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IU is leading the way, one language at a time

May 12, 2017

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[Words Appear:  Indiana University offers the most foreign language classes – more than 70 – of any college or university in the country.]

[Words Appear:  IU boasts several of the top programs in the most commonly learned foreign languages, such as Spanish and French ….]

[Words Appear:  … along with many unique languages such as Bamana, Uyghur, Yucatec Maya, Imperial Old Tibetan and Estonian.]

[Words Appear:  IU hosts Language Flagship programs in Chinese, Arabic and Turkish, the largest number for a single institution in the U.S. …]

[Words Appear:  … and the only Turkish Flagship Program in the country.]

[Words Appear: Since 1950, IU’s world-renowned Summer Language Workshop has been providing intensive world language instruction.]

[Words Appear: More than 9,000 IU undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in 53 different foreign language courses in fall 2016.]

[Words Appear: Akan Twi, American Sign Language, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bamana, Bengali, Bosnian, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dari, Dutch, Egyptian, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hausa, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kurdish, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Lakota, Latin, Lithuanian , Maya, Mongolian, Norwegian, Old Church Slavonic, Old High German, Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Quechua, Romanian, Russian, Sanskrit, Serbian, Spanish, Swahili, Tajik, Thai, Tibetan, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek, Wolof, Yiddish, Yoruba, Zulu]

Speaker 1: We are [English]

Speaker 2: We are [Spanish]

Speaker 3: We are [French]

Speaker 4: We are [Korean]

Speaker 5: We are [Chinese]

Speaker 1: Indiana University [English] 

Speaker 3: Indiana University [French]

Speaker 2: Indiana University [Spanish] 

Speaker 4: Indiana University [Korean]

Speaker 5: Indiana University [Chinese]


[Video: The Indiana University trident appears]

[Words appear: Indiana University]

[Words appear: Fulfilling the Promise]

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Learn about Indiana University’s leadership in offering the most foreign language courses of any college or university in the country.

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