Foreign Languages News

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.

A few foreign languages web resources of interest:

BBC News (several language versions): http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/languages/
News Links by Country/Region: http://newslink.org/

TV/Radio Broadcasting by locations: http://radiostationworld.com/

Dictionaries in several languages: http://www.yourdictionary.com/languages.html

French as a Second Language Resources: http://caslt.org/resources/french-sl/index_en.php

German as a Second Language Resources: http://caslt.org/resources/modern-lang/german_en.php

Italian as a Second Language Resources: http://caslt.org/resources/modern-lang/italian_en.php

Japanese as a Second Language Resources: http://caslt.org/resources/modern-lang/japanese_en.php

Mandarin Chinese as a Second Language Resources: http://caslt.org/resources/modern-lang/chinese_en.php

Portuguese as a Second Language Resources: http://caslt.org/resources/modern-lang/portuguese_en.php

Spanish as a Second Language Resources: http://caslt.org/resources/modern-lang/spanish_en.php

Some professional organizations:

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages: http://www.actfl.org

American Association of Teachers of Arabic: http://www.wm.edu/aata/

American Association of Teachers of French: http://www.frenchteachers.org/

American Association of Teachers of German: http://www.aatg.org/

American Association of Teachers of Italian: http://www.aati-online.org/

The Association of Teachers of Japanese: http://www.colorado.edu/ealld/atj/index.html

The American Classical League: http://www.aclclassics.org/

American Association of Teachers of Slavic and Eastern European Languages: http://aatseel.org/

American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese: http://www.aatsp.org

Chinese Language Teachers Association: http://clta-us.org/

International Association for Teachers of Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages: http://www.tcsol.us/

Michigan World Language Association: http://www.miwla.org/new/

Modern Language Association: http://www.mla.org/

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".