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The Center for Advanced Research
on Language Acquisition (CARLA)

is one of the U.S. Department of Education's Title VI
National Language Resource Centers, whose role
is to improve the nation's capacity to teach and learn
foreign languages.
Research & Programs



CARLA is engaged in a number of interrelated research and program initiatives related to second language teaching, learning, and assessment.
What's new in Research and Programs
Professional Development



CARLA supports the professional development of second language teachers through an annual summer institute program and a wide array of regional workshops and international conferences.
What's new in Professional Development
Resources



CARLA offers many research-based professional development resources and practical instructional materials, most of which are free online.
RESEARCH AND PROGRAMS

Articulation of Language Instruction
Assessment of Second Language
Content-Based Language Instruction
Culture and Language Learning
Immersion Education
Learner Language
Less Commonly Taught Languages
Maximizing Study Abroad
Pragmatics/Speech Acts
Strategies for Language Learning
Technology and Language Learning
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Summer Institutes
Conferences
Presentations, Workshops, and Events
Advanced Practices Certificate

ABOUT CARLA

Mission
CARLA Update Newsletter
CARLA Staff and Faculty
Get on the Mailing List
RESOURCES

CARLA Publications
CARLA Bibliography
Content-Based Lessons/Units
LCTL Database
Learner Language Activities
Immersion Education Archives
Pragmatics Bibliography
Proficiency Handbook/Lessons
Spanish Grammar Strategies
Virtual Assessment Center
Virtual Item Bank

LRC Portal
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