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Why learning Mandarin Chinese will pay off

ACTFL SmartBrief | Jan 12, 2017

Learning Mandarin Chinese can broaden students' linguistic and cultural knowledge while helping the economy, writes Mark Herbert, head of schools program for The British Council. In this commentary, he outlines some of the advantages of learning Mandarin Chinese, such as offering students an edge in a competitive job market. The Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model) (01/10)


Study explores bilingualism, sensory learning

ACTFL SmartBrief | Jan 10, 2017

Iowa students use Spanish skills to help community

ACTFL SmartBrief | Jan 10, 2017

Teachers Crossing Borders summer program for ACTFL members

ACTFL SmartBrief | Jan 10, 2017

Colo. school connects English, Spanish speakers

ACTFL SmartBrief | Jan 12, 2017

What do educators think about OER?

ACTFL SmartBrief | Jan 10, 2017

ACTFL statement on the role of language learning in valuing diversity and promoting unity

ACTFL SmartBrief | Jan 12, 2017

Instructor uses Twitter to teach Arabic in real time

ACTFL SmartBrief | Jan 10, 2017

Using a novel to challenge stereotypes

ACTFL SmartBrief | Jan 10, 2017

Teacher uses social media to go "global"

ACTFL SmartBrief | Jan 12, 2017


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