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NEWSLETTER OF THE CHINESE LANGUAGE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION, USA Volume 40 May 2016 Number 2 Chinese Language Teachers Association CLTA Newsletter Archive

CHINESE LANGUAGE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION, USA HEADQUARTERS CLTA Headquarters University of Vermont Dept. of Asian Languages and Literatures 479 Main Street Burlington, VT 05405 Journal Editor Zhengsheng

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ANNOUNCEMENTS Call for online submissions to CSL Formerly JCLTA Dear CLTA members and potential authors, With the change of publisher to John Benjamins from Vol. 51 on, we are also starting the use o

Call for Applications CLTA STUDY ABROAD SITE VISIT AWARD Initiated by the Associated Colleges in China ACC, a study abroad program in Mainland China administered by Hamilton College, this award suppo

November 2000 speech. The award is given to support the attendance of precollegiate including heritage school and collegiate teachers at training workshops, seminars, conferences, and other inservice

should have been completed upon submission and be relatively comprehensive in scope. Projects covering an entire course or course unit will be considered, whereas projects covering only one class peri

Be a book reviewer for CSL Book reviews strengthen our profession by providing credible and unbiased assessments of published monographs, edited volumes, and textbooks, which are valuable to authors,

Handson Workshops ChinHsi Lin, Michigan State University YuJen Lien, National Taitung University Four Approaches to Engage Online Learners Liu, Shijuan, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Easy and Pr

name and contact information of their advisors. Pedagogical reports and research papers should include another page with the title of the paper and abstracts written in both English and Chinese 300 wo

application, you will be asked to complete three short online tasks in Moodle. We will notify applicants of their acceptance into the program prior to June 1st. Successful course participants will rec

The 6th International Conference on Immersion and Dual Language Education Join us for the 6th International Conference on Immersion and Dual Language Education hosted by the Center for Advanced Resear

NEWS OF THE FIELD 2016 NCOLCTL Walton Award Winner Dr. McGinnis Congratulations Dr. Scott McGinnis Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1990 is the Academic Advisor for the Washington Office of the Defense

2016 4 1 3 University of Maryland, College Park 250 Michael Long CLTAS2 Organizing Committee Media and Publicity Committee April 8, 2016 15

The Fifth International Symposium on Chinese Applied Linguistics Vibrant intellectual exchanges at the University of Iowa This past weekend, the Confucius Institute at the University of Iowa successfu

Taochung Ted Yao Memorial Award The First Yao Award Panel Mrs. Yao, accompanied by Professor Chengzhi Chu, presents the winner with the award certificate. The Taochung Ted Yao Memorial Award was es

Finalist Sihui Ke from Carnegie Mellon University discusses 50 years of datadriven research on Chinese reading Finalist HsuanYing Liu from the University of Arizona presents a case study on K12 Chine

POSITIONS Chinese Language Drill Instructor Lancaster, PA Franklin Marshall College invites applications for a drill instructor in its Chinese Language Program for the academic year 201617. B.A. in

Middlebury Interactive Languages OnlineOnsite Chinese Teachers Delaware Remote Middlebury Interactive Languages has 2 positions for Chinese teachers Blended OnsiteOnline Delaware Implementation Teache

an outdoor playground. The principle of maximum flexibility has guided the design process so that the middle school program can continue to develop and evolve as the faculty continue to innovate. For

a parttime Chinese lecturer position to begin August 22, 2016. This position is annually renewable, if there is need. Responsibilities include teaching Chinese language at all levels. Qualifications M

Expertise of Chinese customs and culture Knowledgeable of the content and nature of immersion programs Ability to plan and implement creative, handson and engaging lessons Ability to be a cooperat

search 2016273 in the document title for each document submitted a cover letter, curriculum vitae teaching statement including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learnin

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, a curriculum vita, and the names of three professional academic references to Dr. Norval Bard, Chair, Department of Modern Classical Languages, Nort

the Chinese language program. Primary duties for the instructor position are modern Chinese courses at various level as assigned. Employment start date is July 1, 2016, however the fall quarter begins

education native or nearnative proficiency in Mandarin certification in National Mandarin Speaking Test excellent spoken and written English skills experience teaching Chinese language and culture at

budgetary approval. Please visit our website at httpnyuad.nyu.eduaboutcareersfacultypositions.html for instructions and other information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please email nyuad

Responsibilities include close collaboration in a supportive language community that is comprised of the Center for Language Teaching Advancement, a strong Second Language Studies doctoral program, wo

5 three confidential letters of reference. Upload the application materials at httpsrecruit.ucdavis.eduapplyJPF00821 by March 5, 2016. Teaching videos on DVD or USB flash drive shall be sent to Profes

Requirements, in Order of Priority MA in relevant field. Minimum of 5 years working with internships, career services, or employer relations. Preferred 2 years experience working in China. Minimum of

BOOK NEWS 20155 Current Trends in Sociolinguistics Relevance Communication and Cognition Computational Linguistics A Short History of Linguistics Introduction to Syntax Historical LinguisticsDiale

The Routledge Encyclopedia of the Chinese Language Edited by Sinwai Chan Routledge, 2016 ISBN 9780415539708 httpswww.routledge.comproducts9780415539708 The just published Routledge Encyclopedia of th

19. Chinese Slang Robert L. Moore 20. Chinese Syntax Walter Bisang 21. Chinese Taboo Amy He Yun 22. Chinese Xiehouyu Grace Chang 23. Classical Chinese Chris Wenchao Li 24. Computational Linguistics Xi

Perception and Production of Mandarin Tones by Native Speakers and L2 Learners Bei Yang, Springer 2015 Hardcover ISBN 9783662446447 eBook ISBN 9783662446454 Tones are the most challenging aspect of l

Chinese Language Education in the United States Edited by Ruan, Jiening, Zhang, Jie, Leung, Cynthia B. 2016. Switzerland Springer. ISBN 9783319213071 9783319213088 eBook. 250

Tales and Traditions By Yun Xiao, Hui Xiao, Ying Wang Published by Cheng Tsui Company, Inc. Second Edition, 2016 Drawing on Chinese folktales, myths, legends, poems and more, this series of graded

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American Councils Taiwan Summer Program Taiwan Intensive Summer Language Program In partnership with Cheng Kung University in Tainan, Taiwan, American Councils for International Education has

China Institue Educator Programs 41

China Institute Summer Program 42

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Chinese Language Teachers Association, USA Co Department of Asian Languages and Literatures University of Vermont 479 Main Street Burlington, VT 05405 USA ADDRESS UPDATE Please fill out the form belo