Spectacular Vernacular

Spectacular Vernacular

Learn about the importance of language. Attend a Spectacular Vernacular program in March. Discover different cultures. Meet people from across the globe.

Spectacular Vernacular Programs in March

Importance of Language in the 21st Century
Thurs., March 1 
6 to 7 p.m.

Professor Isabel Alvarez from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh discusses the advantages of learning a foreign language in today's society.

Mango Day
Thurs., March 8
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Learn  about Mango, our easy-to-use online language learning resource. Get a Mango demonstration, mark your travels on our world map and test your language skills to register for prize drawings.

Multilingualism Made Easy
Thurs., March 15
6 to 7 p.m.

Learning languages can be daunting. Join our panel of local experts discussing why language acquisition is an essential skill, and one that anyone can hone.

Learn about the Arabic Language
Thurs., March 22
6 to 7 p.m.

Do you know that Arabic is the 5th most common language spoken worldwide? The Arabic script is the third most widely used writing system in the world.  Join us and broaden your ability to communicate. 

The Polyglot
Sat., March 24
2 to 4 p.m.

Come experience all the languages that make up Oshkosh. They all call Oshkosh home, but English is not their native language. Learn about other languages and other cultures.

Learn about the Japanese Language
Thurs., March 29
6 to 7 p.m.

Pokemon. Manga. Anime. Learn about the language and culture that adds so much to our pop culture.

All of these programs are free and located in the Lower level meeting room.

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