The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is the only national organization dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching and learning of all languages at all levels of instruction. ACTFL is an individual membership organization of more than 7,000 foreign language educators and administrators from elementary through graduate education, as well as government and industry.
for Applied Linguistics
CAL is a private,
non-profit organization: a group of scholars and educators
who use the findings of linguistics and related sciences in
identifying and addressing language-related problems. CAL
carries out a wide range of activities including research,
teacher education, analysis and dissemination of information,
design and development of instructional materials, technical
assistance, conference planning, program evaluation, and policy
is the magazine of language teaching
and learning in the United States and around the world. Written
by leading practitioners in the field, Language Magazine is
a primary resource of information about new and evolving methodologies,
practices and products in language education.
Center for Family Literacy The National Center
for Family Literacy (NCFL) is recognized worldwide as the leader
in family literacy development. NCFL works to ensure that all
families at the lowest ends of the literacy and economic continuum
will have opportunities to expand their education and improve
their economic and social well-being through quality literacy
is a non-profit educational organization transmitting international
television programs for educational use via satellite. SCOLA's
mission is to help the people of the world learn about one
another; their cultures, their languages, and their ideologies.
SCOLA emphasizes the importance and effectiveness of modern
information technology as a tool in overcoming barriers to
global understanding and will remain at the forefront of its
TESOL's mission is to develop the expertise of its members
and others involved in teaching English to speakers of other
languages to help them foster effective communication in diverse
settings while respecting individuals' language rights.
Test (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
The ETS (Educational Testing Service) website offers a broad
range of assessment and learning tools to help evaluate and
build the English language skills of students, employees,
or individuals, and prepare them for the real-life academic
or business environments that await them. This is the official
site of the TOEFL® Test.