We offer instruction in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Japanese, Latin, Russian, and Spanish. There also are two programs in translation: Classical Studies, and Comparative Literature. The Department also offers courses on Second-Language Acquisition.
Not sure what level of language course you should take? Whether you've already started your education in another language or are just beginning, we can guide you.
Located in historic Pardee Hall, the facilities include a full-service, multimedia resource center, two student study lounges, and an encounter space for coffee, conversation, and exchange of ideas. There is a seminar learning space, three classrooms, and our faculty offices--the perfect enclave to immerse yourself in a language.
An academic year, semester, summer, or interim session? The Department of Languages & Literary Studies Studies encourages all students to fully engage themselves in another culture and language.
Language Resource Center
The Languages & Literary Studies Resource Center at Lafayette College provides a collaborative learning environment whose mission is to foster a dialogue between cultures through the use of educational technology. The LLSRC at Lafayette complements and supports the ten different modern and classical languages, literature, and culture programs.