Tag: Modern Languages

“Flipping the Classroom” faculty discussion is next Monday

Would you like to use class time more effectively?  Having trouble getting students to read the material before class?  An alternative way of presenting information can be to “cover” it via podcasts or other technology with the result that class time is devoted to more active learning.  The discussion will take place on Monday (April […]

Conversation tables in Arabic and German, too

The other day we shared postings about the conversation tables for French and Spanish language speakers and students. We’ve since learned (below) of comparable offerings in Arabic and German. Here’s the full list for fall 2011: · Arabic (beginners level) meets T and W from 11-12 in TH 380 · Arabic (advance level) meets W […]

Internships have Modern Languages students teaching at Aldo

UW-Green Bay students fluent in Spanish, German and Japanese are back for another year teaching in the after-school language program at Aldo Leopold Community School. It’s the second consecutive year for the partnership. This time, ten UW-Green Bay language students are participating, with eight teaching Spanish and once each in German and Japanese. See a […]

Talking Spanish, every Thursday at the Union

La Tertulia — the Spanish conversation hour — takes place every Thursday at 4:30 p.m. in the Phoenix Club on the lower level of the University Union. Organized by the Spanish program at UW-Green Bay, the informal gathering is open to one and all. Students, staff and faculty from beginning speakers to experienced conversationalists are […]

Top languages students recognized

Modern Languages faculty and students at UW-Green Bay held their annual awards ceremony on Cinco de Mayo to honor graduating language majors who have had an outstanding record of academic accomplishments and/or community leadership using their language skills. The students honored at the ceremony were:

 • French: Julie Bayard, (Applied Used of Language) and Cassondra […]

Faculty note: Coury

Prof. David Coury (Humanistic Studies/German) was an invited speaker last week in the Department of Germanic and Asian Languages at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich. He gave a public lecture titled “On the Road to Discovery: Recent German Road Movies and the Search for Identity.” Additionally, he held a workshop for Calvin’s Modern Language […]

Friday is German Day at UW-Green Bay

The UW-Green Bay German Program is sponsoring German Day on Friday (Feb. 26) from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the University Union. Approximately 200 to 300 area high school students and German language teachers will be attending the event, which will include academic competitions, games and contests (in German, of course), a Germany fun […]