L2TReC supports research on Second Language Acquisition (SLA) and works with L2 teachers at all levels of instruction. The Center hosts events and workshops on SLA research, curriculum development and assessment, and is a resource for the university and the community on foreign language education. Through its partnership with the Utah State Board of Education, the Center promotes a K-16 vision for Utah’s Dual Language Immersion Program.
L2TReC Student Research Grants Program
The purpose of the L2TReC Student Research Grants Program is to enhance the research education of University of Utah students and promote the research mission of L2TReC via support for student research projects. All University of Utah undergraduate and graduate students studying the acquisition and/or teaching of second languages are eligible to submit proposals.
Creating Pedagogical Materials Using Learner Corpora
Creating Pedagogical Materials Using Learner Corpora - This webinar aims to introduce language teachers to learner corpora (i.e., large collections of texts containing language data produced by L2 learners) as a source to create authentic pedagogical materials.
Announcing the 2023 Summer Teacher Workshops at L2TReC
The 2023 Summer Teacher Workshops at L2TReC at the University of Utah are from May through July, and are for language teachers, dual language immersion educators and corpus and corpora informed teaching.
L2TReC Presenting at SWCOLT 2023 Conference
We are honored to have members of L2TReC presenting at the 2023 Southwest Conference on Language Teaching. The event will take place February 23rd - 25th.