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Don’t Miss The Wiz!

November 19, 2013 by Mrs. Fitzgerald · Comments Off · 2013-2014, General Topics

The secondary school has been hard at work preparing the musical, The Wiz, based on L. Frank Baum’s Wizard of Oz. Tickets are on sale now. If you haven’t purchased your ticket already, do not hesitate. Tickets are selling super fast. It promises to be a great production. While you’re waiting to see The Wiz, why don’t you […]

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Snakes Speak in Many Tongues at IST

February 18, 2013 by Mrs. Fitzgerald · 2 Comments · 2012-2013, General Topics

We are now in the Year of the Snake. I thought that I would start off the new year with a post on our latest non-fiction titles about snakes, and I was surprised and pleased to see that so many of our newer titles are from our World Languages collection. We are fortunate at IST […]

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Tak & Obrigado – Thank You

September 5, 2012 by Mrs. Fitzgerald · 1 Comment · 2012-2013, General Topics

The IST library has the best collection of books in languages other than English of all the international schools in Tianjin. Our wonderful World Languages collection has been possible, in large part, to the generous donations of international corporations and our school families. This time around, we’d like to thank the Danish and Brazilian communities […]

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Easy and Cool–View Chinese Character Movies and Practice Online!

March 1, 2012 by Lizzy Wang · Comments Off · 2011-2012, General Topics

Let’s start with a few question: Is Chinese the most difficult language in the world? Are Chinese characters impossible to learn? Click this link: View Character Movie and hope you will agree with me that there really is an easy and cool way to learn this language. Practice with the magic pen and enjoy the […]

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New PowerSpeak Subscription Now Available

November 7, 2011 by Lizzy Wang · Comments Off · 2011-2012, General Topics

Discover the new power in speech, welcome to Powerspeak Languages database! If you want to learn a language for work, school, travel or personal enrichment Powerspeak provides an engaging, effective way to learn: Spanish French German Mandarin Chinese English for Spanish speakers Powerspeak Language is a proven, effective learning system that combines systematic learning processes […]

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Young Published Author at IST

October 17, 2011 by Lizzy Wang · Comments Off · 2011-2012, General Topics

Josephine Meier, a former IST grade 10 German student, published her first book this year. Congratulations, Josephine! Gedichte einer 14 jährigen (Poems for 14 Years) is written and illustrated all by herself. It is beautifully designed. This young lady is not only a poet but also a fantastic artist. The poems are written in German […]

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World Language Collections

May 10, 2010 by Mrs. Fitzgerald · Comments Off · 2009-2010, General Topics

In celebration of our growing World Language collections, (these collections can be viewed here ) be sure to visit our current display on Chinese new book arrivals for young people. We have consciously tried to purchase titles that can be read in multiple languages.

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