Thu - Jun 30, 2016
HuffingtonPost

The benefits of knowing a second or a foreign language in today's world are many. The world has turned into a global village. In this globalized existence, the knowledge of a foreign language in particular and the accompanying cultural competency are being increasingly recognized as valuable assets that give an advantage to those who possess such skills.

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Thu - Jun 09, 2016

Need information to advocate for language learning? For making arguments to keep programs?
We collect articles, blog posts, and essays on our CALPER LANGUAGE ADVOCACY site. Take a look at what information we recently added.
http://sites.psu.edu/calperadvocacy/
 

Mon - May 16, 2016
CALPER Summer Workshops

CALPER Summer Workshops start in four weeks.

June 13 & 14   Discourse Analysis and L2 Writing
June 15 & 16   How to Integrate Explicit Knowledge in the Second Language Classroom: Concept-based Language Instruction
June 18   Chinese Pedagogy Workshop: Teaching Chinese with Authentic Cultural Texts and Materials

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Mon - Apr 25, 2016

We published our April update. New online learning site for Chinese has been launched. "Speech Acts in Films" is our new free resource site.