Come explore the world through language! 


Western Washington University

Teacher Training Programs for World Languages, Dual Languages and Masters in Teaching (MIT)


Give yourself credit! 

Here are resources for World Language Competency Credits and assessment resources:

 High School Language Credits:

 Competency Credits – Washington State Assessments for heritage speakers of languages to receive credits. 

 STAMP – Avant Assessments, STAMP and Worldspeak, information and practice test in several languages. 

Language Testing International – resources and testing for 100+ languages.


Visit my favorite activities and websites for language learning.

Duolingo – learn a language online for free and you will help translate the web. Very Innovative ideas!

dashboard.duolingo  - now teachers can track students progress. 

Conjuguemos– online vocabulary, grammar, activities, and games organized by textbook and topic.

Quizlet– online vocabulary, grammar, activities, and games , but need to do specific searches.

Quia – a variety of shared games and activities, search by language

Digital Dialects– a variety of games by topic.

Free Rice – help feed the needy by practicing language vocabulary, sponsored by the World Food Program.

Target Language - great ideas for achieving at least 90% in the target language 



5 Cs - National Standards

OSPI World Language  – Washington State link to World Language standards and resources

Can do Statements - by proficiency level for World Languages (2017)

Benchmarks & Guides - Avant Assessment guide

Linguafolio - self assessment proficiency rubric

Rubrica - Performance Assessment for Language Students

AP Rubrics - AP World Language Rubrics, scale 1 - 5

Technology in World Languages - Excellent resources for using technology in World Languages.  


Other resources/professional development:

WAFLT- Washington Association for Language Teaching, conferences, grants, and more
ACTFL - American Council of Teachers of Foreign Languages
AP Central- Advanced Placement courses and resources including World Languages
Word Reference - online dictionary, best source
Google Translate  - Online dictionary
TED Talks - ideas worth sharing