Beyond Language Skills: Developing a Measure of Professional Proficiency

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Presented at: ACTFL 2017

This paper describes the development of a professional skills assessment for the EHLS Program that prepares English-proficient U.S. citizens who are native speakers of critical languages to be effective communicators and candidates for federal jobs. The implications of incorporating this type of evaluation into programs will be discussed.