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Internet Sites:

• National Directory of Early Foreign Language Programs
Welcome to the first-of-its-kind searchable national database of public and private elementary and middle schools in the United States that begin foreign language instruction before grade 7. This directory was compiled by the Center for Applied Linguistics.

• Educational Standards and Curriculum Frameworks for Foreign Language/ESL
A collection of resources with information on national and state foreign language/ESL standards.

• World Languages
Resources and lesson plans on various languages spoken all around the world.

• Language Teaching Resources
Areas include: lesson plans and ideas, skill-oriented resources, technology for language teaching,  related links, more.

• Nanduti:  Early Foreign Language Learning
Contains resources for foreign language learning in grades K-8. Includes standards, related organizations, teacher development, calendar of upcoming events, more.

• Foreign Language Testing Database
The Foreign Language Test Database is a searchable database of secondary and college level tests in languages other than English.

• Less Commonly Taught Languages Project
Resources for language instruction in languages other than English, French, German, and Spanish. Includes list of colleges offering these languages, LCTL organizations, pointers to instructional materials, web links, related listservs (Polish, Dutch, Hebrew, Hindi, Celtic, Nordic), more.

• Learning and Teaching Languages with your Macintosh
Includes an interactive multimedia program for language learning, as well as tools for creating your own multimedia language learning package.

• Language-Learning.net
An online database of language schools worldwide. Also provides links to language certifications, organizations, and additional links.

• ESLWorldwide
Provides career resources and an online job search center for positions available in foreign language teaching worldwide.

• I Love Languages
A comprehensive catalog of language-related Internet resources.

• Linguistics Resources on the Internet

• Foreign Language Resources
A collection of links to lesson plans and curriculum resources from the Mid Continent Regional Educational Lab.

• ERIC Parent Brochure — Why, How, and When Should My Child Learn a Second Language?

Discussion Groups:

The topic of this list is foreign language teaching methods including high school/college articulation, training of student teachers, curriculum, etc.
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This serves as a distribution point for information on language learning and technology, language lab technology, computer supported language learning, interactive video, interactive audio, language workstations, international standards, conversions, compatibilities and more, with an international perspective.
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A discussion group devoted to linguistics.
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• American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
6 Executive Plaza
Yonkers, NY 10701-6801
Tel: 914/963-8830
Fax: 914/963-1275
E-mail: actflhq@aol.com

• National K-12 Foreign Language Resource Center
N131 Lagomarcino Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa 50011
Phone: (515) 294-6699
Email: nflrc@iastate.edu

• Center for Applied Linguistics
Extensive collection of foreign language and linguistics resources.
4646 40th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20016-1859
Tel: 202/362-0700
Fax: 202/362-3740
E-mail: info@cal.org

Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition
619 Heller Hall
271 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455
Phone: 612-626-8600
Fax: 612-624-7514
Email: carla@tc.umn.edu

• Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium
A professional organization that serves a membership involved in both education and high technology. CALICO has an emphasis on modern language teaching and learning, but reaches out to all areas that employ the languages of the world to instruct and to learn. CALICO is a recognized international clearinghouse and leader in computer assisted learning and instruction.
Southwest Texas State University
317 Liberal Arts
San Marcos, TX 78666
Tel: 512/245-2360
E-mail: info@calico.org