The Center for
Advanced Research on Language Acquisition

is a research and resource center
devoted to improving language
teaching and learning.


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CARLA supports the professional development of second language teachers through an array of institutes, workshops, and conferences.

  • CARLA Summer Institute Program–The 2021 CARLA Summer Institute season was a great success! The list of institutes for 2022 will be announced in early November.


Interested in multiliteracies pedagogy?

Check out the new infographic for teachers for an at-a-glance comparison of multiliteracies pedagogy and communicative language teaching!

This handy infographic was designed by the Foreign Language Literacies project team based their research examining how teachers understand and implement multiliteracies pedagogy.

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