Education matters: Learning world languages ….

Video by Kentucky Educational Television

Host Bill Goodman and guests explore the importance of world language study in the global society, where fluency in other languages and familiarity with other cultures are prerequisites for success. In the face of this reality, Kentucky high schools and colleges are turning to performance-based assessments and real-world experiences to help students acquire life-long foreign language skills.

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The French Language Initiative

aatflogoThe French Language Initiative is focused on promoting the study of French language and French-speaking cultures and increasing the number of students enrolling in French programs nationwide. It is a partnership between the Embassy of France in the U.S. and the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF).

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Depot – AATF

aatflogoby the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) Commission on Advocacy

A very comprehensive website which offers numerous links grouped under a wide range of topics, ranging from advocacy for French language and culture, Francophone organizations, investment, to business support.

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Just add German

In December 2013, the Goethe Institute launched a new campaign to show the value of learning another language. Just Add German has its own Web site with advocacy resources for teachers, testimonials (a section in progress), and tool kits.

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All about the Arabic language

All about the Arabic Language.
From the American Association of Teachers of Arabic (AATA).

This online text traces the history of the Arabic language, explains why it is important to study it, and discusses the differences between the colloquial and standard forms, the alphabet, and the custom of greetings.

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