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Foreign Language Teachers
Periodicals of Special Interest
Print periodicals are shelved alphabetically by title on Floor 3 South. Periodicals that are also available via the Web or available full text in one of the CSUS Library databases are indicated. To search for articles by subject in these and other periodicals, use the ERIC (EBSCO) database.
Foreign Language Annals
Language Learning & Technology: a Refereed Journal for Secondary and Foreign
Language Learning Journal: a Journal of the Association for Language Learning
Modern Language Journal
Reading in a Foreign Language http://nflrc.hawaii.edu/rfl/
Foreign language newspapers are available in the Lexis-Nexis: Academic database. Select NEWS and select appropriate SOURCES category.
Professional Standards and California State Frameworks
Additional lesson plans and teaching strategies can be found by browsing in the curriculum guides on Floor 2 South and in the foreign language "method books" under call number P51-P53 on Floor 3 North.
Use EUREKA. to locate additional curriculum materials. Search by ADVANCED SEARCH select from the LOCATION pull down menu "Curriculum Guides" or "Curriculum Texts" or "Curriculum Nonprint."
Using Literature in Foreign Language Teaching
The Juvenile Literature collection on floor 2 South has a number of children's books in foreign languages. You may want to consider using these materials to supplement reading material in textbooks. Browsing numbers for these materials are as follows:
One good resource is:
Internet Starting Places
Related Library Research Guides
Foreign Language and Literature: French
Foreign Language and Literature: Spanish
Foreign Language and Literature: Ancient Greek and Classical Latin
A Sacramento State Library Research Guide compiled by Roz Van Auker, Education Reference Librarian; Roz Van Auker@csus.edu
rva/dr 7/0 Last updated 6/09