Monthly Archives: December 2014

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Teaching in the target language: 3 Tips from OWN’s Arabic Classroom

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Teaching in the target language has been one of the most challenging topics in the world of teaching foreign languages, especially when teaching high school (K12) students. As a teacher of one of the critical languages – and one of the most difficult languages – I am going to approach this topic from my experiences in my OneWorld Now! Arabic classrooms.
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Chinese Language Learning Tips and Tools: For language students of all levels

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Chinese is called a “critical language” by the US government and academia: a language for which these is a large demand for language professionals by little supply. As the official language of Chinese schools, in 2000 there were an estimated 840 million first-language speakers plus 178 million second-language speakers. Considering roughly 1 out 6 people in the world speak Chinese and China is a huge market for economic growth, career opportunities for Chinese linguists can be found in almost any field. More and more American students are turning to Chinese over French and Spanish.
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Hawaii High School Student’s Class Project Goes Viral

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Students enrolled in the global leadership program OneWorld Now! at James Campbell High School in Ewe Beach Hawaii found themselves stars this week on social media, thanks to a video assignment in their Arabic class.

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Arabic Language Learning Tools

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By Sarah Standish, Academic Program Manager and Arabic Language Instructor

A review of five resources to support your Arabic language learning

So you want to learn Arabic, and you know there’s no substitute for going abroad and speaking to people, but that’s going to have to wait until you have some money saved up or earn a scholarship.  Until then, there are a lot of great resources online for language learning that can help you prepare for that future study abroad trip, or just excel in your day-to-day class.

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#StudyAbroadBecause

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The White House calls on Americans to Study Abroad

“We want all Americans to recognize there is a value in studying abroad, there’s a value in engaging people around the world, there’s a value personally, there’s a value professionally and there are resources available to them.” – Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting

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2014 in Photos

Category : News & Media

Highlights from a year of language, leadership and study abroad  

A note from the Executive Director

As 2014 comes to a close, we want to share the highlights of yet another extraordinary year at OneWorld Now!. All of these opportunities and milestones were possible thanks to the support of donors like you. These photos are only a mere reflection of how your contribution has positively shifted the life trajectories of underserved high school students.

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International Volunteer Day

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12/5 is day to celebrate the kindness of volunteers

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