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Teaching and Assessing Chinese Culture and Language Authentically
地道汉语文化教学与评估暑期教师培训

Online: June 13-16
On-site: June 19-26
Instructional Days and Hours: 10 Days, 60 hours

In this FREE two-week program, Chinese language teachers will learn about integrating culture and language instruction to achieve cultural learning in the classroom. 2017 STARTALK will utilize a blended model with four online and six face-to-face (residential) instructional days.

The goal of STARTALK Teaching and Assessing Chinese Culture and Language Authentically (TACCLA) is to improve participants’ ability to rethink their curriculum and instruction in ways that will enhance their students’ language proficiency levels while integrating elements of culture learning at the same time. This program will use proficiency-oriented principles of language teaching, which are aligned with the ACTFL standards. Participants will learn to identify and enact the characteristics of strong, contemporary approaches to culture teaching in proficiency-based instruction in U.S. classrooms.

Program details and additional information can be found here.

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If you have any questions or concerns about the institute that aren’t addressed on this website, contact the Confucius Institute at confucius@umn.edu or 612-625-5080.   

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