Teaching and Learning Languages: A Guide is a key part of the Australian Government's commitment to educating young Australians. Designed to lead language education in new directions and help create inspiring learning environments, it invites teachers of languages to think about the content, process and outcomes of their work in teaching, learning and assessment. It is a resource for reflecting on languages education, the role of languages teachers, and their programs and pedagogies in relation to contemporary educational understandings and contexts. The Guide presents recent work by members of the languages teaching profession, both teachers and researchers, based in classrooms, schools and universities. It pulls together the expertise that is available at a number of levels in this country in order to ensure an enriching language learning experience for all Australian students and to further develop Australia's international potential and capability.