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Language and Communication: the Heart of Human Experience

Language and communication are at the heart of the human experience. The United States must educate students who are linguistically and culturally equipped to communicate successfully in a pluralistic American society and abroad. This imperative envisions a future in which ALL students will develop and maintain proficiency in English and at least one other language, modern or classical...

Statement of Philosophy, Standards for Foreign Language Learning
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

Welcome to the language programs at Franklin & Marshall College. We offer courses in 11 different languages ranging from introductory language courses to upper-level seminars in literature and film.

Learn more about yourself and the world by studying and speaking a foreign language.

Modern Languages at F&M

Arabic
Chinese
French
German
Hebrew
Italian
Japanese
Russian
Spanish

Classical Languages at F&M

Classical Greek
Latin