Holland Language Academy first-graders are quick to list their favorite books read during the year: books about dinosaurs, aliens, a panda. One girl read several of the Boxcar Children books. The first-graders in Courtney Eaton’s class had plenty of books to choose from as favorites.
‘El Día E’ or ‘The Day E’ celebrates the second-most important language in the world after Chinese, which is Spanish. Celebrating is exactly what the Instituto Cervantes in Sofia intends to do on June 24, 2017. It might be “la fiesta de todos los que hablamos español”, or “the party for all of us who speak Spanish”, but still absolutely everyone is invited.
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.
- Where they stand now: Spanish University Programs and Courses taught in English
- LaLiga and the University of Salamanca launch a microsite to promote Spanish across the globe
- HACU's 2017 Annual Conference Agenda at a glance
- LA Unified dual-language classes for early learners tap into their elastic brains