As you start a new term, we at Pearson Higher Education wanted to remind you about our "Es tu mundo ¡Conéctate!" Intermediate Spanish Essay Contest an opportunity for you and your students to celebrate the unique experience of using the Spanish language in the local community. Who can participate: Any student enrolled in an Intermediate Spanish course at a 2year or 4year college or university. Students must visit http://www.pearsonhighered.com/intermediate_spanish <http://communications.pearsonhighered.net/servlet/cc6?ioKQTTSQYVkiULxHgKjLOQJumQLKmVaVSYVf6bebvEXv6fGVStHgnXkiHgpkoJhglLkl> to download the submission form. How to sponsor a student: Make it an optional extra credit activity for your students. Make it a required class assignment. Or, simply let students in your class know about the contest. You can sponsor your entire class if you like! Prizes will be awarded to both the student and sponsoring professor. Can students submit essays without a sponsor? YES. Prizes will be awarded to both the student and the Spanish department at the student's respective college/university. 1st Prize: $300 for student + $150 for sponsoring instructor/department
2nd Prize: $200 for student + $100 for sponsoring instructor/department
3rd Prize: $100 for student + $50 for sponsoring instructor/department Topic: Please describe your experience using Spanish in your local community. Did it help to give you a greater appreciation of the diversity of your local community? Please explain. Submission guidelines: Maximum 1000 words, double spaced, written in Spanish. Essays must accompany the official online submission form. Entries will be accepted via email and snail mail. Deadline: all entries must be postmarked by December 1, 2009. Winners announced December 15, 2009. Winners will be selected by the authors of the 4th edition of Conexiones, Eduardo ZayasBazán, Susan Bacon and Dulce García. Entries will be judged on originality, creativity, expression of ideas and presentation. Saludos cordiales, Denise Miller
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