The goals of the Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTL) Project sponsored by CARLA are to help advance the teaching and learning of LCTLs by:
- encouraging people to study LCTLs,
- assisting LCTL teachers in developing high-quality teaching material, and
- helping LCTL teachers cooperate and communicate.
Developing Classroom Materials for Less Commonly Taught LanguagesProvides both principles and practical guidelines for LCTL teachers of all levels and languages to transform raw materials into activities for the language classroom. Includes a book, a website with videos, and a CARLA summer institute.
languages – includes collections of royalty-free images and audio and video files with suggestions on ways to incorporate these resources into in-class and out-of-class activities. listservs for LCTL teachers, a list of LCTL Organizations and "Ask the Experts" – a list of volunteers willing to answer questions about their language(s) of expertise by e-mail.