Language Buddies

Language Buddies exists as a program for community engagement that develops strategic relationships for ongoing learning with Hispanic families and Gustavus students. Cultural and Language learning are major aspects of this program through Spanish 320: Latinos in the United States.

Language Buddies

Information

Language Buddies is a student Organization that originated in 2011 here at Gustavus in partnership with the Spanish section of the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures as well as Latino members of St. Peter, MN. Students and families meet regularly to partake in an English/ Spanish language and culture exchange.

Información

Language Buddies es una organización estudiantil que originó en 2011 en Gustavus Adolphus College. Trabaja en conjunto con la sección de español del Departamento de Lenguas, Literaturas y Culturas Modernas, al igual que con la comunidad Latina de St. Peter, MN. Los estudiantes y las familias se reúnen con regularidad para llevar a cabo un intercambio lingüístico-cultural con el inglés y el español.

Language Buddies GOALS are:

  • To build bridges between people, such as:
    Anglos and Latinos living in St. Peter.
  • Foster transcultural understanding

Las METAS de Language Buddies son:

  • Construir puentes entre las personas
    anglosajonas y latinas que viven en St. Peter.
  • Fomentar la comprensión transcultural
Coordinators
Full Name Gustavus Email Address
Jessica Ries ’15 jries2@gustavus.edu
Jennifer Viveros ’15 jviveros@gustavus.edu