Modern Languages and Literatures

Courses in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish are taught through the innovative Kenyon Intensive Language Model, an immersive experience involving two hours of daily language instruction. Additionally, courses taught in translation allow non-speakers to explore the rich literary and cultural heritage of other language traditions.

  • 8modern languages are taught at Kenyon, and each dives deep into language and culture.

    Study Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish.

  • Kenyon Intensive Language Model

    KILM immerses students though near-daily classes supplemented by drill and conversation sessions led by upperclass students trained as apprentice teachers.

  • 15years running, Kenyon has been a top producer of Fulbright Fellows.

  • Kenyon in Focus: Apprentice Teachers

    Jonathan Urrea-Espinoza '19 and Associate Professor of Spanish Travis Landry discuss the Apprentice Teacher program, in which students lead their peers in sessions designed to enhance language retention.

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Department of Modern Languages and Literatures 
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Kenyon College
Gambier, Ohio 43022