Fulbright-Hays Scholarship Recipient Profile: Rebecca Lawson

Rebecca Lawson discusses the different teaching styles she experienced while on the Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program in Moscow as a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad scholarship recipient. Before going to Russia, I didn’t know what to expect when it came to my classes. How would they be structured? How intense would they really …

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Fulbright-Hays Scholarship Recipient Profile: Patrick Fox

Note: The Spring 2020 semester was interrupted by the global COVID-19 pandemic. Participants returned home in the middle of the semester and continued their studies remotely. Patrick Fox reflects on his experience while on the Eurasian Regional Language Program in Dushanbe, Tajikistan as a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad scholarship recipient. I spent this past semester …

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Fulbright-Hays Scholarship Recipient Profile: Brittni Foster

Brittni Foster reflects on her language learning experience while on the Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program in Moscow as a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad scholarship recipient. (MIS)ADVENTURES IN THE RUSSIAN LANGUAGE I’m going to be very honest. I had not considered the possibility of going to Russia prior to November of 2019 -- …

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My Virtual Conversation Partner in Taiwan

Initially hesitant about intensive language learning online, I was pleasantly surprised by the pace of the class and various modes of learning TISLP offered to improve my Chinese speaking ability. Group classes are small and great for group learning and instruction. Although my classmates and I are states apart and we don’t have the opportunity to bond in person and outside of the classroom as we would during scheduled programming, I feel like we are friends as we speak and see each other almost every day on BlueJeans.