language learning

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CARLA Presentation Series: Bringing Social Justice into Language Classrooms: Templates to Guide Instructional Planning

 

From CARLA, the Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition at the University of Minnesota:

Goodspeed, L., Menke, M., Paesani, K., & Ruf, H. (2021, September 28). "Bringing Social Justice into Language Classrooms: Templates to Guide Instructional Planning."

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22.33 Stories: Curing Homesickness in a Hurricane with Salma Oubkkou

Featuring first-person stories of people finding themselves in the middle of a culture that is foreign to them; each week, 22.33 will deliver interesting tales from people who share how they were able to create mutual understanding through cultural exchange. 

Season 01, Episode 22 - Curing Homesickness in a Hurricane with Salma Oubkkou

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22.33 Stories: Bollywood Without Subtitles with Luke Tyson

Featuring first-person stories of people finding themselves in the middle of a culture that is foreign to them; each week, 22.33 will deliver interesting tales from people who share how they were able to create mutual understanding through cultural exchange. 

22.33 Stories: Bollywood Without Subtitles with Luke Tyson

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Twotravellingteflers: #TeachAbroadBecause ... experience is the best teacher

Hi! We’re Rich and Kate. Three years ago, we decided to leave our cosy, normal lives back in the UK to go and find something different. That ‘different’ was a new life as teachers in South East Asia. After some time, we decided that we would like to share some of our experiences with anyone who had similar interests to us, and so, the twotravellingteflers adventure was born. We offer a tiny look into our lives of travel, TEFL, and Thailand.

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2021 CARLA Summer Institute Program for Language Teachers

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.

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Building Language Skills with a Foreign Penpal

Only 10 pieces of personal mail are received each year by the average American household. With that number including holiday cards and invitations, there isn’t much room left for letters. It is no longer commonplace for one to write or receive a handwritten letter in the mail, but many believe it is a beautiful gesture.

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22.33 Stories: Learning to Say Love in Bengali

Featuring first-person stories of people finding themselves in the middle of a culture that is foreign to them; each week, 22.33 will deliver interesting tales from people who share how they were able to create mutual understanding through cultural exchange. 

22.33 Stories: Learning to Say Love in Bengali

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2019 CFP: Society, Identity, and Transformation in Language Teacher Education

CFP: Society, Identity, and Transformation in Language Teacher Education
11th International Language Teacher Education Conference

May 30–June 1, 2019
The Graduate Hotel
Minneapolis, MN

Call for Papers Deadline: January 18, 2019

CFP: Society, Identity, and Transformation in Language Teacher Education

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How To Use Games in the ESL Classroom

Whether you teach children or adults, teaching ESL grammar and vocabulary in a fun and effective way can be so tough sometimes, can't it? Lesson planning for grammar concepts can definitely be a challenge.

Well, today's post is about how to deal with exactly that! I'm going to share my top 5 ways to use games in the ESL classroom

How To Use Games in the ESL Classroom

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ESL Tips: The importance of giving feedback

Traditionally, tests and examinations evaluate how students perform in terms of learning outcome. However in a learner-centred education system, it is more important to monitor students' learning processes and to give them direct feedback.

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