Fall 2016 Language House Welcome Back BBQ The Language House welcomes back students with its annual BBQ READ MORE
A Language House Tradition Every semester Language House students compete for first prize with cultural snacks. READ MORE
Celebrating the Lunar New Year with President Loh The Chinese Cluster celebrate with President Wallace Loh and Language House Director, Dr. Phoenix Liu READ MORE

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About the Language House

The Language House Immersion Program, created in 1989, was the first living-learning program established at the University of Maryland. Open to sophomores and above (second-semester freshmen can be admitted only as exceptions), it provides students, who are serious about language learning, with the opportunity for daily language and cultural immersion in an organized study environment. Students who choose this program will develop communication skills in both academic and daily life settings through diverse organized activities, informal daily contacts, annual Language House events, and supplemental coursework in the target language.

The Language House (LH) also provides an international community atmosphere in which residents work together to develop language fluency under the direction of a live-in mentor and a faculty liaison from the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Students also acquire an appreciation of the specific historical, geographical, and sociological world of the target culture(s). Ten language clusters are available: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Persian, Russian, and Spanish.

You can now find the photos from Innaugural Language House Gala.

 

Language House Newspaper issues

Volume I, Issue I November 2013
Volume I, Issue II November 2013
Volume II, Issue I March 2014
Volume III, Issue I October 2014
Volume III, Issue II November 2014
Volume III, Issue III December 2014
  Volume IV, Issue I March 2015
Volume V, Issue I Feburary 2016
 
 
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News

Language House held a Welcome Back BBQ on August, 30th, 2016.
List of Summer Russian Courses 2016
JWST2190: Jewish Languages in America

Events

Tawes Hall, Ulrich Recital Hall, Room 1121, UMD
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM