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About Modern Languages

The study of Chinese, French, German, Japanese, or Spanish at Elizabethtown College unites practical training in language skills with an understanding of culture, history, and literature.

Student Organizations & Activities

 

German Klub

The German Klub at Elizabethtown College holds a bi-weekly Stammtisch (German Table) where German majors and others with an interest in the language enjoy lunch together. The group also plans field trips and hosts movie nights.

Café y Conversación

Each Wednesday from 4:00-5:00 advanced students of Spanish meet in the Blue Bean café in the BSC to practice their Spanish, in interactive sessions led by a native Spanish-speaking international student.

Each Thursday from 4:00-5:00 intermediate students of Spanish meet in the Blue Bean café in the BSC to practice their Spanish, in interactive sessions led by a native Spanish-speaking international student.

Japanese Club (Ocha no Jikan)

Meetings are held on a weekly basis throughout the Fall and Spring semesters. Current events and issues from prominent Japanese newspapers are discussed to understand and analyze what is happening in Japan today and what Japan considers its priorities in the world.

Current trends in Jpop, JHorror, and the world of Japanese entertainment are kept front and center by watching movies and Japanese television dramas, and listening to the latest CDs from the hottest artists in Japan today.

Ocha ceremony demonstrations, origami paper creations and shuji writing along with Karee Raisu, Okonomiyaki and Omusubi parties help students understand the traditional arts and crafts of Japan.

Other language-related clubs are the Spanish Club and Anime Club.

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