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First National Spanish Bee Crowned

Victorious Juarez Evelyn Juárez, a seventh-grader from host-state New Mexico, made history by winning America's first National Spanish Spelling Bee this weekend. She won by correctly spelling the word bizantinismo, which means excess...

July 2011

Blurring Subject Borders Most of us have a tendency to compartmentalize whatever we can — slotting information, knowledge, experiences into a defined category makes it easier for us to cope with new information. However, we...

Arabic in the Emirates

Although the Emirates are not as traditionally popular a destination to study Arabic as Syria or Jordan, they present a potentially less overwhelming alternative along with a selection of quality language centers. Dubai and...

Save Title VI Funding

Tweet  Language Resource Centers (LRCs) are having their budgets cut by 40-50% due to Title VI cuts approved by the Dept of Education in the latest federal budget. These centers only cost $5 million a...
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June 2011

Access All Areas Amid the euphoria over the slaying of bin Laden and the spread of democratic insurgencies across the Middle East and North Africa, other equally significant worldwide events have not been afforded...

New Presidential Advisors on Hispanic Education

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Announces New Members of the President’s Advisory Commission; Commissioners Hold Their First Meetings at The White House. Click for full story https://languagemagazine.com/?page_id=2392
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May 2011

From the Mouths of Hawks “As Americans we have access to a vast array of resources. Perhaps the most important first step we can take, as part of a National Strategy, is to identify which...
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April 2011

A Land of Contrasts No matter which party is in power or what time of year it is, there is one thing that you can be sure of in America — whatever your viewpoint; there...
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The Big ESOL

Language Magazine in New Orleans for TESOL 'Teachers are used to creating challenging games' Thousands of English as a Second Language (ESL) educators took part in Language Magazine’s latest “treasure hunt” at TESOL’s annual convention in...
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March 2011

The Communication Revolution As dictators topple across North Africa into the Middle East, and new uprisings coalesce on almost a daily basis, one of the most striking aspects of this new revolutionary wave is the...