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World Languages

The Department of World Languages offers the study of major world languages such as French, Mandarin, and Spanish. The program is designed to increase students’ linguistic and practical skills and broaden their awareness of the culture they are studying.

Clubs & Activities

The Department of World Languages offers a variety of clubs and activities for students to expand their experience speaking foreign languages and exploring the cultures of other countries. Students who participate in activities outside the language classroom truly enhance their potential for becoming more proficient in the realm of global citizenship. The following are the active clubs available for students to join:

  • Chinese Club
  • French Club
  • Spanish Club
  • Trips Abroad

Meet Our Faculty

Norma Aguilera

Titles: World Language Department Lead
Departments: World Languages , SJB Faculty
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Carleen Carney

Titles: International Student Instructor
Departments: World Languages , SJB Faculty
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Jake Holke

Titles: English Instructor
Departments: English , World Languages , SJB Faculty
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Elizabeth Hunt

Titles: Associate Dean/Spanish Instructor, Spanish Instructor
Departments: World Languages , SJB Faculty, SJB Staff
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Aleta Liao

Titles: Associate Dean International Admissions
Departments: Admissions, World Languages , SJB Faculty, SJB Staff
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William Liu

Titles: Spanish Instructor/Christian Service, Christian Service Program Coordinator
Departments: Campus Ministry , World Languages , SJB Faculty
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Mona Louka

Titles: French Instructor
Departments: World Languages , SJB Faculty
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Mary Machado

Titles: Spanish Instructor
Departments: World Languages , SJB Faculty
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Cindy Rayas

Titles: Spanish Instructor, Europe Trip Coordinator, Spanish Honor Society Moderator
Departments: World Languages , SJB Faculty
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Spanish Department - European Trip 2017

Every year for Spring Break, the Spanish Department puts together a trip to France and Spain for all students to explore the culture and language of the European countries.

The next European Trip will take place during Spring Break of 2017. There is a $200 discount for early registration.

For more information, please click here and insert code Rayas-617 or contact Ms. Cindy Rayas at (562) 920-1734 ext. 584.

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Japan + China Trip 2017

A 10 day learning experience to tour and vacation with Bosco brothers: Visit relics of one of the world’s most ancient civilizations along with the most advanced technological and architectural innovations of the modern world in East Asia.

  • Experience a school day in Keio High School nearby Tokyo, and stay 3 nights in a Japanese home.
  • See the most famous highlights of Japan and China: Sky Tree, Sumida River, Mt. Fuji, the Bund, The start point of Silk Road, the Terracotta Warriors, The Great Wall, the Forbidden City, the Water Cube, the Giant floating Egg, and more in this whirlwind tour of the biggest cities and most exciting attractions of Asia.
  • Try various mouthwatering local cruising!

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