Cheng & Tsui Professional Development Award for Teachers of Chinese is now calling for applications. The award supports the attendance of pre-collegiate and collegiate teachers at training workshops, seminars, conferences, and other in-service learning experiences at local, national, or international levels; and/or to collaborate with a mentor teacher. The application deadline is October 31, 2017. […]
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Cengage Learning Awards for Innovative Excellence in the Teaching of Chinese as a Foreign Language is calling for applications. CLTA members who wish to improve Chinese Foreign Language education in the US through the design, development, and application of new pedagogy, innovative classroom practices, and teaching tools (e.g. multi-media) are welcome to apply. The proposal […]
CLTA’s Annual Membership Meeting was held in Boston, MA during the ACTFL’s Annual Conference on Saturday, November 19, 2016. The meeting kicked off with a reception – many thanks to the sponsors for the wonderful meal. CLTA’s President, Helen Shen, started the meeting with a warm welcome and expressed her appreciation for the membership’s support […]
The 2016 Annual Meeting Online Program has been updated. 07.07.2016
STARTALK has just published their list of programs for 2016. Chinese language teachers in the U.S. may apply for a program of interest to them. Here is the URL: https://startalk.umd.edu/public/find-a-summer-program/?f=im_field_st_language%3A39&f=im_field_program_participant_typ%3A183
In Memoriam: Professor Frank Feng-sheng Hsueh (薛鳳生教授) ··· i Editor’s Message ···ii Articles The Place of Linguistics in CSL Teaching and Teacher Education: Toward a Usage-Based Constructionist Theoretical Orientation ··· 1 Zhuo Jing-Schmidt, University of Oregon Curricular Goals and Curriculum Design: The Case of a College-level Chinese Language Program ··· 23 Han Luo, Lafayette College Writing Practice and […]
The CLTA Annual Meeting program has been updated (11/13/2015). Annual Meeting Program
Articles From Corpus Analysis to Grammar Instruction: Toward a usage-based constructionist approach to constructional stratification·················· 1 Zhuo Jing-Schmidt, Xinjia Peng, University of Oregon Jing-Yun Chen, Johns Hopkins University Mapping Chinese Language Pedagogy from 1966 to 2013: A bibliometric study of the Journal of Chinese Language Teachers Association········ 31 Helena Casas-Tost, Sara Rovira-Esteva Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona […]
Articles 汉英认知定势及其跨文化转换···················································· 1 陈忠, Beijing Language and Culture University 留学生汉语声调习得中阳上合流的实验研究·································· 19 温宝莹, 南开大学汉语言文化学院 燕芳, 威斯康星大学麦迪逊校区 美国学生汉语基础元音的习得：两字组与句子的对比······················· 43 谢彦, Liberty University Decoding College Chinese Placement Tests From the perspective of student performance····························· 61 Yan Li, University of Kansas Review article 美國大學主要文言文教材選篇研究············································· 83 蔡蓉芝, 國立台灣師範大學華語文教學研究所 Reviews Chinese […]
Call for Applications CLTA STUDY ABROAD SITE VISIT AWARD (Deadline: March 31, 2015)
By Fangyuan Yuan With Contributions from Weidong Zhang, Claire Kotenbeutel, and Yea-Fen Chen Dec.15, 2014 The Chinese Language Teachers Association, USA (CLTA) successfully held its 2014 annual conference in conjunction with the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) in San Antonio, TX from Nov. 21-23, 2014, with the theme of “Reaching Global […]
The 2015 Call for Papers for the CLTA annual meeting are now available on the Meeting page. Submissions are due January 14, 2015.
Articles A Learner Corpus Study of L2 Lexical Development of Chinese Resultative Verb Compounds································································ 1 Jie Zhang, University of Oklahoma The Gap in the Use of Lexical Cohesive Devices in Writing between Native Chinese Speakers and Second Language Users····························· 25 Shouji Li, Massey University Understanding Language Anxiety and Ways to Alleviate it […]
The International Association of Asian Studies will host its national conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, February 9-14, 2015. This conference is expected to have more than 3,000 attendees. In addition, not fewer than 325 research sessions, round tables, panel discussions, performances and demonstrations will be scheduled throughout the week. In addition to the many scholarly […]
The full program for the CLTA International Symposium on Chinese Language Teaching and Learning is now available for download.
The program for the 2014 Annual CLTA/ACTFL Convention is now available online. Please note the program will continue to be updated as we changes are needed. ACTFL also has a session search page available on their website.
Articles The Development of Intra-character Radical Awareness in L1 Chinese Children: Changing Strategies····························································· 1 Clay Williams, Akita International University Literature Circles with Multimedia Support in Chinese Foreign Language Teaching······································································ 27 Xiaoshi Li, Michigan State University Project-Based Chinese as a Foreign Language Instruction- A Teacher Research Approach······································································ 45 Juanjuan Zhao, University of Cincinnati Gulbahar Beckett, University of […]
Early Bird Registration for the first CLTA International Symposium on Chinese Language Teaching & Learning begins today (4/20). Current CLTA members can register at member rates. The Symposium will take place October 25-26th, in Bloomington, Indiana. More information can be found on the conference information page. Visit the Online registration form to register today!
The CLTA Regional Associations Committee is happy to report that, after a careful review and approval by the CLTA Steering Committee, the 2014 CLTA Professional Development Grants are awarded to the following associations (in alphabetical order): Chinese Language Teachers Association of California (CLTAC) Chinese Language Teachers’ Association of Southern California (CLTA-SC) Chinese Language Teachers Association […]
Recognizing that study abroad experiences play an integral part in the development of second language acquisition, CLTA is delighted to announce the launch of the 2014 CLTA Study Abroad Site Visit Award. Initiated by the Associated Colleges in China (ACC), a study abroad program in China administered by Hamilton College, this newly established award supports […]
Call for Submissions (Deadline: July 31, 2014) CLTA is pleased to announce the opening of the competition for the Cengage Learning Award for Innovative Excellence in the Teaching of Chinese as a Foreign Language. Established with the generous support of Cengage Learning, a multinational leading provider of educational solutions, this award is designed to encourage […]
The CLTA Walton Lifetime Achievement Award, founded in 1998 by friends and colleagues of Ronald Walton, and funded in 2005 by a perpetual endowment from the Cheng & Tsui Company in honor of Ronald Walton’s (1943-1996) lifetime dedication to Chinese language education and cross-cultural understanding, is given for overall contributions to the field of Chinese […]
The deadline for applying for a Jiede Grant is March 31. For detail information of application, please visit the CLTA website: http://clta-us.org/awards/jiede-empirical-research-grant/
The CLTA-ISCLTL Online Proposal Submission opens today (2/15). Please submit your proposal at http://conference.clta-us.org. You will need to create a username and password first. You will find the call for proposals and proposal submission guidelines on the site. Looking forward to seeing you at the Symposium at Indiana University this October. Sincerely, SYMPOSIUM ORGANIZING COMMITTEE Yea-Fen […]
Articles CLTA 2012 Survey of College-Level Chinese Language Programs in North America······························································· 1 Yu Li, Emory University Xiaohong Wen, University of Houston Tianwei Xie, California State University at Long Beach An Exploratory Study of Why Language Learners Opt for Chinese and its Competitiveness as a World Language 51 Jeffrey Gil, Flinders University, Australia […]