Focusing on Learner Language: 
Second Language Acquisition Basics for Teachers

Starts:  Jul 11, 2011 00:00 (CT)
Ends:  Jul 15, 2011 00:00 (CT)
Participants will learn to analyze learner language in light of research on second language acquisition and will then consider implications for language teaching.

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