EVENTS

Calendar

Nov
11
Sat
CeLTA Language School Culture Event @ CeLTA B135 Wells Hall
Nov 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
CeLTA Language School Culture Event @ CeLTA B135 Wells Hall

Travel the world in a day! Our free event showcases different countries and cultures. We introduce the cultures and languages, play games, sing songs, and do arts and crafts. It is an opportunity to travel the world in an afternoon.

The events generally take place on a Saturday from 2-4 pm in B-135 Wells Hall and are offered free of charge. Donations to support these events will be gladly accepted. Parking is available in the adjacent lots west of the building and in lots 79 (Spartan Stadium) and 39 (Engineering/International Center). Please note that lot 55 is reserved for vehicles with faculty and staff permits throughout the weekend.

To register, please contact us via email or phone (cls@celta.msu.edu, 517-355-7587) and provide the following information: name, age, emergency phone number, email, allergies. The culture events are open to children age 3 and above. Adults are welcome.

All programs are accessible for participants with special needs. CLS must be notified at least four weeks prior to a program start date in order to determine reasonable accommodations.

Nov
16
Thu
MSU Film Collective Screening: The Lobster @ B122 Wells Hall
Nov 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Lobster (Yorgos Lanthimos, 2015)

Presented by Misha Mihaelova

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In a dystopian society, single people must find a mate within 45 days or be transformed into an animal of their choice.

Nov
30
Thu
MSU Film Collective screening: THE BELLBOY @ B122 Wells Hall
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm

The Bellboy (Jerry Lewis, 1960)

Presented by Dan Smith

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A bellboy (Jerry Lewis) working at the luxurious Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach constantly causes problems with his clumsy mistakes. In addition to writing, directing, producing, and starring in the film as Stanley, Lewis also appears as himself. The Bellboy reflects on the hotel as a site of luxury and labor, celebrity encounters, and theatre of the absurd.

Dec
7
Thu
MSU Film Collective screening: DECALAGE HORAIRE/JET LAG @ B122 Wells Hall
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm

Decalage Horaire/Jet Lag (Danièle Thompson, 2003)

Presented by Safoi Babana-Hampton

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After being stranded at an airport, a beautician (Juliette Binoche) and a businessman (Jean Reno) share a hotel room in Paris.

Dec
15
Fri
Early registration deadline for CLS spring classes @ Wells Hall
Dec 15 all-day
Jan
17
Wed
“Religion, Ethics, and Climate Change” with Dr. Jonathan Brockopp @ 303 International Center
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm

“Religion, Ethics, and Climate Change” with  Dr. Jonathan Brockopp

Wednesday, January 17th, 7:00pm

303 International Center

 

Jan
22
Mon
Arabic for Kids @ Wells Hall
Jan 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Arabic for Kids @ Wells Hall

Our kids programs are open to children ages 6-12 and are designed to provide a fun learning environment that focuses on playful interactions in the target language. It will sensitize children to language learning, help them acquire an awareness and appreciation of other cultures, enhance their understanding of the native language, and hopefully motivate them to pursue language study. Our goals are to introduce the children to different facets of the target language and culture, expand their existing knowledge, and increase their abilities in speaking and listening while incorporating some reading and writing in the target language. We emphasize functional language use and cultural awareness. Our small class sizes allow us to work more closely with your children, differentiate instruction, and maximize learning outcomes. Concurrent sections to accommodate different levels are offered for most languages.

Multiple-program/child discounts are available (10%). To qualify, registrations must be on the same transaction. Classes will be cancelled if fewer than 5 students enroll. All classes meet in Wells Hall.

Arabic meets on Mondays from 5:00-6:00 pm, starting January 22 and running for 10 weeks through April 16, 2018. There will be no class meetings during MSU’s Spring Break (March 5-9) and area schools’ Spring Breaks (March 26 – April 6).

French for Preschoolers @ B135 Wells Hall
Jan 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
French for Preschoolers @ B135 Wells Hall

Our preschooler programs are open to children ages 3-6 and introduce children to the target language and culture in a playful way. By speaking in the target language throughout the entire class, the children are immersed in the language and become familiarized with the sounds of the language while learning to say simple phrases. The focus of the class is on listening and speaking, supported by visual cues.

Multiple-program/child discounts are available (10%). To qualify, registrations must be on the same transaction. Classes will be cancelled if fewer than 5 students enroll. All classes meet in Wells Hall.

French meets on Mondays from 5-6 pm, starting January 22 and running for 10 weeks through April 16, 2018. There will be no class meetings during MSU’s Spring Break (March 5-9) and area schools’ Spring Breaks (March 26 – April 6).

Program Fee: $150.00
Jan
23
Tue
French for Kids @ Wells Hall
Jan 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
French for Kids @ Wells Hall

Our kids programs are open to children ages 6-12 and are designed to provide a fun learning environment that focuses on playful interactions in the target language. It will sensitize children to language learning, help them acquire an awareness and appreciation of other cultures, enhance their understanding of the native language, and hopefully motivate them to pursue language study. Our goals are to introduce the children to different facets of the target language and culture, expand their existing knowledge, and increase their abilities in speaking and listening while incorporating some reading and writing in the target language. We emphasize functional language use and cultural awareness. Our small class sizes allow us to work more closely with your children, differentiate instruction, and maximize learning outcomes. Concurrent sections to accommodate different levels are offered for most languages.

Multiple-program/child discounts are available (10%). To qualify, registrations must be on the same transaction. Classes will be cancelled if fewer than 5 students enroll. All classes meet in Wells Hall.

French meets on Tuesdays from 5:30-6:30 pm, starting January 23 and running for 10 weeks through April 17, 2018. There will be no class meetings during MSU’s Spring Break (March 5-9) and area schools’ Spring Breaks (March 26 – April 6).

Spanish for Kids @ Wells Hall
Jan 23 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm
Spanish for Kids @ Wells Hall

Our kids programs are open to children ages 6-12 and are designed to provide a fun learning environment that focuses on playful interactions in the target language. It will sensitize children to language learning, help them acquire an awareness and appreciation of other cultures, enhance their understanding of the native language, and hopefully motivate them to pursue language study. Our goals are to introduce the children to different facets of the target language and culture, expand their existing knowledge, and increase their abilities in speaking and listening while incorporating some reading and writing in the target language. We emphasize functional language use and cultural awareness. Our small class sizes allow us to work more closely with your children, differentiate instruction, and maximize learning outcomes. Concurrent sections to accommodate different levels are offered for most languages.

Multiple-program/child discounts are available (10%). To qualify, registrations must be on the same transaction. Classes will be cancelled if fewer than 5 students enroll. All classes meet in Wells Hall.

Spanish meets on Tuesdays from 6:15-7:15pm, starting January 23 and running for 10 weeks through April 17, 2018. There will be no class meetings during MSU’s Spring Break (March 5-9) and area schools’ Spring Breaks (March 26 – April 6).