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African Languages at the K–12 Level

American Sign Language as a Foreign Language

Attaining High Levels of Proficiency: Challenges for Foreign Language Education in the United States

Considerations in Developing and Using Computer-Adaptive Tests to Assess Second Language Proficiency

Curricular Models for University African Language Programs

Eight Approaches to Language Teaching

Foreign Language Exploratory Programs: Introduction to Language Learning

Foreign Language Immersion Programs: Features and Trends Over 35 Years

Guidelines for Starting an Elementary School Foreign Language Program

Integrating Foreign Language and Content Instruction in Grades K–8 

Languages Across the Curriculum

Meeting the National Standards: Now What Do I Do?

Model Early Foreign Language Programs: Key Elements

Partners in Pedagogy: Collaboration Between University and Secondary School Foreign Language Teachers

Planning for Success: Common Pitfalls in the Planning of Early Foreign Language Programs

Promoting a Language Proficient Society: What You Can Do

Raising Bilingual Children

Reading With a Purpose: Communicative Reading Tasks for the Foreign Language Classroom

Scheduling Foreign Languages on the Block

Simulated Oral Proficiency Interviews: Recent Developments

Teaching Foreign Languages to At-Risk Learners

Thematic, Communicative Language Teaching in the K–8 Classroom

What Parents Want to Know About Foreign Language Immersion Programs

What We Can Learn From Foreign Language Teaching in Other Countries