经典 & 现代语言
语言 shapes the way humans perceive, think, and communicate. Studying another language provides an opportunity to experience a different mode of thought from one’s native language, to make forays into and connections across the barriers of language, 文化, 和时间. 语言 study is a critical tool in helping students understand themselves as well as their roles and responsibilities in a global society.
The study of language and 文化 offers a window into ourselves and the wider world around us. Through language we delve into questions of identity, history and contemporary challenges. 永利体育 offers a robust for-credit program in two classical languages -- Latin and Greek -- and four modern languages -- Chinese, 法国, 德国, 和西班牙语.
除了它的学术项目, our dep艺术ment supports our students’ discovery of language and 文化 by offering numerous travel opportunities and programming through its 语言 & 文化中心.
语言 & 文化中心(LCC)
In celebration of the community’s linguistic and cultural diversity, the ‘West Side’ of the LCC is designed to welcome any and all community members who wish to practice their nascent foreign language skills or bask in their native tongue, 视情况而定. 外语杂志, 棋盘游戏, comfortable seating and an Apple TV for watching foreign language movies, 体育与外语解说, and internationally reported current events are available to all. 除了, our language and 文化 clubs occasionally reserve the space in the evening for conversation, 音乐, 游戏, 以及用目标语言观看电影.
The ‘East Side’ is a multi-purpose room where language and 文化 clubs are welcome to host regular meetings and events without necessarily committing to linguistic immersion. One-on-one and drop-in language peer tutoring takes place in this space, and two desktop computers equipped with web-based and non web-based programs are available for students who may wish to study languages not offered by the dep艺术ment on an independent/co-curricular basis.