SSU Faculty and Students to Present at the Massachusetts Foreign Language Association Annual Meeting

Foreign Languages faculty

Ten faculty members and six graduate students from the foreign languages department will present at the annual meeting of the Massachusetts Foreign Language Association (MaFLA) in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, on October 27-29. Presentation topics focus on innovative teaching methods and course content development in Spanish, French and Italian. Following are the presentations organized by members of the foreign languages : 

Enlazándose con otros: perspectivas nuevas en la enseñanza del español

  • Kristine Doll, Salem State University
  • Jennifer Quigley, North Reading High School
  • Alba Santana, Wilmington High School

Oral Proficiency and Culture in the Spanish Classroom

  • Fátima Serra, Salem State University
  • Mary Giordano, Everett Public Schools
  • Katie Lyons, Danvers Public Schools
  • Alison Carignan, Salem State University Alumna
  • Benjamin Gerson, City High School, PA

Le Québec aujourd-hui: identité, diversité, fierté

  • Elizabeth Blood, Salem State University

Using Songs to Learn Spanish: Some Recommendations (in Spanish)

Spanish “Friends,” “False Friends,” and “Acquaintances”: Using Cognates to Support Language Learning  (in Spanish)

Cartoons and Art: Linking Language Students to a Larger World

  • Kenneth Reeds, Salem State University

Language as Music/Music as Language

  • Anna Rocca, Salem State University
  • Lisa DiNanno, Salem State University
  • Richard Strager, Salem State University

Negotiating the Licensure Process

  • Nicole Sherf, Salem State University
  • Kathy Lopez Natale, Salem State University

Languages Connect the World and Chairs Connect Departments

  • Nicole Sherf, Salem State University, Moderator

Advocacy Tools for Developing and Maintaining Elementary Foreign Language Programming

  • Nicole Sherf, Salem State University
  • Daniel Bouvier, Monument Mountain Regional High School