Further Reading

Sources Cited in the Module

American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages. 1983. ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines. Revised 1985. Hastings-on-Hudson, NY: ACTFL Materials Center

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. 1996. Standards for Foreign Language Learning: Preparing for the 21st Century. National Standards in Foreign Language Education Project.

Lave, Jean and Etienne Wenger (1991). Situated Learning: Legitimate Peripheral Participation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Scott, Virginia M. (ed.). 2009. Principles and Practices of the Standards in College Foreign Language Education. AAUSC Issues in Language Program Direction. Heinle.

Language Teaching Methods Textbooks

Brandl, K. 2009. Communicative Language Teaching in Action. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall.

Brown, H. D. (2006). Principles of Language Learning and Teaching. Pearson.

Horwitz, E. (2007). Becoming a Language Teacher: A Practical Guide to Second Language Learning and Teaching. Allyn & Bacon.

Lee, J. and B. VanPatten. (2003). Making Communicative Language Teaching Happen. McGraw-Hill.

Omaggio Hadley, A. (2000). Teaching Language in Context. Heinle.

Richards, J. and T. S. Rogers. (2001). Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching. Cambridge University Press.

Shrum, J. and E. Glisan. (2009). Teacher's Handbook: Contextualized Language Instruction. Heinle.

Professional Organizations for Language Teachers

American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL)

American Association of Teachers of Arabic (AATA)

American Association of Teachers of French (AATF)

American Association of Teachers of German (AATG)

American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL)

American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP)

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

American Association of University Supervisors and Coordinators (AAUSC)

Association of Departments of Foreign Language (ADFL)

Chinese Language Teachers Association (CLTA)

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

The Consortium for Language Teaching and Learning

University of California Consortium for Language Learning and Teaching