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    Dear ACTFL Community, Thank you for your continued engagement throughout this year! In order to help organize the Community a little better, we have created an "Educator Resources" Community . All non-ACTFL events and services must be posted in this Community. Examples include (but are not limited to): call for proposals/submissions, conference ...

  • Posted in: Language Educators

    Welcome to the ACTFL Community! Our ACTFL community gets bigger every day. Many of you already know one another, while others are brand-new faces. For everyone new, and not-so-new, take a little time to introduce yourselves. Share your name, where you're from, what language(s) you teach, at what level, and why you believe language education is ...

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  • Posted in: Language Educators

    Hola Encantos! Hello Everyone! I am happy to have (finally) become an ACTFL member. I am in my fourth year as a Spanish instructor at the high school level in South Alabama. I have been teaching levels 1-2 and still feel that I have MUCH to learn . I hope to gain wisdom and knowledge from all you language lovers and educators out there. I have ...

  • Posted in: Language Educators

    As a retired Spanish teacher, my opinion is that the students using Spanglish should indeed be corrected, but of course in a very diplomatic way. My students never used "alquilar" for "to rent" and were curious when I mentioned that "rentar" is not actually a Spanish word. You could make a game of it and keep track of Spanglish that you hear ...

  • Posted in: Language Educators

    Saludos, Linda historia sobre Roger Moore y un nio: https://twitter.com/teamfaceplant/status/867117969113055232/photo/1 (If needed: Click the text/JPEG and zoom in to see the six paragraphs

  • Posted in: Language Educators

    Thank you. I like the term "academic Spanish". ------------------------------ Lorra Metko lorrametko@gmail.com ------------------------------

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