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Chinese Language Fellow (Poughkeepsie, NY)

Vassar College invites applications for Chinese Language Fellow (Intern) for the 2018-19 academic year (late August, 2018 through May, 2019).  Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for […]

Visiting Assistant Professor / Adjunct Visiting Assistant Professor, Chinese Language (Lewisburg, PA)

The Bucknell University Department of East Asian Studies invites applications for a one-semester, entry-level replacement position for the fall term 2018 as either a Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese language or an Adjunct Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese language. Teaching responsibilities include either three language courses (full-time) or two language courses (adjunct). Specific courses offered […]

Chinese Teachers at K-12 Private Schools (USA)

Are you looking for your next K-12 Chinese teaching job? Carney, Sandoe & Associates is an educational recruitment firm that matches teachers with open jobs at K-12 private and independent schools nationwide. Our personal and professional services are free to job seekers, and teaching certification is not required. We work to present you with curated […]

Senior Lecturer in Chinese, Dartmouth College (Hanover, New Hampshire )

The Asian Societies, Cultures, and Languages Program (ASCL) invites applicants for a replacement position at the Senior Lecturer rank in Chinese Language for the academic year 2018-2019. Appointment will become effective July 1, 2018, with teaching duties beginning in September 2018. Applicants for this position must have native or near native proficiency in Modern Standard Mandarin […]

Chinese Lecturer Pool (Berkeley, CA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a pool of qualified lecturers to teach Chinese language should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies each teaching term, depending upon the needs of the Department, […]

Chinese Teaching Fellow and One-Year Leave-Replacement Chinese Instructor (Phillips Academy, Andover, MA)

* Chinese Teaching Fellow Phillips Academy Andover’s Teaching Fellow program offers those yet to begin a professional career a program of guided classroom work, professional seminars, and exposure to the theories and methods of experienced teaching faculty. In considering candidates for the Andover Teaching Fellowship, the school values academic excellence together with competencies complimentary to […]

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese Culture and Language (Clinton, NY)

The Chinese Program in the East Asian Languages and Literatures Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a one-year position in Chinese Culture/Language at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2018. Responsibilities include teaching cultural aspects of the Chinese-speaking world in the successful candidate’s specialization (e.g., cinema/media, literature), as well as advanced-level language […]

Visiting Chinese Position at Pomona College (Claremont, CA)

VISITING CHINESE POSITION AT POMONA COLLEGE The Department of Asian Languages and Literatures at Pomona College invites applications for a full-time 2-year visiting position in Chinese to begin August 2018. Applicants must have native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English, demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching, and Ph.D. in hand at time of appointment. […]

Instructional Faculty – CLA Modern Languages and Cultures – Non Tenure Track Visiting Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY)

Instructional Faculty – CLA Modern Languages and Cultures – Non Tenure Track Visiting Rochester Institute of Technology Requisition Number: 3577BR Contact Name: You can contact the co-Chairs of Search Committee with questions on the position at: Philippe Chavasse (email: pxcgsl@rit.edu) or Zhong Chen (email: zxcgsl@rit.edu), Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, 18 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY, […]

2017 Professional Development Grants

CLTA-USA has awarded the 2017 Professional Development Grants to the following regional associations: CLTA-California,  CLTA-Oregon,  CLTA-Texas, CLTA-Virginia, CLTA-Washington, New England CLTA, Oklahoma-CLTA, CLTA-Indiana Please visit here for more information about regional associations affiliated with CLTA-USA: http://clta-us.org/about-clta/regional-cltas/

National Collegiate Chinese Honor Society

The National Collegiate Chinese Honor Society is founded to recognize the outstanding academic achievement of college students in learning Chinese as a second language, to encourage them to continue to study Chinese after they graduate from college, and to promote the study of Chinese language, literature, and culture in the United States. This year the […]

2017 Professional Development Grants

The CLTA-USA has awarded the 2017 Professional Development Grants to the following regional associations: CLTA-California,  CLTA-Oregon,  CLTA-Texas, CLTA-Virginia, CLTA-Washington, New England CLTA, Oklahoma-CLTA, CLTA-Indiana Please visit here for more information about regional associations affiliated with CLTA-USA: http://clta-us.org/about-clta/regional-cltas/

Cheng & Tsui Professional Development Award for Teachers of Chinese

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. […]

Cengage Learning Awards for Innovative Excellence in the Teaching of Chinese as a Foreign Language

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 […]

Report on the 2016 Annual Membership Meeting

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 […]

STARTALK 2016 Programs

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[0]=im_field_st_language%3A39&f[1]=im_field_program_participant_typ%3A183

Volume 50:3, October 2015

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 […]

Volume 50:2, June 2015

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 […]

Volume 50:1, February 2015

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 […]

The 2014 CLTA Annual Conference Witnesses Another Year of Growth

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 […]

Volume 49:3, October 2014

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 […]