Department of Modern Languages

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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...
Feb 24, 2017
On Wednesday February 20th, 2016, Students of Intermediate and Levantine Arabic celebrated with Kuwaiti students the Kuwait National Day. Students of Arabic enjoyed Kuwaiti music, authentic food, deserts, Henna and endless tiny cups of Arabic coffee and tea while chatting in Arabic with our international Kuwaiti students.
Feb 20, 2017
French professor, Kirsten Halling and Spanish senior lecturer, Dorothy Alvarez wrote an article: "Franco-Hispanic Cooperation: Synergy in Multiple Language Departments.” that was accepted and appeared in the latest ADFL Bulletin.  Scroll down, and you’ll see “Franco-Hispanic Cooperation: Synergy in Multiple Language Departments.” Click on the pdf and enjoy a great and informative read!   LINK to the article     
Feb 8, 2017
 The Chinese Club had a great turn out of Chinese and American students at this year's Dumpling Party on Friday, February 3rd, 2017. We celebrated the spring festival and the beginning of the lunar new year, by making vegetarian and beef dumplings, a traditional new year's food. The process took over two hours, from mixing the filling, to wrapping the dumplings and frying the finished product. We made over 400 dumplings and everyone left happy and full!
Feb 6, 2017
Khaled Jaber, a liberal studies major who grew up in Jordan, will intern at Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley to support refugee families in the area.
Feb 1, 2017
The Department of Modern Languages hosted the fourth Chinese Immersion Day on January 26, 2017 in the Student Union Apollo Room. Chinese Instructors, Haili Du and Maan Broadstock, organized the immersion experience for around 110 high and middle school students with at least one year of Chinese language instruction. Together, we celebrated the Year of the Rooster and helped students deepen their knowledge of the Chinese language and culture. The students and their teachers represented five...

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