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ACTFL Talk Radio - Promoting Quality Language Education


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The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages represents language educators at all levels and of all languages. Our mission is to provide vision, leadership and support for qualtiy teaching and learning of languages. Check us out at www.actfl.org.

On-Demand Episodes

In this informative session we will talk about how you can promote languages during Discover Languages month, February, and what ACTFL is planning during this month.

One of the most well known figures in U.S. language education, Dr. Myriam Met, will join Marty Abbott for an informative look at where we are in the u.S. with language programs at the K-12 level and what we need to do to advance our... more

Join Janet Glass, 2008 ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year, as she reflects on her year and how she became the ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year. Anyone who thinks they might apply or just wonders what being... more

Every teacher faces those challenging moments and how you handle them can make a big difference in your success. Learn from Paula Patrick, author of ACTFL's book The Keys to the Classroom and Foreign Language Coordinator... more

This second of a 3-part series will look at how new language teachers can start off their school year on the right foot. It will be led by the author, Paula Patrick, of the ACTFL publication The Keys to the Classroom: A basic manual to help... more

This first in a 3-part series will focus on helping new teachers get off to a great start in the classroom. Hosted by Paula Patrick, Fairfax County Foreign Language Coordinator and Marty Abbott, ACTFL's Education Director. This show will... more