Languages and Cultures

At a glance

What: High-quality language and culture instruction in many world languages for conversation, travel, or business

Who: Taught by trained and experienced language instructors from UW-Madison

Certification: Programs meet multiple requirements and standards for continuing education

Contacts
Julie Dahl, jdahl@dcs.wisc.edu, 608‑262‑5929
Sage Goellner, sgoellner@dcs.wisc.edu, 608‑262‑4873


Upcoming classes
(Click class title for details and to register)
English
M, June 1-Aug 3, 4:30-6pm  •  $250
TTh, June 23-Aug 13, 5:30-7pm  •  $395
French
M, May 18, 6-9pm  •  $85; $35 for registrant guest
MW, Jun 1-29, 5:30-7pm  •  $135
M-F, June 15-26, 8:45am-1pm  •  $215 per week
Nov 14, 2014, 10:00am, Feb 9, 2015, 1:30pm, May 13, 2015, 9:30am  •  $45
German
MW, Jul 1-29, 5:30-7pm  •  $135
November 14, 2015, 10:00am, Feb 9, 2015, 1:30pm, May 13, 2015, 9:30am  •  $45
Korean
TTh, June 16-July 14, 5:30-7pm  •  $135
Portuguese
TTh, Jun 2-30, 7:15-8:45pm  •  $135
Spanish
TTh, Jul 2-30, 7:15-8:45pm  •  $135
TTh, June 2-16, 5:30-7pm  •  $85
TTh, Jun 18-Jul 23, 5:30-7pm  •  $155
MW, Jun 1-29, 7:15-8:45pm  •  $135
TTh, Jun 2-30, 5:30-7pm  •  $135
TTh, Jun 2-30, 7:15-8:45pm  •  $135
TTh, June 16-Aug 6, 4:30-5:45pm  •  $190
Th, Aug 13, 1:30-3:45pm  •  $45
Online classes
Start September 15, 2015  •  Certificate program (both courses): | 8.0 CEUs, $760 | Group rate (2 or more): $715 | Spanish 1 only: | 4.0 CEUs, $455 | Spanish 2 only: | 4.0 CEUs, $395
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $145
Available Sept 1, complete within 1 year  •  $220
Featured programs
Online anytime
Spanish for conversation, travel, or business. Practical, flexible, and convenient, with plenty of one-on-one time with your instructor.
 
Classes to help adult learners increase their knowledge of English and improve their ability to use English.
A creative and fun way to improve French language skills and make new friends. Held every summer.
Learn how to read German-language texts at an advanced level. Credit, noncredit, and Independent Learning classes available.
Reading knowledge exams for graduate students

Click here to view a complete list of Continuing Studies Languages programs.