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CAL Launches the First in a New Series of Briefs

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The first CAL Practitioner Brief, Implementing the Common Core for English Learners: Responses to Common Questions, is now available online.

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CAL Collection of American English Dialect Recordings
As part of the Library of Congress American Memory series, this digitized collection of archived recordings documents North American English dialects and is now accessible to the public online. Browse the collection.



Online Resources

The Center for Applied Linguistics provides a variety of online resources for convenient access to information for your use and reference. From our free downloadable digests to a collection of answers to frequently asked questions, we hope you find this information useful and informative. We invite you browse our collection.

CAL Briefs are reports on topics of current high interest in applied linguistics and language education designed to help translate research into practice for education practitioners.

Digests are free, downloadable research reports that highlight current topics of interest covering a variety of subjects related to language learning, cultural orientation, and linguistics.

Databases / Directories
The Center for Applied Linguistics houses a number of informational online databases and directories.

Discover Languages
As part of our ongoing support for the Discover Languages campaign, CAL has launched a series of language spotlights.

Frequently Asked Questions
CAL has compiled answers to frequently asked questions about language education, linguistics, and cultural education.

Informational Brochures
These free downloadable brochures highlight the importance of language learning and provide information and insights for those interested in advocating for language education in schools and communities.

CAL Resources Archive
We have created an archive to provide access to older, but still relevant, project resources and deliverables.