Tag Archives: Spanish

Language in and out of the classroom

Growing up bilingual benefits many Minnehaha students Every day, high schoolers fill Minnehaha’s language classes. Students take their seats and pull our their textbooks and iPads. The bell rings and the teacher greets the students with a cheery “Bonjour,” “nǐmén hǎo,” “salve” or “hola” as they begin to take notes. …

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New teachers: Jacquelyn Dell’Arciprete and Greg Ellis, spanish

Jacquelyn Dell’Arciprete has spent her life traveling the world and discovering the beauty and utility of the Spanish language. Having taught Latin American and Spanish language and culture across the United States, she joins Minnehaha from a teaching position at North Central University. Dell’Arciprete connected with the Minnehaha Academy community …

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Day 110 Spanish Essay

AP Spanish students write essays to practice for the exam in May. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Bridging worlds

Amity aides bring native speakers to world language classrooms French, Spanish amities reflect on their year in the United States In San Diego, Calif., there is a place called Amity Institute, a company that recruits people who are studying to be teachers in another country. They work with two locations …

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Teachers bring international perspective

A new Chinese teacher and two new amities instruct students in their native languages Minnehaha is able to gain a few new faces By Alex Lindberg and Pauline Ojambo, Talon staff writers Walking down the halls of Minnehaha, students are going to notice some new faces.  The language department has brought …

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Choosing your language

What influences a decision to learn one language instead of another?

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New Spanish Amity

This year's Spanish amity, Leticia Arguello, comes to Minnehaha from Madrid.

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