Why does Marywood have a language requirement?
Since 1915, Marywood University remains committed to encouraging our students to reach their full potential in the study of a foreign language. Each student is required to complete 6 credits at the appropriate level as determined by the foreign language department. Students who enter Marywood with four years of high school credit in the same language may choose to complete the foreign language requirement with an additional 3 credits beyond the 212 level or to minor in the language with only four additional courses.
Learning another language is not easy, but most people can learn a second language IF they are willing to put in the necessary time. Here are some practical suggestions for studying effectively, overcoming anxiety, and learning the grammar and skills necessary for success in foreign language classes.
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