The Tennessee Foreign Language Institute (TFLI), an agency of the
State of Tennessee established in 1986 by the General Assembly and
dedicated to responsive public service, strives to facilitate intercultural
communication through the provision of quality language instruction,
translation and interpretation services, professional development for
interpreters, translators and language instructors, and cultural
awareness programs, which are designed to meet the needs of the
state government and its employees, the business community, foreign
language educators, and the public at large..