Online HSK test is offered for the first time in Washington State

On April 20th, UW Language Learning Center hosted the first on-line HSK (abbreviation for Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi, which stands for Chinese Proficient Test) in the State of Washington. HSK tests have 1-6 levels representing different difficulty levels, and 9 students took the test in Denny Hall, Room 122. This test is under the . . . → Read More: Online HSK test is offered for the first time in Washington State

STARTALK UW Student and Parent Information Sheet Now Available

The STARTALK Russian Student Program at UW has published a new information sheet for students and parents.

Visit the Startalk Website for more info

2012 AATSEEL Conference to be Held ad University of Washington

The 2012 conference for the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL) will be held January 5-8, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue on Seattle’s Eastside.  For more information, please refer to the AATSEEL website.

What Future for the Less Commonly Taught Languages?

Watch videos from the recent conference at Columbia University:

http://www.lrc.columbia.edu/news/lrc-event/what-future-less-commonly-taught-languages.html

 

New Russian Flashcards Available from the LLC

Current students of Russian at the UW who are looking for ways to improve their vocabulary retention need look no further than the Russian Online Language Resource page on the LLC site.  Follow that link and scroll down to the Tools section to find flashcards to find your ticket to boning up for . . . → Read More: New Russian Flashcards Available from the LLC

Confucius Institute Announces Seattle Public Schools Startalk 5

Startalk is a program funded by the National Security Language Initiative (NSLI) through the National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) at the University of Maryland. Its goals are to increase the number of qualified teachers of the critical la… . . . → Read More: Confucius Institute Announces Seattle Public Schools Startalk 5