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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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French Club Offers Students Unique Learning Environment
With hundreds of clubs at NC State, there's an organization out there for everyone. For those enthralled by the French language, looking to make new friends, or wanting to brush up on their speaking skills in a relaxed environment outside of class, consider Le Cercle Français or the French Club.
ESL Symposium 2017 Gets Rave Reviews
Chaired by Toby Brody, Senior Lecturer Emerita and former ESL Program Director, the NC State ESL Symposium 2017 was a smashing success.
Constructing Identity Among Italians at NC State
Each year, NC State is home to about 2,000 international students from more than 100 countries around the world. Cecilia Tomasatti is one of them.