- American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
- Under Assessment & PD, select Certified Proficiency Testing Program for information about ACTFL’s programs for testing language competencies.
- Under Publications, see the Proficiency Guidelines, the Performance Descriptors, and The Keys to Assessing Language Performance for information about ACFTL’s competency standards.
- Information about the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
- For comparing language-competency standards across national education systems.
- From the Council of Europe’s Directorate of Education.