Native Languages of the Southwest at UT Arlington
From the 2012 Oklahoma Breath of Life Workshop; the Alabama group, with UT Arlington Linguistics &Student Lori McLain Pierce

Department of Linguistics & TESOL | The University of Texas at Arlington

CoLang 2014: Institute on Collaborative Language Research



Teaching Methods for Indigenous Languages


Location: Business Building 139
Week 2: Tuesday, June 24-Friday, June 27
Period 2: 10:15-11:45 am

This workshop will introduce methods/approaches for teaching endangered languages that take into consideration concerns that are unique to revitalization efforts. We will explore different ways to design and implement language teaching sessions to support learners’ developing communication skills. Though a variety of practical exercises, we will explore how to use available documentation and resources to enhance learning opportunities.


Notes, Day 1 (.pdf)
How to Teach when the Teacher Isn't Fluent, Hinton 2003 (.pdf)


Tracy Hirata-Edds - Click here to view her biography.