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NEWSLETTER OF THE CHINESE LANGUAGE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION Volume 38 September 2014 Number 3 Chinese Language Teachers Association CLTA Newsletter Archive httpnewsletter.clt

CHINESE LANGUAGE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION HEADQUARTERS CLTA Headquarters co Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures 250 Goodbody Hall Indiana University 1011 E. Third Street Bloomington, IN 47405

Table of Contents 2014 CLTA INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ....................................................................... 5 SYMPOSIUM KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ..............................................

Faculty in Chinese Language Culture Cleveland, OH ................................................................. 54 Master Teacher and Assistant Director Immersion Program NYNJ ...................

2014 CLTA INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CHINESE LANGUAGE TEACHING AND LEARNING Chinese L2 Instruction in a Global Context Bloomington, Indiana, USA October 2426, 2014 Organizer Chinese Language Teacher A

SYMPOSIUM KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Paul Sandrock, Director of Education at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages ACTFL, directs this national organizations professional development and in

SYMPOSIUM PROGRAM Friday, October 24 Onsite registration 100pm600pm Location Frangpiani 900am1100am Conference Organizing Committee Meeting Location Frangpiani 1200pm115pm IU East Asian Studies Center

Forum Teaching Foreign Languages in a Global Context Chair Hongyin Tao President, CLTA Keith Cothrun Executive Director, AATG, Motoko Tabuse President, AATJ, Antonia SchleicherExecutive Director, NCOL

Tianshu He, Duke University Curricular Activities for CHL Learners, Curricular Activities to Promote CHL learners Language Learning and Culture Learning Dan Wang, Duke University Extracurricular Activ

mediational means that best explained the process and results of the team project, such as first language, second language proficiency, task features, and group interaction. The fourth presentation in

The panel deals with several issues about Chinese classroom instruction. The first presentation focuses on how intermediate Chinese learners selfcorrection helps improve their writing compared to simp

Panel 12 Persimmon Taskbased language teaching and oral proficiency in L2 Chinese This panel explains theoretical foundation of taskbased instruction and its role in facilitating the development of L2

Mindy Zhang, Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, Humanities Creation of Authentic, Meaningful, Engaging, and Studentbased Language Activities HuiChing Hsu, Purdue University Technologyenhanced

suggestions. The fourth presentation uses a mixed method approach to investigate effects of goalsetting on L2 Chinese learners development of linguistic knowledge. Chair Fangyuan Yuan, US Naval Academ

they encounter. The second presentation analyzes the relationship between language acquisition and culture project designing. The third presentation analyzes the differences between Chinese teachers a

Fred JyunGwang Chen, National Taiwan University A Semantic, Discourse, and Pragmatic Analysis of the Chinese Adverb Ke Xiqi Lee, Feng Chia University A Study on the Procedural Encoding of Modern Chine

Yu Li, The University of Iowa An Investigation of Acquisition of Five Pairs of Chinese Colloquial Idiom under Enhanced and Instructed Conditions Carl Chang, Lucia Mar Unified School District Fun and e

Panel 27 Persimmon Chinese Vocabulary Acquisition for Beginning and Advanced Learners The panel focuses on Chinese vocabulary acquisition among beginning and advanced level Learners. The first present

, Hang Zhang, George Washington University The Acquisition of Chinese Narrow Focus Marking WenHua Du, Penn State University A Case Study of Defossilization in Mandarin Chinese Pronunciation , and

language, viz. Mainland China and Taiwan. Some of these responses touch on the very nature and properties of the Chinese language that can lead to an erroneous representation of the Chinese language t

The third presentation discusses how to make culture more relevant in teaching Chinese reading to intermediate level Chinese learners. The fourth presentation uses action research to explore the scope

Ying Feng, University of Mississippi Flipped Teaching Sunday, October 26 900am920am Coffee Break Frangpiani Sunday, October 26 920am1020am Panel 35 Georgian Reading Strategies, Classroom Instruction a

Research on Relationship between Attitudes, Language Proficiency, and Home Use among Chinese Heritage Speakers Han Luo, Northwestern University Curriculum Development for Chinese Heritage Language Lea

Chair YaoTing Sung, National Taiwan Normal University Presenters HsuehChih Chen, National Taiwan Normal University The Development of eMandarin Platform of Words and Characters HsienSheng Hsiao, Natio

techniques and learning strategies for learning Chinese character used by first year Chinese language students. The fourth presentation proposes the theory of for Chinese characters that the structur

Panel 46 Walnut Transforming a Conventional Factpractice Curriculum with Proficiencyoriented Instruction This panel addresses substantial efforts that faculty members in a largesized Chinese program h

CLTA Staff Sha Huan , Patricia Wang Volunteers Coordinator AiChu Ding Indiana University Indiana University Jingjing Cai , JuiHsin Hung , Dan Jin , YiLu Kuo , YaoAn Lee , HsiangNing Wang , ChuanHui

2014 CLTA ANNUAL MEETING PROGRAM In Conjunction with 2014 ACTFL Convention World Languages Expo Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center San Antonio, Texas, USA November 2023, 2014 Program Chair Chaofen S

YiTzu Huang Jia Lin WenHua Du Foreign Service Institute University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Pennsylvania State University Presidio A Learning Strategies I Presentations in English 1821 Mobil

Presidio B A Study on Chinese Proficiency Gains for High School and College Students 1045 In order to set reasonable language learning goals in curriculum design for beginning level students and to as

Presidio B Prototype, Corpus Data, and Stratified Grammar Instruction in Chinese 792 A researcher and two language instructors will present in detail the application of prototype theory and corpus lin

Presidio B Grammar Instruction Learner Error Analysis, Thinking Habit, Learning Task 543 Through learner error analysis, literature reviews, and learning tasks, this panel investigates the mismatch be

Presidio B Teaching Behavioral Culture in the CFL Classroom 1271 This session explores how to teach behavioral culture in the CFL classroom. It begins with a discussion of typical behavioral patterns

Travis CD Textbook Selection and Evaluation, Application and Significance 1285 This session will compare popular Chinese textbooks by evaluating their merits and demerits from both teachers and learne

Presenters in Chinese Weibing Ye Li Xu Xiaoke Jia Williams College The Alliance for Global Education, Shanghai Program Bowdoin College Travis CD Differentiated Error Correction 1034 This session pre

Zhijun Wang Ying Wang Lisha Xu University of Massachusetts Amherst Mount Holyoke College Mount Holyoke College Travis CD Transition from High School to College Chinese Challenges and Strategies 1012

Presenters in Chinese Xuehua Xiang Duosi Meng Anci Cao University of Illinois University of Illinois at Chicago University of Illinois Travis CD Online Beginning ChineseDevelopment and Assessment 55

competence. Specific examples are used to show how teachers engage students through themebased and taskoriented activities to develop advanced Chinese competencies. Presenters in Chinese Jianhua Bai K

515pm 615pm Learning Sessions Travis AB On vocabulary Instruction and Program Development Three SLA Studies 819 This panel presents three empirical studies on vocabulary instruction from the perspec

630730 PM, Saturday CLTA General Membership Meeting All CLTA members or potential CLTA members are invited to participate. SUNDAY, November 23, 2014 800am 900am Learning Sessions Travis AB Use of A

Presidio C Oral Proficiency Assessment A Revised Computersimulated Approach 1506 The presentation features the design of the revised ComputerSimulated OPI system, a base model for the future online o

illustrate how to effectively implement structurebased strategies to overcome these issues, lesson plans, teaching demonstrations, and analyses of authentic cases will be presented. Presenters in Chin

Presidio C Language and Culture III Presentations in Chinese 1952 A Study of Classical Chinese Textbooks in Most American Universities Jungchih Tsai TCSL, NTNU 534 L2 Self Heritage and NonHeritage Pos

ANNOUNCEMENTS The 27th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics NACCL27 CALL FOR PAPERS The 27th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics NACCL27 will be held at the University of Cali

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SUCCESSFUL CLTAWEST PENNSYLVANIA INAUGURAL CONFERENCE AT CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY The CLTAWPAs Inaugural Conference was successfully held at Carnegie Mellon University on May 4th. Photos from the Co

POSITIONS Associate Director Chinese Flagship University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN May 16, 2014in Jobs by CLTA The department of Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Minnesota is dynamic

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BOOK NEWS Studying in China A Practical Handbook for Students By Patrick McAloon Published by Tuttle FRONTLIST August 5, 2014 17.95 USD 352 pages bw throughout, 32 pp. color insert China Travel Map in

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2014 6 5 1 Volume 5 Number 1, June 2014 Full issue PDF Articles L1 and L2 online reading strategy usage of advanced Chinese learners Kuo, YiLu , Indiana University Bloomington Yu, PeiShan , In

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