International Education

Go Lim! A Language in Motion Event

When your family and friends are tired of hearing about your journey, we have a community outreach opportunity for you!

The Language in Motion (LiM) program provides Willamette University students a unique opportunity to share culture and language with students in the Salem-Keizer school district.  Study abroad returnees, international students and language assistants are invited into local classrooms to provide learning opportunities for elementary, middle and high school students. Presenters are encouraged to work together to prepare presentations. Ideally presentations include one study abroad returnee and one international student or language assistant.

Last year 64 LiM presenters provided 100 presentations at local schools. Presentation topics ranged from food, politics, environment, language, arts,poverty, to youth culture.  Presentation formats have included songs, games, power points, cooking, and informal questions and answers.  Anything is possible!

We want to celebrate the beginning of LiM's sixth year and provide WU students time to explore presentation topics and meet other interested students.

Recommended for reentry style(s)

Free Spirit, Detached, Reassimilator, Integrator

To complete the requirement you need to:

Attend one of the Go LiM! Events for the full hour.

Other Important Notes

Attending the Go LiM! event will fulfill the requirements for BOTH the returning from study abroad assignment (#1) and returning from study abroad activity (#3).

Contact Information

Nomi Pearce, Language in Motion Coordinator, UC 2nd Floor, 503-370-6566, or

If you are interested in participating in Language in Motion but cannot attend the event please contact Nomi Pearce at


The Spring 2014 Go LiM! events will be:  (Choose ONE) 

Wednesday, January 22,  2-3 pm  Autzen  (UC 3rd Floor)
Friday, January 24,  11-12 noon    Autzen  (UC 3rd Floor)

RSVP by January 20 to

(Cookies or scones provided by those who rsvp by the deadline!)