Why ISU? Why LLL?

Comments from our Students Why Study Languages? Why Study Linguistics? Careers

Thinking about Study Abroad? Thinking about...LLL

·       Study French, German, Latin, Spanish, TESL
or combine with other languages we offer:  
, Chinese, Japanese

·       Tailor to your own professional interest

·       Develop both language and cultural competence

·       Study abroad (at ISU tuition rates)


DID YOU KNOW? There is a SHORTAGE of Foreign Language Teachers in Indiana. And, according to the NY Times, the demand for Teachers of English as a Second Language is growing most rapidly in the South, the Midwest, and the Northeast.


54,343 = Number of immigrants living in Indianapolis metropolitan area in 2000

152 = Percentage increase since 1990

42,994 = Hispanics living in Indianapolis metropolitan area in 2000

3.4 = Percentage of Indianapolis metropolitan area population that is foreign-born

50 = Percentage Indiana's immigrant population grew from 1995 to 2000

209 = Number of native languages, other than English, spoken by immigrants in Indiana

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Indiana University Kelley School of Business, Indiana Department of

Education (as reported by Tim Evans, tim.evans@indystar.com, June 17, 2003)