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The International Languages Department

International Languages Department, Central Library,
Hello World in Different Languages

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to learn or discover a new language, to enhance your work skills or just to satisfy your curiosity? The International Languages Department is the language learning resource for you.

Within our shelves are hundreds of volumes of many of the world’s popular languages, e.g. Spanish, French, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, etc. However, did you know that we also store other languages? These are some examples:

a. Ancient languages, such as Latin, Egyptian hieroglyphics, Sanskrit
b. American Indian languages, such as Nahuatl, Mayan
c. Asian languages, such as Urdu, Thai
d. African languages such as Amharic, Swahili, Zulu
e. Pacific Island language, such as Hawaiian
f. Additional languages such as Gaelic, Irish, etc.

Come to visit us on the first floor of the Central Library.