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NEWSLETTER OF THE CHINESE LANGUAGE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION, USA Volume 40 September 2016 Number 3 Chinese Language Teachers Association CLTA Newsletter Archive httpnewsletter.cltaus.

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

TableofContents ANNOUNCEMENTS......................................................................................................................................... 4 CALLFORAPPLICATIONSFOREDITORS

ANNOUNCEMENTS Call for Applications for Editorship of the Journal of Chinese as a Second Language The CLTAUSA invites applications for the position of EditorinChief for Chinese as a Second Language Th

CLTA Monograph V Call for Papers Dear CLTA members We invite you to submit manuscripts for CLTA Monograph V, a volume tentatively entitled Empirical Studies on Learning and Teaching Chinese as a Secon

2016 ACTFLCLTAUSA Annual Meeting Program Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, MA November 1820, 2016 Colleagues who kindly reviewed the submitted proposals are MienHwa Chiang, University o

6339 This panel focuses on how to increase the diversity of study abroad platforms to retain students. The three presenters will reveal the challenges and educational goals of their overseas projects,

115pm 215pm Concurrent Sessions Room 153B Experimental Studies of BAconstruction and Pedagogical and Theoretical Issues of the Adverb DOU in Mandarin Chinese 5863 6697 5649 Using Multimedia to Teach

5767 This session proposes a new model to select topics in teaching materials as well as supplementary materials, and to design layered instructional activities, assignments, and tests with a backwar

6175 This session aims to discuss the key issues in Chinese heritage language teaching, such as profiles of heritage learners, attitudes and motivations, placementassessment and materials development

8016 Facilitating personalized learning content and interaction through WeChat Jun Da Middle Tennessee State University EMPOWER a Tool for Editing Chinese Materials and its Application Room 152 7192

5912 6588 7738 Input Flood of Chinese Notional Passive Construction A UsageBased Account Liulin Zhang University of Hawaii At Manoa Lexical Inferencing Ability in Chinese as a Heritage Language Learn

In this workshop, participants will learn how to use tools and services such as Google Docs, iWork, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office and screen recorders such as Jing and ScreencastoMatic to engage stu

Room 152 Curriculum Articulation through Contentbased Instruction in CFL Teaching 5901 The presentations will cover three aspects of contentbased instructionCBI in CFL 1 Designing a crosslevel CBI cur

Yuanyuan Gu Columbia University Ruomu Wang The Chinese Language School of Connecticut 7975 Greater learner autonomy in teaching advanced Chinese courses William Zou Yale University 6813 Articulating A

Zhongqi Shi Shuai Li Feng Xiao Columbia University Georgia State University Carnegie Mellon University Room 151A Comprehensive Advancement for the Business Chinese Course 6377 In light of Chinas str

constructional approach which creates a researchbased teaching and the themebased approach which emphasizes the understanding of cultural concepts in classical texts. Chiping Chou Derek Herforth Jing

Wayne He ILing Hsue Xiaoyan Hu Qingyu Yang University of Rhode Island University of Rhode Island University of Rhode Island University of Rhode Island 300pm 400pm Exhibit Hall Visit Free TimeElect

Derlin Chao Bing Ying Hu Elaine Margarita Shouqian Shi Hunter College Hunter College Jericho High School Jericho High School Room 153A Secondyear CFL Literacy Instruction When SLA Theories Hit Progr

Nini Li Room 152 6300 Williams College An Online Learning Platform with Multimedia Materials for Beginning Chinese This panel discusses the development and use of multimedia supplementary materials

Wenyi Chu Brown University Room 151A From Clarity to Eloquence A New Approach for Teaching Advanced Chinese 5910 This session discusses how instructors can improve advanced learners productive skill

Room 151B 6972 Strategies for Improving the Pronunciation of Standard Chinese Three different strategies for improving students pronunciation of Standard Chinese are discussed 1. reorganizing the pi

students to become active learners and to contextualize their own meaningmaking process through creating character videos, digital stories, and magazines. Sujane Wu Yalin Chen Marsha Liaw Room 151B 69

2016 The Chinese Language Teachers Association of Western Pennsylvania 2016 Autumn CLTAWPA Foreign Language Teaching Symposium Time 9AM5PM, Sunday, October 16, 2016 Place Carneg

SUBMISSION Proposals should be submitted by email to no later than September 1, 2016. All proposals should include a title and an abstract max. 500 words and a list of the refe

NEWS OF THE FIELD 2016 Startalk Confucius Institute Chinese Language Camp and Teacher Training Institute end on a high note The 2016 Startalk Confucius Institute Chinese Language Camp and Teacher Tr

theater, and six supporting staffall to support 20 students 17 from the U.S. mainland and three from Hawaii. We congratulate all the students and teachers, who not only completed the program with outs

and active engagement. The threestage curriculum design ensured systematic monitoring of students daily progress, including preclass flipped learning, onehour synchronous learning, and afterclass revi

Chinese chefs brought Chinese cuisine experience to the local community The Beijing Normal University BNU chef delegation led by Chef Shijie Bao demonstrated Chinese Cuisine at the University of Oklah

REPORTS FROM REGIONAL CLTA ASSOCIATIONS CLTAWPA CLTAWPA successfully helped 2016 CIPitt New Teachers Orientation Pedagogy Summer Workshop 2016 photo Suemei Wu , Ying Xiao and Haixia Wang with the

POSITIONS Assistant Professor of Chinese Clinton, NY The East Asian Languages and Literatures Department at Hamilton College seeks applicants for a tenuretrack appointment at the rank of Assistant Pro

To be assured of consideration, submit an application by October 22thconsisting of 1 a letter of application with a statement of teaching philosophy, 2 curriculum vitae, 3 a teaching portfolio includi

Candidates must have A minimum of an M.A. in Chinese language pedagogy, teaching Chinese as a secondforeign language, second language acquisition, applied linguistics, or instructional technology. Ph

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University invites applications for a fulltime Preceptor in Chinese expected to begin July 1, 2017. The successful applicant should

information on how to apply, please visit our website athttpnyuad.nyu.eduenaboutcareersfacultypositions.html. If you have any questions, please Review of application

Completed applications received by October 1, 2016 will receive full consideration, with later applications reviewed as needed until the position is filled. Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who

The University has an equity policy and welcomes applications from all qualified persons. The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outco

BOOK NEWS The Acquisition of L2 Mandarin Prosody From experimental studies to pedagogical practice Chunsheng Yang, University of Connecticut This book examines the acquisition of L2 Mandarin prosody

By Duanduan Li, Irene Liu New Second Edition Published by Cheng Tsui Core Product Simplified Chinese with Traditional Characters Volume 1 Available October 2016 ISBN 9781622911257 ACTFL Leve

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