Teaching Chinese in US K-12 Schools

An open website was created by Project Leaders Wenhao Diao (University of Arizona), Yang Xiao-Desai (San Francisco State University), and Yi Xu (University of Pittsburgh), to respond to the dearth of research focusing on FL education in K-12 contexts (Urlaub &...

Resources for K-8 Educators

University of Arizona Regents Professor Kathy G. Short works with K-8 educators to internationalize their curriculum, with the Worlds of Words Center of Global Literacies and Literatures (WOW). Her various CERCLL projects began with the creation of CERCLL in 2006, and...

Tasks for Linguistic Complexity in Arabic

A new website has been created for a CERCLL project by Mahmoud Azaz (University of Arizona). These resources are intended for Arabic instructors at the K-12 and college levels, who are teaching Intermediate language classes. The project was co-sponsored by the Center...

Free Guide for Creating Intercultural Curriculum

Global Literacy Communities: Creating Curriculum That Is Intercultural The Worlds of Words Center of Global Literacies and Literatures (WOW), in partnership with the Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy (CERCLL), presents a free guide by...

Multimodal Online Persian Dictionary

Project Director: Narges Nematollahi (University of Arizona). The Multimodal Online Persian Picture Dictionary is a multimedia environment in which objects and activities illustrated in theme-based images are matched with corresponding Persian words. By clicking on...

The Gender-Just Language Education Project

This set of open resources was created by Dr. Kris Aric Knisely (University of Arizona) to support language educators in engaging with trans knowledges and proactively planning for gender justice. It guides these educators in teaching gender-inclusive and non-binary...

Socioscientific Resources for LCTLs Classrooms

This set of resources includes an archive of contemporary Socioscientific Issues (SSI) as they manifest in Korean media and discourses, and a manual and webinar that train educators in their use. The materials were developed, piloted and refined by a group of...

Strategies for Machine Translation in the Language Classroom

Translating Google Translate: Instructional Strategies for Machine Translation in the Language Classroom A site dedicated to research-based pedagogical approaches to machine translation in language teaching and learning. By Emily Hellmich and Kimberly Vinall...

Language Program Direction Self-Study Modules

These modules are for educators who are interested in becoming postsecondary language program directors (LPD) or in learning more about what LPDs do and the multiple facets of this complex and rewarding job. Although the intended audience is novice and aspiring LPDs,...

Culture and Language Exchange (CLÉ )

In the absence of cultural gatherings, celebrations and events during the pandemic, CERCLL has asked friends and colleagues to share traditions that are important in their culture in our Culture and Language Exchange (CLÉ).  These short videos are shared on...

Foreigncy

Foreigncy is a free online language learning program offering language courses to help students and professionals reach advanced and working proficiency. Currently it offers courses in Arabic, Hebrew, and Russian.  Foreigncy has hundreds of foreign language lessons on...

ConnecTalks

Beginning in 2019, the National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC) at the University of Hawaii has been organizing a TED Talk-style event at the annual American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) convention. The purpose of ConnecTalks is to...

Resources for Social Justice and Anti-Racism in the L2 Classroom

The protests initiated in June of 2020 have expressed the anger and anguish experienced by those who experience racism and discrimination around the world and have initiated a global discussion about anti-racism and social justice. CERCLL shares in the chorus of...

Working with Texts Online

A resource created by Emily Hellmich, University of Arizona. Moving (quickly!) into online teaching environments does not mean the end of working with texts in the language, literature, and culture classroom.  And in some cases, it can be an opportunity to push...

Social Networking Sites for Intercultural Competence

Developed by Margherita Berti, this guide provides language educators with pedagogical strategies and practical suggestions for implementing social networking sites (SNSs) and social media in language courses to promote intercultural competence.­­ Modern technology...

Social Networking for Intercultural Competence

Project Director: Margherita Berti, University of Arizona These resources provide language educators with pedagogical strategies and practical suggestions for implementing social networking sites (SNSs) and social media for intercultural competence in beginner and...

Intercultural Competence Conference

Intercultural Competence Conference Project Directors: Beatrice Dupuy and Chantelle Warner (UA).In collaboration with: the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT), CMES , CIUA, COH, and SBS at the UA; and several other...