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Apr 28, 2016
On Thursday, April 21, French Club members attended the annual year-end picnic at Dr. Halling's house, enjoying good food and French conversation.
Apr 25, 2016
Knowing a foreign language can help you in many aspects of your life, including travel, family connection, and even mental health. But did you know that you can find some of the coolest jobs just by knowing another language? Read the full article
Apr 25, 2016
On Wednesday, April 20th, the students of Levantine class, a Jordanian dialect course, invited the students of the Ambassador Program to Jordan and their parents to a wonderful cultural evening. They both shared presentations about different cultural aspects of Jordan and they enjoyed some Jordanian food while chatting in Jordanian dialect.
Apr 18, 2016
On April 15, 2016, French instructor, Karine Daddah took her French 2020 class to the Lebanese restaurant Cedar Land. Each student had to present a personal story using a personal object they brought to help illustrate it. The students did a presentation on Lebanon and other Middle Eastner countries in class. The experience was great as it allowed students to leverage what they have learned in class and connect their knowledge to real life experience. Students enjoyed speaking French outside...
Apr 18, 2016
It was a fantastic day for April Craze on Friday, April 15, 2016! The Arabic Club had a "Learn a letter" booth, and the French Club had a chocolate tasting. April Craze continues the tradition of great local music, delicious food, inflatable games, and numerous student organization activities.
Apr 18, 2016
On Friday April 15, 2016, French student and Haiti native, Valery Darcisse took the French club attendees to a virtual trip to Haiti. They familiarized themselves with the history, geography, culture, population, food and politics of this beautiful country. It was a very interesting and fun presentation!
Apr 18, 2016
As part of a serving learning project, French professors Daddah and Hirt took their French conversation students to the French 1010, 1020, 2010 and 2020 classes the first two weeks of April to promote the French language. The French conversation class taught the students some fundamentals on learning the French language. During the sessions, Wright State students delivered a great presentation to the classes. The main topic was centered around “why speaking French” can be an important skill to...
Apr 17, 2016
On Friday April 15, 2016, six students were nominated for lifetime membership in the Wright State chapter of Delta Phi Alpha. The purpose of Delta Phi Alpha is to recognize outstanding achievement in the German language and its literatures, and to enlarge the appreciation for the cultural contributions of the German-speaking world, and to promote German cultural activities. We celebrated their accomplishment with their family and friends. Each initiate shared a favorite German object with the...
Apr 11, 2016
On April 8, 2016, French instructor, Karine Daddah and former resident took the French club attendees to a virtual trip to Mauritania and Senegal, West Africa. They familiarized themselves with the history, geography, culture, population, women's conditions, food and politics of these amazing countries. They were also introduced to these countries through the presenter's childhood and adulthood memories.
Apr 11, 2016
On April the 8th, Modern Languages faculty and students celebrated in Millett Atrium the National Poetry Month (April). Students and ML faculty shared their favorite poems from literary traditions and in translation. They enjoyed reading different poems in the target language (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish) and its translation in English.

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