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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 […]

Call for Papers – International Association of Asian Studies

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 […]

Annual CLTA/ACTFL Convention Program

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.

Volume 49:2, June 2014

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 […]

CLTA-ISCLTL Registration Open!

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!

2014 CLTA Professional Development Grants are awarded

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 […]

Jiede Grant Applications due March 31st

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/

CLTA-ISCLTL Submissions Open, Due: March 18th

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 […]

Volume 49:1, February 2014

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   […]

CLTA Sponsorship Guidelines

Newly available CLTA Sponsorship Guidelines have been posted on the CLTA Donations page. Your contributions to the organization are very much appreciated.

The 12th New York International Conference on Teaching Chinese: Deadline reminder

Please be aware that the deadline for submitting a proposal to present at the 12th New York International Conference on Teaching Chinese is February 15. Please visit http://clta-gny.org/14conf/14conf.html for details. Keynote speakers will be announced shortly. Teaching Chinese in the Global Community: Developing Communicative Competence in a New Age The 12th New York International Conference on […]

2014 Jiede Award Application Deadline

Applications for the Jiede Grant are due March 31. For detailed application information, please visit the CLTA website: http://clta-us.org/awards/jiede-empirical-research-grant/

CLTA-ISCLTL Call for Proposal

The Chinese Language Teachers Association (U.S.A.) is pleased to announce its First International Symposium on Chinese Language Teaching and Learning to be held October 25–26, 2014, at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A. SYMPOSIUM THEME: Chinese L2 Instruction in a Global Context CONFERENCE WEBSITE:  http://clta-us.org/clta-iscltl CALL FOR PROPOSALS CLTA-ISCLTL 2014 invites proposals for panels, individual […]

2014 CLTA Professional Development Grants

Dear Colleagues, On behalf of the CLTA Regional Associations Committee, I would like to wish you all a Happy New Year and inform you that the CLTA Headquarters will start accepting applications for the 2014 CLTA Professional Development Grants. You may find the announcement of the Grants at the end of this message and a […]

CLTAC 2014 Spring Conference

The CLTAC 2014 Spring Conference Organizing Committee invites submission of proposals for 20-minute presentations. As in previous years, abstract proposals in all areas of Chinese teaching and learning are welcome, such as theories, methodologies and strategies, curricula, teaching materials, technology, acquisition, Chinese linguistics, culture factors, AP Chinese, and teaching credentials. IMPORTANT DATES Proposal submission deadline: […]

2014 Annual Conference Call for Proposals

Dear CLTA members, Attached, please find three documents concerning the CLTA-ACTFL 2014 proposal submissions. As this year’s new program chair, I just realized the need to send the attachments to you all. Forgive me for sending you multiple messages to clog your inbox. I want to thank Professors Tao Hongyin, Chu Chengzhi, and Cecilia Chang […]

JTCLT, December 2013 Issue

Dear CLTA colleagues, We are happy to announce the publication of the December 2013 issue of the Journal of Technology and Chinese Language Teaching (ISSN: 1949-260X), which can be accessed freely at http://www.tclt.us/journal/. Its table of contents and the editorial board of JTCLT are included below for your reference. Please feel free to contact the Journal at editor@tclt.us if you’d like to make […]

January Newsletter

Dear CLTA Members, Happy New Year!   The first issue of the CLTA Newsletter in 2014 (click this link) is now ready for you to view. I hope that in this issue you will be able to find the conference that suits your need, the employment opportunity that may help to start or further your teaching career, the […]

2014 Annual Meetings!

Two important announcements from incoming CLTA President Prof. Hongyin Tao and the Board of Directors concerning the CLTA Annual Meeting for 2014:              1) We will continue to host the official CLTA annual conference with ACTFL. In 2014, it will be in San Antonio, Texas, on Nov. 21-23, 2014. For this, I ask […]

Newsletter Submissions

Dear CLTA members, I am writing to you as the new editor of the CLTA Newsletter. First, I would like to take this opportunity to thank Professor Tianwei Xie, my predecessor, for his dedicated and hard work in the past 10 years. Based on the excellent work he has done in all these years and […]