Joyful shouts and chatter in English and Spanish filled the halls of Jackson Hole High School last week for an annual celebration of the dual immersion program.Dual immersion — meaning equal numbers of native Spanish speakers and English speakers share a classroom and learn half the day in each language
A first-of-its-kind national survey sought to examine the state of foreign language education in primary and secondary schools, but found a striking "lack of knowledge about foreign language teaching and learning."
While the leadership in Washington D.C. has focused on divisive nationalist rhetoric and fear-based anti-immigrant policies, Californians have chosen a path forward that builds on the state's assets found in its diverse population.
Although Spain is lagging behind in bilingualism and it is private institutions that have made the most progress in that regard, public universities are now expanding their offerings.
The two organisations have brought a new section online on LaLiga's website to strengthen the use of Spanish throughout the world. LaLiga and the University of Salamanca have taken their bid to promote the use of Spanish around the world a step further with the launch of a microsite on the English version of www.laliga.es.