Foreign Language Education

ACTFL Speaking Proficiency Guidelines
Charles W. Stansfield, Center for Applied Linguistics, September 1992

African Languages at the K-12 Level
Patricia Kuntz, University of Wisconsin, Madison, October 1996

American Sign Language as a Foreign Language
Sherman Wilcox, University of New Mexico; Joy Kreeft Peyton, Center for Applied Linguistics, February 1999

Communicative Language Teaching: An Introduction And Sample Activities
Ann Galloway, Center for Applied Linguistics, June 1993

Foreign Language Exploratory Programs: Introduction To Language Learning
Kathleen Marcos, Eric Clearinghouse On Languages And Linguistics, June 1996

Foreign Language Immersion Programs
Myriam Met, Montgomery County Public Schools, November 1993

Foreign Languages and International Business
Geoffrey M. Voght and Ray Schaub, Eastern Michigan University, September 1992

Guidelines for Starting an Elementary School Foreign Language Program
Marcia Rosenbusch, National K-12 Foreign Language Resource Center, June 1995

Implementing a District-Wide Foreign Language Program
Richard Tucker, Carnegie Mellon University, and Richard Donato, University of Pittsburgh, September 2001

Integrating Foreign Language and Content Instruction in Grades K-8
Helena Curtain, Milwaukee Public Schools & Mari Haas, Teachers College, Columbia University, April 1995

Integrating Language and Content: Lessons from Immersion
National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning, December 1995

Languages Across the Curriculum
H. Stephen Straight, October 1998

Meeting the National Standards: Now What Do I Do?
Jean Leloup and Robert Ponterio, SUNY Cortland, December 1998

Middle Schools And Foreign Languages: A View For The Future
Myriam Met, Montgomery County (MD) Public Schools, February 1996

Model Early Foreign Language Programs: Key Elements
Douglas F. Gilzow, Foreign Service Institute, December 2002

Planning for Success: Common Pitfalls in the Planning of Early Foreign Language Programs
Helena Curtain, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee &
Carol Ann Pesola Dahlberg, Concordia College, Moorhead, MN, December 2000

Proficiency Plus: The Next Step
Claire Kramsch, University of California-Berkeley, December 1996

Reading with a Purpose: Communicative Reading Tasks for the Foreign Language Classroom
Elizabeth K. Knutson, U.S. Naval Academy, December 1998

Scheduling Foreign Languages on the Block
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, October 1998

Second Language Learning in a Social Context
Rose Marie Beebe, Santa Clara University and Kathy Leonard, Iowa State University, January 1994

Spanish-Language Ads and Public Service Announcements in the Foreign Language Classroom
David Ross Gerling, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas, January 1994

Teaching Foreign Languages to At-Risk Learners
Elke Schneider, Miami University of Ohio, December 1996

Thematic, Communicative Language Teaching in the K-8 Classroom
Mari Haas, Teachers College, Columbia University, September 2000

Translating and Interpreting Programs: A Scottish Example
Margaret Lang, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, October 1992

What We Can Learn From Foreign Language Teaching In Other Countries
Ingrid Pufahl, Nancy C. Rhodes, and Donna Christian, Center for Applied Linguistics, September 2001