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
The STARTALK Russian Student Program at UW has published a new information sheet for students and parents.
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.
Watch videos from the recent conference at Columbia University:
The STARTALK Russian Teacher Program at UW has made their registration form available to interested educators.
STARTALK Russian Teacher Program Application
The STARTALK Teacher Program, Preparing Russian Teachers for the 21st Century, aims to enroll ten or more teachers who are working toward obtaining a P-12 World Language Endorsement in Russian for teaching Russian . . . → Read More: UW STARTALK Russian Teacher Program Application Form Now Available
The Russian Startalk program has announced its 2011 University of Washington summer session. Startalk is part of the National Security Language Initiative (NSLI). The Startalk program offers students K-16 and teachers the chance to improve their language skills or to receive teaching accreditation, thereby increasing the number of speakers of strategically important languages not . . . → Read More: Russian Startalk Program Announced at University of Washington
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
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