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ongoing Guidelines for submissions to the NFLRC Monographs & Pragmatics series We invite submissions of materials for publication as NFLRC Monographs. Monographs discuss ongoing curriculum projects, report on the results of research...

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ongoing Language Learning & Technology Rated in top 20 journals both in linguistics and education by the Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports since 2007, LLT...
ongoing Reading in a Foreign Language Lliteracy and reading are the focus of Reading in a Foreign Language, a refereed international online journal published twice y...
ongoing Language Documentation & Conservation Fieldwork methods and ethical issues are only two of the many topics covered in Language Documentation & Conservation (LD&C), a fully refereed open-access...

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2016 Pragmatics & language learning, volume 14 This volume contains a selection of papers presented at the 2014 International Conference of Pragmatics and Language Learning at Indiana University.

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2016 Proceedings 2015: Selected papers from the nineteenth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics & literature In a Word

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2016 Singing Our Way to Well-Becoming Well-being is a state of general “wellness” which can make us lazy in our efforts to improve the world. I have proposed “well-becoming” as a more active, proced

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2015 Korean for professionals volume 2 The Korean Language Flagship Center trains participants to take their place among the next generation of global professionals...

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2015 LRC Brochure This brochure highlights work of 16 National Foreign Language Resource Centers.

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2015 Student learning outcomes assessment in college foreign language programs NFLRC's NEWEST : Changes in accreditation policies and institutional practices leads to the emergence of student learning outcomes assessment as an important

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2015 Developing Courses in Languages for Specific Purposes Language for Specific Purposes courses provide an invaluable alternative or supplement to general language courses...
2015 4th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation (ICLDC) evaluation report This document reports on, and evaluates the 4th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation (ICLDC) held at the University of Hawai‘i...
2015 NFLRC 2015 Intensive Summer Institute: Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) in Action This document reports on, and evaluates the NFLRC 2015 Intensive Summer Institute more...

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2015 Proceedings 2014: Selected papers from the eighteenth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literature In a Word

NFLRC Monograph

2014 Cultura-inspired intercultural exchanges: Focus on Asian and Pacific languages Although many online intercultural exchanges have been conducted based on the groundbreaking Cultura model, most to date have been between and among European...

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2014 Proceedings 2013: Selected papers from the seventeenth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature Selected papers from the annual conference for students in the UHM College of Languages, Linguistics, & Literature.

NFLRC Monograph

2013 Korean for professionals volume 1 The Korean Language Flagship Center trains participants to take their place among the next generation of global professionals...
2013 New perspectives on Japanese language learning, linguistics, and culture Covers several important topics on teaching and learning spoken and written Japanese and culture in and beyond classroom settings, but also includes research...
2013 Practical assessment tools for college Japanese Each module presents a practical assessment idea that can be adopted or adapted for the reader’s own formative or summative assessment of their Japanese...
2013 Noticing and second language acquisition: Studies in honor of Richard Schmidt Celebrates the life and groundbreaking work of Richard Schmidt, the developer of the influential Noticing Hypothesis in the field of second language acquisi...

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2013 2013 NFLRC Summer Institute: Language for Specific Purposes evaluation report This document reports on, and evaluates NFLRC 2013 Summer Institute:“Language for Specific Purposes” at the University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa...

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2013 Pragmatics of Vietnamese as native and target language Download/view table of contents.AboutThe volume offers a wealth of new information about the forms of several speech acts and their soc...

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2013 Pragmatics and language learning, volume 13 Examines the organization of second language and multilingual speakers’ talk and pragmatic knowledge across a range of naturalistic and experimental...

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2013 Ideal Classmates and Reciprocal Idealizing Tim Murphey describes an easy action research/activity done in the spring of 2012 with 488 students in four Tokyo area Japanese universities. It had a big...

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2012 Developing, using, and analyzing rubrics in language assessment with case studies in Asian and Pacific languages Rubrics are essential tools for all language teachers in this age of communicative and task-based teaching and assessment—tools that allow us to efficiently...

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2012 The 7th International Conference & Workshops on Technology & Chinese Language Teaching: Conference Proceedings 2012 Proceedings of the 7th International Conference & Workshops onTechnology & Chinese Language Teaching, held at the University of Hawai...
2012 Proceedings 2012: Selected papers from the sixteenth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the College of Language...

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2012 Present Communities of Imagination (PCOIz) Using group dynamics as an umbrella term for overlapping literatures on community, cooperative, and collaborative practices, I introduce ...

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2011 ‘O faia fa‘atumua o Samoa mai tala o le vavau More so than most other Polynesian languages, the Samoan language is highly stratified. The common spoken form of Samoan used among frien...
2011 Tala fa`asamoa e faitau fa`atasi, Samoan stories to read together These three charming stories — “Speak to Me in Samoan,” “The Girl Who Plays Golf,” and “Lani and Lili...

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2011 E Komo Mai :: info for visitors This is the most recent update of NFLRC’s info guide for visitors to Honolulu. It includes information about local transportation, ...
2011 Language Resource Centers bringing worlds together (LRC joint brochure 2011) Overview of the fifteen Language Resource Centers nationwide (for the 2010–2014 grant period)...
2011 Using surveys for understanding and improving foreign language programs The goal of this guide is to help language educators develop surveys that produce useful information for evaluation in language programs....

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2011 L2 learning as social practice: Conversation-analytic perspectives View table of contentsRead the review in Discourse StudiesThis volume collects empirical studies applying Conversation Analysis to si...

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2011 Proceedings 2011: Selected papers from the fifteenth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature Selected papers from the fifteenth annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the Universit...

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2011 Inviting altruistic agency among students Agency is normally understood as the capacity to act, to have a degree of self-determination and control over one’s self and the world. Altruistic agency is...
2011 The role of consciousness in second language learning Richard Schmidt presents on the role of consciousness in second language learning at the 1988 SLRF Forum held in at the University of Hawai‘i.
2010–ongoing NFLRChawaii YouTube channel A repository of both general and language-specific resources for teachers and learners of Asia-Pacific, The NFLRChawaii YouTube channel...
2010, 2011 Tim Murphey tips (YouTube playlist) Tim Murphey's information is invaluable and his enthusiasm infectious. Access samples of Dr. Tim Murphey lectures on inventive ways to teach any language...l

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2010 Research among learners of Chinese as a foreign language Cutting-edge in its approach and international in its authorship, this fourth monograph in a series sponsored by the Chinese Language Teachers Association...

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2010 2009 NFLRC Summer Institute For Non-native Teachers of Chinese Evaluation Evaluation of the 2009 NFLRC Summer Institute For Non-native Teachers of Chinese held at the University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa, from June 22 to July 3.
2010 2009 NFLRC summer institute: Web-based two-week intensive language course for non-native teachers of Japanese evaluation report. This document reports on, and evaluates the 2009 NFLRC summer institute: Web-based two-week intensive language course for non-native teac...

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2010 Pragmatics and language learning, volume 12 Examines the organization of second language and multilingual speakers’ talk and pragmatic knowledge across a range of naturalistic and experimental...

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2010 Proceedings 2010: Selected papers from the fourteenth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University of Hawaiʻi

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2010 Young learner development with co-learning adults If we just depend on occasional lessons in schools, we are not realizing the potential of our everyday learning environments for allowing...
2010 Agency and student voice In this video, Dr. Murphey explains how listening to what students say works and doesn't work in their own second-language education can ...
2010 Online Cafés: Intercultural Learning Communities This 25-minute video (view/download it online here) describes the Online Cafés project, in which language educators have worked together ...

NFLRC Monograph

2010 Manchu: A textbook for reading documents (second edition) “...a welcome event in the field of Manchu studies.” --Journal of the American Oriental Society 130.4 (2010)View the table ...
2009 Second language teaching and learning in the Net Generation Today’s young people—the Net Generation—have grown up with technology all around them. However, teachers cannot assume that students’ familiarity with tech...
2009 Toward useful program evaluation in college foreign language education Innovative, useful evaluation work conducted within U.S. college foreign language programs. An introductory chapter scopes out the territory, reporting key...

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2009 Second Language Research Forum 2008: Conference evaluation report Evaluation of the 2008 Second Language Research Forum Conference.

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2009 Talk-in-interaction: Multilingual perspectives Offers original studies of interaction in a range of languages and language varieties, including Chinese, English, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Swahili, Thai...

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2009 Proceedings 2009: Selected papers from the thirteenth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University of Hawai...

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2009 Hoping and language learning To what degree do our methods provide productive pathways and confidence to aid our language learners? During this sixth annual presentat...

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2008 Case studies in foreign language placement: Practices and possibilities Although most language programs make placement decisions on the basis of placement tests, there is surprisingly little published about di...
2008 Chinese as a heritage language: Fostering rooted world citizenry Thirty-two scholars examine the socio-cultural, cognitive-linguistic, and educational-institutional trajectories along which Chinese as a Heritage Language...

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2008 Fostering cohesion and community in asynchronous online courses Powerpoint presentation at CALICO 2008 in San Francisco.
2008 Evaluation of the Language Learning Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Evaluation of the Language Learning Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

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2008 Proceedings 2008: Selected papers from the twelfth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University of Hawai...

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2007 Aozora: Intermediate-advanced Japanese communication (second edition) Develops intermediate students’ oral and written communicative skills and provides insights into Japanese society and culture...
2007 Pingelapese “e” vs. “ae”: Do you know the difference? This simple and colorful Pingelapese word book grew out of the authors' participation in the UH's Language Documentation Project. The Project's mission is to...

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2007 Developing useful evaluation practices in college foreign langauge programs: Showcase session This booklet summarizes three immediate outcomes of the authoring group’s work during the Developing Useful Evaluation Practices in Colle...
2007 2007 Second International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching: Conference evaluation report
2007 2007 17th International Conference on Pragmatics & Language Learning: Final report Evaluation of the 2007 17th International Conference on Pragmatics & Language Learning.
2007 Evaluation of the NFLRC summer institute 2007: Developing Useful Evaluation Practices in College Foreign Language Programs Evaluation of the NFLRC summer institute 2007: Developing Useful Evaluation Practices in College Foreign Language Programs
2007 Selected papers from Pragmatics in the CJK Classroom: The State of the Art papers in this volume address current concerns in L2 pragmatics that range from the development of pragmatic competence by children and college-age students...
2007 Documenting and revitalizing Austronesian languages The case studies in this volume lead to a discussion of changes in the field of linguistics and the alliances which are being built betwe...

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2007 Proceedings 2007: Selected papers from the eleventh college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University of Hawai...

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2007 Thai Language and Culture for Beginners (Book 1+CD+DVD) Auxiliary materials no longer available through UH Press are now available for free download on ScholarSpace. Thai Language and Culture f...
2007 Thai Language and Culture for Beginners (Book 2+CD+DVD) Auxiliary materials no longer available through UH Press are now available for free download on ScholarSpace. Thai Language and Culture f...
2006 Pingelapese alphabet book This simple and colorful Pingelapese word book grew out of the author's participation in the UHs Language Documentation Project. The Project's mission is to ...

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2006 Perspectives on teaching connected speech to second language speakers This edited collection of fourteen articles examines connected speech is of interest to teachers, researchers, and materials developers in both ESL/EFL...

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2006 Usability test report for the National Foreign Language Resource Center Website Usability test report for the NFLRC website update completed in December 2005. Includes description of the methodology plus results obtained.
2006 Foreign language program evaluation: An annotated bibliography of resources for foreign language educators The project's mission is to enable useful evaluation in support of foreign language programs. This is the annotated bibliography section of the Website...

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2006 Pragmatics and language learning, volume 11 Features cutting-edge research on L2 pragmatics from a wide range of theoretical and methodological approaches. It offers fresh perspectives on standard topic..

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2006 Proceedings 2006: Selected papers from the tenth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University of Hawai...

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2005 Las voces de las mujeres de Xelajú Listen to the authentic voices of twenty ordinary Guatemalan women as you watch these interviewees share their unique views regarding their values and choices..
2005 Tim Murphey-Best of, volume 1 By popular demand! This "best of" collection includes four hour-long Tim Murphey video presentations on two DVDs...

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2005 Song and music in language learning Tim demonstrates ways in which music and song can facilitate language acquisition, healthy living, and positive group dynamics...

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2005 Communicating in Khmer: Reading and writing for beginners (includes 1 CD) [no description available. Please contact the author Chhany Sak-Humphry]

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2005 Reanalysis of discernment from a social constructivist perspective: Academic consultation sessions in Japanese universities From the social constructivist perspective, this paper examines speech style shifts in academic consultation sessions between professors ...
2005 2005 NFLRC workshop: Designing Effective Foreign Language Placement Tests Final report on the 2005 NFLRC workshop, Designing Effective Foreign Language Placement Tests. During this two-week workshop participant...
2005 2004 selected papers from the NFLRC symposium: Distance Education, Distributed Learning and Language Instruction These eight papers were presented at the Distance Education, Distributed Learning, and Language Instruction Symposium held July 27-30, 2...

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2005 Manual for the Vietnamese elicited imitation test (manual plus 2 audio CDs) Elicited imitation can be a reliable and valid measure of general competence, while also possibly serving as an instrument for linguistically-oriented second...
2005 Proceedings 2005: Selected papers from the ninth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University of Hawai...

NFLRC Monograph

2005 Corpus linguistics for Korean language learning and teaching Dramatic advances in personal-computer technology have given language teachers access to vast quantities of machine-readable text, which ...

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2005 Juggling with language learning theories Learning to juggle has become popular among corporate training programs as it shows participants how to appreciate mistakes and use "Intelligent Fast Failure...

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2004 Pakinggan at unawain: Comprehending intermediate Filipino Watching while listening promotes understanding and makes learning Filipino a lively and engaging experience. Pakinggan at unawain...

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2004 Mari belajar sopan santun Bahasa Indonesia Filmed on location in East Java, Indonesia, the Mari Belajar Sopan Santun Bahasa Indonesia set consists of two videotapes, a ma...
2004 Tagalog for health care providers intended for nurses, social workers, and public health professionals. They are designed to strengthen the Tagalog speaking skills of these target groups...

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2004 "Listenership" in Japanese: An examination of overlapping listener response This study focuses on a particular listening pattern in Japanese which occurs by overlapping with the current speaker's incrementing utte...
2004 2004 NFLRC/COTSEAL Workshop: New Visions for Southeast Asian Language Teaching Evaluation of the 2004 NFLRC/COTSEAL Workshop, New Visions for Southeast Asian Language Teaching.
2004 2004 NFLRC conference evaluation: FAGASA Full title: Final report on the 2004 13th annual conference of the Association for the Teaching of the Samoan Language in Aotearoa (FAGA...
2004 2004 NFLRC symposium: Distance Education, Distributed Learning & Language Instruction: Reports from the field Final report on the 2004 Symposium, Distance Education, Distributed Learning & Language Instruction: Reports from the Field
2004 2004 NFLRC conference: Cultural Diversity & Language Education Final report on the 2004 NFLRC Cultural Diversity & Language Education Conference co-sponsored by the University of Hawai`i Center for Se...
2004 Issues in placement survey [website] The overall goal of the project is to develop a manual of best practices in placement testing that would be of use to those people involved in the placement...
2004 Issues in placement survey The overall goal of the project is to develop a manual of best practices in placement testing that would be of use to those people involved in the placement...

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2004 Proceedings 2003: Selected papers from the seventh college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University of Hawai...
2004 Proceedings 2004: Selected papers from the eighth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature Selected papers from the eighth annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University of Hawai...

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2004 Online Chinese for minority-serving institutions

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2003 Multimedia Language Learning Software This website was developed as a follow-up to the 1998 Invitational Symposium on Assessing and Advancing Technology Option in Language Learning. The goal of...
2003 2003 NFLRC summer institute for professional development: Southeast Asian pedagogy workshops Report on a series of site visits and faculty development workshops at US-supported advanced study abroad programs in Southeast Asia. Workshops for advanced...
2003 2003 NFLRC summer institute: Corpus Linguistics for Korean Language Learning and Teaching Evaluation of the 2003 NFLRC summer institute, Corpus Linguistics for Korean Language Learning and Teaching.
2003 2003 NFLRC workshop: CLAN for conversation analysis Evaluation of the 2003 NFLRC workshop: CLAN for conversation analysis.

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2003 Proceedings 2002: Selected papers from the sixth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University of Hawai...
2003 Proceedings 2001: Selected papers from the fifth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University of Hawai...

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2003 Task-Based Language Teaching: A demonstration module This Research Note illustrates Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT) as developed by Michael H. Long. The set consists of a demonstration v...

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2003 NPRM – Near Peer Role Modeling Here's a sample. For more, visit our Tim Murphey Tips playlist."Near peer role models" are people near to us in possibly several ways, ...
2003 Group dynamics in the language classroom Here's a sample. For more, visit our Tim Murphey Tips playlist.Group dynamics is one of the most, if not the most, important areas for...

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2002 HANGUL-RO BOJA! Authentic Korean reading & video A variety of authentic sources, including notes found on the family refrigerator, traditional folk tales, modern poetry...

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2002 KÀN NA! Authentic Chinese reading & video (PC only) A variety of authentic sources, including a newspaper report of a hijacking, a family letter to Chinese students in the US...

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2002 Communicating in Khmer 1 (includes 1 CD) Each text (Khmer 1 or Khmer 2) plus CD-ROM set contains fifteen lessons representing a second-year Khmer language course taught at the u...
2002 Communicating in Khmer 2 (includes 1 CD) Each text (Khmer 1 or Khmer 2) plus CD-ROM set contains fifteen lessons representing a second-year Khmer language course taught at the u...

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2002 2002 Summer Institute evaluation: Samoan pedagogy institute Evaluation of the 2002 NFLRC Summer Institute, Ia Faalautele Lau Gagana Samoan Pedagogy Institute.
2002 2002 Summer Institute evaluation: Heritage learners and national language needs Evaluation of the 2000 NFLRC Summer Institute, Heritage Learners and National Language Needs.
2002 2002 Summer Institute evaluation: Web-based workshops for advanced reading & writing development & maintenance Evaluation of the 2002 NFLRC Summer Institute, Web-Based Workshops for Advanced Reading & Writing Development & Maintenance .
2002 New technologies and language learning: Cases in the less commonly taught languages (ONLINE VERSION) In recent years, the National Security Education Program (NSEP) has supported an increasing number of programs for teaching languages usi...

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2002 Proceedings 1999: Selected papers from the third college-wide conference for students languages, linguistics and literatures Selected papers from the first college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures
2002 Proceedings 2000: Selected papers from the fourth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literature Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University of Hawai...

NFLRC Monograph

2002 An investigation of second language task-based performance assessments volume describes the creation of actual performance assessment instruments and their validation. After briefly reviewing the background to the project...
2002 New technologies and language learning: Cases in the less commonly taught languages Seven chapters describe how different types of technologies (e.g., Web, ITV, and audio- or video-based materials) are used to support language programs...

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2002 Makinig at bumasa: Intermediate-advanced Filipino To order, or for more information, contact Ruth Mabanglo mabanglo@hawaii.edu This Filipino/Tagalog interacti...

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2001 Community language resources: A handbook for teachers The aim of the project is to capitalize on community language resources in developing programs and products to improve foreign language education. Approache ...
2001 2001 Summer Institute evaluation: Developing web-based foreign language learning environments Evaluation of the 2001 NFLRC Summer Institute, Developing Web-Based Foreign Language Learning Environments.
2001 2001 Summer Institute evaluation: Web-based workshops for advanced reading & writing development & maintenance Evaluation of the 2001 NFLRC Summer Institute, Web-Based Workshops for Advanced Reading & Writing Development & Maintenance.
2001 2001 Summer Institute evaluation: Korean pedagogy workshop: Task-based language teaching Evaluation of the 2001 NFLRC Summer Institute, Korean Pedagogy Workshop: Task-Based Language Teaching.

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2001 Voices and visions in global perspective: Selected papers from the second college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures Selected papers from the first college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures
2001 Developing Korean language performance assessments This Research Note reports on a task-based performance assessment development project for Korean as a foreign language through the Nation...

NFLRC Monograph

2001 A focus on language test development: Expanding the language proficiency construct across a variety of tests This volume presents eight research studies which introduce a variety of novel, non-traditional forms of second and foreign language assessment. To the extent..
2001 Motivation and second language acquisition A wide range of theoretical and research methodological issues and also offer empirical results (both qualitative and quantitative) concerning the learning...

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2001 Mind, language, and epistemology: Toward a language socialization paradigm for SLA Karen Watson-Gegeo’s plenary talk lays out the issues involved and argues for a language socialization paradigm for second language acquisition that is ...

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2000 Keys to Chinese character writing A self-paced tutorial text plus video designed to address common problems students face when learning to write Chinese characters. Its systematic instruction...

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2000 Motivation, reported strategy use, and preferences for activities in foreign language classes at the UHM: Reliability and validity of instruments NFLRC carried out a series of large scale data collection at undergraduate level foreign language classrooms in the university. The main focus of this doc...
2000 Identity and second language learning: Local Japanese learning Japanese in Hawai‘i Ethnographic case study of four Japanese American university students studying the Japanese language in Hawai‘i investigates the role of the Japanese...
2000 Four perspectives on L2 pragmatic development An increasing body of research examines the development of L2 learners' pragmatic ability. While some earlier longitudinal studies chart observed acquisi...
2000 Japanese placement tests at the University of Hawai‘i: Applying item response theory First-rate placement procedures are important for effective teaching and learning in any language program because they help create classe...
2000 2000 Summer Institute evaluation: Computer-based tests for less commonly taught languages Evaluation of the 2000 NFLRC Summer Institute, Computer-Based Tests for Less Commonly Taught Languages .
2000 2000 Summer Institute evaluation: Performance-based Chinese language instruction Evaluation of the 2000 NFLRC Summer Institute, Performance-Based Chinese Language Instruction.

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2000 Languages 2000 at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa This publication gives an overview of language departments, programs, and resources at the University of Hawai‘i. print booklet, free...

NFLRC Monograph

2000 A communicative framework for introductory Japanese language curricula In recent years the number of schools offering Japanese nationwide has increased dramatically. Because of the tremendous popularity of Ja...
2000 Studies on Korean in community schools The papers in this volume focus on language teaching and learning in Korean community schools. Drawing on innovative experimental work an...

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2000 Shadowing and summarizing Shadowing and summarizing are deceptively simple tasks that can greatly enhance learning. This video shows an actual class going through ...

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2000 Manchu: A textbook for reading documents As the first English-language Manchu textbook since Moellendorf's Manchu Grammar in 1892, this book offers students a tool to gain a good...
1999 Nah, Baca! Authentic Indonesian readings (vol. 2, student workbook plus reading packet) lessons, based on readings selected from the contemporary press, for the teaching of Indonesian as a second language. The accompanying graded set of readings...
1999 Nah, Baca! Authentic Indonesian readings (vol. 2, teacher’s edition plus readings packet) This Teacher's Edition accompanies Nah, Baca! Volume Two, which offers thirty-two lessons, based on readings selected from the contempora...

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1999 Introducing action research into post-secondary foreign language teacher education The teaching of foreign languages at the post-secondary level in the USA increasingly reflects an interest in developing communicative proficiency, but...
1999 Explicit and incidental instruction and learner awareness Explicit instruction can facilitate learner awareness of the surface features of a language, but does not guarantee it. Similarly, learne...
1999 Japanese language needs analysis 1998-1999 The results of the first stage of an on-going curriculum development project aimed at creating performance based tests for the first and second year Japanese...
1999 L2 vocabulary learning strategies Explicit instruction can facilitate learner awareness of the surface features of a language, but does not guarantee it. Similarly, learne...
1999 Foreign languages on ITV The use of interactive television (ITV) is on the rise in the foreign language teaching field, bringing previously unavailable educationa...
1999 Explicit instruction and JFL learners' use of interactional discourse markers in extended tellings Study of the explicit instruction of Japanese discourse markers to English-speaking, intermediate learners of Japanese as a Foreign Language. It was found...

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1999 Foreign language teaching & language minority education This volume seeks to examine the potential for building relationships among foreign language, bilingual, and ESL programs towards fosteri...

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1999 Integration of national standards in a Japanese language classroom This 20-minute video plus guidebook familiarizes pre-service and in-service teachers of Japanese with the "five C" goals of the Japanese ...

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1999 Chinese language video clips (DVD version) Chinese Language Video Clips are not lessons but "raw material" -- video segments shot in China to be used as you see fit. Enjoy fifty video segments from...

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1998 Authentic Indonesian video (text + 3 videotapes) Presents 20 intermediate to advanced lessons based on authentic programming and featuring language-learning activities with a key for self-correction...

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1998 UG access in L2 acquisition: Reassessing the question Colloquium papers from the Second Language Research Forum 1998 October 15–18, 1998 at the University of Hawai‘i Reexamine the assumptions that went into the original UG-access research of the 1980s. Is the original access question a reasonable one to ask at the present...
1998 Checklist: Evaluative criteria for computer-delivered language learning systems The Multimedia Language Learning Software website was developed as a follow-up to the 1998 Invitational Symposium on Assessing and Advanc...

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1998 The life of language, the language of life: Selected papers from the first college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures Selected papers from the first college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures

NFLRC Monograph

1998 The development of a lexical tone phonology in American adult learners of standard Mandarin Chinese The study reported is based on an assessment of three decades of research on the SLA of Mandarin tone. It investigates whether difference...
1998 Second language development in writing: Measures of fluency, accuracy, and complexity In this book, the authors analyze and compare the ways that fluency, accuracy, grammatical complexity, and lexical complexity have been m...
1998 Designing second language performance assessments ℴAVAILABLE USED: click here.This technical report focuses on the decision-making potential provided by second language performanc...

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1997 Chinese language video lessons for classroom use (text plus 2 videos) These fifteen lessons in Mandarin Chinese model a performance-based five-stage scheme for lesson development, derived from natural reading/listening behaviors..
1997 Nah, Baca! Authentic Indonesian readings (vol. 1, student workbook plus reading packet) Contains twenty-two lessons, based on readings selected from the contemporary Indonesian press. The accompanying graded set of readings in the Reading Packet...
1997 Nah, Baca! Authentic Indonesian readings (vol. 1, teacher’s edition plus readings packet) This Teacher's Edition accompanies Nah, Baca!, Volume 1, which is designed for a first year language course at the university level and i...
1997 Authentic Tagalog video (text + videotape) Designed to supplement existing Tagalog curricula at the secondary and post-secondary school level. The twenty-one video lessons are assembled from selected...
1997 Intermediate reader in technical and scientific Japanese Intermediate Japanese students may learn complex grammatical structures and reading strategies at the same time that they acquire scientific and technical...

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1997 Can pragmatic competence be taught? The plenary at the 1997 TESOL Convention explores the 'teachability' of pragmatic ability in a second or foreign language. It is demonstrated that some aspect..
1997 Acquisition of Italian grammatical gender: L2 learners This study investigated the sensitivity to gender cues exhibited by L2 learners of Italian. The participants were 64 students in first- a...
1997 Teaching Russian reading in a distance classroom: A report In the spring of 1997, the author team-taught a Russian Reading course at the UH via a distance classroom. A brief report on the course is found at this site.

NFLRC Monograph

1997 New trends and issues in teaching Japanese language and culture In recent years, Japanese has become the fourth most commonly taught foreign language at the college level in the United States. As the n...

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1997 Foreign language partnership US policy makers and educators have tended to view immigrant languages as a "problem" rather than recognize these languages as "resources...
1997 Bridging gaps with technology in the ITV classroom This short presentation interpolates discussion of the implementation of desirable pedagogical principles in the interactive television-based foreign language..

Language Teaching Material

1996 Na Mea Ulu Hawai‘i/Ka Makani/Ka Wa‘a Three separate resource units cover the topics "Hawaiian plants", "wind", and "canoes." In addition to authentic Hawaiian language texts from a wide variety..

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1996 Motivational aspects of using computers for writing and communication This sample chapter from Telecollaboration in Foreign Language Learning: Proceedings of the Hawai`i Symposium (Technical Report #12) desc...
1996 1996 New technologies and less commonly taught languages: Abstracts and other information from the NFLRC Symposium This page includes abstracts and other information from the NFLRC Symposium held at the University of Hawai‘i, July 8-12, 1996.
1996 Computer-mediated communication in foreign language education: An annotated bibliography This literature review is designed to be an online resource to aid teachers and researchers seeking information on computer technology an...
1996 Performance and portfolio assessment (1985–1995): An extended annotated bibliography of sources useful for language teachers This bibliography offers a collection of extended article summaries drawn from the performance and portfolio assessment literature of the...
1996 A lesson in learning Hawaiian Lise Winer of Southern Illinois University discusses her experiences learning both Hawaiian and hula, focusing on cognitive learning strategies and interact...

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1996 Pilot instruments for assessing cross-cultural pragmatics in nonnative learners of Korean The instruments in this report are pilot versions of instruments that have been developed in order to provide means for researchers to ex...
1996 Korean language and culture materials These materials were developed as a lightning-quick introduction to Korean language and to the intricacies of personal interaction with t...
1996 The effect of planning in L2 Spanish oral narratives This study reports on an experiment in which a group of 14 American learners of Spanish as a foreign language performed two monologic pro...
1996 Computer-mediated collaborative learning: Theory and practice Explores the nature of computer-mediated communication (CMC) and examines its potential in promoting collaborative language learning....

NFLRC Monograph

1996 Attention and awareness in foreign language learning Issues related to the role of attention and awareness in learning lie at the heart of many theoretical and practical controversies in the...
1996 Linguistics and language teaching: Proceedings of the sixth joint LSH-HATESL conference This volume contains 18 articles revolving around linguistic issues, sociolinguistics, and language teaching and learning.
1996 Language learning motivation: Pathways to the new century This volume chronicles a revolution in our thinking about what makes students want to learn languages and what causes them to persist in ...
1996 Telecollaboration in foreign language learning: Proceedings of the Hawai‘i Symposium A sampling of presentations on electronic networking for foreign language teaching and research, including electronic discussion and conferencing, internatio...
1996 Language learning strategies around the world: Cross-cultural perspectives Language learning strategies are the specific steps students take to improve their progress in learning a second or foreign language. Opt...
1996 Six measures of JSL pragmatics This book investigates differences among tests that can be used to measure the cross-cultural pragmatic ability of English speaking learn...

Videotape

1996 Pragmatik im Fremdsprachenunterricht [Pragmatics in foreign language teaching] Pragmatic competence has long been recognized as an important component of communicative competence. How can foreign language instruction...
1996 Chinese language video clips for classroom use (video version) Filmed on location in Beijing, mostly at Peking University, these naturalistic video clips, ranging from less than one minute to eight mi...
1996 LSEV: Learner self-evaluated videos Regularly videotaping students’ conversations for them to analyze gives holistic data from which the students can learn and improve. LSE...

DVD

1996 Motivation for learning foreign languages This DVD offers an informative and entertaining discussion of several studies on the role of motivation in second and foreign language le...
1996 Integrating language and content instruction Students who participate in immersion programs not only become proficient in the immersion language, they also achieve academically...
1996 Bilingualism and early literacy

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1995 Mandarin Chinese: Four-year instructional goals, curriculum outline, and institutional measures This curriculum outline includes student profiles, objectives, and an instructional outline for a Chinese language core program which uti...

NFLRC Monograph

1995 Pragmatics of Chinese as native and target language This technical report includes six contributions to the study of the pragmatics of Mandarin Chinese:*A report of an interview study cond...
1995 The role of phonological coding in reading Kanji: A research report and some pedagogical implications Results and pedagogical implications of a study which she conducted on phonological coding in reading kanji using an eye-movement monitor. In addition...
1995 Developing prototypic measures of cross-cultural pragmatics Although the study of cross-cultural pragmatics has gained importance in applied linguistics, there are no standard forms of assessment t...
1995 Virtual connections: Online activities and projects for networking language learners Computer networking has created dramatic new possibilities for connecting language learners in a single classroom or across the globe. Th...

Language Teaching Material

1994 Asian role play cards (Chinese) These cards provide task-based role play situations for teaching and testing in East Asian cultural contexts. Specific sets have been created for Chinese,...

Research Note

1994 Korean proficiency guidelines Booklet plus two video tapes contain Korean oral proficiency guidelines for speaking listening, reading, and writing, as well as supporting materials...

Language Teaching Material

1993 Asian role play cards (Japanese) These cards provide task-based role play situations for teaching and testing in East Asian cultural contexts. Specific sets have been created for Japanese,..
1993 Asian role play cards (Korean) These cards provide task-based role play situations for teaching and testing in East Asian cultural contexts. Specific sets have been created for Korean,..

NFLRC Monograph

1993 A bibliography of pedagogy and research in interpretation and translation This volume includes four types of bibliographic information on translation and interpretation studies: Research efforts across discipl...

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1992 Supplementary materials for conversational Tagalog (student book+reading text) This collection of graded authentic reading materials, along with grammar and vocabulary exercises, has been prepared for students of Tag...

NFLRC Monograph

1992 A framework for testing cross-cultural pragmatics This volume presents a framework for developing methods which assess cross-cultural pragmatic ability. Although the framework has been de...
1992 Pragmatics of Japanese as native and target language This technical report includes three contributions to the study of the pragmatics of Japanese: A bibliography on speech act performance...

Language Teaching Material

1991 Samoan language for health care providers This beginning text emphasizes vocabulary and conversation in the health care environment. Included are basic Samoan lessons, topical dialogues in health...

NFLRC Monograph

1991 Research methods in interlanguage pragmatics DISCONTINUED: for info contact mastersn@hawaii.edu This technical report reviews the methods of data collection employed in 39 studies o...
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NFLRC Resouces on ScholarSpace NFLRC maintains a large searchable archive of free language research and teaching materials on ScholarSpace...
Identifying and responding to evaluation needs in college foreign language programs Our goal is to build the capacity of college foreign language educators to engage with a variety of evaluation, assessment, and accreditation demands ...
2014 NFLRC Summer Institute: Language for Specific Purposes evaluation report This document reports on, and evaluates the 2014 NFLRC Summer Institute: Language for Specific Purposes held at the University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa.

Videotape

Hawaiian Immersion Curriculum Development Project This is a preview of a 1996 video documenting the progress of the project "Model Hawaiian Immersion Curriculum."

Language Teaching Material

'O si Manu a Ali'i: A text for the advanced study of Samoan language and culture 'O si Manu a Ali'i is the first comprehensive guide for teachers of Samoan oratory and the Samoan language of respect...