The Center for Applied Linguistics develops a variety of publications related to the teaching and learning of languages, linguistics, policy, immigrant and refugee integration, and more.
Our publications are described within this section and also cross-referenced under the appropriate topic areas for your convenience. We invite you to browse our complete list of publications. Click on a title below for a brief description. To learn more or to order, visit the CAL Store.
Based on a 21st century approach to academic literacy that is aligned with today’s rigorous standards, this resource provides research-based strategies and practical, hands-on tools to help educators develop effective classroom activities. The package includes a comprehensive workbook supported by authentic classroom video and two complete unit plans on CD-ROM.
Handbook of Heritage, Community, and Native American Languages in the United States: Research, Policy, and Educational Practice
This timely and comprehensive publication provides a state-of-the-art overview of major issues related to heritage, community, and Native American languages in the United States, providing a foundational perspective on how these languages are learned and used in a variety of contexts and outlining the importance of drawing on these languages as valuable national resources.
- CAL English Proficiency Tests for Students
- CAL English Proficiency Tests for Teachers
- Chinese as a Heritage Language: Fostering Rooted World Citizenry
- Computerized Oral Proficiency Instrument (COPI)
- Connecting Diverse Cultures: A Video Guide for A New Day and Be Who You Are
- Consumer Protection Websites – Free Online Resources
- Creating Access: Language and Academic Programs for Secondary School Newcomers
- Designing Effective Activity Centers for Diverse Learners: A Guide for Teachers at All Grade Levels
- Developing Academic Literacy and Language in the Content Areas
- Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners