Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Yiddish, Portuguese Teachers Sought.

Byline: Diana Heil Journal Staff Writer

SFCC Expands Foreign Language

Santa Fe Community College is searching for teachers of Yiddish and Portuguese to round out a language-studies program that has gained considerable ground over the past two years.

Maria Cristina Lopez, chairwoman of the college's language department, said Santa Feans have asked for these not-so-common foreign language classes.

"Brazil must be in people's consciousness," she said.

And as for the demand for Yiddish?

"We have a sizable Jewish community," she said.

The spring semester, which begins Tuesday, shows that enthusiasm is up for a variety of language classes. …

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