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NEWSLETTER OF THE CHINESE LANGUAGE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION Volume 37 January 2013 Number 1 CLTA Home Page httpcltaus.org For the electronic version of this newsletter and news updates before the ne

CHINESE LANGUAGE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION CLTA HEADQUARTERS Chinese Language Teachers Association CLTA Headquarters Department of Foreign Languages and Literature University of WisconsinMilwaukee PO Box 4

The CLTA Newsletter is published and posted online in mid January, mid May and mid September. The cutoff dates for submission of all materials are December 31, April 30, and August 31 respectively. Ad

Table of Contents PRESIDENTS MESSAGE ...................................................................................................................................... 6 IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENTS

Pop Chinese, 2nd Edition ............................................................................................................................. 33 TECHNOLOGY FOR EDUCATION .....................

PRESIDENTS MESSAGE December 15, 2012 Dear Colleagues Its truly an honor and a pleasure to serve as the President of the Chinese Language Teachers Association CLTA. Having just celebrated 50 years of C

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENTS MESSAGE Dear CLTA Members, It is my honor and pleasure to have served as CLTA President during this extraordinary year celebrating the 50th anniversary of our Association. T

ANNOUNCEMENTS 1. 60 2. 20 ACTFL Sessions, Research Papers, Electronic Posters, and Research Roundtables Sessions individual Research Papers ACTFL 2013 1 9 12 CLTA 2013

ACTFL www.actfl.org CLASS httpclassk12.org ACTFL ACTFL ACTFL ACTFL ACTFLCLTA ACTFL ACTFL 1. Walton 2013 CLTA WALTON PRESENTATION PRIZE APPLICATION 2

ACTFL 2013.clta.conferencegmail.com httpcltaus.orgmeeting2013CallforProposalsEnglish.pdf httpcltaus.orgmeeting2013CallforProposalsEnglish.pdf grant will enable this program to provide much need

Utah State Office of Education invites you to preconference school visits and workshops Friday March 1, 2013. CEC is the premier conference dedicated to Chinese Language Teachers with experts and inse

Training Institute is an intensive course for current language teachers or those who plan to enter the field. The program provides the foundation for future instructors to teach their language and giv

Past Recipients of the CLTA Lifetime Achievement Award John DeFrancis 1998 Teng Shouhsin 1999 Madeline Chu 2000 John Young 2001 George Chao 2002 Chauncey Chu 2002 ChihPing Chang Sobe

Peking University Press Award 2012 Cheng and Tsui Walton Presentation Award Yupeng Kou, Presentation title Discourse Complexity in AdvancedLevel Chinese Comparing Two Learning Backgrounds Yu, Li, Uni

CFL and to further promote cooperation and collaboration between ChinaSprout and CLTA. 2012 CLTA Annual Meeting Institution Sponsors Cheng Tsui Jill Cheng matching fund for up to 2500 open for dona

k12 250 Workshops on Technology and Chinese Language Teaching TCLT7 University of Hawaii at Manoa May 2527, 2012 De Bao Xu Leonard C. Ferguson Chair Professor East Asian L

pore, Japan, Canada, Australia, U.K., South Korea, and Argentina. It had 101 selected paperspanel presentations in 4 parallel sessions and 6 plenary speeches in the first two days, and 6 handson works

11 24 Howard Goldblatt80 11 3 3 60 2010 2011 15.8 20 5 Dennis Richardson Richardson 21 The inauguration conference of the New England Chinese Language Teachers A

ing Methods and Materials, Chinese as a second language acquisition, L2 Chinese material compilation and assessment, Standard Mandarin Pronunciation Training, L2 Chinese language testing and assessmen

Program of Chinese Language and Culture and the Department can be found at httpeastasian.nd.edu. ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, EAST ASIAN STUDIES CHINESE LANGUAGE ACQUISITION AND PEDAGOGY TUCSON, ARIZONA The

The Department is seeking to expand its established commitment to teaching and serving first generation, nontraditional, and international students, and so welcomes candidates interested in working wi

Minors in Chinese Studies, Classical Studies, and Italian Studies, and we offer regular instruction in Hebrew, Latin, and Portuguese, and instruction in five other languages via the Critical Languages

FULLTIME CHINESE LANGUAGE TEACHER MANDARIN CHINESE PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI Prairie du Chien Area School District is seeking a Chinese Teacher Language and Culture to develop a K12 Foreign Language teachi

Predeparture orientation and preparation Edit and revise student handbooks for each program conduct predeparture orientations, and set up the programs with the host institution regarding housingdorm,

Screening begins January 30 and continues until position filled. Questions about the position, department, or college may be directed to Chair of the Chinese Language Search Committee Department of As

Applications should include a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to LecturerAssistant Professor in Chinese Language Culture ATTN Ms. Kim Osburn Sc

EAST LANSING, MI Michigan State University seeks to fill a tenure system rank open position in Chinese language. This person will coordinate the Chinese Language Program in the Department of Linguisti

native speakers using performance or communicativebased pedagogies. To Apply Complete dossier requires a cover letter describing applicants qualifications for the position, C.V., sample course syllabi

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR TENURE TRACK POSITION IN CHINESE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON HOUSTON, TX The Department of Modern and Classical Languages at the University of Houston invites applications for a t

and Modern Languages GEML. Opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration with faculty in the other language groups in Modern Languages as well as faculty from other Schools in the Ivan Allen Colle

Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest and resume to ischeibcvschools.org. In addition, external applicants should place their standard application materials on the PAREAP website.

beautiful Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts in the Five College Area. We have 280 students in our K9th grade program and have anticipated opening to fill maternity leave. Our teachers work in co

nese pronunciation Interesting notes, idioms, sayings, and poems introduce Chinese culture Chinese for Tomorrow A New Fiveskilled Approach By Wayne He, Dela Jiao, Qiuxia Shao, and Christopher M. Liv

Yaohua Shi, Zhijie Jia, Judith M. Amory, Jie Cai A must for translators and those studying contemporary Chinese society, this unique bilingual handbook contains 1,200 contemporary colloquial idioms an

speed of over 10,000 characters per second, with a correctness rate of over 99.9 before proofreading. Thank you for trying JFJ at httpmyweb.polyu.edu.hkctxzhangjfj . Further improvement of the Chinese

Studies show that the best way to learn is to become immersed in the language. True fluency cant be achieved through reading and writing alone it requires the ability to understand native speakers. Mo

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