Summer Academy Blog

Heat, Thunderstorms and More Heat

July 3, 2014

The weather hasn’t been the greatest today, but that hasn’t stopped us from continuing to enjoy the Spanish immersion environment! At this morning’s assembly, students presented about dining in language. Although this topic was fairly broad, knowing... read more

Chinese Puppets and Noodles

July 3, 2014

Chinese cuisine is widely different in all parts of China, with different variations of taste and flavor for common ingredients. For today’s cultural exploration class, Ni Laoshi’s class learned about Xi Hongshi Ji Dan Mian (Noodles with Tomatoes and Eggs... read more

Max’s Manifesto

July 3, 2014

We are well into week two here at MMLA Green Mountain College, and I want to tell all of you how proud I am of all the students, especially those in the Chinese Academy. I’m not particularly interested in comparing the study of Chinese with other... read more

Can’t Stop the Beat: Spanish Academy Drums

July 3, 2014

While verbal language fills much of our time here at MMLA, another kind of communication has proven to be effective and fun for the students in the Spanish Academy: music. In addition to a Mariachi band, various chants and music videos, we welcomed... read more

The Art of Language: Arabic Academy’s Studio Day

July 3, 2014

On Wednesday afternoon, Arabic Academy students allowed their creativity to blossom through avenues of colors and depictions! During cultural activity time, Arabic teacher Majida Hourani’s taught the class how to create and fashion unique pieces of... read more