Language learning program at DU

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  • 1. Lauren Richardson, a former student of DU, whose major is international studies and minor in Chinese. She benefits from her language skill when she apply for the job.“ I am glad that I can speak another language, it is a skill that I can use it right away.” said Richardson.
  • 2. Xiao Tan, a third year student double majoring in psychology and communication. She has been taking French since last year.
  • 3. “English is the second language for most of the students in China, so when I have chance to learn a third language at DU, I definitely take this chance. Why not, right?”Said Tan.“I benefit from DU language program.” said Tan.
  • 4. According to a recent report that conducted by Columbia University,French is the most popularlanguage that people want to learn.
  • 5. In 2009, the Modern Language Association (MLA) conducted a study togauge the status of foreign language learning in the US. The study showsthat the number of students of studying a foreign language increased by6.6% by comparing to the past three years.
  • 6. DU Center for World Languages and Cultures locates on the secondfloor in the Sturm Hall. It is a separated from but related tolanguage and literature department.
  • 7. DU Center for World Languages and Cultures offers placement testsbefore you get into the class, at the same time they offering tutoring forstudents who need help after class.
  • 8. DU Center for World Languages and Cultures offers drop-in tutoring. The tutoring takes place at the CWLC office, Sturm Hall, Room 201.More information please check website: http://www.du.edu/cwlc/
  • 9. • DU Center for World Languages and Cultures opens to both undergraduate and graduate student, faulty, staff.• CWLC Piloted two directed independent language study Programs.
  • 10. All tutors who work at Center for World Languages and Cultures areDU students and faulty, some of them are native speakers. CWLCprovides you a real life experience when you are in the session.
  • 11. According to CWLC website, the center prepares DU students for the global citizenship that is their inheritance as adults for 21st century.
  • 12. Students are asking questions during the tutoring session at DU Centerfor World Languages and Cultures.
  • 13. DU Center for World Languages and Cultures provides goodstudying environment, such as white board, tables and comfortablechairs. It also offers free tea and coffees, whenever you need.
  • 14. • Jack Mao, a junior student who majors in computer science. He is Japanese and Chinese tutor at CWLC. “ I love working at CWLC, I learnt a lot from people who work with me. I love CWLC.” said Mao.
  • 15. All tutors in DU Center for World Languages and Cultures are friendly and nice. “ We are glad to help individuals even in our free time.” said Jack Mao. ( right on the picture)
  • 16. “ Usually, I am here to help studentswith their homework, but I couldalso help students review or evenpreview the chapters.” Said Mao.“ My mission here is to helpeveryone with anything in theirlearning progress.”Said Mao.