ACTFL's publishing arm: publishing books and standards for language educators everywhere

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Here are some of the popular categories of books we offer.

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World Readiness Standards

The World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages create a roadmap to guide learners to develop competence to communicate effectively and interact with cultural competence.

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Books for the Classroom

ACTFL's classroom guides and resources help educators at all levels excel.

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Books on Theory & Practice

ACTFL publishes many books that help you understand how and why we learn languages—and how you can apply that knowledge.

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The Keys Series

The Keys Series grounds teachers in essential teaching practices. Get all four!

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Publish with ACTFL

We are always looking for smart, innovative new manuscripts. If you are an author and would like to write for us, we want to hear from you.

A History of ACTFL

ACTFL: 50 Years—Moving Forward, Giving Back

To celebrate ACTFL's 50th Anniversary, former ACTFL president Robert M. Terry dove deep into our archives to craft a detailed and compelling history. Filled with photos and original documents, A History of ACTFL tells the story of how ACTFL went from an idea to a reality to the premier association for language educators.

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On the ACTFL Store, you'll find featured professional development, ACTFL books, posters, and other products you can use in the classroom.