Registration is now open for Western's Employee Language Program workshops

Western Community,

Registration is now open for Western's Employee Language Program workshops, with sessions starting the week of Jan. 16.

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

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


There are no registration fees for these workshops.


Winter 2018 workshops will begin the week of January 16th.


  • Spanish: Level 1: Basic Conversation
    Tuesday & Thursday: 12-12:50 pm in Carver 265, 1/17-3/9
  • Spanish: Level 2: Basic Conversation
    Tuesday & Thursday: 9-9:50 am in Miller Hall 115, 1/17-3/9
  • Spanish: Level 3: Written & Oral Communication
    Tuesday & Thursday: 4-4:50 pm in Miller Hall 114, 1/17-3/9
  • Spanish: Survival Spanish
    Monday & Wednesday: 4-4:50 pm in Miller Hall 154, 1/18-3/8
  • Spanish: Speaker Series
    Tuesday: 5-7:00 pm in Miller Hall 152, 2/6-2/27
  • Spanish: Conversation Partners
    Days, Times, and Locations Arranged


  • French: Basic Language & Culture
    Tuesday & Friday: 4-4:50 PM in Miller Hall 154, 1/17-3/10


  • Chinese: Basic Language & Culture
    Thursday: 3-4:50 pm in Miller Hall 112, 1/19-3/9

English Workshops

Those interested in participating in an Occupational English workshop should contact the Employee Language Program at or at 360-650-2841.

Check out the perspectives of the Western Employee Language Program Facilitators in this short video.

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. For more information about the program, please visit the program web page.

Employee Language Program, Western Washington University
Phone: 360-650-2841
E-Mail: | Web:

Active Minds Changing Lives

The WWU Employee Language Program workshops are an initiative put forth by the Office of the President 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.

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