Welcome to the Center for Language Teaching Advancement’s learner training modules for students learning a second language. Each module covers a different topic to help you in your journey as a language learner.
Module 1: Understanding proficiency
What proficiency is, how it is measured.
Module 2: Language learning basics
How second languages are learned and taught.
Module 3: Language learning strategies
Strategies to make you a better language learner.
Click on a module from the menu bar above to begin. It is recommended you start with module 1: Understanding Proficiency first. You then use the tabs or the NEXT button to navigate the materials.
Earn a digital badge:
After you complete these modules, you can take a quiz to earn the CeLTA Informed Language Learner Badge.
CeLTA has also developed the following resources for language learners, which are useful for students at and intermediate or above levels of language proficiency:
- Conversation Connections is an online database to help you find a language partner.
- Our Conversation Partner Guide will help you make the most of your meetings with your language partner through use of structured discussions and activities.
- Our Reflect application (MSU netID required) provides you with online speaking practice that encourages you to speak reflect upon your speaking performance, so you better understand your strengths and weaknesses.