Emily Bowman

Emily Bowman

Emily Bowman is a Junior at the University of Denver, working towards a B.A. in International Studies and Journalism, with a bit of Spanish on the side. She is passionate about travel and language...

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DU Students Relish Opportunity to Learn a New Language at Home and Abroad

Study abroad boosts students’ interest in foreign language

Students pursue independent study in a second or third language

Students pursue independent study in a second or third language

Winter Quarter is a period of limbo at the University of Denver, when Juniors return from Study Abroad while Sophomores are selecting where they will be the coming fall. The travel bug is certainly biting and giving students itchy feet, but have any tongues been tickled by linguistics?

The ability to communicate effectively in a second or even third language has become increasingly important in our globalized world. DU students are coming to see the value such knowledge will bring to their professional and personal lives.

This is evident in the facts behind Pioneers studying abroad in locations where English is not the lingua franca, so to speak.

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