Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Study Abroad

LVAIC Summer Study Abroad Program

In cooperation with the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges (LVAIC), Muhlenberg students have the opportunity to participate in a summer study program abroad in German and Spanish. Each of the following programs offers a total cultural experience. Therefore, no partial credit is allowed. The classroom instruction is reinforced through tutorials and augmented by numerous cultural and social events, including visits and excursions to selected points of interest. A proficiency examination will determine the level at which a student will enroll. Summer programs in French and Italian are also available. Students interested in any of these programs should consult with the head of the department.

LVC GRE Elementary German Language & Culture Abroad
LVC SPE Elementary Spanish Language & Culture Abroad

Intensive study of the fundamentals of German or Spanish with emphasis on speaking, listening and reading comprehension, as well as basic writing skills, supplemented by an introduction to major aspects of contemporary German or Spanish civilization.

LVC GRI Intermediate German Language & Culture Abroad
LVC SPI Intermediate Spanish Language & Culture Abroad

Intensive practice of conversational German or Spanish, rapid review of basic grammar, the reading and analysis of moderately difficult texts, as well as the development of rudimentary writing skills, supplemented by the study of selected aspects of contemporary German or Spanish civilization.

LVC GRA Advanced German Language & Culture Abroad
LVC SPA Advanced Spanish Language & Culture Abroad

Intensive practice in spoken and written German or Spanish aimed at providing the student with extensive proficiency of expression and the ability to discriminate linguistic usage. Emphasis on idiomatic expressions and an introduction to stylistics. Reading and analysis of more difficult texts. Supplemented by in-depth study of selected aspects of contemporary German or Spanish civilization.

LVAIC SEMESTER IN BONN

In cooperation with the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges (LVAIC), Muhlenberg students have the opportunity to participate in a spring semester study abroad program in Bonn, Germany. The program offers advanced students of German an integrated academic and cultural experience. The classroom instruction is reinforced through tutorials. Students interested in this program should consult with the head of the department.

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