Language Frameworks

The Language Frameworks listed below have been developed to provide guidelines for language learning, teaching and assessment. While they seem to be context-specific, they can inform innovation in language education in several contexts. A critical analysis of how the frameworks will benefit student populations and communities is key prior to implementation.


Northwest Territories Aboriginal Languages Framework (NWT, 2017): Click here.


Canadian Language Benchmarks (Canada, 2012): Click here.


American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL, 2012): Click here.


Common European Framework of Reference for languages - Companion Volume (Council of Europe, 2020): Click here.



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