Explore different cultures and ways of thinking as you learn a world language. Gain skills for conversation, travel, or business in classes that fit your schedule, whether in-person or online.
At a Glance
What: Friendly, welcoming classes taught by leading language experts from UW-Madison and across the region.
Who: Any adult who wants to learn a new language or improve their current language skills.
How: In-person classes on weekdays, evenings, and weekends, or online classes from anywhere in the world.
Questions? Contact Christopher Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608‑262‑7389.
Browse upcoming programs in these areas:
Certificate and Specialty Training Programs
Business Spanish Certificate Program
In six months, greatly improve your Spanish language skills and gain the cultural knowledge you need to conduct business successfully in Spain and Latin America.
Fridays in French
Refine your French conversational skills, practice your pronunciation, and brush up on grammar with a convivial group and an experienced instructor.
Affordable, flexible high-quality Portuguese language classes.
Reading and Translation Courses
Learn French, German, Italian, or Spanish through effective online study that provides a solid foundation in the language while helping you prepare for a translation exam.
Half of Wisconsin residents have German ancestry, so why not reconnect with the past? Master the basics: numbers, the alphabet, introducing yourself, and having simple conversations.