The Chinese Language Teachers Association, USA

Promoting the study of Chinese language and culture in an international context.

New! ACTFL 2020 Schedule of Virtual Events

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ACTFL Online Program (register at ACTFL website:

NEW! CLTA Virtual Forum (#4)

全美中文教師學會網上論壇-第四講  (全美中文教师学会网上论坛-第四讲)

讲题: 二语习得与中文教学

Title: From Research to Classroom Practice in Chinese as a Second Language 

TIME: 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm (EST)
November 7 (Saturday), 2020

主持人: 白建华

特邀嘉宾:沈禾玲, 温晓虹, 陶红印, 袁芳远

Virtual Forum via Zoom. Open and Free for CLTA Members. Seats are limited. Registration is required. To register:

  1. Login with your CLTA Member info
  2. Fill out the Virtual Forum registration form (you can also find the Virtual Forum registration form under the News tab at the top of the CLTA website)
  3. You will receive email confirmation with Zoom link info. Keep this email. You will need this information to enter this CLTA Virtual Forum event.
  4. The event starts at 8 pm. Zoom will open at 7:45pm. The Zoom meeting can only admit up to 300 people, first come first served.

NEW! Introduction to CLTA short video

Watch the video to learn more about CLTA — who we are and what benefits we provide for Chinese language educators.

CLTA Membership Benefits:

  • To be included in the CLTA LISTSERV and receive prompt announcements including job advertisements from the CLTA Headquarters
  • To apply for awards and grants sponsored by CLTA
  • To join CLTA Special Interest Groups (CLTA-SIGs) for free
  • To access CLTA publications such as the CSL Journal, Newsletter & K-12 CLT Journal
  • To publish personal and institutional news in the Newsletter
  • To receive information on meetings and conferences sponsored by CLTA
  • To attend, present papers at, and organize panels for these meetings and conferences at discounted rates
  • To elect members to the Board of Directors
  • To be nominated and elected as members of the Board of Directors
  • To attend CLTA sponsored activities for free or at a discounted rate
  • To nominate students to join the National Collegiate Chinese Honor Society
  • To nominate K-12 students to submit their work to the “Selection of CLTA K-12 Outstanding Chinese Works”

And more…

Annual Meeting 2021

ACTFL World Languages Expo 2020

20-22 NOVEMBER 2020
San Antonio, TX

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