Virtual Events

Pictures of students on the academic year program in Rabat, Morocco

NSLI-Y Virtual Events connect NSLI-Y students currently studying abroad with individuals in the U.S. to share experiences about their host country through media sharing, facilitated discussions, and question and answer sessions using videoconferencing software. Events are theme-based, focusing on language learning and cultural topics, and may also align with key global days of recognition such as Global Youth Service Day, International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, International Education Week, or International Day of Peace.

View recordings of past virtual events further below. If you would like to receive email updates about upcoming NSLI-Y Interactive Virtual Events, please join our newsletter!

“Thank you for giving us this opportunity. We are all very excited to take part in this webinar and share our amazing experiences in this incredible country!” – Regan, NSLI-Y Turkey, Academic Year 2014-2015

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Virtual Event Recordings

Recording (November 15, 2016): "Relationship Building in Language Immersion" - Panel and School Connection

Three current NSLI-Y Taiwan students gave presentations in Chinese to two Chinese language classrooms in the U.S. The students gave presentations on the theme “Relationship Building in Language Immersion” and specifically talked about the relationships they have built with their host family, school peers, and local community members. After the presentations, the students in the U.S. were given the opportunity to ask the NSLI-Y students questions in Chinese about their time in Taiwan so far. To view the recording of this virtual event click here.

Recording (October 17, 2016): "First Impressions of India" - Panel and Open Registration

Three current NSLI-Y students shared their first impressions of India, as well as their Hindi language goals for the year. The students covered topics from host family life, to school life, to Hindi language learning. Also joining the webinar was a YES alum and current staff member for YES Abroad and NSLI-Y. Through their presentations, the speakers provided different perspectives on the exchange experience, as well as valuable insight for prospective NSLI-Y students. To view the recording of this virtual event click here.

Recording (September 26, 2016): "A Day in the Life in Tajikistan" - Panel and Open Registration

On September 26, 2016, four alumni from the NSLI-Y Persian Summer program presented on one aspect from their language and cultural immersion experience in Tajikistan. Topics included host family life, Tajiki language learning, religion in Tajikistan, and differences between Tajikistan and the U.S. To view the recording of this virtual event click here.

Recording (May 16, 2016): "Arabic Capstone Projects" - Panel and Open Registration

On May 16, 2016, five students finishing up their NSLI-Y Academic Year program in Rabat presented on their capstone projects. They presented on what they had learned through the process of designing and implementing their research projects. To view the recording of this virtual event click here.

Recording (April 19, 2016): "Coming Back, Giving Back" - Panel and Open Registration

On April 19, 2016, the NSLI-Y Alumni Association hosted a webinar featuring five NSLI-Y alumni. These inspiring women discussed how the NSLI-Y program inspired them to give back to their communities. To view the recording of this virtual event click here.

Recording (March 14, 2016): "Moldova Through the Eyes of NSLI-Y Russian Language Students" - Panel and School Connection

On March 14, 2016, NSLI-Y Moldova students participated in a virtual event with Russian language classrooms in the US. NSLI-Y students used Russian language to present on various aspects of their exchange. To view the recording of this virtual event click here.

Recording (January 19, 2016): "Transportation and Commuting through Seoul" - Panel and Open Registration

Description: On January 19, 2016, NSLI-Y Korea students hosted a virtual event sharing their experiences with Seoul’s transportation system. The audience was an enthusiastic group of NSLI-Y alumni, staff, family members and educators. Current NSLI-Y students spending the academic year in Korea made presentations about traveling around Seoul on foot and by subway and bus. Click here to read more about this event and to see a video recording.

Recording (November 19, 2015): One Day in the Life in Taiwan - Panel and School Connection

Description: On November 19, 2015, NSLI-Y Interactive hosted a virtual event with NSLI-Y students currently studying in Taiwan, and two classrooms of their peers studying Chinese in the United States. Students from Marble Hill School School for International Studies in the Bronx, NY and students from McKinley Technology High School in Washington, DC, heard NSLI-Y students share about daily life in Taiwan for a young American student and had the chance to interact with and ask the NSLI-Y students questions in Chinese. Click here to learn more about the event and listen to/watch the recording.

Recording (October 27, 2015): One Day in the Life in Turkey - Panel and Open Registration

Description: Students and alumni discussed similarities and differences in everyday life in the U.S. and Turkey, including school and host family life, language learning, food, transportation, and hobbies and activities. NSLI-Y students incorporated the target language and shared media, including photos and/or videos, documenting their daily lives. Click here to learn more about the event and listen to/watch the recording.

Recording (September 26, 2015): One Day in the Life in India - Panel and Open Registration

Description: Students and alumni discussed similarities and differences in everyday life in the U.S. and India, including school and host family life, language learning, food, and hobbies and activities. NSLI-Y students incorporated the target language and shared media, including photos and/or videos, documenting their daily lives. Click here to learn more about the event and listen to/watch the recording.

Recording (May 2, 2015): One Day in the Life in Morocco - Panel and Open Registration

Description: Students discussed similarities and differences in everyday life in the U.S. and Morocco including school and host family life, language learning, food, transportation, and hobbies and activities. NSLI-Y students used the target language and shared media, including photos and/or videos, documenting their daily lives. Click here to learn more about the event and listen to/watch the recording.

Recording (March 16, 2015): One Day in the Life (Russian Language) - Panel and School Connection

Description: Students discussed similarities and differences in everyday life in the U.S. and Moldova and Estonia, including school and host family life, language learning, professional development, and hobbies and activities. NSLI-Y students used the target language and shared media, including photos and/or videos, documenting their daily lives. Click here to learn more about the event and listen to/watch the recording.

Recording (January 24, 2015) : One Day in the Life in Turkey - Panel and Open Registration

Description: Students discussed similarities and differences in everyday life in the U.S. and Turkey, including language learning, school and host family life, language learning, food, transportation, and hobbies and activities. NSLI-Y students spoke mostly in English, but incorporated key words in the target language and shared media, including photos and/or videos, documenting their daily lives. Click here to learn more about the event and listen to/watch the recording.

Recording (November 20, 2014) : One Day in the Life in Taiwan - Panel and School Connection

Description: Students discussed similarities and differences in everyday life in the U.S. and Taiwan, including school and host family life, language learning, food, transportation, and hobbies and activities. NSLI-Y students used the target language and shared media, including photos and/or videos, documenting their daily lives. Click here to learn more about the event and listen to/watch the recording.