Virtual Event Tag

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Posted On October 26, 2016By Signe KnutsonIn Hindi

First Impressions of India – October 17th, 2016

On October 17, 2016, NSLI-Y Interactive hosted the virtual event “First Impressions of India.” 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. Please support theseRead More
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On September 26, 2016, NSLI-Y Interactive hosted the virtual event “A Day in the Life in Tajikistan.” Four NSLI-Y alumni reflected on their experiences as Persian language students, cultural ambassadors, and NSLI-Y scholarship recipients. Each also presented on one specific aspect from their summer in Tajikistan (language learning, language practice, religion, and cultural differences). Through their presentations, these alumni provided invaluable insight on the culture, everyday life, and life as a NSLI-Y student in Tajikistan. Please support these amazing young scholars by watching their presentations and by sharing this story orRead More
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Posted On June 7, 2016By Ligaya BeebeIn Arabic

Arabic Capstone Projects – May 16th, 2016

On May 16, 2016, NSLI-Y Interactive hosted a virtual event, “Arabic Capstone Project.” Five NSLI-Y students, who are finishing up their Arabic Academic Year programs in Morocco, presented on what they learned about Morocco (Hospitality, Hip Hop, Dating, Street Dancing) through work on their final Capstone projects. Within these authentic presentations, the speakers provided valuable insights into Arabic culture, language and everyday life through their perspectives as exchange students. These NSLI-Y students joined us from their Re-Entry Orientation in Washington, D.C.. After living in Rabat, Morocco for an Academic year, these students shared their insights aboutRead More
You are invited to join “Arabic Capstone Projects,” a Virtual Event. This Virtual Event will take place on May 16, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. (EST). Five NSLI-Y students, who are finishing up their Arabic Academic Year programs in Morocco, will present on what they learned about Morocco (and themselves) through work on their final Capstone projects. These NSLI-Y students will be joining us from their Re-Entry Orientation in Washington, D.C.. They are looking forward to sharing their experiences as they wrap-up their NSLI-Y scholarship program. Please click here at 6:30 pm EST tonight,Read More
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On April 6th 2016, the NSLI-Y Alumni Association and iEARN USA hosted the “Coming Back, Giving Back: Using Your NSLI-Y Experience for Good” Virtual Event! This webinar is part of a month-long campaign encouraging NSLI-Y alumni to share stories of how they have used their study abroad experience to give back to their communities. It featured five speakers talking work they have done in immigration services, ESL, LGBTQ advocacy, working with under-served youth, and environmental research. The goal of the presentations was to not only celebrate the incredible work that NSLI-YRead More
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Looking for ways to use your language skills to give back? Want to hear about the projects and careers NSLI-Y alumni have done to make a difference in the world? NSLI-Y Interactive is proud to partner with NSLI-Y Alumni Representatives for Virtual Engagement to host “Coming Back, Giving Back: Using Your NSLI-Y Experience for Good” on Wednesday, April 6th at 7:30 PM (EST)! In this hour long webinar, we will be featuring presentations from alumni who have gone on to make a social impact in their communities through service projectsRead More
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On March 14, 2016 NSLI-Y Interactive hosted a virtual event, “Moldova Through the Eyes of NSLI-Y Russian-Language Students.” Five NSLI-Y students who are currently studying Russian language in Moldova gave presentations about their experiences as language students, cultural ambassadors, and NSLI-Y scholarship recipients. All presentations and the Q&A were in Russian. High school students from Staten Island Technical School in Staten Island, NY and students from the Friends school of Baltimore in Baltimore, MD joined and had the chance to interact with and ask the NSLI-Y students questions in Russian. The NSLI-Y InteractiveRead More
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Posted On February 16, 2016By Nicole WeitznerIn Chinese (Mandarin)

NSLI-Y Taiwan Student Celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival

by Laurel, NSLI-Y Taiwan, Academic Year 2015-2016 Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most important holidays of the lunar calendar. Each year Taiwanese friends and families gather together to share barbecue and moon cakes. Enjoy this glimpse into an authentic Taiwanese celebration! The video is in Chinese, with English subtitles, and talks about the food and other traditions of this holiday. Laurel shared this video at the NSLI-Y Interactive Chinese Virtual Event in November 2015.  The recording of this event can be viewed here.Read More
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Posted On February 10, 2016By Nicole WeitznerIn Korean

Commuting and Transportation in Seoul – January 19th, 2016

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. In case you missed the event, we have featured below the full recording and several presentation highlights. The first group of students presented about walking around Seoul, the people they meet and what it is like to walkRead More
One of the most amazing things about studying abroad is that the ordinary things become extraordinary. Things we often see as routine, like eating a meal or going to school, can be totally different and vibrant experiences. They come with new customs, new rules to learn, and new ways of doing things. In our home country, commuting to work or going to and from school is hardly something that excites the average person. While studying abroad though, it can be a very different and valuable experience for NSLI-Y students andRead More