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CAL has reviewed its collection of digests with an eye toward identifying those most closely relating to the Year of Language goals.

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ACTFL Speaking Proficiency Guidelines
Charles W. Stansfield, Center for Applied Linguistics, September 1992
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Bilingual Education and Two-Way Immersion

A Global Perspective on Bilingualism and Bilingual Education
G. Richard Tucker, Carnegie Mellon University, August 1999
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Two or More Languages in Early Childhood
Annick De Houwer, University of Antwerp and Science Foundation of Flanders, Belgium, July 1999
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What Parents Want to Know About Foreign Language Immersion Programs
Tara W. Fortune, Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition, University of Minnesota, Diane J. Tedick, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Minnesota, August 2003
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Foreign Language Education

ACTFL Speaking Proficiency Guidelines
Charles W. Stansfield, Center for Applied Linguistics, September 1992
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African Languages at the K–12 Level
Patricia Kuntz, University of Wisconsin, Madison, October 1996
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American Sign Language as a Foreign Language
Sherman Wilcox, University of New Mexico; Joy Kreeft Peyton, Center for Applied Linguistics, February 1999
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Communicative Language Teaching: An Introduction and Sample Activities
Ann Galloway, Center for Applied Linguistics, June 1993
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Culture in Second Language Teaching
Elizabeth Peterson and Bronwyn Coltrane, Center for Applied Linguistics, December 2003
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Foreign Language Immersion Programs
Myriam Met, Montgomery County Public Schools, November 1993
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Guidelines for Starting an Elementary School Foreign Language Program
Marcia Rosenbusch, National K–12 Foreign Language Resource Center, June 1995
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Implementing a District-Wide Foreign Language Program
Richard Tucker, Carnegie Mellon University, and Richard Donato, University of Pittsburgh, September 2001
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Languages Across the Curriculum
H. Stephen Straight, October 1998
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Meeting the National Standards: Now What Do I Do?
Jean Leloup and Robert Ponterio, SUNY Cortland, December 1998
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Model Early Foreign Language Programs: Key Elements
Douglas F. Gilzow, Foreign Service Institute, December 2002
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Planning for Success: Common Pitfalls in the Planning of Early Foreign Language Programs
Helena Curtain, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee & Carol Ann Pesola Dahlberg, Concordia College, Moorhead, MN, December 2000
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Teaching Foreign Languages to Children Through Video
Nancy Rhodes and Ingrid Puhfahl, Center for Applied Linguistics, December 2003
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Thematic, Communicative Language Teaching in the K–8 Classroom
Mari Haas, Teachers College, Columbia University, September 2000
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What We Can Learn From Foreign Language Teaching In Other Countries
Ingrid Pufahl, Nancy C. Rhodes, and Donna Christian, Center for Applied Linguistics, September 2001
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Heritage Languages

Chinese Heritage Community Language Schools in the United States
Theresa Hsu Chao, Founder, National Council of Associations of Chinese Language Schools, June 1997
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Curricular Models for University African Language Programs
David Dwyer, Michigan State University, December 2003
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Heritage Spanish Speakers' Language Learning Strategies
Zennia Hancock, University of Maryland, College Park, October 2002
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Involuntary Language Loss Among Immigrants: Asian-American Linguistic Autobiographies
Leanne Hinton, University of California, Berkeley, December 1999
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Selecting Materials to Teach Spanish to Spanish Speakers
Paula Winke, Center for Applied Linguistics, and Cathy Stafford, Georgetown University, May 2002
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Spanish for Native Speakers: Developing Dual Language Proficiency
Joy Kreeft Peyton, Vickie W. Lewelling, & Paula Winke, ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics, December 2001
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Tapping a National Resource: Heritage Languages in the United States
Richard D. Brecht and Catherine W. Ingold, National Foreign Language Center, Washington, DC, May 2002
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Linguistics

Language Teaching Methodology
Ted Rodgers, University of Hawaii, September 2001
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Professional Development

Language Teaching Methodology
Ted Rodgers, University of Hawaii, September 2001
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Professional Development for Language Teachers
Gabriel H. Diaz-Maggioli, National Administration of Public Education, Uruguay, August 2003
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Second Language Learning

Brain Research: Implications for Second Language Learning
Fred Genesee, McGill University, December 2000
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Culture in Second Language Teaching
Elizabeth Peterson and Bronwyn Coltrane, Center for Applied Linguistics, December 2003
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The Role of Metacognition in Second Language Teaching and Learning
Neil J. Anderson, Brigham Young University, April 2002
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Strategy Training for Second Language Learners
Andrew Cohen, Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition, University of Minnesota, August 2003
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Technology and Language Learning

Interactive Language Learning on the Web
Sally Morrison, ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics, December 2002
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Second Language Acquisition and Technology: A Review of the Research
Jean W. LeLoup and Robert Ponterio, SUNY Cortland; Moderators, FLTeach, December 2003
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Teaching Foreign Languages to Children Through Video
Nancy Rhodes and Ingrid Puhfahl, Center for Applied Linguistics, December 2003
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Featured Publications

CAL publishes books, digests, and other materials that you may find helpful as you plan your Year of Languages activities.

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Through its Cultural Orientation Resource Center, CAL offers informative culture profiles.

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Informational brochures on the importance of language learning

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Why, How, and When Should My Child Learn a Second Language

Working Together to Build a Multilingual Society

Why Start and Maintain an SNS Program

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CALdigests
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CAL has compiled a series of digest collections from favorites produced by the ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics and the Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence (CREDE). The digest series are a great way to add this valuable information to your library of reference materials and enhance your professional development.

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Foreign Language Teaching: What the United States Can Learn from Other Countries

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Heritage Languages in America: Preserving a National Resource

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The American Bilingual Tradition

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Foreign Language Assessment in Grades K–8: An Annotated Bibliography of Assessment Instruments

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The Dual Language Program Planner: A Guide for Designing and Implementing Dual Language Programs

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What Teachers Need to Know About Language

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Using the SIOP® Model: Professional Development Manual for Sheltered Instruction

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