Until recently, most foreign language education has been centered on the acquisition of grammar and vocabulary. While recognizing that grammar and vocabulary are essential tools for communication, the National Standards for Foreign Language Learning advocate ''the acquisition of the ability to communicate in meaningful and appropriate ways with users of other languages' ' (1996) and identify five goals of today's foreign language classroom: communication, cultures, connections, comparisons, and communities. …
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