Videos

September 2014 Highlights

The 2014-2015 TCLP teachers start the new school year with interactive classroom activities.

In this video:

  • Ahmed Mohamed teaches his students how to pronounce body parts in Arabic at Watertown Middle School.
  • Chen Xiaomei uses total physical response with her students at Hope Chinese Charter School.
  • Wang Haiyan teaches numbers in Mandarin to her Etowah High School students
  • Zheng Qiuping demonstrates effective classroom management in Chinese at Lakes International Language Academy.
  • Xiong Jun's students at Audubon Charter School practice introducing themselves in Chinese to their classmates.

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2014 TCLP Video Contest Winner - Ibrahim Khaled's Advice for Exchange Teachers

Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP) Chinese teacher Ibrahim Khaled's First Place video with advice for future TCLP exchange teachers.

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2014 TCLP Video Contest Winner - Chen Jinyun's Advice for Exchange Teachers

Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP) Chinese teacher Chen Jinyun's First Place video with advice for future TCLP exchange teachers.

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2014 TCLP Video Contest Winner - Zhao Shuang's Advice for Host Schools

Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP) Chinese teacher Zhao Shuang's First Place video with advice for future TCLP host schools.

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April 2014 Video Highlights

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March 2014 Video Highlights

This month, observe a first grade Mandarin immersion class practicing their math skills, Arabic students who can speak about their imaginary apartments, two fun elementary school Chinese lessons that let students get their wiggles out in class, and Arabic high school students who demonstrate their reading skills when talking about jobs and places.

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February 2014 Video Highlights

This month, TCLP teachers' students practice saying time during an active game, serve as a TPR facilitator for their classmates, use a catchy chant to review phrases, and perfect their character writing with a Smartboard.

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TCLP at A Glance

This video introduces the Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP) and its mission. TCLP is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and implemented by American Councils for International Education.

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January 2014 Video Highlights

Teachers this month show off an outreach presentation for elementary students, a lesson using animal motions to help remember animal vocabulary in Arabic, a competitive review game for Chinese, and charades to get students to speak in full sentences.

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December 2013 Video Highlights

December's video highlights include teaching Chinese through the "Bunny Hop" dance, listening to students practice the different masculine and feminine jobs in Arabic, student presentations about family, listening practice using fruits and numbers, and finally a trip to a museum!
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