Global Village Academy Collaborative (Student Program)
GVA STARTALK Summer Program
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- GVA Startalk Summer Program, , CO
The GVA STARTALK Summer Program will offer 315 K-5th grade students the opportunity on three campuses, Aurora, Northglenn, and Parker to study a critical language in Russian or Mandarin for three weeks through authentic, age appropriate fictional and non-fictional literature. The program is open to a total of 315 K-5 grade students, and they will enter the languages at the Novice to Intermediate range level. Students to will study language for three weeks, for a total of 60 hours of target language instruction. All participants will see themselves language researchers exploring differences and similarities between the languages they are learning. Students will build on their acquired skills as immersion students during the school year--where they study subject content for 50% to 80% of the day in a second target language through listening, speaking, reading and writing about “Making New Friends Around the World”.