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Language Skill Levels Explained

Language Skill Levels Explained

Interagency Language Roundtable Language Skill Level Descriptions
The following proficiency level descriptions characterize spoken language  use. Each of the six “base levels” (coded 00, 10, 20, 30, 40, and 50) implies control of any previous “base level’s” functions and accuracy. The ”plus level” designation (coded 06, 16, 26, etc.) will be assigned when proficiency substantially exceeds one base skill [...]

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Links – Job Knowledge Section

International Affairs Resources

http://www2.etown.edu/vl/amforpol.html

Diplomacy and Foreign Policy

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/mcchtml/diplohm.html

The Economist – Audio Edition

http://www.economist.com/audioedition/

Council of Foreign Relations Newsletters & Podcasts

http://www.cfr.org/about/newsletters/
http://www.cfr.org/publication/by_type/podcast.html

United States Foreign Policy

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ho/frus/

History of U.S. Foreign Relations

http://foreign.senate.gov/

The Teaching Company Audio Lectures (Various Subjects)

http://www.teach12.com/teach12.aspx

BBC Country Profiles

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm

Geographic Maps (Outline Maps available to print out)

http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/testmaps/maps.htm

Online Geography Quizzes

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games_menu.htm
http://www.mccollam.com/fun/geoquiz/
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Games/GeographyGames/Geospy
http://www.maps.com/FunFacts.aspx?nav=FS#
http://www.geosense.net/
http://www.rethinkingschools.org/just_fun/games/mapgame.html

Map Outlines to Print and Quiz Yourself

http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/testmaps/maps.htm

U.S. and World History, Government, and Politics Information

http://www.constitutionfacts.com/
http://www.infoplease.com
http://www.socialstudieshelp.com/APGOV_Class_Page.htm
http://regentsprep.org/Regents/ushisgov/ushisgov.cfm
http://www.u-s-history.com/
http://www.cliffnotes.com
http://www.apnotes.net
http://www.apstudynotes.org
http://www.sparknotes.com
http://gi.grolier.com/presidents/ea/side/const.html

U.S. History Trivia/Flashcards

http://www.primate.wisc.edu/people/hamel/histriv.html
www.infoplease.com
http://www.freemultiplechoicetests.com/
http://www.flashcardexchange.com
http://www.nccs.net/constitution/q-start.php

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