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Reading and Translation Courses

Offered fall, spring, and summer sessions. Build your language study and prepare for a translation exam.

These fully online courses are open to all students who want to study a language for translation. Gain the ability to read any advanced text with only the aid of a good dictionary. Work though translation assignments, proceeding from very basic grammar to more complex sentence structures. Key skills you will learn include taking advantage of similarities between English and your selected language, expert dictionary use and recognizing easy grammar cues.



Open to all students. Learn French, German, Italian, or Spanish through online study that provides a solid foundation in the language while helping you prepare for a translation exam.


Offered three times a year: fall, spring, and summer.


Contact Chris Moore at christopher.moore@wisc.edu or 608-262-7389.