Monday, March 1, 2021

Foreign Language Week: March 7-13

What is National Foreign Language Week?

It is a celebration of World Languages and the importantce and benefits of being multililngual. National Foreign Language Week (NFLW) was inaugurated in the Spring of 1957 by Sister Eloise Therese, the National President of Alpha Mu Gamma from 1956 to 1960. It is celebrated from March 7th to March 13th, 2021.

March is dedicated to Foreign Language Month. 
Sister Eloise realized that such a week had never been officially celebrated in the United States as a whole, although foreign language had receive recognition by different educational institutions at various periods of the academic year.

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¿Qué es la semana de la lengua extranjera? Es una celebración de la lengua extranjera y los beneficios de ser Bilingüe. La Semana Nacional de la Lengua Extranjera fue inaugurada en la primavera de 1957 por la hermana Eloise Therese, presidenta nacional de Alpha Mu Gamma de 1956 a 1960. Se celebra de Marzo 7 al 13, 2021.

El mes del idioma extranjero es Marzo.
La hermana Eloise  se dio cuenta que nunca se había celebrado oficialmente una semana así en todo el territorio de los Estados Unidos, aunque la lengua extranjera había recibido el reconocimiento de diferentes instituciones educativas en diversos períodos académicos.

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Maritza Martínez Mejía

Mother, Author, Educator, Translator and Publisher
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