Language Fair 2013

Language Resource Fair

Location: Newcomb South Meeting Room

Meet faculty teaching foreign languages at UVA, learn about courses and opportunities to start, improve or practice a language. Visit resource tables featuring Arabic, Biblical and Modern Hebrew, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Sanskrit, Spanish, Swahili, Tibetan, and Urdu. Listen to Student Testimonies at 2:00pm and get tips on how to learn a language or improve your skills. Learn how having fluency in a foreign language has changed these students’ lives.

Speakers include:

Lindsey Lucente and Sara Jameel – Arabic speakers
Erik Nelson and Marigail Wynne – Swahili speakers
Sarah Bridenhagen and Stephen Hartka – French speakers, participating live from France via Skype
Chuck Cascio – US Peace Corps Recruiter, Chinyanja speaker

 

Language Conversation Circles
Location: Newcomb Commonwealth Room

Let’s be casual in another language! Grab some coffee and chat with native speakers or just listen to conversations in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Hebrew, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili, and  Tibetan.

For more information, contact Caren Freeman (cwf8q@virginia.edu).