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Education Subject Guide (archived): Foreign language teaching

Resources for research in the field of education

Some books in the library

For more, browse in the library at 418.007

Using the VSC online catalog

Featured resource

Colby College Professor Barbara Kuczun Nelson's


An extensive set of Spanish language learning materials.

Video

Foreign Language Videos from the Viewpoints Project of the Five Colleges of Ohio Consortium is "a collection of video clips in which native speakers elaborate on a wide variety of topics about their culture, family, daily life, and more. Each video clip is accompanied by a description of its contents, the country of the speaker, and additional grammar and vocabulary notes."

Standards


Standards for Foreign Language Learning Executive Summary (PDF)

Full document in the library stacks at 407 St24

From ACTFL. The executive summary provides a brief overview of the process used to develop the Standards, and explains the five goal areas (five C's) of foreign language education with sample progress indicators.

Teaching opportunities

Career opportunities for educators from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

A book for new language teachers



The Keys to the Classroom: A Basic Manual to Help New Language Teachers Find Their Way
Stacks 418.007 P275k

Websites

Spanish Language Web Guide from AP Central of the College Board

LanguageGuide.org.  Has pictorial/audio vocabulary resources.

Research on teaching languages

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