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Foreign Language Course Enrollment Declines

By Amy Char February 27, 2015

The Modern Language Association released a report that surveyed 2,435 two- and four-year institutions’ foreign language course enrollment, revealing a 6.7 percent decline in foreign language course...

Dual Language Track Yields Similar Abilities

By Suzanne Monyak January 17, 2014

Both intensive and non-intensive language courses produce students with similar language abilities, according to a recent internal case study conducted by the Georgetown University German Department. “[A]...

Fairness Lost in Translation

By The Editorial Board April 13, 2013

The Walsh School of Foreign Service is perhaps best known among students — aside from the grueling Map of the Modern World course — for its intense language proficiency exams. And while fluency in...

Language Standards Inconsistent

By Katherine Seevers April 12, 2013

While students in the School of Foreign Service have the shared experience of preparing for language proficiency exams, the nature of the exams varies vastly from one language to another. The SFS worked...

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