TAs in the German, Spanish & French departments organized a soccer competition, the Williams World Cup, with their students on Saturday morning, May 4. The Latin American team won against the French, German and Spanish teams. Afterwards, everyone enjoyed some food together.
CFLLC hosted a “Speed Language Learning” event at Williams Previews. Prospective students learned basics of nine different languages in two-minute lessons taught by the current Williams students. The venue was filled with excitement and enthusiasm!
Mission Park Dining hosted a special Korean meal to celebrate the First Full Moon of the Lunar Year on Tuesday, Feb. 19th from 5-8pm.
The menu included Dak-Galbi (spicy stir-fry chicken), beef bulgogi (stir-fry beef with onions), dobu-jorim (braised tofu), Japchae (glass noodle stir fry), Hobak Buchim (zucchini pancakes), Gyeran Bokkeumbap (egg fried rice), Japgokbap (multigrain rice), Kimchi, Ddeok Mandu Guk (dumpling soup) and Sangchu Moochim (salad). Danpatjuk (sweet bean dessert), Yakgwa (cookie), and Shikhe (traditional rice beverage).
Language TAs and Fellows, professors, staff, students and families celebrated International Education Week 2018 on Friday, Nov. 16 by socializing over a meal and engaging with cultures. Mission Park Dining Hall accommodated the crowds in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi-Urdu, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swahili.
On Wednesday, October 3, 46 members of CFLLC faculty, staff, Teaching Associates and Language Fellows mixed and mingled in the Chapin and Schow Galleries in Sawyer Library, enjoying some well-deserved relaxation time with friends and colleagues after a very busy start to the academic year.
The Goûter, a very traditional sweet meal between lunch and dinner, was organized by the French TAs and the French Club. It took place on Sunday, 14th of October in the third floor of Hollander. The students have had the chance to taste pastries from France: pain au chocolat, croissants, macarons, and other pâtisseries.
On Thursday, September 27, the French Game Night took place in Hollander 229 from 7 to 8:30 PM. Students sat at five tables with different card games on set up on each one of them: “Jungle Speed”, “Salade de Cafards”, “Taboo”, “La Bataille Corse” and “Le président”.
Students and friends of Elementary Italian class prepare a feast with Professor Michele Monserrati, “Cena mediterranea: sapori e colori del Mediterraneo.”
Annual Talent Show is a tradition of the Russian Department at Williams. Every year each course group, as well as some individuals often in cooperation with Russian TA, come up with performances of different kinds. Talent Show 2018 turned out to be one of the best thanks to our students’ initiatives and the Department’s support!