Meet the Language Consultants/Tutors! (Spring 2023)
Sophie – German
My name is Sophie, and I am a German tutor at the MLRC! I am a Junior at Scripps majoring in Politics with a minor in German. I’ve been studying German for a few years and plan to study in Berlin in the Spring. If you ever need help studying, need practice, or just have general questions about German, stop by the language center!
Lena – Arabic
!أهلا وسهلا My name is Lena Abed and I’m a sophomore at Pomona from Northern California. I’m half White-American and half Palestinian. Though I’m not fluent in Al-Ammiyah (العامية), I’ve studied Modern Standard Arabic since I was in elementary school. I understand how intimidating learning Arabic can be, but I’m here to support you throughout the learning process. Whether you’d like conversation practice, homework guidance, or even some ☕ قهوة, feel free to stop by the Modern Language Resource Center!
Ann – French
Bonjour à tous! My name is Ann, I am from Paris and Shanghai and the French tutor at the MLRC. I am currently a junior at CMC studying Economics and Engineering. Come if you need any help with homework, want to practice speaking in French, or if you just want to stop by and chat! I’ll be here on Mondays from 3-5pm, and Wednesdays from 2-4pm.
Lilliana – Italian and Spanish
Hola & Ciao! My name is Lilliana and I am the Spanish/Italian tutor. I am a senior at Scripps College, majoring in Foreign Languages & Linguistics. Can’t wait to meet you all!
Lucas – French & Spanish
Angela – Korean
Marino Forlino -MLRC Director and Associate Professor of Italian
Ciao a tutti! My name is Marino Forlino and I am an Assistant Professor of Italian at Scripps College and the director of the Modern Languages Resource Center. I received my BA in Foreign Languages and Literatures from the Università degli Studi di Firenze (Italy), a Diploma in American Studies from Smith College, a Diploma in Advanced Arabic Language from Institut Bourguiba des Langues Vivantes (Tunis, Tunisia) and Tanta University (Egypt), and my M.A. and Ph.D. in Italian from Rutgers University. Please say “hi” when you see me around, or “ciao”, “hallo”, “bonjour”, or “مرحبا”!