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    Communicating to Build Relationships

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    Salvete, omnes! I am currently conducting research for my dissertation on the ways in which faculty in higher education and undergraduate students communicate in order to build positive relationships. If this is an area of interest to you and you teach...

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    Spanish 2

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    Does anyone have any recommendations for reading materials for high school Spanish

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    [National Museum of Language] Call for Submissi...

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    Hello all! On behalf of the National Museum of Language , I'd like to welcome ACTFL members to submit their language-related writing to our growing blog section . Click on the link or view the attached call for submissions to learn more about...

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    RE: Student travel to Spain

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    Ms. Jobst, I organized a short-term immersion trip to Spain in February of last year. We had 42 participants. For my first three Latin American trips (Honduras - x2 and Costa Rica), I did all of the organization myself. For my most recent trip,...

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    RE: Student travel to Spain

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    Hola Michelle I have been taking students to Spain for several years (also Mexico). It has always been a highlight of my school year. Right now I am on vacation in Colombia. I will be home after the 10th. I will be happy to share/recommend information...

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