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Dual Language Class

Factors to Consider

  • Learners' ability  to use the language in real life situations.
  • The Growth in language development over the year or across years.
  • Proficiency level within a language learning continuum.

Media Resources


Language Proficiency


To develop a common understanding and common language around describing student speaking performance in the Target Language using ACTFL's Proficiency Guidelines.


Goal of Dual Language Education

Bilingualism and Biliteracy

Academic Proficiency

Cultural Competence



American Council of the Teaching of Foreign Languages is a nationally and internationally recognized  organization dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching and learning of all languages at all levels of instruction.


Proficiency Guidelines Pyramid