Spring Semester 2014: The Language Center will be open for the Spring Semester from Tuesday, January 21 to Friday, May 16. We encourage all students to use our tutoring and other language resources.
The labs may be reserved for class meetings throughout the semester, but we will try to accommodate all students as long as there is seating available. Hours for the semester are:
Individual and small group language support is available in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish. Check the language tutoring schedule for language support availability.
Interested in what is happening in East Asia? Visit the See East Asia blog for the latest news and information about China/Taiwan, and information related to Japanese and Korean languages, cultures.
In an effort to better place students of Spanish, French, and German into the appropriate level of language course, the Department of Romance, German, Russian Languages and Literatures (RGRLL) has implemented a Placement Examination. Please visit the RGRLL Department page for more details and a link to the exam.
Put all those years of language study and practice to good use. Top Language Jobs (www.toplanguagejobs.co.uk) has an extensive listing of employment opportunities around the world customized for multilingual professionals like YOU.
ALTAlang.com, a translation and other language-related resource site, has assembled a list of ten of the most difficult words to translate into English.
Sometimes English is just not enough!
No time for a vacation? You can still see a 360° panorama of your favorite city around the world with 360 Cities.net.
There is an interesting web site called Frovo, which has the wildly optimistic goal of recording every word in every language in the world. You can browse the current collection by language, or search for a specific word. You can also join for free, which will allow you to add your own recordings, or rate the pronunciations recorded by others.