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Welcome Preview Students!

Illinois_State_Athletics_Official_LogoWe in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures look forward to meeting our incoming freshmen once they begin language classes in the fall of 2014. Enjoy Preview and getting registered and see you in August!

LAN Alum to Give Presentation

Alan graduated from Illinois State University in 1992 with a double degree in International Business and French with a minor in German. He completed an internship with U.S.D.A. in Washington, DC which included travel to St. Petersburg, Russia for project implementation. He also studied in Grenoble, France as part of the Illinois State University Study Abroad Program. Since graduating from Illinois State University, he has served in different capacities in International Agribusiness in the U.S., Canada, Germany and Italy.

Please join us in STV 401 at 3pm on Wednesday, April 9, 2014Alan Medina Spring 2014 Itinerary


Spanish teaching at UNITY Community Center

For the fourth semester, LAN 320.11 students will teach Spanish to K-4th graders at UNITY Community Center in Normal. During the second half of the semester, Alejandra Villalobos and Becca Enderlin spend their Thursday evenings at the center teaching little ones beginning Spanish lessons for 45 minutes each week. They are teaching basic greetings, colors, and cultural lessons, practicing their teaching skills before they enter their student teaching placements in the fall. The first half of the semester, LAN students volunteered at the center on Thursday evenings to get to know their future students. The LAN Spanish teaching program at UNITY began in the spring of 2012.

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