"You live a new life for every new language you speak. If you know only one language, you live only once." ~ Czech proverb
The Foreign Languages Department offers proficiency-based instruction in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in these languages: Spanish, German, Chinese, and Japanese.
The study of each language includes vocabulary, grammar, syntax, pronunciation, and cultural and historical understanding. Intermediate level courses include a literature component.
Courses combine classroom lectures, guided practice, and language activities with individual work conducted online.