Institute for Language Education in Transcultural Context
The mission of the Institute for Language Education in Transcultural Context (ILETC) is to support and promote the teaching and learning of languages at CUNY in the context of New York City’s multilingual communities. The Institute is a research and resource center for language education at CUNY. As a research center, ILETC supports projects by language scholars and instructors in the fields of language pedagogy, second language acquisition theory, and translingual and transcultural communication. As a resource center, ILETC collaborates with language programs and faculty at CUNY to cultivate opportunities for professional development and promote the production and dissemination of materials for language education. ILETC was founded in 2012 and is supported through university-wide funding, as well as through The individual support of Hunter College, Queens College, the College of Staten Island, and the Graduate Center.
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Sep 29, 2022
CUNY Graduate Center Receives Funding for National Language Resource Center
The Graduate Center joins the prestigious U.S. Department of Education program to advance the teaching of languages other than English.
- GC Stories
Sep 13, 2021
WHY PEOPLE START SENTENCES WITH ‘SO,’ SO OFTEN: ALUMNA SYELLE GRAVES IN THE ‘TIMES’
It is a linguistic trend: the use of the word “so” at the start of a sentence. The New York Times recently looked into that...
- Alumni News
Oct 26, 2020
U.S. Department of Education Grant to The Graduate Center Will Help CUNY's Bilingual Students
An initiative at the Institute for Language Education in Transcultural Context at The Graduate Center aims to enhance language education for first- and second-generation immigrant college students who are bilingual.
- Faculty News
Aug 18, 2020
Professor Alberta Gatti Receives Prestigious NEH Cares Grant for Language Education at CUNY
The grant provides critical funding for the Institute for Language Education in Transcultural Context to support online learning during COVID-19.