Pennsylvania Language Forum


Pennsylvania Language Forum (PLF) is PSMLA’s annual publication. It features articles on teaching
strategies, lesson plans, project ideas, and research for world language teachers in Pennsylvania.

PSMLA Members will receive a printed copy mailed to their address on file as well as online access
through the Members Only page. A digital archive of previous issues is also available online for

The most recent issue of Pennsylvania Language
Table of Contents
Message from the PSMLA President and Message from the Editor

In fall 2019, PSMLA celebrates 100 years as an organization.  In celebration of that 100 years, read the full PLF Issue!  

Pennsylvania Language Forum Online

For PSMLA members the full Pennsylvania Language Forum. Exclusive online content and archives are available by logging in using your PSMLA login.


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hundreds of world language educators annually in print and online, should visit the Advertising
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Call for Submissions

Article submissions are accepted on a rolling basis but must be received by June 1 to be considered
for publication in the fall issue of PLF.

All authors and any co‐authors must be current PSMLA members.
PSMLA members whose work is chosen for publication will be notified via email and receive $10
“PSMLA Bucks” which are redeemable for PSMLA membership renewal or registration at a
PSMLA‐sponsored workshop or event. PSMLA Bucks expire one year from the date of issue and are


Submission Guidelines

  • PSMLA members may submit titled articles related to teaching and language education.
  • All submissions must be written in English, though examples of lessons or student work may be in the target language.
  • All articles must be submitted as a Microsoft Word document or a Google Doc, formatted using Times New Roman 12‐point font and be double‐spaced. PDF article submissions will not be considered for publication.
  • Scanned documents and photographs that accompany the article submission must be clearly identified and labeled. They must be submitted as a JPG or PNG.
  • All documents of the submission must include the following information:
    • Name(s) of author(s)
    • Affiliation(s)
    • Language(s) taught
    • Intended levels, when relevant
    • Release Form

Send submission materials in a single email to

  • The subject line of the email should list the last name of the primary author(s) and the title of the article/submission. Example: Smith & Doe ‐ Cultural Comparisons  
  • Include only one submission per email.


Questions may be directed to Christina Huhn and Nate Campbell, co-editors of PLF, at

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