TALKING About Culture

Celebrating Cultures at Keystone


The ability to create and use language is the most distinctive feature of humans. We learn our culture through language.

Animals also communicate--it is critical to their survival--but it is very limited compared to human language.

-The University of Delaware

Languages Spoken Around the Globe

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Foreign Language Courses Available at Keystone

  • French
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Latin
  • Japanese
  • Mandarin

Find out more about these classes in Keystone's course catalog!

Most of these courses (and others too!) include speaking assignments. We recommend that you use Vocaroo to complete these assignments.
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How To Use Vocaroo:

1. Go to
2. Click the Record button.
3. An Adobe Flash box will pop up, select Allow.
4. Start talking and press STOP when finished recording.
5. Press Listen to review your recording.
6. If you are happy with this recording you will click on Click here to save >>
7. The best file format will be MP3 (see below)
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8. Save the MP3 file to your computer.

*TIP* Create folders for each class and save the MP# as the name of your assignment!

9. Go back to your assignment in Blackboard, Attach the MP3 file and hit Submit.