• Bloomsday in the Bend

    Seasoned Joyceans and blooming Bloomites, joined the CSLC for a literary celebration of James Joyce's Ulysses at University Park Mall's Barnes & Noble on Monday, June 16, 2014. 

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  • New Course, Fall 2014

    "Introduction to Second Language Acquisition," Hana Kang, Ph.D. 

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  • Let's Talk Symposium

    Dr. Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl from Yale University speaking at "Let's Talk," an annual symposium on foreign language research and education organized by the Center for the Study of Languages & Cultures.

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  • English for Academic Purposes

    We provide specialized academic support in all English language skills for international students.

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Spotlight: Zachary Horne

Author: Matt Getze

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Zachary with Korean instructor in Seoul, Korea

College is a rare time in a person’s life. As a student, you focus; as a budding individual, you explore and discover. Zachary Horne, the first Korean language student to be nominated for the CSLC Spotlight, came to Notre Dame for the competitive business school. Though he tested out of Notre Dame’s foreign language requirement, he decided to add Korean to his demanding slate. “I had the opportunity to take it [Korean] here. Why the heck not! Now I love it,” exclaims Horne. Hailing from Plano, Texas, Horne is the only non-native speaker in his Korean classes. Being a little behind his classmates linguistically, however, only pushes him to try harder. Currently, the Texas native is taking the bull by the horns by actively getting involved in the Korean community at Notre Dame. He has some hip-hop moves lined up for this year's Seoul'd Out event at Notre Dame. Moreover, since there is no Korean major at Notre Dame, Horne, who is studying finance (major) and Korean (minor), is currently working with Dr. Yeonhee Yoon in an effort to expand Korean from a minor to a major. Horne has discovered a passion in Korean, and he’s all in. This is why Dr. Yoon nominated Horne to be the March Spotlight.…

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