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1. U.K. language exams to receive contemporary makeover

Rosetta Stone SmartBrief | Apr 16, 2015

Officials with the Oxford, Cambridge and RSA exam board in the U.K. have announced plans to make more contemporary General Certificate of Secondary Education language exams in French, German and Spanish. New topics on the exams will include rap music and music festivals. Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The (04/13)


2. Teachers build global competency in expanded programs

Rosetta Stone SmartBrief | Apr 16, 2015

Some teacher-preparation programs are expanding their offerings to include lessons on meeting the needs of students from other cultures. Educators who complete one such program at Columbia University in New York earn a global-competence certificate. District Administration magazine online (04/13)


3. Superintendent shines a light on language-immersion success

Rosetta Stone SmartBrief | Apr 16, 2015

District Administration magazine online (04/13)


4. Project to focus on international language learning

Rosetta Stone SmartBrief | Apr 16, 2015

Researchers have announced an international project that will observe how children in different parts of the world learn native languages. Children of three indigenous tribes in Canada -- the Dene, East Cree and Inuktitut -- will be observed. Other languages include Chintang, Indonesian, Japanese, Russian, Sesotho, Turkish and Yucatec Maya. CTV.ca (Canada) (04/12)


5. Educator: Immigrant students enhance learning experiences

Rosetta Stone SmartBrief | Apr 16, 2015

Atlantic online, The (04/13)


6. Webinar: Realizing Opportunities: Develop Globally Competent Students with World Languages.

Rosetta Stone SmartBrief | Apr 16, 2015

Join us for a free webinar today at 3 p.m. EDT to learn how carefully structured online lessons, authentic content and speech-recognition technology help students of all proficiency levels achieve world language success. Register here. Blank (04/16)


7. Google helps marketers reach growing Hispanic audience

Rosetta Stone SmartBrief | Apr 16, 2015

Google has voiced its commitment to helping marketers reach Hispanic consumers, including better YouTube targeting. Google also revealed at its Hispanic marketing forum that growth in Spanish-language queries is rising sharply in areas such as retail, telecom and health. MediaPost Communications (04/09)


8. Ore. city interpreter service covers more than 200 languages

Rosetta Stone SmartBrief | Apr 16, 2015

Albany City, Ore., has taken steps to expand language accommodations for non-English-speaking residents. City officials have contracted with an interpreter service, which offers access to more than 200 languages via telephone. Albany Democrat-Herald (Ore.) (04/08)


9. What role do emoticons, symbols play in communication?

Rosetta Stone SmartBrief | Apr 16, 2015

Conversation (U.S.), The (04/06)


10. Are you properly leveraging employee strengths?

Rosetta Stone SmartBrief | Apr 16, 2015

Give employees tasks that play to their strengths to boost productivity, employee satisfaction and engagement, Heather Huhman writes. Employers can help workers find their strengths by offering training and mentoring opportunities, Huhman writes. Entrepreneur online (04/13)




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