Prima Lingua is a preparatory course designed for students who are about to begin their first year of language study.
Prima Lingua focuses on two main goals:
Prima Lingua also gives students an understanding of linguistic terms, a strong foundation in derivatives across many languages, an appreciation of the cultural aspect of language, and knowledge of the historical development of language groups. They look at linguistic examples mostly in French, Spanish, Italian, German, Latin, Greek, and English and draw connections to Asian languages.
At the end of this course students are well versed in the language of language study.
Course materials include: