Spanish Language Fair

Welcome to the page of the Spanish Language Fair at Dixie State University (DSU). This annual event is sponsored by DSU’s Spanish Program to offer Southern Utah K-12 schools a venue to highlight students’ achievements in the acquisition of Spanish as a second language.

The Spanish Fair is truly a common effort. We owe a debt of gratitude to Brigham Young University’s Department of Spanish and Portuguese that generously helped us with this event. We give special thanks to Prof. Nieves Pérez Knapp for her words of encouragement while planning was in its initial stages; to Prof. James Taylor, creator of many of the activities and site content, for enthusiastically sharing them with us. We acknowledge the contributions of Washington County School District’s teachers for organizing specific sections of the Spanish Language Fair and preparing their students for the Spanish Language Skills Competition.

We hope that the these efforts will help promote the learning of languages and culture in Southern Utah, thus enhancing students’ humanistic perspective of their world, and honing of communication skills to face the demand of a global economy.