High school students’ language classes stretch to include Russian, Arabic, Chinese

High school students' language classes stretch to include Russian, Arabic, ChinesePublished: Friday, December 24, 2010, 3:11 PM     Updated: Friday, December 24, 2010, 3:36 PM By BARBARA MILLER, The Patriot-News Followhttp://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pennlive.com%2Fmidstate%2Findex.ssf%2F2010%2F12%2Fhigh_school_students_language.html&layout=standard&show_faces=true&width=440&action=like&font=verdana&colorscheme=light&height=60http://platform0.twitter.com/widgets/tweet_button.html?_=1293669851378&count=horizontal&lang=en&text=High%20school%20students'%20language%20classes%20stretch%20to%20include%20Russian%2C%20Arabic%2C%20Chinese%20%7C%20PennLive.com&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pennlive.com%2Fmidstate%2Findex.ssf%2F2010%2F12%2Fhigh_school_students_language.htmlShare43ShareEmailPrintView full sizeChris Knight, The Patriot-NewsTrevor Donley, 18, left, and Nathan Sutherland, 17, both are taking an Arabic language course at Palmyra Area High School.Learning a foreign language … Continue reading High school students’ language classes stretch to include Russian, Arabic, Chinese

Speak Mandarin!!!

Speak Mandarin Campaign 2009 - Be Heard in Chinese - 讲华语运动2009: 华文?谁怕谁?www.youtube.comTake the challenge at www.thechinesechallenge.sg! The Speak Mandarin Campaign 2009 kicks off its 30th Anniversary with a series of television commercials that challenge Singaporeans to be heard in Chinese.Wandering and Wondering ...

Kindergartners to get first taste of Chinese

Kindergartners to get first taste of ChineseBy Carolyn Rusin TribLocal reporterDec. 9 at 2:23 p.m.Share on FacebookShare on TwitterPrintEmailBarrington School District 220 will begin a Mandarin Chinese immersion program for tots through teens next fall, now that the board of education has voted to accept a $1.5 million federal matching grant for the program for five years.School … Continue reading Kindergartners to get first taste of Chinese

get your study on!

get your study on!CIA director: U.S. must embrace foreign language learning - ACTFL SmartBriefwww.smartbrief.comCentral Intelligence Agency Director Leon Panetta called last week for a stronger focus by the U.S.CIA Director Urges Stronger Focus on Foreign LanguagesBy Erik Robelen on December 9, 2010 3:35 PM | 2 Comments | Recommendhttp://platform0.twitter.com/widgets/tweet_button.html?_=1293668486198&count=vertical&lang=en&text=CIA%20Director%20Urges%20Stronger%20Focus%20on%20Foreign%20Languages&url=http%3A%2F%2Fblogs.edweek.org%2Fedweek%2Fcurriculum%2F2010%2F12%2Fcia_director_urges_renewed_foc.html&via=educationweekAt a national summit yesterday, Central Intelligence Agency Director Leon Panetta called for a … Continue reading get your study on!

Study: Enrollment in foreign language college programs grew – ACTFL SmartBrief

Study: Enrollment in foreign language college programs grew - ACTFL SmartBriefwww.smartbrief.comEnrollment in foreign language courses at U.S. colleges and universities rose 6.6% between 2006 ...Study: Every foreign language has its nicheBy Daniel de ViseA new and definitive survey of foreign language instruction in U.S. colleges finds that every major language has found its audience, and each is … Continue reading Study: Enrollment in foreign language college programs grew – ACTFL SmartBrief