Free French films will show at 7 p.m. Wednesdays through April in Room 121 of the McKee Building on the campus of Western Carolina University. The department of modern foreign languages is sponsoring the series, which is now under way. Students and the public are welcome.
Western Carolina University will host a fall gathering of about 500 educators who teach English to speakers of other languages, as the Fall 2007 Carolina TESOL Conference is set for Thursday, Nov. 1, through Saturday, Nov. 3, in downtown Asheville.
Western Carolina University’s International Programs and Services Office has developed a Japanese Outreach Program, designed to increase the community’s awareness and knowledge of Japanese culture, history and language.
About 375 high school students from across Western North Carolina and northeastern Georgia gathered at Western Carolina University on Thursday, March 15, to test their knowledge of French and Spanish in the university’s 25th annual Foreign Language Contest.
More than 375 high school students from across Western North Carolina will test their knowledge of French and Spanish on Thursday, March 15, in Western Carolina University’s 25th Annual Foreign Language Contest.
Learning a second language can sometimes be a difficult-to-navigate two-way street between the tutor and the student. This notion has led to a community-working partnership between a Western Carolina University Spanish class and Jackson County School's English as a Second Language Program. The partnership is called “Proyecto: Estrella Brillante (Project: Shining Stars).”
Mimi Fenton, associate professor of English at Western Carolina University, has been named recipient of an Outstanding Teacher Award for 2006 by the South Atlantic Association of Departments of English.
The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has given its approval for Western Carolina University to establish the state's first stand-alone master's degree program in teaching English as a second or foreign language.