Winter Break is Almost Upon Us!

Good luck with finals grading and enjoy your break!

Consider searching YouTube for different ambience-setting videos to help you get cozy while grading!

I have found this video to be particularly ambience-y.

Until Spring 2023!

Faculty and Staff Acknowledgments

Giovanni Zimotti (Spanish), Claire Frances (CLCL), and eden jones (formerly CLCL) had the article "If We Build It, They Will Come: Our Journey to Create a Tool for Can-Do Self-Assessment" in The Language Educator. If you get a chance, give it a read!

Aron Aji (Translation) was interviewed for the Daily Iowan about his writing and his background in translation in an Ask the Author article. In it, he states why the new BA in Translation is good for students of all areas of study!

Teaching Technology

IALLT's FLTMAG has continued showcasing VR technology for language education. See the articles to the right and contact Jack Doden in the CLCL if you have any questions about our VR technology.

Upcoming Events

Teaching and Learning Languages Showcase

Stop by the CLCL this Thursday, Dec. 8th at 12:30 pm to support and learn about our graduate students' digital projects! This is a great opportunity to learn more about what graduate students in other departments are learning about the teaching of languages!

Other Exciting Events


December 7th at 4:00 pm: Teach in France

  • Let students know that they can go learn about how they can live in France by applying for a seven-month paid English Teaching Assistant position. Featured speaker Marina Reynolds will speak about her time as an assistante in Montluçon.


December 8th at 5:00 pm: WorldCanvass: Translation and Global Literacy

  • Go and hear your colleagues in the Division and from the College of Education discussion translation and global literacy. Guests will reflect on the history and current environment for translation at Iowa as well as the concept of global literacy. The speakers will begin at 5:30 pm, but all are invited to enjoy a pre-show reception from 5:00 - 5:30 pm.
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