Department of Modern Languages


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...
Apr 4, 2017
The liberal arts Internship Partners Expo will be held April 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Millett Hall Atrium.
Mar 27, 2017
As part of a serving learning project, French professors Abadie and Daddah  took their French conversation students to the Bellbrook Middle School, Springboro Junior High School and to the Kettering High School on March 6- 24 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...
Mar 27, 2017
On Friday March 24th, fifteen students were nominated for lifetime membership in the Wright State chapter of Pi Delta Phi, la Société d’Honneur Française. They met the strict scholastic requirements for membership, having a minimum GPA of 3.25 in their French courses and a minimum 3.0 overall GPA. The Theta Epsilon chapter of Pi Delta Phi, the national French honor society founded in 1906, upholds the Society's commitment to recognizing outstanding scholarship in the French language and...
Mar 22, 2017
On Friday March 17, 2017, professors Abadie and Daddah, organized a “Conversation Evening" for their French Conversation classes. They invited their students to an evening of conversation and good food at the Campus Ministry Kitchen. The students conversed with a group of French speaking people from Mauritania, Rwanda, France, Koweit, France, Tchad and Belgium. Each French speaking participant brought a dish from their country and introduced it to the audience. The students then conversed with...
Mar 15, 2017
On Friday, March 10th, 5 students were nominated for lifetime membership in the Wright State chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, la Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispánica. These students met the overall requirements for membership, holding a minimum 3.0 GPA in their Spanish courses and a 3.2 overall GPA, as well as having successfully completed at least one course in Hispanic literature or Hispanic culture and civilization.The Iota Omega chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the only honor society devoted...


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