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NFLRChawaii YouTube channel

A repository of both general and language-specific resources for teachers and learners of Asia-Pacific, The NFLRChawaii YouTube channel...

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

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...

Present Communities of Imagination (PCOIz)

Using group dynamics as an umbrella term for overlapping literatures on community, cooperative, and collaborative practices, I introduce ...

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.

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...

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

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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..

Tim Murphey-Best of, volume 1

By popular demand! This "best of" collection includes four hour-long Tim Murphey video presentations on two DVDs...

Song and music in language learning

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

Pakinggan at unawain: Comprehending intermediate Filipino

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

Online Chinese for minority-serving institutions

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...

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, ...

KÀN NA! Authentic Chinese reading & video (PC ...

A variety of authentic sources, including a newspaper report of a hijacking, a family letter to Chinese students in the US...

HANGUL-RO BOJA! Authentic Korean reading & video

A variety of authentic sources, including notes found on the family refrigerator, traditional folk tales, modern poetry...

Makinig at bumasa: Intermediate-advanced Filipino

To order, or for more information, contact Ruth Mabanglo mabanglo@hawaii.edu This Filipino/Tagalog interacti...

Mind, language, and epistemology: Toward a language socialization ...

Karen Watson-Gegeo’s plenary talk lays out the issues involved and argues for a language socialization paradigm for second language acquisition that is ...

Shadowing and summarizing

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

Chinese language video clips

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...

Integration of national standards in a Japanese language ...

This 20-minute video plus guidebook familiarizes pre-service and in-service teachers of Japanese with the "five C" goals of the Japanese ...

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..

Foreign language partnership

US policy makers and educators have tended to view immigrant languages as a "problem" rather than recognize these languages as "resources...

Integrating language and content instruction

Students who participate in immersion programs not only become proficient in the immersion language, they also achieve academically...

Chinese language video clips for classroom use (video ...

Filmed on location in Beijing, mostly at Peking University, these naturalistic video clips, ranging from less than one minute to eight mi...

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...

Bilingualism and early literacy

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...

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...

Hawaiian Immersion Curriculum Development Project

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