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Curriculum Template, Hindi for Hindi Speakers
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In this five week program high school students of South Asian heritage will improve their comprehension, oral proficiency, and gain literacy skills in Hindi. Students will learn the Hindi alphabet, read and write simple texts in Hindi, increase their vocabulary in target language. Class materials will be authentic content that is meaningful to them, age appropriate, and intellectually engaging.

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Curriculum Template, Persian for Persian Speakers
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The template was prepared for a UCLA Persian for Persian Speakers class, held in summer, 2010 for high school heritage speakers. The class was supported by a Startalk grant. Target proficiency level: novice - intermediate.

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Demographic Tools for Heritage Language Instructors
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A list of several sources to help with finding and collecting data on immigrant communities and languages spoken.

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This is a workshop for Spanish teachers of heritage speaking high school and university level students. We will post more information about this workshop as we continue to organize it. Sign up for COERLL's newsletter to receive updates: https://goo.gl/5zPVze.

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An interactive workshop where teachers play technology-mediated games, learn how game design principles promote language acquisition, and learn to implement games in their classrooms. Based on the Games2Teach project from CASLS (University of Oregon) and CERCLL (University of Arizona). We will post more information about this workshop as we continue to organize it. Sign up for COERLL's newsletter to receive updates: https://goo.gl/5zPVze.

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