Foreign Language News

Foreign Languages NewsLETTER

The Foreign Languages Newsletter is published twice a year, in the Fall and Spring. If you have alumni information that you would like to share, please contact the Foreign Languages Department.

 

Foreign Languages Resources

The following foreign languages and professional resources are provided as a starting point for further individual research and review.

BBC News (several language versions)
News Links by Country/Region
TV/Radio Broadcasting by locations
Dictionaries in several languages
French as a Second Language Resources  
German as a Second Language Resources
Italian as a Second Language Resources
Japanese as a Second Language Resources
Mandarin Chinese as a Second Language Resources
Portuguese as a Second Language Resources
Spanish as a Second Language Resources

 

Professional Organizations

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 
American Association of Teachers of Arabic 
American Association of Teachers of French 
American Association of Teachers of German
American Association of Teachers of Italian 
The Association of Teachers of Japanese 
The American Classical League
American Association of Teachers of Slavic and Eastern European Languages
American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
Chinese Language Teachers Association 
International Association for Teachers of Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages
Michigan World Language Association
Modern Language Association

The following MLA brochure provides useful insight for those interested in pursuing foreign language studies at the university: "Language Study in the Age of Globalization: The College-Level Experience".