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Taking a Language Learning Course Can Pr...

Growing up, children often enjoy sleeping and watching cartoons as part of their weekend morning routine. It was not a reality for me. Instead, my mother dragged me to Chinese school. When I was five years old, I was enrolled at the Institute of Chinese Language and Culture in Los Angeles, California. My course, section […]

Ukrainian school Tidewater works to help...

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — There’s a Ukrainian school in Hampton Roads, and it offers insight into Ukrainian culture while raising money for their home country. This, while Ukraine is at war with Russia. According to the Ukrainian Tidewater School website, they offer a Saturday school for children in Hampton Roads who are toddlers and older. […]

Auburn University Korea Center-King Sejo...

Body of the review We live in a diverse world, where being multilingual is a valuable skill to possess. The possibility of learning a second language involves more than the basics of language. It allows you to fully immerse yourself in a new culture and helps you understand specific cultural aspects like food, religious beliefs, […]

Kindergarten provides basic Dusun langua...

Jahid with school staff and a parent-teacher association representative in a group photo with six students who received school leaving certificates at the ceremony. TAMPARULI (February 19): Tadika Ceria Kadazandusun Kampung Tiong Monggis here, has become part of the history of Dusun language preservation in the world. The state’s rural development minister, Datuk Jahid Jahim, […]

Afghan Women Describe Their Resettlement...

Published 2022-02-16 14:04 2:04 February 16, 2022 pm The Afghans’ first weeks on US military bases were hazy. In Virginia, Shami and her daughter met distraught women who were forced to leave their own children behind. In New Mexico, Freshta Ahrar’s mother struggled to navigate her new surroundings in a wheelchair. And in Wisconsin, at […]

Dakota Language Classes Will Be Offered ...

Dakota Language Classes Will Be Offered at Red Wing Public Schools The Prairie Island Indian community, its tribal council, and the district’s Native American Parent Advisory Committee led efforts to launch a new program to teach students the Dakota language. (FOX 9) – The Dakota language has been spoken for thousands and thousands of years, […]

Yukon First Nations School Board officia...

The Yukon officially has a First Nations school board. Territorial Education Minister Jeanie McLean signed at a press conference Monday two documents materializing the long-awaited initiative – a Ministerial Order formally establishing the Board of Directors and a Letter of Agreement for a interim governance. Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Chief Dana Tizya-Tramm, who chairs the […]

Does the language we speak influence how...

“To have a second language is to have another soul.” – Charlemagne, Holy Roman Emperor —— I remember exactly how I felt the day I was asked to take a test that would determine the grade level I would be enrolled in. I walked into an apartment with children laughing and playing as they waited […]

More Indigenous Language Teachers Will E...

Legislation that would allow for equal pay for native language teachers should be passed by the Legislative Assembly and enacted. This is precisely the kind of initiative that New Mexico needs to improve its educational outcomes. House Bill 60, sponsored by Rep. Derrick Lente, D-Sandia Pueblo, appropriates $1.25 million — it could end up being […]

This Mohawk woman translates nursery rhy...

Like other Indigenous peoples in the early stages of reclaiming traditions, Kristi Talbot, a Mohawk with ties to the Six Nations community in Ontario, prioritizes language revitalization. “I have learned from the elders that passing on the language strengthens [our] values, because our traditions are woven into every word,” said Talbot, 32. “While my mother […]

Obituary: Jerome E. “Jerry” Maschino

Jerome E. “Jerry” Maschino NAPLES, Fla. – Jerome E. “Jerry” Maschino, 85, died peacefully on the afternoon of January 28, 2022 in Naples, Fla., due to complications from Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was born in Gardiner, September 25, 1936, to Carl W. and Mary (Farrell) Maschino. He had recently moved to Ave Maria, Florida to be […]

Aliʻi who refused to speak English honor

Princess Ruth Keanolani Kanāhoahoa Keʻelikōlani In honor of Mahina ʻŌlelo Hawaii (Hawaiian Language Month), Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani Hawaiian Language College at University of Hawaii in Hilo will host a webinar to share knowledge about the college namesake, Princess Ruth Keanolani Kanāhoahoa Keʻelikōlani. Established in 1997, Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani was named in […]

UCF’s First-Ever EuroScholar Prepares fo

Students usually graduate from high school before they have earned their first college degree, but this was not the case for Faith Sauber. At age 14, Sauber began taking classes at Valencia College through his online high school’s dual enrollment program. Sauber earned her associate’s degree in Valencia when she was 16, and a week […]

Around Town: Company Spends $1 Million t...

In the latest column, news about a substantial endowment in the effort to maintain Cantonese classes at Stanford, the opening of new express lanes on U.S. Highway 101 just north of Palo Alto, and seed funding to raise challenges related to the pandemic. CULTURAL PRESERVATION… The future of Cantonese classes at Stanford University has been […]

Penn State Berks student develops conlan...

Constructed languages, or conlangs, have a long and storied history in fiction and television. From Klingon to Dothraki, conlangs have served as a means of transporting audiences to new lands, introducing them to new cultures, and serving as a definitive indicator of otherness. But Jannah Martin sees conlangs, and her own constructed language in particular, […]

Lexi School of Modern Greek: passionate ...

At Lexi School of Modern Greek, a dynamic team of dedicated teachers are passionate about keeping the Greek language alive in our community. Through an interactive thematic approach and modern teaching methodologies, they provide an engaging and stimulating classroom environment for preschool, primary and secondary students. They strive to instill in their students a genuine […]

Indigenous-Cornell Partnership releases ...

Who lived above the waters of Cayuga before the lake was so named – or rather misnamed? Many common labels for indigenous peoples and places in this region, including “Cayuga”, are actually mispronunciations imposed by white settlers, according to the anthropologist and archaeologist Kurt Jordan ’88. “Indigenous history accounts for 98% of the human occupation […]

UM and CCCM co-launch new book Framework...

MACAU, 21 January – The University of Macau (UM) and the Scientific and Cultural Center of Macau (CCCM) in Lisbon have jointly organized an online event, simultaneously in Macau and Lisbon, to launch a new book entitled “Framework of ‘Teaching Portuguese as a Foreign Language in China’, which attracted more than 100 participants. The book […]

Georgetown faculty develops Korean langu...

Georgetown University faculty and administrators anticipate that a new Korean major will be approved and available to students by the fall 2022 semester. According to Philip Ivanhoe, chair of the Department of East Asian Languages ​​and Cultures. This addition reflects students’ growing interest in the language as Korea becomes an increasingly important political, economic and […]

The Alliance Française de Newport adds a

The Alliance Française de Newport (“AFN”) announced this week that it will be expanding its French classes this month for the first time in three years and offering a fourth class to interested members. AFN’s mission includes learning French language and culture and the expansion of its course offerings continues this mission until 2022: historically, […]

China’s rising threat reinforces Taiwan’

CHIAYI, Taiwan — When Li Yuan-hsin, a 36-year-old high school teacher, travels abroad, people often assume she’s Chinese. No, she told them. She is Taiwanese. For her, the distinction is important. China may be the land of her ancestors, but Taiwan is where she was born and raised, a homeland she defines as much by […]

District Program to Cover Teacher Tuitio...

Dozens of Santa Fe public school teachers plan to participate in a new initiative to increase the number of educators trained to teach English as a second language or lead bilingual classes. The district allocated $90,000 in federal pandemic assistance last month for the three-year pilot program, which will provide tuition and fee reimbursement to […]

Sault Ste. Marie honors Wiikwemkoong wo...

For five decades, Barbara Nolan has dedicated her life to the preservation of the Anishnaabemowin, and she was recently recognized for her efforts by the City of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. Nolan, a native of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory, received the town’s Medal of Merit, its highest honor given to individuals who have made outstanding contributions […]

Launch of the English version of a book ...

SINGAPORE – Singapore’s Tamil Muslim community has contributed to the republic’s multiracial and religious harmony, with collective efforts that have strengthened the nation’s social compact, Education Minister Chan Chun Sing said on Saturday. In 1946, for example, members of the community donated part of their salary to help the Singapore Kadayanallur Muslim League (SKML) start […]

Grant awarded to develop the Nez Percé p

Hipéexnu’, a non-profit organization aimed at developing Nez Percé language and culture among youth, has received several grants, including $150,000 from the NewSchools Racial Equity Venture Fund to help strengthen the group’s program. NewSchools helps organizations or nonprofits that want to start a school that offers more diverse options for students and families. The grant […]

Saskatchewan. Rivers describes recent e...

The Sask Rivers Education Centre/Daily Herald File Photo List includes partnerships to deliver cultural programs and the addition of Indigenous language classes Putting more emphasis on teaching Aboriginal languages ​​and making room in the calendar for more Aboriginal festivals and days of remembrance are just two of the things the Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division […]

Learning foreign languages ​​can open up

Hyderabad: Learning new languages ​​and their nuances was considered a hobby a few years ago. However, due to the immense globalization of industries, learning foreign languages ​​can earn you a high paying job today. This not only strengthens your CV (Curriculum Vitae), but also allows you to build a career that can take you to […]

American school sees Chinese language as...

CHICAGO - They are teenagers. They started learning Chinese when they were young and are now learning it out of love for Chinese culture. They are from the Chicago Intercultural Montessori Language School, a private, non-profit institution. Mananne Krutsch started learning Chinese at the age of 2. Her parents encouraged her to do this because […]

Universities must help their communities...

Compared to other Asian migrant populations in Western Australia (WA), the Mongolian community is relatively small, with less than 400 people. However, the second generation children of this group are already in real danger of losing all traces of their Mongolian language, culture and heritage. The situation contrasts sharply with what has happened with larger […]

Fall 2021 graduates make the most of the...

Eunice Brevil was hired as a full-time teacher even before she graduated in education. Photo submitted. When it comes to student success, it is not easy to paint a representative picture of the talent of a particular promotion. Out of more than 1,000 degree applicants in December 2021, a few have risen to the top […]

JVBL will offer ezines, free Mandarin le...

The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., is pleased to announce that over 3,000 popular magazines can be downloaded and read on any device 24/7 starting January 3. . For the first time, residents with a library card from any library in the Lycoming County Library System can read digital magazines as well […]

French diplomat visits Amerindian tribes...

The representative of France in Louisiana forges links with the French-speaking communities of Terrebonne, Lafourche and the rest of the state. Consul General Nathalie Beras and his team visited Pointe-aux-Chênes and Jean Charles Island and met with French-speaking Amerindian tribal leaders about two weeks ago. They call this the start of long-term collaborations with the […]

Advice from the speakers of Pākehā te re

The pākehā represent a tiny fraction of the fluent speakers of Maori Te reo in New Zealand – around 30,000 to 200,000 people – but the number was even smaller when the Christchurch couple, Jeanette King and Jeffrey Paparoa Holman, began their journey. reo in the 1970s and 1990s. CATE BROUGHTON reports. With over four […]

Indigenous youth are reclaiming ancestra...

Breadcrumb Links News Local news Author of the article: Lynn saxberg Josh Lewis began learning the Anishinaabemowin language a decade ago while studying at Laurentian University. Although he has a long way to go to be fluent, he feels he has a good grasp of the basics. As a volunteer with the Assembly of the […]

China Sends Tibetan Teens to Indoctrinat...

Chinese authorities have started sending Tibetan children to special camps to be brainwashed into a sinized worldview and receive basic military training to prepare them for induction into militias amid stalemate with India on the actual control line (LAC). Although most of the Tibetan children in these camps are adolescents, some reports indicate that some […]

Raising the bar for teaching African lan...

Although specific to African languages, Magdalyne “Maggie” Oguti Akiding’s The second language teaching approach could be adapted to teach most foreign languages ​​and raises the bar for teaching African languages ​​in the United States with a fast and communication-oriented method that draws inspiration from culture, news and history. Originally from Kenya, Akiding this month earned […]

Cree-Métis singer finds peace and harmon

Falynn Baptiste always loved Christmas concerts when she grew up in the Cree Nation of Red Pheasant, 150 kilometers northwest of Saskatoon. The Cree-Métis child, who was known for his powerful bagpipes, was only six when she donned a purple dress and sang her first solo – a Cree Christmas carol – at her school […]

Pine Ridge teacher brings Lakota languag...

By MICHAEL NEARY, Rapid City Journal PINE RIDGE, SD (AP) – When Tristiana Brewer studies Lakota language and culture at Pine Ridge High School with her teacher, Will Peters, she scrutinizes the small details. Then, before long, larger worlds begin to open up. “My favorite part is learning the language and then seeing all the […]

In the United States, the United States ...

San Francisco, CA – Phil Smith’s parents dropped him off at the Charles H Burke Indian School in New Mexico when he was five, in 1954. A member of the Navajo Nation, Smith attended boarding school just outside the country’s borders for a year, before moving to other similar schools in the United States. He […]

Beijing unveils it in Jaffna and warms u...

Removing their shirts and wearing traditional white veshtis, the shirtless men, carrying platters laden with fruit and puja offerings, entered the temple. Nothing unusual as it is the practice at Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil, a temple near Jaffna in Sri Lanka. But the man who dressed as a devotee and led the others into the temple […]

UIC professor awarded for teaching how t...

Gholnecsar “Gholdy” Muhammad, Associate Professor of Literacy, Language and Culture at UIC College of Education. Even as a young child in Gary, Indiana, Gholnecsar “Gholdy” Muhammad, a former student at the University of Illinois at Chicago, knew she wanted to be a teacher and would bring other children and her together. older brother before her […]

Lakota Language Opens Up Big Worlds at P...

When Tristiana Brewer studies Lakota language and culture at Pine Ridge High School with her teacher, Will Peters, she scrutinizes the small details. Then, before long, larger worlds begin to open up. “My favorite part is learning the language and then seeing all the stories behind the language,” she said. Brewer is a junior at […]

U.S. universities maintain links with Ch...

Dozens of US universities have links with Chinese universities conducting defense research in support of Beijing’s military build-up, including work related to the country’s nuclear weapons program, according to a new report released on Thursday. . The partnerships are part of a larger effort by China to leverage its access to U.S. research institutes to […]

Residential school system in China depri...

The Tibet Action Institute used official data to estimate that 806,218 Tibetans between the ages of 6 and 18 are currently attending boarding school, or 78% of the 1,039,370 children attending school in Tibetan regions.Mark Schiefelbein / The Associated Press Almost 80% of Tibetan children in China have been placed in a large system of […]

AHA choices include Navajo language and ...

Posted: November 29, 2021 AHA choices include Navajo language and culture The Atrisco Heritage Academy’s unique course includes field trips, mock trials, art exhibits, cooking and dining, shows, and a recent fashion show. Note: Staff supporting New Mexico lawmakers visited schools as they prepared for the 2022 legislative session. We feature some of the schools […]

Khattar attends the first Japanese class...

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar attended his first online Japanese course on Sunday. Khattar announced his decision to enroll in the Japanese course in August when he officially launched the online certificate course at an event at Kurukshetra University. The CM said he would be the first student to enroll in the course for […]

Integrate Nuu-chah-nulth culture into a ...

Tofino, BC – During art class at Wickaninnish Community School in Tofino, Dominic Hansen volunteered to introduce himself to his class. Although they had already been to school together for almost three months, Hansen’s classmates listened to him intently, as if they were hearing him for the first time. In Nuu-chah-nulth, he shared his name, […]

ANALYSIS | Can you be fired if you don’

Recently, a South African employee sued his employer after he was allegedly fired because he was not a Chinese national or could not speak Chinese. Barney Jordaan and Jan Truter discuss the implications of the subsequent decision. In South Africa, allegations of unfair discrimination tend to have a familiar theme – often an employee having […]

Native America Has Lessons for Surviving...

(RNS) – When Reverend Steven Charleston finally gave in to his friends’ encouragement and created a Facebook account ten years ago, he was unsure of what to post. Charleston didn’t have a cat, so the photos of cats littering social media were out. Nor did he have any recipes or political opinions that he particularly […]

Integrate cultural relevance into langua...

SINGAPORE, November 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The South Korean Netflix show Squid Game has smashed the internet with its overwhelming popularity. It’s surprising to see the global obsession with this show, especially given the minimal English dialogue and its relatively foreign culture to the mainstream. However, amid the hype, some critics pointed out […]

Kentucky Partners with Taiwan to Boost K...

The Kentucky Department of Education announced Monday that it will partner with the Taiwan Department of Education to expand Chinese teaching in Kentucky classrooms. “We know it can be difficult for our schools and districts to find qualified global language teachers,” Kentucky Education Commissioner Jason Glass said in a press release. “This new agreement with […]

Virginia Beavert, Indigenous linguist an...

A Yakama Nation alumnus and language teacher who was the University of Oregon’s longest-serving graduate will reach a milestone next week. “I never dreamed that I would live this long,” said Virginia Beavert, who turns 100 on November 30. Beavert, also known as Tuxámshish, received a doctorate in linguistics from UO at age 90 and […]