Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
organization has resources realted to foreign language standards.
Teachers will be delighted by the Duolingo site, where students can dig into a foreign language. Choose from over two dozen languages, from beginner to advanced levels. Then, set a goal from five minutes to twenty-five minutes per day. Students will be presented with pictures and words in the language they have chosen. Writing and connecting phrases correctly will allow them to advance to the next level. Creating a profile that consists of an email, username, and password will permit them to save their progress. In addition there is a free app that makes this tool portable.
Languages: Languages of the World
version presents the information used to prepare the print
version. A country page contains descriptions of all the languages
spoken in that country.
Language Lessons and Resources
list of annotated links to lessons on a variety of foreign
Languages for Travelers
and middle school students will love looking up common words
and phrases in different languages. About 60% of the words
have audio files with pronunciations.
Picture Dictionary is a completely free, online multilingual
picture dictionary designed especially for ESL students and
beginning English, French, German, Spanish and Italian language
learners of all ages.
Becker's Home Page
will find many resources for foreign languagessuch as French,
Spanish, German, Russian, Japanese and Chinese plus other assorted
Dictionaries and Translators
list of links to all kinds of language dictionaries and translators
will help students find the meaning of many obscure words.