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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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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.
In the Spotlight: Japanese Lecturer Keiko Ueda
Faculty at the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures represent a wide array of teaching philosophies. A diversity that contributes to the enriching education our students experience. Lecturer of Japanese, Keiko Ueda, constructs a collaborative and familial learning environment in her classrooms. As the winner of the 2013 Outstanding CHASS Lecturer Award, Ueda's efforts have not gone unnoticed by her colleagues.