Free French, Spanish classes for faculty and staff

Submitted by Western Today on Mon, 10/05/2015 - 10:06am

Registration is now open for the Western Washington University Employee Language Program workshops for fall quarter.

The workshops are an initiative put forth by the President's Office to support Western faculty and staff through professional development and to encourage multicultural outreach and awareness. The workshops are the result of a combined effort by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, and Extended Education.

For workshop level descriptions and recommended preparation, please visit the descriptions on the program curriculum page.

Workshops will begin the week of Oct. 5. A listing of offerings and times is available below:

Spanish Workshops:

  • Spanish: Level 1 - Basic Conversation I
    M/W @ 4-4:50 PM in HU 108 (10/5-12/2)
  • Spanish: Level 1 - Basic Conversation I
    T/Th @ 1-1:50 PM in MH 103 (10/6-12/3)
  • Spanish: Level 2 - Basic Conversation II
    M/W @ 9-9:50 AM in BH 108 (10/5-12/2)
  • Spanish: Level 3 - Written/Oral Comm.
    T/Th @ 4-4:50 PM in MH 239 (10/6-12/3)
  • Spanish: Spanish for Outreach
    M @ 12-12:50 PM in BH 151 (10/5-11/30)
  • Spanish: Spanish for Outreach (STEM/CSE)
    W @ 12-12:50 PM in AW 410 (10/7-12/2)
  • Spanish Conversation Group
    F @ 12-12:50 PM in MH 235 (10/9-12/4)

French Workshops:

  • French: Language & Culture
    T/Th @ 4-4:50 PM in TBA (10/6-12/3)

There are no registration fees for these workshops. Check out the perspectives of the Western Employee Language Program Facilitators in this short video.

Employees should communicate with their supervisors prior to registering for a workshop. For those with additional questions, a FAQ page is available on the program website. For more information about the program, please visit the program web page.