Other International Languages: Tools and Ideas for Teachers
Literacy — Foreign Languages — This site contains hundreds of ideas and resources for primary teachers.
Type any text — This online tool created by Tomasz P. Szynalski provides an easy way of typing text with accent in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Czech, and IPA phonetic symbols (English).
The Language Investigator - Activities about languages for primary school children.
Quiz-Tree offers a selection of games to play in many different languages: Japanese, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese and French.
Rhyming dictionaries – online programs designed to help you find the rhyme for a word in French, Spanish, Italian, German, Portuguese, Romanian, Latin, English, Croatian, Afrikaans, Esperanto, Turkish, Dutch, Yiddish, Czech, Polish, Hungarian, Swahili, Norwegian, and Japanese.
Teaching Foreign Languages K–12 "is a video library illustrating effective instruction and assessment strategies for teaching foreign languages. The language classrooms shown in this library include Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Latin, Russian, and Chinese. All classroom videos are subtitled in English and are appropriate for K–12 teachers of any foreign language. Created in conjunction with the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)..." A free registration is required in order to view the 28 half-hour and 2 one-hour video programs online.
LCTL Listservs — The Less Commonly Taught Languages Project has established eight electronic mailing lists (listservs) to provide a way for LCTL teachers to maintain contact with one another. Discussions on these lists are un moderated, and are expected to revolve around pedagogy, materials, enrolments, and meetings. Future announcements of sources of sharable material, organized by the LCTL project, will also be made through these lists. In addition to the general discussion list for all LCTL teachers, there are specific lists for teachers of Celtic languages, Dutch, Hebrew, Hindi, Korean, Scandinavian languages, Polish and of Portuguese.
Second Language Acquisition Bibliography — This resource compiled by Vivian Cook, Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Newcastle, brings together circa 6300 references from all periods of SLA research, drawn from bibliographies, web-sources etc. There are currently two versions: