In episode 7 of We Teach Languages, Junyue Wang interviews her former EFL teacher, Qinqin Zan, about what excellent language teaching looks like. They discuss how Ms. Zan’s goals for her students have changed over the years and the importance of inspiring students to be lifelong language learners.
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Scholars and research mentioned on the show:
ACTFL Community Standard and Developing Lifelong Learners: https://www.actfl.org/sites/default/files/publications/standards/Communities.pdf
Magnan’s 2014 Special Issue of MLJ: Magnan, S. (2014). Special issue: Monograph issue: Goals of collegiate learners and the standards for foreign language learning. The Modern Language Journal, 8(1).
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