1 . University of California, San Diego : Linguistics Language Program : Spring 2019 UCSDLINGUISTICS LANGUAGE PROGRAMWelcome! Welcome to the Linguistics Language Program, a unit of the Department of Linguistics at UCSD. We offer basic instruction in American Sign Language, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish, in five heritage languages (Arabic, Filipino, Korean, Persian, and Vietnamese), and in over 60 other languages in our independent study program. What you can expect from us: A rich language-learning environment: Learning a language requires lots of meaningful input and interaction. Our courses are designed to give you exactly that, during both in-class and out-of-class activities. An enjoyable and supportive classroom atmosphere: Learning a language should be fun, and you will find our classes to be a pleasure to attend. A committed and dedicated staff: We have one main goal: giving you the most effective language-learning experience possible. Your success is our success, and we do everything possible to make sure you finish your course sequence with a practical ability in the language that you will be able to use for the rest of your life. What we expect from you: Dedication: We give you the best language-learning environment possible and the means to make use of that environment. The rest is up to you. The more time you put in, the more you will learn. Enthusiasm: Many of our classes are small and personal, and you will get to know your teachers and classmates well. You owe it to them to show up ready and eager to participate. Honesty: We take academic integrity very seriously. Please read our policy below and make sure you understand it. Academic Integrity All students are expected to do their own work. The following acts constitute academic dishonestyand will result in any or all of the following sanctions: a grade of F, expulsion from the course, and/or disciplinary measures by the Dean of Students of the student's college. Academic dishonesty includes but is not limited to: 1.during a written or computerized exam/quiz, using books or notes, online resources, copying from another student or receiving unauthorized help. 2.turning in a written composition that has been copied from a book or some other printed source, from the Internet or that has been written in whole or in part by someone other than the student. Moreover, students are expected to show proper respect for instructors and fellow students in class discussions and compositions. Improper and indecent language use will not be tolerated. See also the appropriate section of the UCSD General Catalogentitled "UCSD Policy on Integrity of Scholarship."