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Our mission is to help students not only become proficient in a foreign language, but to think critically about the world and immerse themselves in new cultures. We’ll encourage you to travel, study abroad, conduct research and embrace diversity.
By studying in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, you won’t just learn about different ways of life. You’ll live them!
Learning a New Language Improves Your Mind.
Those who speak multiple languages score higher on tests and enjoy better memory and focus than those who don't - The AtlanticRead about it
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In the Spotlight: Beloved French Educator Diane Beckman
For the last 16 years, newly-retired professor Diane Beckman taught French language and world literature at NC State, taking students out of the classroom to visit local museums, attend plays and enjoy many more events in the culturally rich Triangle area.
Postcards from Spain 10: ¡Hasta Luego!
What did you think it would be like when you got here? Did it meet your expectations? Did you think you were going to be eating food similar to Mexican food? Come on! Be honest! 🙂 Chorizo. Tortilla. Bocadillos. Pan! Do you miss "pan" yet? Don't worry: you will!
Postcards from Spain 9: Glass Factory and Royal Palace
After visiting Madrid, we started off a sunny Monday at the Real Fábrica de Cristales, a glass factory in a small city called La Granja de San Ildefonso, located right by Segovia.