“Comprehensible Input: a Gateway Toward Proficiency”
Join us at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Manchester, NH on October 24th and 25th!
**Note** When registering, please be sure to read all of the directions on the registration page carefully.
Click the link below to register as a:
Registration rates are as follows:
- 2014-2015 NHAWLT Membership Dues: $40
- Conference Luncheon (Friday only): $35
- Earlybird Rate (Aug.24-Sept.20) Friday or Saturday only/both days: $70/$130
- Regular Rate (Sept.21- Oct.20) Friday or Saturday only/both days: $90/$150
- Anyone wishing to register after October 20 must do so at the conference. The On-site Rate is $100/$160 and must be paid by cash or check.
- You may pay using any source supported by PayPal including Credit Card and Checking account.
- If you prefer to mail your payment, make checks payable to NHAWLT and send to: NHAWLT 2014 Conference, ATTN Claudette Moran P.O. BOX 335, Eliot, Maine 03903
- Your registration is not complete until we have received your payment.
- Please note that there will be NO refunds once payment has been made. $25 fee for returned checks.
- Parking at the conference center will be validated. $5 for each person. $8 for overnight parking.
~ PUBLISHERS ~
Breaking the Barrier is offering new books for the iPad that provide an incredible platform for language learning, including outstanding audio, video, and interactive capabilities. These iBooks offer the same clear, concise grammar explanations and always-current cultural information found in its print books.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) provides educational curricula, innovative technology and professional services for teaching and learning. HMH World Languages programs deliver proven, engaging, differentiated instruction that builds students’ confidence, empowering them to express themselves in an ever-shrinking world. Visit us at NHAWLT and at www.hmhc.com
Santillana USA Publishing is dedicated to the diffusion of the Spanish and English languages, with second language instructional materials and children’s literature for K-12 education. We work in conjunction with other Santillana offices around the world to bring you the best in both languages. Visit us at www.santillanausa.com
EMC Publishing - Discover. Expand. Perform. EMC Languages (EMCL) is a dynamic learning environment designed to drive educator effectiveness and student fluency in K-12 language classrooms. Ask about FLIPGRID, AVENUE, AND iCULTURE! Learn about T'es branché? our new 4-level French program and featuring programs for Spanish, German, Chinese, and Arabic. http://store.emcp.com/world-languages.html
~ EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL ~
NRCSA – National Registration Center for Study Abroad is a worldwide consortium of select language schools in over 40 countries with a stff to assists you with planning your next trip for study travel and cultural enrichment. Unique volunteering and hands-on experiences too! Exciting, customized immersion programs for individual teachers, teachers with students groups, and independent teens too. Let us help you! For more information, contact Joan Schaeffer at (603) 436-5284 or visit http://www.nrcsa.com/index.
ILSC, one of Canada's most reputable French language schools, is located in the heart of charming Old Montreal in a state of the art new facility. ILSC teaches a wide range of courses at various levels. Our small classes are taught using a 'student centered' approach and communicative methods by our highly-qualified instructors. We also offer specialty programs: customized groups, summer youth camps, French and English teacher training, private tutoring and work experience. http://www.ilsc.com/study-in-montreal.aspx
~ MATERIALS AND MORE ~
American Association of French Teachers (AATF) The AATF is the only professional association devoted exclusively to the needs of French teachers at all levels. The mission of the AATF is to advance the study of the French language and French-speaking literatures and cultures both in schools and in the general public. The New Hampshire chapter offers teacher workshops, social gatherings and the National French Exam. Join us by visiting http://www.frenchteachers.org/ and clicking on Membership.
Great Reads for Kids - Fun stories for ages 2-12 in English and French. Meet the authors:Linda Pederson, "The Little Alvernon Stories" and Jan Hennessey, "Max & Colby Adventures", "Why Did Emma Make Teddy Bear Bread?". The authors will be happy to sign your book.
NECTFL - The Northeast COnference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages has been serving language educators at all levels for over 60 years. An annual conference has been the focus of that service since 1954. But the needs of world language professionals are changing - and to keep those needs at the center of our mission, we are changing, too! The NECTFL Board has voted to suspend the annual conference for one year to develop engaging projects and expand existing programs. Please stop by our booth to hear more about the NECTFL projects, programs, and membership. Please let us know how we can best serve you and all of our constituents in New Hampshire. www.nectfl.org
HELPFUL HINTS: FRENCH
Chez Vachon restaurant review: Louise Palmer - Coe-Brown Northwood Academy
If you are looking for a taste of Quebec or France in Manchester, look no further than Chez Vachon at 136 Kelley St, Manchester, NH 03102, (603) 625-9660. Here you will find poutine (the famous fries with cheese curds and gravy), many varieties of crêpes, and pork pie. The prices are very reasonable. As an added bonus, you will be sure to hear French spoken in various corners of the restaurant, as the restaurant is located in the traditionally French section of Manchester.
If you are a local, you may want to consider bringing a class of yours down for a field trip or a treat. One of the highlights of the year for my French IV students is our trip here for breakfast.
Check out their website and menu - http://www.chezvachon.com/
Check out a New Hampshire Chronicle story on the restaurant and its special offerings - NH Chronicle Chez Vachon
HELPFUL HINTS: SPANISH
Spanish Resources in Manchester, NH: Michael Clauss
Looking to find some Spanish or Mexican cuisine or perhaps pick up some authentic materials for your Spanish classroom? Look no further. Within blocks of the conference are several stores and restaurants you may want to check out.
Two Guys Food Market – Located on the corner of Union and Central streets, this Colombian owned market is a goldmine for authentic resources. They have an excellent selection of foods, magazines and comics, greeting cards, beverages, and more, imported from all over the world. It’s just like visiting a small grocery store in Latin America. And the owners are very friendly.
Tropical Food Market – Another small market worth checking out although the selection isn’t quite as good as Two Guys Food Market.
El rincón zacatecano taquería – Another taquería located close to the Radisson. Food is great and the prices are quite reasonable.
Don Quijote Restaurant – I’ve never been here. It has mixed reviews, but if you’re in the mood for some Spanish cuisine I’d check it out.
Do you know of any more places worth visiting? Let us know and we’ll add them to the list.