It's official: We are halfway through the week and even closer to Spring Break! ☀️ 😎 Take some time to relax next week, but don't let yourself come back unprepared for your language classes. 😱 Use these 3 easy techniques to practice your languages over Spring Break. You can listen to podcasts, watch movies, and ASL students, check out some music interpretation videos. 🎞 📽 #bilingualbroncos #boisestate
Boise State is looking for student feedback-- Tell us about your experience at a focus group this spring. All groups are completely voluntary and confidential. Refreshments will be served and participants will have the opportunity to win a $20 Starbucks gift card. Sessions are 2 hours long. Click on this link for dates and times and to sign up! https://goo.gl/forms/s1Zahuxa2TNY9yWl2
Each year, one member state from the Pacific Northwest Council for Foreign Languages (PNCFL) selects a speaker to present at the American Council for the Teaching of Foreign languages (ACTFL) annual conference. 2017 is Idaho's year to select a presenter and the Executive Board of the Idaho Association of Teachers of Language and Culture (IATLC) has selected Department of World Languages' Amber Hoye and Fatima Cornwall's presentation titled "A Teacher's Toolbox: Comprehensible Input Strategies for Language Educators." Their presentation was selected from the IATLC conference which took place in Pocatello, Idaho, last October. Cornwall and Hoye will have the honor of presenting their session at ACTFL as the BEST of PNCFL this coming November in Nashville, Tennessee. Congratulations, Amber and Fatima!
The Eloise Garmendia Bieter Chair in Basque Studies Inaugural event was a great success on March 8, 2017! The Eloise Garmendia Bieter Chair in Basque Studies was created through an agreement between Boise State and the Etxepare Basque Institute of the Basque Government in July 2015. A professor is invited to teach graduate students, with the aim of increasing the study and research of issue related to Basque language and culture. This is one of several chairs of Basque Studies maintained by the Etxepare Institute around the world.
Come down to the SUB today at 4:00 p.m. to take part in a lecture / workshop with Sonya Rosario, director of "Idaho's Forgotten War." This event is free and open to the public.
Don't miss this great event this Friday evening!
Boise State University Spanish 101 students spoke in English and Spanish via Skype with student Miren Iturri from the University of Barcelona about differences between US and Spanish universities. What a cool experience!
🌎📚 Learning a language is more beneficial than you'd think! Here are just a few professions that use multiple languages in every day practice. To learn more about how languages complement careers, visit http://www.leadwithlanguages.org/language-career-category/…/ Happy exploring! 🗺 #bilingualbroncos #boisestate 🐴
Eight weeks into the semester means midterms! But don't worry, the World Language Resource Center knows about some awesome tools to help you study for your language tests. ¡Buena suerte! Good luck! 👍🏻
Today's Word of the Week, or rather, Sign of the Week comes from American Sign Language 🙌 This is the sign for "sarcasm". If you plan on making any jokes in American Sign Language, this sign can come in "handy"! 😂