PULLMAN, Wash. – A free dinner, performances and speeches will promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism 4-6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 2, in the CUB junior ballroom at Washington State University. Donations will be accepted to help cover costs.
By Judith Van Dongen, WSU Spokane SPOKANE, Wash. – In a bustling classroom, college student Kellie Carns shows Daniel Fast, age 4, a small yellow car and encourages him to point to a matching picture and name the object: “Kuh…” she prompts. “Car,” he responds – to her satisfaction.
The 18th Annual Foreign Film and Lecture Series will focus on Marriage in the Movies: Cinematic Views from around the world. The lecture and movie schedule is below. All lectures and showings will take place in Cue 202 at 7 p.m. All shows are open to the campus and the community, free of charge. […]
For the first time in a long time, Arabic language will be taught on the WSU Pullman campus, and the new instructor is brimming with enthusiasm. “I have a plan in my mind,” said Saad Alshahrani, a 24-year-old native of Tendaha, in the Abha region of Saudia Arabia. “I’m going to make it like a […]
PULLMAN-Students at Washington State University will have the opportunity to learn the Arabic language and culture starting the summer semester. The eight-week class will start June 4 but enrollment is limited, said Saad Alshahrani, a doctoral student in the WSU Economics Department, will be the instructor of Arabic 101 during the summer semester. Alshahrani holds […]
Kaid’dub Pavel, a bright-eyed, blond-haired, effervescent 4-year-old, is leading the way for a new WSU preschool program that focuses on honing the oral language and listening skills of children with hearing impairments. Each Monday and Friday morning, Kaid’dub and a handful of other preschool children gather with speech-language pathologist Carla Jones, audiologist Michele Fredrickson, and […]
WSU Spokane has been selected to host visiting Fulbright Scholar Rogayah Binti A Razak, during the 2005-2006 academic year. A Razak, who is from Malaysia, is one of approximately 850 outstanding foreign faculty and professionals the Fulbright Scholar Program will bring to the U.S. to teach and do research during the year.An associate professor with […]
A university can be an intimidating place. Upon entrance students are required to learn a whole new way of life: new books, classes, schedules, friends. Now imagine having to do this in a new language. Every school year, approximately 1,200 students from around the globe enter Washington State University and encounter this situation. With the […]
Rachel Halverson and Ana Maria Rodriguez-Vivaldi, associate professors of foreign languages, have put together a spring foreign film and lecture series titled “Like a Duck Out of Water: Cinematic Explorations of Lives at Odds with the World Around Them.” All films are free to the public and will be shown at 7 p.m. in Smith CUE. * […]
Pam Duran, director, IALC The Intensive American Language Center (IALC) at Washington State University has received accreditation by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA), said Pam Duran, director of the IALC. CEA is a national agency which oversees institutions that prepare non-English speaking international students to enter higher education or to pursue professional […]