Immersion 101: An Introduction to Immersion Teaching for Character-Based Languages

Starts:  Jun 20, 2011 00:00 (CT)
Ends:  Jun 24, 2011 00:00 (CT)
Presenters: Tara Fortune and Molly Wieland

This institute provides novice immersion teachers in character-based languages with the tools and information they need to survive and thrive in the immersion classroom. The institute also includes a two-day session for administrators of immersion education programs for character-based languages.

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