• Posted On November 4, 2016
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Ze Quest for a Great Baguette in...

by Liz Rothaus Bertrand [Reprinted with permission from CharlotteFive] Is there anything more quintessentially French than the baguette? From the traditional breakfast (slathered with butter and jam) to the post-dinner cheese course, no French meal is complete without it. There are many things I love about visiting the South of France — my husban...

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  • Posted On October 10, 2016
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A new way to travel, inspired by...

[Photo by: Elyse Dashew. The artwork is just as colorful as the food at Pint Central, serving up Argentinian tapas bursting with flavor.] by Liz Rothaus Bertrand Last week, I enjoyed an unforgettable meal that took me on a journey across three different continents. There’s a lot to be said for traveling by fork — a delicious alternativ...

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  • Posted On September 16, 2016
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Mark your calendar: The World Co...

[Photo courtesy of: Latin American Coalition. The Latin American Festival returns to Charlotte Saturday, October 8, 2016.] by Liz Rothaus Bertrand Want to experience the world? Open your door and walk outside! Thanks, in part, to its growing reputation as an international business hub, Charlotte is home to an increasingly culturally diverse co...

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  • Posted On July 28, 2016
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The heat is on… time for a...

by Liz Rothaus Bertrand In case you haven’t noticed, it’s hotter than heck outside. With temperatures sizzling in the mid-90s all week here in the Carolinas and being just days away from the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, it seems like the perfect time to cool off with this cocktail recipe from Portuguese language instr...

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  • Posted On May 18, 2016
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MANUFACTURING APPRENTICES LEARN ...

by Liz Rothaus Bertrand Charlottean Matt Brown is getting a leg up in his career in an unconventional way. As a participant in the Apprenticeship 2000 program, he earned money while learning a trade and guaranteed himself a future full time job at PFAFF Molds while he was still a high school student. Now 20 years old, he has completed his studies i...

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  • Posted On May 18, 2016
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Manufacturing Apprentices Learn ...

Charlottean Matt Brown is getting a leg up in his career in an unconventional way. As a participant in the Apprenticeship 2000 program, he earned money while learning a trade and guaranteed himself a future full time job at PFAFF Molds while he was still a high school student. Now 20 years old, he has completed his studies in Mechatronics (a multi-...

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  • Posted On March 23, 2016
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Good Morning, World! What’...

by Liz Rothaus Bertrand What’s on your morning menu? Cereal? Some eggs? A cup of coffee? Here’s what people are waking up to around the globe, as described by a handful of the international instructors at The Language Academy of the Carolinas. ARGENTINA For Eugenia Trenkelbach, a native of San Martin de Los Andes, Patagonia in Argen...

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  • Posted On March 23, 2016
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GOOD MORNING, WORLD! WHAT’S FO...

What’s on your morning menu? Cereal? Some eggs? A cup of coffee? Here’s what people are waking up to around the globe, as described by a handful of the international instructors at The Language Academy of the Carolinas. ARGENTINA Traditional yerba mate tea is served in a gourd with a bombilla, a special straw with a filter.  (photo via her...

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  • Posted On February 25, 2016
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Using TV to Learn a Foreign Lan...

Check out this interesting blog we found! Have you tried these methods? What helps you the most when you’re using TV or movies as a language-learning tool? [Re-posted with author’s permission.] ~~~~~ Using TV to Learn a Foreign Language By Denise Doty, Loro Translations I can’t tell you how many teachers have told me to watch TV to learn...

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