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.

A digital archive of previous issues is available online.

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

Pennsylvania Language Forum Archives Online

Call for Submissions

Article submissions are accepted on a rolling basis but must be received by February 15 to be considered for publication in the spring issue of PLF.

All authors and any co‐authors must be current PSMLA members at the time of publication.

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 may 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. Submissions with images containing students should include a Release Form.
  • 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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