far in the future, but as the world slowly starts to open up again, we can prepare for the day we can happily step out of house and into the big, wide world. 

2020 CARLA Summer Institute Program for Language Teachers

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It is time to sign up for a CARLA summer institute! CARLA offers a wide range of institutes targeted at foreign/world language, ESL/EFL, heritage language, and immersion educators from a variety of teaching levels and contexts. Each institute is highly interactive and includes discussion, hands-on activities, and networking. Join the more than 6,300 language educators who have participated in this acclaimed professional development program.

Preparing Yourself To Teach A Language Abroad

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Are you the type of individual who would love to be able to travel for work? You’re not the only one. Every year, thousands of people travel to other countries to begin working abroad, while getting paid for their efforts. Believe it or not, there are enormous possibilities out there for those that want to make money, while traveling  and living abroad. One of the most popular ways to make money while traveling is by teaching a language.

CARLA looking for volunteer language experts

by Bert Maxwell / Aug 12, 2008 /
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CARLA notes: We need your expertise!

As some of you may know, the CARLA LCTL project maintains a webpage of VOLUNTEER experts -- kind and enthusiastic souls who are willing to answer email questions about their languages.