Progress through the Language Direct Peer Tutoring Program.
Experience the world through the Fulbright program.
Emerge through less commonly taught languages and languages for a specific purpose.
PROGRESS through the Language Direct Peer Tutoring Program.
ENHANCE teaching and learning with and through technology.
GROW through professional development workshops, lectures, and grant opportunities.
EXPERIENCE the world through the Fulbright program.
EMERGE through less commonly taught languages and languages for a specific purpose.


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America’s Languages: Investing in Language Education for the 21st Century

Final report of the Commission of Language Learning offers recommendations for building the nation’s language capacity.

Penn partnership preserves and expands endangered Indigenous languages

The Penn Current recently featured Penn Language Center's new initiative to increase the diversity of language education and preserve endangered languages in Native American communities.

Penn Humanities Forum

This year's Penn Humanities Forum focuses on the topic of Translation.

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5/3 Language Grants Showcase

Grant recipients will present their SAS Language Teaching Innovation Grant projects, and PLC will present teaching awards.

4/13 Quaker Days: World Languages Open House

PLC and other language departments and programs welcome prospective students of the Class of 2021 for an Open House at Van Pelt Library.

4/12 Movie screening: Rehavi (Timekeepers)

Enjoy a film directed by an advanced student in the Turkish language program.