Online Language Materials at IU

Video Series and Interactive Modules

IU CIBER Language & Culture Modules

Nearly 40 videos in 5 languages (Arabic, Hungarian, Polish, Swahili, and Thai) on YouTube created in collaboration with CELT and CIBER. This series provides viewers with some basics in less commonly taught languages and highlights of the accompanying country. The multi-faceted series can serve a variety of purposes in the classroom as well as prep for individuals traveling for business or pleasure.

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Center for Languages of the Central Asian Regions's ILR Modules

Interactive Language Resources (ILR) in 5 languages (Kazakh, Mongolian, Pashto, Tajiki, Uyghur, and Uzbek) developed by CELCAR staff. The modules are typically designed to work in conjunction with a classroom curriculum, however, they are also valuable learning resources independent of outside instruction as well.

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Downloadable Materials

The Center for the Study of Global Change's K-12 Downloadable Booklets

The Internationalizing the Academic Standards: Indiana project has come up with ways for educators at all levels, from kindergarten through high school, to incorporate international content into courses across the curriculum, from English to mathematics to science and social science.

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Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center's K-16 Lesson Plans

The IAUNRC supports the creation of lesson plans and other materials that bring the IAUNRC's region into the classroom. On their website, you will find a selection of materials tailored for K-16 learners, some of which were produced in whole or in part by the IAUNRC. 

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Center for Languages of the Central Asian Regions's Language Pamphlets

CELCAR produces vibrant informational language pamphlets that give a concise overview of Central Asian languages, including information on who speaks the language, where it is spoken, unique features, and resources on where in the United States you can study this language.

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The National African Language Resource Center's Language Brochures

The National African Language Resource Center (NALRC) produced The African Languages brochures in 85 languages. They are brief but informative reference materials based on the speakers of the language, their history, culture, and geography.  

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