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Foreign Language Placement Test
Placement Tests are available in:
Spanish, French, German, Italian and Russian.
Placement test fee is $25.
SUMMER 2015 Testing Schedule
Tuesday: 1pm - 5pm
Wednesday: 10am - 2pm
Thursday: 1pm - 5pm
Last placement tests are given at 4pm (T/TR) and 1pm (W).
*Testing dates/times are always subject to change*
Call (813) 974-2548 or click on Placement Tests/Request Permits for more information.
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The USF Foundation has established a scholarship fund for World Languages students in memory of Ava Chitwood. If you wish to make a gift or pledge online you can do so by clicking on the icon below. Select World Languages and then fund 420093001. If you would like to donate to our Modern Language Operating Fund, the fund is 420250.
Le Prix de de Littérature Gérald-Godin 2015
Distinguished University Professor Gaëtan Brulotte just received Le Prix de Littérature Gérald-Godin 2015, a Grand Prix Culturel in Québec for his most recent book, La contagion du réel. He will also be interviewed for Radio Canada and will be featured at the Maison de Culture of Trois-Riviéres
Latin American Science Fiction Research Grant
The USF Humanities Institute and USF Libraries are co-sponsoring the newly created Latin American Science Fiction Research Grant for Spring 2016 to support the use of the Libraries' unique Latin American Science Fiction collections. Dr. Pablo Brescia is the Academic Coordinator for the LASFRG, a national and international residential grant for scholars of Latin American science fiction. Read more HERE.
Creative Scholarship Grants Awarded
Dr. Mei-Hsuan Chiang was granted a Creative Scholarship Grant for the academic year 2015-2016 to continue further research on gender and nationalism in Taiwan cinema during the cold war era.
Dr. David Arbesú was granted a Creative Scholarship Grant for the academic year 2015-2016 to work on editions of Lope de Vega's Las famosas asturianas and Montalbán's La monja alférez.
More WLE News
Enjoy Summer Break!
WLE Student Accomplishments
Lisa Clarke, a Spanish Graduate Program student, has been awarded with the Second Prize in the prestigious “Student Prize Competition” organized annually by the Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy. Papers recognized will be presented in the forthcoming academic conference “Cuba-What’s Next?” and will be considered for publication in Cuba in Transition.
Congratulations, Lisa, for your fine effort and your continued interest in Cuban Studies!
The French faculty is pleased to announce that two advanced students of French have received TAPIF awards from the French government. Melissa Ortiz and Chris Ogando will be teaching English in France for 7 months beginning in October. These are paid teaching positions with insurance.
Melissa will be in Toulouse and Chris in Lille.
Two USF Chinese program students represented USF by participating in the 2015 Chinese Bridge Competition Southern US finals in Dallas, TX on April 26th. Nabil Smith finished in second place overall while Lindsey O'Brien finished in third place. These are outstanding achievements for two students who are currently only in second year Chinese.
Nabil Smith will be going to the finals in China in July as the top runner up from the southern US region. Click HERE for more (in Chinese).