Madalen Bieter, Boise State University Spanish Major and Basque Studies, Iberian Studies Minor student, was recently interviewed by the Basque newspaper, El Correo, about her internship at BSU PULSE radio where she hosts a Basque radio program. (Information about her show can be found in the comments below).
Did someone say pizza? If you're taking an ASL class and are looking to get some delicious food, then join the ASL club this Thursday from 6 - 8 pm at the Flying Pie on Broadway. It'll be a great way to meet new people and enjoy good food! (This event can also count towards lab hours) #BilingualBroncos #BoiseState Boise State University Boise State University College of Arts and Sciences
Will you be attending this year's American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) conference in Nashville? Be sure to check out Fátima Cornwall an...d Amber Hoye's presentation that was nominated as "Best of Pacific Northwest Council for Languages - PNCFL" on Saturday morning! #BoiseState #ACTFL #ACTFL2017 #IATLC #langchat #BilingualBroncos Boise State Univeristy Boise State University College of Arts and Sciences
Diana Arbiser, Boise State University Spanish graduate (summa cum laude, 2013), recently obtained the American Translators Association (ATA) Certification for translation from English into Spanish becoming the fourth person in the state to hold this accolade, and the only one to be both a federal Spanish court certified interpreter and certified Eng.>Spa. translator in Idaho.Diana holds a Master of Arts in Language, Literature, and Translation at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Distinguished, in 2016.
Are you currently taking an ASL course and are looking to meet new people and grab a bite to eat? If so, then join the ASL Club at their silent lunch this Friday! The event will be held in the SUB near Chick-Fil-A from 11 am - 1 pm. This event also counts toward lab hours if needed. #BilingualBroncos #BoiseState Boise State University Boise State University College of Arts and Sciences
Do you wish you could see more foreign films in Boise? If so, keep your eyes peeled for more information on the World Languages Department's upcoming film festivals next semester:
Jan-Feb 2018, the French Section will host their first Tournées French Film Festival thanks to the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S., the Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée (CNC), the French American Cultural Fund, Florence Gould Foundation and Highbrow E...ntertainment.
Feb-March, 2018, the Spanish Section will host Boise State University's 2nd Annual Hispanic Film Festival thanks to the support of Pragda, the Idaho Film Collection and the World Languages Department!
More information coming soon!
Are you on LinkedIN? Connect with our new World Languages group for current students, alumni, faculty, and staff! Search for "Boise State World Languages" and ask to join. A group administrator will grant you access! #BoiseState #BilingualBroncos Boise State University Boise State University College of Arts and Sciences
Fatima Cornwall, Department of World Languages, was one of twelve university language instructors invited to attend a one-day focus group at Duolingo headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA, on October 27th.
The textbook publishing company Pearson and Duolingo have partnered up to create six new courses (Intro and Intermediate Spanish and Intro French, Italian and German). The panel of experts reviewed the products in development, and offered their feedback regarding content and functionality.
Duolingo is a free language learning platform that currently offers language courses across 23 languages, with about than 150 million registered users worldwide.
Nice work, Fatima!
Are you currently taking an ASL class and looking for a fun night out? Join the ASL Club at their pumpkin carving night on Wednesday, October 25 from 6-8 pm! This event also counts for lab hours if needed!
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Six instructors from the Department of World Languages presented at the Idaho Association of Teachers of Language and Culture (IATLC) conference held in Meridian on Oct. 5-6.
Kelly Arispe: “Project Based Learning with the Adobe Spark Suite”
From instructional design, to implementation, Arispe taught foreign language teachers how to design a project based assessment using one of three tools in the Adobe Spark Suite. Alignment to the ACTFL Can-Do Statements and Performance Desc...
Cindy Stott, 2013 Boise State graduate in French and Spanish, is featured here (at left) in an Airbus Careers posting! Congrats, Cindy!
We're always proud of our high-flying Engineers, but don't forget we've got plenty of Graduate and Intern opportunities in a range of other departments within Airbus. Comment below what areas of Airbus are of your main interest!
Boise State Gender Studies Program kicks off their "Intersecting Imaginaries" Lecture Series this Thursday with a research presentation by World Languages faculty member, Dr. Mariah Devereux Herbeck. Please note that the room has been changed to ILC 202. Hope to see you there!
Congratulations to Dr. Herbeck on the recent publication of his book, Architextual Authenticity: Constructing Literature and Literary Identity in the French Caribbean!