In memoriam: Olga Kagan

Monday, April 9, 2018

With heavy hearts we share with you the sad news that our friend and colleague Professor Olga Kagan, Director of the UCLA Center for World Languages and the National Heritage Language Resource Center, passed away on April 6, 2018.

The high-achieving students of the UCLA Russian Flagship Program

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Students in UCLA's Russian Flagship Program, a demanding five-year course of study, won multiple awards this spring – a testament to their drive and commitment.

A lifetime of achievement

Thursday, December 18, 2014

UCLA Professor Olga Kagan, National Heritage Language Resource Center director, will receive a lifetime achievement award at the 130th annual Modern Language Association (MLA) convention in January 2015.

UCLA Language Materials Project Wins Prestigious MLA Prize

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The UCLA Language Materials Project has won the Modern Language Association's eighth annual prize for a bibliography, archive or digital project.

Center for World Languages Hosts Weeklong EFL Teacher-training Workshop

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

English as a Foreign Language teacher trainers from 23 countries attend a State Department-sponsored workshop series at UCLA, followed by attendance at the TESOL convention in Portland, Oregon.

Language volunteers needed for Special Olympics

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Foreign-language speakers (especially of Mandarin, German, and Spanish) are needed to volunteer at the Special Olympics Summer Games Invitational in Los Angeles, June 5-9, 2014.

Walking the walk, talking the talk

Monday, June 18, 2012

UCLA Center for World Languages director is a leader in heritage-language teaching and learning

Taking language to a new level

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

High School Summer Language Program offers new online alphabet modules for heritage language learners

Amharic heritage language class to teach reading, writing, culture to Ethiopian high school students in Los Angeles

Monday, June 6, 2011

Rahel Woldegaber understands how difficult it can be to teach children another language.

10 Questions: Marjorie Faulstich Orellana on the Immigrant Child Translator

Friday, January 14, 2011

In "Translating Childhoods: Immigrant Youth, Language and Culture," Professor Marjorie Faulstich Orellana addresses the complex role played by youth who serve as language and culture brokers for their families and others.

NHLRC is renewed for four more years

Monday, October 25, 2010

We are happy to inform you that the National Heritage Language Resource Center was re-funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Language Resource Center Title VI grant. This means that we are funded for another 4 years, 2010-2014!

Unique Archive of Language Materials Extends Scope

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

The UCLA Language Materials Project, a database for teachers of less-studied languages, has won $500,000 from the Education Department to add digital instructional materials to its archive. But what an archive. With high-quality images of ephemera and hard-to-find foreign stuff, the website is part resource guide and part travel scrapbook for the global village.

Russian Spoken Here: Intensive Language Courses Hit the Streets

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

More than 400 students took advantage of L.A.'s linguistic diversity this summer by signing up for Language Intensives in L.A., organized by the Center for World Languages and Summer Sessions.

VOA, NPR Report: UCLA Course Teaches High School Students Language of Their Parents, Grandparents

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

In innovative summer courses on campus, speakers of less commonly taught languages such as Hindi, Persian and Russian learn advanced skills and keep their heritages alive.

UCLA Helps High School Students to Master the Languages of Home

Monday, August 4, 2008

Two summer courses on campus for the high school set, Persian for Persian Speakers and Russian for Russian Speakers, are about acquiring the skills to impress in languages that L.A.-area students have used since they were small children. The UCLA Center for World Languages created the courses with federal funding.

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