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Students taking the debate course learn important skills and cultural attitudes to prepare them for life abroad.
Michael Peck leads out in bringing new learning opportunities to his Kekchi class.
BYU is rapidly expanding the translation and localization minor, a program that will have lasting impacts on the lives of people around the world.
Retired professor Van C. Gessel recently received a lifetime-achievement award honoring his work in Japanese translation.
Partnered with ACTFL, the Center of Language Studies works to promote language learning worldwide.
This year, Dr. John Rosenberg received the UFLA Friend of the Profession award, which is given to individuals who have advanced the study of world languages in Utah.
At BYU’s 2019 Education Week conference, professor of Linguistics David Eddington shared his insights about the nature of births, deaths, and evolution of languages.
In his Education Week lecture titled “Becoming Bilingual: Language-Learning Tips, Tricks, & Motivation for All Ages,” Dr. Rob Martinsen taught listeners the “why” and “how” of language learning.
2014 James Barker award winner Gregory Clark, associate dean and English professor in BYU’s College of Humanities, explains how language strives to express experience and how jazz music exemplifies a possible solution when words fail.