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About the WLI

Welcome!

The World Languages Institute (WLI) provides K-12 language teachers with a graduate-level core program in pedagogy reflecting the New Jersey Student Learning Standard for World Languages and the National Standards for Second Language Teaching.

  • Our Methods of Foreign Language Teaching K-12 is approved for New Jersey state certification.
  • Graduate courses in Chinese, French, German, Italian, and Spanish cover topics such as civilization, culture, grammar, linguistics, and literature.
  • WLI students have the opportunity to enroll in a Master of Arts for Teachers degree program, which may be completed in two to three summers.
  • Credits acquired through the WLI are applicable to the New Jersey 20-hour per year professional development requirement and/or may be accepted for state certification.

Participants in the World Languages Institute . . . .

  • Share ideas and teaching experiences with their K-12 colleagues.
  • Increase their knowledge of teaching methodology.
  • Enhance their written and verbal skills in their target language.
  • Develop thematic units of age-appropriate classroom materials.
  • Learn how to incorporate the latest technology into their classes. 

 

- Check out our WLI VIDEO SERIES to view our courses in action!

- Read STUDENT TESTIMONIALS for what our students are saying about us!

 

Contact Us

The Language Center

Rutgers University
20 Seminary Place
New Brunswick NJ 08901

Map and Directions


Phone: 848-932-7373
Fax: 732-932-1556
Email:  wli@langlab.rutgers.edu