Archive of Language Resource Center Posts
Language Resource Center designs custom classes for ESL teachers from Tashkent.
Two faculty members from Bukhara State University visit U.S. to study methods of teaching English as a second language.
The UCLA Language Resource Center and OID will jointly host a one day orientation for new Language TAs on Sept. 22nd.
Heritage language learners in America -- people who grow up conversant, but not literate or fluent, in a foreign language --are a special group.
Please visit a website to help celebrate the life of Professor Russell N. Campbell.
The Sixth National Conference of the National Counsil of Organizations of Less Commonly Taught Languages will take place on May 2 - 4, 2003 at UCLA.
NEH sponsors Focus Group meetings as a means to bring experts in an
area of the humanities together to develop new courses or a new focus for a
humanities area. The LRC proposal to NEH was prompted by discussions among UC language
instructors revealing significant differences between students who are
learning a "foreign" language and students who are interested in studying
what is essentially a first language as heritage speakers.
A fantastic opportunity to apply for a 3-week summer training program in the use of technology for language instruction
UCLA is helping to develop an invaluable American resource -- heritage language speakers. UCLA Today details the effort in several languages including Chinese and Korean with plans to offer such instruction in Thai and other South and Southeast Asian languages.
The United States has a long history of educational programs to help immigrant, refugee, and native American students improve their command of English. However, relatively few educational programs have recognized the languages of these students as a valuable national resource.