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Foreign Languages at the University

Languages in the College of Liberal Arts - descriptions and department links

Interagency Roundtable Scale


World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages


STARTALK Multimedia Teacher Workshop Collection


Teaching Foreign Language K-12: A Library of Classroom Practices


Title VI Language Resource Centers


National Language Service Corps


The International Research Foundation for English Language Teaching (TIRF)


Innovative Tools For Collaboration
and Communication

Poll Everywhere   

By relying on text messaging (SMS) and the web, audiences respond with their cell phones, BlackBerrys, iPhones, laptops, desktops, or any other web-enabled device. The audience's feedback is then shown in real-time in the presenter's PowerPoint slides or web browser.


The world’s leading online scheduling service, Doodle takes the pain out of finding the right date and time for a group of people to meet and makes scheduling virtually effortless.

Word Reference   

Free, online multilingual dictionaries supported by language forums. Have a question about usage? Search the hundreds of thousands of previous questions! Still not sure? Post a query and native speakers will assist you.


Innovative software that teaches students and supports teachers throughout the research and composition process. Guides students in their efforts to search for and assess information sources. Helps with recording, organizing and synthesizing information using online note cards. Formats bibliographies according to MLA, APA or Chicago style.


Developed by faculty and graduate students from the Department of English at the University of Texas at Austin, eComma allows you to experience a text as fully as possible as you share your observations and interpretations with other readers. Collaborative online annotation offers a new kind of reading experience: instead of making notes in the margin of a book, readers can now share their reactions instantaneously and build a body of commentary about a text together.

Print Resources

ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines


Please send suggested additions to the TLC at tlc@austin.utexas.edu.