Department of Modern Languages


May 23, 2017
During the Spring semester of 2017, Spanish major Gabrielle Ritter stepped into not one, but three Spanish classrooms: Kindergarten, Younger Group (grades 1-3), and Older Group (grades 4-6).  Founded in 1921, the Antioch School (Yellow Springs, OH) is the oldest democratic school in the country. It’s a place where childhood is respected and students have a say in their learning.  Gabrielle conferred with the students on what interested them the most, researched activities, developed lesson...
May 8, 2017
After earning a Teaching English as a Foreign Language certificate, Tyler Chilton now teaches English to schoolchildren in Japan.
May 3, 2017
Students from Chinese 2210 joined the Asian and Native American Center to showcase their Chinese calligraphy during the 2017 Asian Heritage Month.  Congratulations to the students who participated in the art exhibition. They demonstrated their hard work in the pieces they exhibited in the Multicultural Lounge from 4/18-4/25.      The artwork was judged on elements, technique, layout and attractiveness by WSU faculty and staff.  The winners of the 2017 Chinese calligraphy exhibition were:...
May 2, 2017
Congratulations to Chinese Instructor from the Department of Modern Languages, Dr. Maan Broadstock for being voted in as the 2017 Honors Program Teacher of the year!  
Apr 24, 2017
It was a fantastic day for April Craze on Friday, April 21, 2017! The French Club booth had a yummy chocolate tasting ! April Craze continues the tradition of great local music, delicious food, inflatable games, and numerous student organization activities.
Apr 17, 2017
On April 12 and 14, 2017, French professors, Pascale Abadie and Karine Daddah took their French 2020 classes to the Lebanese restaurant Cedar Land in Dayton. 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, North Africa and the Middle East 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...
Apr 17, 2017
Friday April 7, 2017 was a big day for the Department of Modern languages!
Apr 13, 2017
Linda Caron has a wealth of experience and has been instrumental in the growth of the College of Liberal Arts — in facilities, events and programs.
Apr 12, 2017
Dr. Maan Broadstock attended the tenth annual National Chinese Language Conference organized by Asia Society and the College Board in Houston, TX, April 6-8, 2017.  NCLC is the largest Chinese language conference in the United States, and the proposal selection process is highly competitive, with only a 49% acceptance rate.  Attendance at the event has grown over the years and more than 1,300 educators attended in 2016.  Dr. Broadstock was honored to present with two other Chinese professors,...
Apr 5, 2017
  French professors Abadie, Halling, Daddah, Hirt, Hertzler and Chinese professor Broadstock attended the 2017 OFLA (Ohio Foreign Language Association) annual conference in Columbus, Ohio on March 30th and 31st.   Professors Abadie and Halling presented Les Enfoirés: 28 Years of Celebrities in Service: In 1985, beloved comedian Coluche founded a charity to feed the poor, les Restaus du Coeur, but died in 1986 before he could see the full impact of his work. To honor his legacy, the musical...


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