Living Through Language

Living Through Language

Chinese idioms, or chengyu, are difficult to learn, culturally complex and grammatically irregular. For most students of Chinese, they’re a nightmare. But as her classmates groaned at the sight of a new list of characters to memorize, Taia Cheng ’19 tapped her pencil on her desk, eager to learn each new phrase and its unique […]

Assembly honors foreign language scholars

Ellina Chulpaeff The Foreign Language Awards assembly was held on Tuesday, May 19 to honor students who have excelled in advanced foreign language courses. Those in French, Spanish and Japanese pledged to continue learning their language. Senior awards went to Josh Oreman ’09 for French, Lian Zucker ’09 for Spanish, Jacqueline Wee ’09 for Japanese, […]