foreign language

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    Majors and Courses

    Do fourth class cadets select their courses and majors before their first year, or are your first courses selected for you? Like foreign language. I notice that foreign language is a core course that everyone has to take, but how is it decided what foreign language you’re going to take? Does...
  2. AROTC-dad

    CLIP-B is alive and well....

    For those of you who are in Army ROTC, my DS (an MS-IV) just received a payment of $1,000 for passing first year Mandarin with a "B" grade or better. DS didn't even KNOW about the incentive for Critical language. His HR rep apparently saw the class and grade report and called him to the...
  3. H

    Double Language Minor

    I received and accepted my appointment to USAFA back in December and I've been thinking about majors and minors. I'd like to do Foreign Area Studies and minor in Spanish, and I know it's very easy to get a language minor with a Foreign Area Studies major. I really do enjoy learning foreign...
  4. E

    College Equivalent for Homeschoolers for Admission Criteria

    I am a 10th grade homeschooled student taking College courses. Admissions suggest 1 year each of chemistry and physics and 2 years of a foreign language. Because this applies to high school level courses, would 1 year of College level foreign language and 1 semester of college level chemistry...
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    Foreign Language class

    Hey guys! I was just wondering if it was possible to take a different foreign language class than the foreign language you learned in High School. In my case I am a native Spanish speaker and let's just say I want to take Mandarin if I go to the USNA, is it possible?
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    Foreign Language

    Is there any advantage with admissions/WCS for more modern foreign language than the 2 years recommended when applying? For example, 2 years of Mandarin in middle school plus 4 years in high school, including AP Mandarin senior year? Also, would attending an almost month long language immersion...
  7. C

    Foreign Language

    I thought it would be helpful to have a recent thread on foreign languages. So just a couple of questions to start it... 1. What language should our younger lurkers/posters take? 2. How important is a foreign language in the application process? 3. How much choice does one have regarding foreign...
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