Learn, Inspire, Travel, Repeat – The ACIS Tours Travel Blog

Brandon’s 5 Recommendations for Visiting Madrid

Brandon is currently studying Spanish at UT Austin and has spent a year in Seville as part of his curriculum. You can see more of his time abroad in our ...

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ACTFL 2018 – New Orleans

The biggest event in foreign language teaching is coming to the Big Easy! The ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo runs this Friday, November 16 – Sunday, November 18, ...

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Now Available: Perdido en Madrid Episode 2

The adventure in Spain continues with the second and final episode of Perdido en Madrid! In part 1, American college student Brandon arrives in Madrid – and immediately finds himself ...

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10 Short Stories for Your Language Arts Class on Halloween

October 31st can pose a challenge for teachers: How do you engage a group of students fully costumed and thinking about candy-filled festivities? Lean into the spirit in your language ...

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2018-2019 School Year Spanish Calendar

Travel abroad every month just by turning the page on our 2018-2019 Cultural Calendars! We’ve gathered 12 destinations in the Spanish speaking world to explore in the classroom. Each page comes ...

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2018-2019 School Year French Calendar

Travel abroad every month just by turning the page on our 2018-2019 Cultural Calendars! We’ve gathered 12 destinations in the French-speaking world to explore in the classroom. Each page comes with ...

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7 Phrases You Will Only Hear in Québécois

Since the 1600s, Quebec French, or Québécois, has evolved its own unique features which set it apart from le français standard. The most obvious differences are in accent and vocabulary, ...

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A World of Possibilities: How Educational Travel Impacts Student Futures

What students get out of an educational tour can be immediately apparent – the pictures of ancient ruins, the newly absorbed factoids, the delicately-crafted souvenirs from local artisans – but ...

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Around the World in 7 Movies: Foreign Language Films to Bring to the Classroom

Since the invention of film, movies have served as a powerful tool for spreading a country’s language and culture around the world. Films provide foreign language students the opportunity to ...

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New Classroom Activity: Ovid and The Art of Love

The modern date night may be dinner and a movie – but how did Ancient Romans approach romance? Latin instructor Skye Shirley has put together an engaging classroom activity that ...

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