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
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English Language Program (ESL)

Click here to see all English Language Program classes»

French
T, Sept 8-Nov 17, 5:30-7pm  •  $155
W, Sept 9-Nov 4, 5-7pm  •  $170
F, Sept 11-Nov 13, 11am-1pm  •  $155
German
M, Sept 14-Nov 9, 5:30-7pm  •  $135
Th, Sept 10-Nov 5, 5:30-7pm  •  $135
Korean
Portuguese
T, Sept 15-Nov 10, 5:30-7pm  •  $135
Spanish
Fri, Dec 4 and 11,
4-5:30pm
 •  $40
Nov 4-13, 2015  •  Land Package only-$3549.00 | Single Supplement-$300.00
Th, Nov 5, 8:30am-noon  •  $95
MW, Sept 9-23, 2015 7:15-8:45pm  •  $85
TTh, Sept 10-24 5:30-7:30pm  •  $85
M, Sept 28-Dec 14, 7:15-8:45pm (no class Nov 23)  •  $155
T, Sept 29-Dec 15, 5:30-7pm (no class Nov 24)  •  $155
Th, Sept 17-Nov 12, 5:30-7pm  •  $135
T, Sept 15-Nov 10, 7:15-8:45pm  •  $135
Th, Sept 17-Nov 12, 7:15-8:45pm  •  $135
W, Sept 16-Nov 11, 6:30-8pm  •  $135
M Sept 21, Oct 5 & 19, Nov 2, 16 & 30, Dec 14; 5-7pm  •  $135
Th, Dec 3, 1:30-3:45pm  •  $45
Other
TTh Sept 29-Oct 27; 7:15-8:45pm  •  $135
T, Sept 15-Nov 10, 7:15-8:45pm  •  $135
Online classes
Starts Sept 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
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.