Monthly Archives: October 2010

GUNMA Nursing Program: A Retrospective

By Kate Spoor: The A.C.E. Language Institute at SPU welcomed eight students and two chaperones from Gunma Prefectural College of Health Sciences during the month of August, 2010. They were here on a professional and English study tour for 10…

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A.C.E. Sponsored Volleyball Tournament was a Hit!

By Kate Spoor: On Oct 14th, more than 25 SPU and A.C.E students joined a volleyball game in SPU’s main gym. SPU student David Lopes helped organize the event by inviting all his friends. As one of the leaders of…

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A.C.E. at SPU Students Attend Obama/Murray Rally

Our A.C.E. at SPU students had a rare treat on Thursday: catching a glimpse of President Barack Obama and hearing him speak at the University of Washington. President Obama swung through Seattle to speak at a rally for Senator Patty…

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The 2010 WAESOL Conference will be held this Saturday, October 23, at Highline Community College in Des Moines, WA. Registration for the conference has already closed, as the conference organizers received an unprecedented number of RSVPs this year. You can…

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New Evidence Supports the Use of Post-it Notes for Vocabulary Building

Anecdotal evidence from the A.C.E. Language Institute at Montana State University suggests that students can acquire new vocabulary by covering themselves in post-it notes. Whether or not the knowledge is attained through osmosis or some other means has yet to…

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