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LCTL Resources

E-mail listservs

The LCTL Project sponsors eight listservs for teachers of less commonly taught languages. To find out more about the listservs, including how to subscribe, click on the link above.

LCTL Organizations

A list of general language teachers' organizations and sponsored organizations for specific LCTLs, compiled by the LCTL Project.

"Ask the Experts"

A list of native speakers and others proficient in specific LCTLs who have volunteered to answer questions about their language(s) of expertise by e-mail. New volunteer experts are also welcome.

Survey of LCTL teachers

In Fall, 1999, the LCTL project began a survey of LCTL teachers about their backgrounds, teaching situations, and needs for becoming more effective teachers. Summaries of this survey are available from our web site:

LCTL Summit

In September 1996, the project hosted a LCTL summit meeting at the University of Minnesota. Teachers and administrators from around the US came to participate in discussions of issues common to LCTL teachers and students, and to propose solutions to common problems. More information about the summit is available in the following resources:





Articulation of Language Instruction
Assessment of Second Language
Content-Based Language Instruction
Culture and Language Learning
Immersion Education
Learner Language
Less Commonly Taught Languages
Maximizing Study Abroad
Pragmatics/Speech Acts
Strategies for Language Learning
Technology and Language Learning

Summer Institutes
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Advanced Practices Certificate


CARLA Update Newsletter
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CARLA Bibliography
Content-Based Lessons/Units
LCTL Database
Learner Language Activities
Immersion Education Archives
Pragmatics Bibliography
Proficiency Handbook/Lessons
Spanish Grammar Strategies
Virtual Assessment Center
Virtual Item Bank

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