About ALTA


  • To develop a field of African Language Teaching where members can share common interests and concerns having to do with the study of African languages;
  • To identify for each African language, with priority given to those most commonly studied, sets of learning materials for beginning, intermediate and advanced study;


  • To establish needs and priorities for new learning materials and resources, both generic and for specific languages, and then to develop new learning materials for these languages;


  • To provide training on pedagogy, computer use, and language program design to its members;


  • To link efforts of teachers and researchers in Africa with those outside of Africa.


Contact the Secretariat:
4231 Humanities Bldg., 455 N. Park St., Madison, WI, 53706
(608) 265-7902 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (608) 265-7902      end_of_the_skype_highlighting