Language Teaching and Learning Materials

CALPER_Metaphors_Korean
Jiyun Kim, Miso Kim, James P. Lantolf, Penn State
Publication Type: PDF
2018

Metaphors in Korean is part of the units developed in the project 'Metaphoric Competence in the Foreign Language Classroom."

The unit contains guided activities that help students first study metaphorical associations and explore how associations may differ cross-culturally. The students are introduced to some expressions connected with the respective metaphors and they learn about their meanings... Read more

CALPER Grammar in Context
Xuehua Xiang
Publication Type: Online (Website)
2016

Grammar in Context are online materials for high-intermediate, low-advanced and advanced learners of Mandarin Chinese.

Grammar in Context includes Learn—Practice—Self-check and Vocabulary Support for 16 commonly used particles in Mandarin Chinese. The units can be used in blended learning environments, for self-study, and traditional classroom settings.... Read more

CALPER CLTFilms
Xuehua Xiang
Publication Type: Online (Website)
2016

Speech Acts in Films is a site where students of Mandarin Chinese learn to examine, understand, and practice social language through the medium of film. The primary audience of the materials are low-advanced and advanced learners who completed approximately two years of language instruction. The materials have been... Read more

CALPER Korean News Discourse
Susan Strauss and Jongoh Eun
Publication Type: PDF
2016

Korean News Discourse is a new CALPER project. Instructional materials for high-intermediate and advanced learners of Korean will be developed that focus on typical and critical features of the news genre. The basis for the materials is comprised of a large set of authentic texts, such as traditional newspapers, magazines, TV news broadcasts and online news outlets.  

If you are... Read more