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Why Next Generation Travel

Next Generation Travel: what’s it all about? Webster’s dictionary has no definition (yet), but you can think of it as a trip that goes above and beyond the typical tour, ...

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Celebrate National Poetry Month in Your Language Classes

Happy National Poetry Month! April is dedicated to exploring the poetic art form, and while Language Arts is usually the go-to subject for classroom integration, including poetry in a foreign language ...

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6 Easter Traditions Around the World

For Christians around the world, Easter is one of the holiest events of the year, but even if you are not of faith, the accompanying celebrations can be fascinating to ...

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A guide to french cheek kissing

A Guide to French Kissing (It’s not what you think!)

If you’ve mastered the basics of French communication (check out The Importance of Saying Bonjour), then perhaps we can move on to more serious things. I’m assuming that during your ...

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As The World Turns with Peter Jones - Episode 7 ACIS Tour Manager Oihana Lazpita

En Español: As The World Turns with Peter Jones – Episode 7: ACIS Tour Manager Oihana Lazpita [VIDEO]

In December of 2016, before our annual meeting of the ACIS Tour Managers, we recorded a series of interviews with a handful of tour managers in our London office. The ...

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French language resources: The Importance of Saying Bonjour

The Importance of Saying Bonjour: A Guide to Speaking French in France

If you’re contemplating a trip to France anytime soon, there are a few key phrases you should probably learn. ‘Bonjour’, ‘merci’ and ‘un café américain et un pain au chocolat ...

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Virtual Tourism – Online Tour of The Roman Forum [6 LESSON PLANS]

When it comes to learning a world language, there’s no better way than to immerse students in the culture of the target language. That’s where the language comes alive and ...

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Should You Really Say Ciào in Italy

Should You Really Say “Ciào” in Italy?

Even if you don’t know a lot of Italian before embarking on your European adventure, chances are you are already familiar with their common greeting: ciào. Often times when we’re ...

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Language Immersion and Homestay [VIDEO]

ACIS Language Immersion and Homestays [VIDEO]

  To truly understand and appreciate another culture, visiting it isn’t enough. You need to live it. And while all ACIS programs connect students with the cultures they are visiting, ...

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The Multi-Ethnic History of the English Language

One of the great pleasures (and occasional challenges) of traveling to a foreign country is encountering languages other than English and marveling at how different, how strange, and how utterly ...

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