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2019 Multilingual Education Fair of DC

By: | posted on: Jan 26, 2019

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Date(s) - 01/26/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Gallaudet University Peikoff Alumni House

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DC Language Immersion Project


Washington, DC

Co-sponsored by the key education institutions of the District, the fair features 70 exhibitors covering 12 languages to allow you to explore and deepen your linguistic and cultural skills, and learn about careers where language skills are crucial. Resources for young professionals, families and educators include:

  • language and culture organizations
  • language classes for all ages
  • apps, books, tutors, assessments
  • travel abroad programs
  • university programs
  • dual language programs
  • after school programs
  • daycares
  • multilingual recruiters

Program for Adults:

  • Fireside chat with (TBC) on learning a language as an adult
  • Fabrice Jaumont, author of “The Bilingual Revolution: The Future of Education is in Two Languages”
  • Gabriele Nicolet on “How does Bilingualism Affect Language Development?”
  • DC Public Library on their free multilingual resources

Program for Kids:

  • Concert in Mandarin by the Washington Yu Ying PCS Choir
  • “Grease” by Tyler Elementary DCPS Spanish Film Club
  • Yoga in Arabic by Kalimah Programs
  • Bilingual Theater Performance by TBC

Interpretation available in spoken and sign languages – please indicate requirement when registering. Public transportation accessible. Multicultural food trucks on site.

You can register for the free event here.

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