HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) -- More than two dozen students at Smithland Elementary put their Spanish-speaking skills to the test on Tuesday.Third-graders at Smithland Elementary have spent Tuesday morning at Harrisonburg High School on scavenger hunts, and solving math and word problems all in Spanish. They've even had some time to do a little Spanish-style dancing.There are 44 third grade students in the Spanish language immersion program at Smithland Elementary.
Join the Cervantes Institute NY for a presentation and discussion on the newly released study by the Fundación Telefónica, “Language, Business, and Markets: How does the Spanish language facilitate international growth and expansion?.”
Online program will have a faculty composed of some of the most senior lawyers in the Latin and Spanish world and will focus on teaching participating students to understand legal texts, formulate arguments and be able to effectively communicate with Spanish speaking clients.
The 15th Congress of the Association of Spanish Language Academies was inaugurated Monday with words about the good health of the language and the need to continue exploring its diversity in order to keep strengthening it.'Taking part in the ceremony were the directors of the Royal Spanish Academy, Dario Villanueva, of the Mexican Academy, Javier Labastida, and the head of the Ibero-American General Secretariat, Rebeca Grynspan, among other dignitaries.
Hoping to tap into the growing Latino media market, Univision Digital and The Atlantic announced Tuesday they would partner to launch CityLab Latino, a Spanish-language digital publication that draws its inspiration from The Atlantic's CityLab.com."Originally launched in 2011 as The Atlantic Cities, CityLab covers issues that affect cities and those who live in them. CityLab Latino will similarly cover "pressing issues, ideas, and innovations emerging from the world’s urban centers," according to a release from Univision and The Atlantic.