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Robert Catlett

Students of Portuguese language talk about their experiences in Brazil and Portugal

Studying abroad  may be one of the most beneficial experiences for a student learning foreign languages, not only for the opportunity to study in a foreign nation and take in the allure and culture of a new land, but also to find new ways of thinking. Find below the stories of three students who went abroad this summer to improve their Portuguese skills.

“I visited Lisbon Portugal during the month of August to take Portuguese language classes at the Instituto de Cultura e Lingua Portuguesa, which is at the University of Lisbon and to conduct interviews for my dissertation. During my



Opportunities Fair for Romance Language Students

Thursday, October 20th 12:00-3:00 p.m. Gerlinger Lounge (2nd floor, via main entrance on University St.)

Please join us for refreshments & useful ideas on ways to use your French, Italian, Portuguese & Spanish language skills and cultural knowledge locally and internationally: Major/Minor Requirements in our department Graduate Study Spanish Heritage Language Program College of Education & Teaching Certification Programs Teach in France, Italy & Spain Peace Corps National Student Exchange (study in Québec or Puerto Rico!) Latin American Studies European Studies Teaching and



MA in French: Bonnie Auguston in Lyon

This year, I was fortunate enough to be selected to spend a term abroad in Lyon, France during my MA studies. In the absence of a doctoral candidate, the Department of Romance Languages supported my application for the Beall Graduate Scholarship and worked closely with me to ensure that I will be able to graduate on schedule. I cannot thank the department enough for this opportunity. The scholarship is designed to support graduate students carrying out professional development activities. As someone pursuing a career in teaching, it has been such a valuable experience to be able to truly


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