WTL - Episode 125

In this episode, Melanie Forehand interviews Dr. Peter Ecke, Professor of Second Language Acquisition and German at the University of Arizona. Peter has published extensively on many topics in second language acquisition and language education, including study abroad. They discuss the benefits and challenges of short-term study abroad and resources for getting started with study abroad research.

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We Teach Languages is a podcast series produced by Stacey Johnson (Vanderbilt University) in partnership with PEARLL. Through interviews and conversations teachers explore the question, “What does excellent language teaching look like?” Supported by a team of volunteers, We Teach Languages, in addition to new episodes, produces a newsletter, episode guides and other professional learning resources. Through the PEARLL partnership every episode is transcribed with transcripts. Future work will include aligning episode content to indicators of the Teacher Effectiveness for Language Learning (TELL) Framework.