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  • Posted in: Language Educators

    Dear ACTFL Community, Thank you for your continued engagement throughout this year! In order to help organize the Community a little better, we have created an "Educator Resources" Community . All non-ACTFL events and services must be posted in this Community. Examples include (but are not limited to): call for proposals/submissions, conference ...

  • Posted in: Language Educators

    Welcome to the ACTFL Community! Our ACTFL community gets bigger every day. Many of you already know one another, while others are brand-new faces. For everyone new, and not-so-new, take a little time to introduce yourselves. Share your name, where you're from, what language(s) you teach, at what level, and why you believe language education is ...

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  • Posted in: Language Educators

    Hola Encantos! Hello Everyone! I am happy to have (finally) become an ACTFL member. I am in my fourth year as a Spanish instructor at the high school level in South Alabama. I have been teaching levels 1-2 and still feel that I have MUCH to learn . I hope to gain wisdom and knowledge from all you language lovers and educators out there. I have ...

  • Posted in: Language Educators

    As a retired Spanish teacher, my opinion is that the students using Spanglish should indeed be corrected, but of course in a very diplomatic way. My students never used "alquilar" for "to rent" and were curious when I mentioned that "rentar" is not actually a Spanish word. You could make a game of it and keep track of Spanglish that you hear ...

  • Posted in: Language Educators

    Saludos, Linda historia sobre Roger Moore y un nio: https://twitter.com/teamfaceplant/status/867117969113055232/photo/1 (If needed: Click the text/JPEG and zoom in to see the six paragraphs

  • Posted in: Language Educators

    Thank you. I like the term "academic Spanish". ------------------------------ Lorra Metko lorrametko@gmail.com ------------------------------


  • Call for 2017-18 Research Project Proposals

    The ACTFL Research Priorities Project supports empirical research on six priority areas that are currently critical to improving foreign language education. Proposals can initiate a new research study, support/expand a study under way, or explore an emerging ... more

  • Get Involved! Volunteer With ACTFL

    Calling All ACTFL Members: Get Involved! In the upcoming weeks, we will be listing available volunteer opportunities here on the ACTFL Community. In the meantime, we encourage you to login to the Community and edit your Volunteer Profile and opt-in to ... more

  • ACTFL Sponsored Workshops

    Five ACTFL-sponsored workshops have been scheduled at four convenient locations around the country. Registration is open for all workshops listed. Registration is processed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Once a section has filled, any additional ... more

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