Language and Culture in Sync: Developing Learners’ Sociocultural Competence

Starts:  Jul 25, 2011 00:00 (CT)
Ends:  Jul 29, 2011 00:00 (CT)
Participants will gain both theoretical and practical insights on teaching students how to use functional language appropriately in different socio-cultural contexts.

CARLA Summer Institute Program 2011

Early Registration Deadline--May 31, 2011

The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) at the University of Minnesota has sponsored a summer institute program for second language teachers since 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, theory-building, hands-on activities, and plenty of networking opportunities.

CARLA summer institute participants—more than 3,400 to date—have come from all over the world. They have included foreign language and ESL teachers at all levels of instruction, as well as program administrators, curriculum specialists, and language teacher educators.


The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA)/University of Minnesota


(612) 626-8600