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World Language Day

World Language Day - Just for Fun

Your passport to broaden your linguistic horizons and connect with fellow language enthusiasts.

All languages welcome.

Previous WLS poster winners

Join us on the Missouri State University campus for an event designed especially for high school students studying foreign languages. The day is filled with linguistic exploration and cultural connections. We offer a variety of foreign language games and activities purely for fun, prizes and surprises.


April 16, 2024
9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Plaster Student Union Ballroom (3rd floor)

  • Friendly competitions
  • Crafts
  • Relays
  • Karaoke
  • Dance
  • Songs
  • Light snack

Optional more competitive events

For those with a competitive spirit, there will also be opportunities to engage in thrilling competitive games.

10:00-10:45 a.m.
  • PSU 315A - Spanish Basta game
  • PSU 315B - Spanish Password game
  • PSU 315C - Spanish Culture Bowl
11:00-11:45 a.m.
  • PSU 315A - French Scattergories game
  • PSU 315B - French Password game
  • PSU 315C - French Culture Bowl
12:00-12:45 p.m.
  • PSU 315A - Scattergories game (all languages welcome)
  • PSU 315B - Password game (all languages welcome)
  • PSU 315C - Culture Bowl (all languages welcome)

Download event schedule


Online registration for World Language Day 2024 is available until April 10, 2024.

Register early. There is limited seating, and spaces will be reserved on a "first come, first served" basis.

Register your school


For further assistance, please contact the MSU Department of Languages, Cultures and Religions at or call 417-836-5122.