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Fatima Cornwall Invited to Participate in ACTFL Portuguese Expert Panel

Fatima Cornwall portrait.

Fatima Cornwall

Spanish Language Coordinator
World Languages
College of Arts and Sciences

People standing in front of a famous statue.In June, Fatima Cornwall was invited by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) to be part of a 12-person expert panel for a standard-setting project in Arlington, Virginia.

This work group, comprised of linguists, professors, translators and U.S. Air Force officers, was tasked with creating scoring protocol for a test of Portuguese-European listening proficiency. The test is being developed by the Defense Language Institute on behalf of the U.S. government.

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