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    • Learn a New Language. Explore a New Culture.

      The Rice University Foreign Language Program reflects the diversity of Houston and draws from both a local and an international audience. Many students enroll to get an edge in their business and professional lives. Others join classes because they have a passion for travel and exploring a new culture.

      Learn more about the Foreign Language Program. 

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    • Learn Chinese at Rice

      Sightseeing at the Great Wall, visiting the Terracotta Warriors or traveling to Beijing, Shanghai or Hong Kong on business? Study Chinese language and culture before your trip. Join a Mandarin Chinese class in the Foreign Language Program at Rice.

      Apply now for the next session. 

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    • Learn Portuguese at Rice

      Planning a trip to Brazil in 2014 or to Rio in 2016 for the world's most popular sporting events? Learn conversational Portuguese in the Foreign Language Program at Rice before you go.

      Learn more about the Foreign Language Program.  

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    • Learn Russian at Rice

      Is Moscow or St. Petersburg the next stop on your travel itinerary? Or is learning Russian for your job just good business? Join a Russian class in the Rice Foreign Language Program and learn about Russian language and culture.

      Apply now for the next session. 

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