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Foreign language clubs to hold meetings, events this week

Nick Lanier, Reporter

November 8, 2018


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The Spanish Club hosted 'Speed Spanglish,' an event aimed at improving Spanish speaking and listening skills, Nov. 7 at 5 p.m. in CSC Comanche. The French and German clubs also, will be holding meetings and planning events this week. "There are many benefits to an event like this one," Sarah...

Housing and world languages to move offices

Housing and world languages to move offices

Tyler Manning

February 20, 2018


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With plans of renovations, a new language lab, more inclusion and the possibility of culture-based cooking classes, these soon-to-be realities for faculty members of the Office of Housing and Office of World Languages and Cultures are accompanied by the preparations to move on-campus locations. The Office of Housi...

Which foreign language should you study?

Which foreign language should you study?

Abby Jetton

May 12, 2017


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When studying a foreign language, students don't just learn the language. Students will learn about the culture and the geography of the area as well. It's a whole package and larger than just words. MSU currently offers three different foreign languages for students to study: French, Spanish, and German. ...

German Prof: ‘Learning a foreign language can make you smarter’

Herbert McCullough

April 18, 2017


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¡Hola! Hallo! Bonjour! All three words mean "hello" in Spanish, German and French, respectively. These are the literal and figurative introductions into taking a foreign language, which the Foreign Language Department emphasized in its Trilingual Café on April 10. “The Trilingual Café is our...

Foreign languages department hosts trilingual café on April 10

Zoie Flores

April 5, 2017


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The foreign languages department will be hosting a trilingual café on Monday, April 10 from 2-4 p.m. in the atrium. The event is free to all students and faculty on campus who want to learn more about foreign languages and get a taste of the different cultures. German professor, Dr. Yvonne Franke...

Diversity drives faculty panel at symposium March 25

Diversity drives faculty panel at symposium March 25

Cortney Wood

March 28, 2017


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Because of the media coverage of cultural diversity, honors students chose professors to discuss why cultural diversity benefits academic successes and the contributions it holds at the 11th annual Redwine Honors Symposium on March 25. Students chose Salim Azzouz, associate engineering profes...

Cultures blend at Tri-lingual Café

Cultures blend at Tri-lingual Café

Taylor Warren

November 20, 2015


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"Me gustaría probar una rebanda de flat." "Je voudrais un corissant pain au chocolat." "Ich hätte gern Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte." At the Tri-lingual Café, part of International Education Week hosted by the Office of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, off the hussle of the Undergr...

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