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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Less-Commonly-Taught Languages Center offers diverse programs for students

Less-Commonly-Taught Languages Center offers diverse programs for students

By Ryleigh Lord, Staff Writer September 29, 2022
A “less commonly taught” language doesn’t translate into an unimportant language, and Pitt’s Less-Commonly-Taught Languages Center is working daily to spread that message to students on campus.
Student’s complete language-based puzzles at the Office of Less Commonly Taught Languages’ “Talk Your Way Out: Escape the Airport!” event in Hillman on Wednesday evening.

Escape the airport with less-commonly taught languages

By Vikram Sundar, Staff Writer September 3, 2019
Escape the Airport was the theme of the LCTL departments’s first-ever escape room event, which took place in Hillman Library on Wednesday night.
Raka Sarkar | Senior Staff Illustrator

Talk Amharic to me: Pitt offers new language

By Salina Pressimone / Staff Writer September 27, 2017

“Kä, ku, ki. Rä, ru, ri. Tä, tu, ti.” Junior Ruth Dereje sounds out each letter as she transcribes the intricate Amharic symbols on the chalkboard inside the Irish Room with precise delineations...

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