Developing Materials for Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTLs)

Starts:  Jul 25, 2011 00:00 (CT)
Ends:  Jul 29, 2011 00:00 (CT)
This summer institute will provide LCTL teachers with practical tools and hands-on experience in designing a wide range of materials that will improve their students’ abilities to use the language for communicative purposes. A special rebate of $150 will be available to teachers who submit satisfactory curricular material to the LCTL website.

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