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In 2008, one in four elementary schools reported teaching foreign languages.
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Discover a wealth of information on foreign language curricula and teaching materials.Student Assessment
Find information on how to assess students' foreign language skills.
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Foreign Language Assessment Database for Grades K-12
Second Language Proficiency Assessment
The National K-12 Foreign Language Resource Center Newsletter on Assessment
Portfolio Assessment in the Foreign Language Classroom
The Center for Advanced Research on Language Assessment: Second Language Assessment
The European Language Portfolio
SOPA (Student Oral Proficiency Assessment) and ELLOPA (Early Language Listening and Oral Proficiency Assessment) The SOPA and ELLOPA interviews, developed by CAL, are designed to allow young students to demonstrate their highest level of performance in oral fluency, grammar, vocabulary, and listening comprehension.
Updated December 13, 2013
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