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Beginning Hindi

Author: Denise Ayo

The Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures is proud to announce that we have launched a Beginning Hindi course. This course runs once a week for two hours and provides interested students with the necessary space and instruction to study Hindi and practice speaking it with peers. This course is taught by a native Hindi speaker and is graded pass/fail.…

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Foreign Language Fluency - Hot Skill in Job Market

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CNN Money published the article, below, about the demand for foreign language skills in the job market today.

"Translators and interpreters are expected to be one of the 15 fastest growing occupations in the nation, according to the Department of Labor. Roughly 25,000 jobs are expected to open up for interpreters (who focus on spoken language) and translators (who focus on written language), between 2010 and 2020, the Department of Labor estimates. That represents 42% growth for the field and does not include the military, which is also recruiting ferociously for more people. In the last week alone, roughly 12,000 jobs posted on Indeed.com included the word bilingual."

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International Debut of "The Connemara Five"

Author: Denise Ayo

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The Connemara Five addresses issues of gender identity, sex roles, ageism, and biological and emotional deterioration through the lens of contemporary Ireland. Set in Connemara, Mr. Ó Conghaile's work delivers an insightful and critical look not only of his native West Ireland but of conservative, transatlantic anglophone cultures. …

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Spanish Book Club

Author: Denise Ayo

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The CSLC is happy to announce our Spanish Book Club will begin meeting at 5:15pm the Thursday after Fall Break (10/31). The plan is to read advanced-level, Spanish contemporary novels and to conduct discussions primarily in Spanish. The first book, accomodations, and coffee/tea will be provided by the CSLC.…

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Language Tables

Author: Denise Ayo

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Enrolled in a language course and want to practice your oral proficiency in a comfortable setting? Consider checking out a Language Table. 

Language Table Schedules:

Arabic

Chinese

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