Employee Language Program Winter Workshops Start Jan. 11

Registration is now open for Western’s Employee Language Program winter workshops, with sessions starting the week of Jan. 11; there are no registration fees for these workshops.

Open to all Western employees, the workshops support faculty and staff through professional development, and encourage multicultural outreach and awareness. All levels of learners are welcome.

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

In addition to the workshops below, an Occupational English workshop is in development. Those interested in participating in this new English workshop should contact the Employee Language Program.

Spanish Workshops:

  • Spanish: Level 1 – Basic Conversation I

Tuesday/Thursday 9-9:50 a.m. in MH 156 (Jan. 12-March 3)

  • Spanish: Level 2 – Basic Conversation II

Tuesday/Thursday 3-3:50 p.m. in TBA (Jan. 12-March 3)

  • Spanish: Level 3 – Written/Oral Communication

Wednesday/Friday 9-9:50 a.m. in TBA (Jan. 13-March 4)

  • Spanish: Survival Spanish, Half Term

Tuesday/Thursday 10-10:50 a.m. in TBA (Jan. 12-Feb. 4)

  • Spanish: Survival Spanish, Half Term

Tuesday/Thursday 10-10:50 a.m. in TBA (Feb. 9, March 3)

  • Spanish: Written Communication – Online

Online (Jan. 11-March 4)

  • Spanish: Spanish for Professional Projects

Friday 9-9:50 a.m. in MH 308 (Jan. 15-March 4)

  • Spanish: Conversation Partners

Times and locations to be arranged

French Workshops:

  • French: Language and Culture

Monday/Thursday 4-4:50 p.m. in TBA (Jan. 11- March 3)

Be sure to communicate with your supervisor prior to registering for a workshop; if you have additional questions, a FAQ page is available on the program website.

The WWU Employee Language Program 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 more information, please visit the program web page, wwu.edu/ee/lcp/employeelang, or contact the Employee Language Program at   (360) 650-2841 or EmployeeLanguage@wwu.edu

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