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 World 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.

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.