Alternate Language (ALSO)

Opportunity

ALSO language tutors help other Grinnell College students learn a less commonly taught language by engaging them in target-language practice sessions three hours per week. Tutors should be native or near-native speakers in the language, have a strong desire to share their skills...
The ALSO Program is partnering with the Drake Library to provide local language learners with native or fluent conversation partners/drill instructors using an online program called Mango. If interested in either working as a volunteer or with a volunteer, please email also[at]...

Building

The Alumni Recitation Hall contains classrooms for classes in the Social Studies and Humanities, as well as faculty offices for departments of foreign languages and Classics. The facilities also include a 158-seat screening auditorium, the multipurpose Meredith AudioVisual...

News Item

ALSO courses offered in spring 2014 include Brazilian Portuguese 1 and 2, Korean, and Italian. Students or faculty interested in a language that is not on this list may email a request to also[at]grinnell[dot]edu.
Dr. Felix Kronenberg, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures and Director of the Language Learning Center at Rhodes College, will discuss how video games can promote incidental language learning. Using games to make language learning more engaging is nothing new...

Group Info

The ALSO program offers students the opportunity to learn a language through a combination of self-instruction and peer tutoring. Past languages offered have included Czech, Modern Greek, Hindi, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, and Swahili. Application to...