Learning a Foreign Language Opens New Vistas to How We See the World
Learning another language gives students knowledge and an understanding of other cultures past and present as well as the oral and written proficiency to use that language. The study of other languages and cultures prepares students to be more productive citizens in an increasingly competitive world community.
Culver-Stockton College currently offers the following language study programs in conjunction with Rosetta Stone:
Experiential Learning in Foreign Languages
The Rosetta Stone program provides active-learning engagement in the following ways:
- The program combines advanced interactive technology with native speakers and a rich visual environment to mimic the process people use to learn their first language.
- It starts simply and builds.
- Students hear the new language, see a pattern of images, and make connections between what they hear and the images they see.
Why Learn a Foreign Language?
Knowing a foreign language…
- is an advantage for people going into the business sector.
- is an advantage for people going into education sector.
- is an advantage for people going into the government sector.
- helps students understand their own English language better.
- like Latin opens up the past to understand our cultural heritage.