Languages

See the world from a new perspective

The Language Workshop is the most diverse program of its kind in the United States, offering intensive study in over 25 languages, at a variety of skill levels. We congratulate you on devoting yourself to developing language fluency at a time when the knowledge of and appreciation for world languages and cultures is needed more than ever.

Please look over our language offerings, and be sure to visit the funding page to learn more about scholarship and fellowship opportunities available to workshop students.

Akan

Study online or in person in this Level 1 course with an optional add-on African studies program

Explore Akan

Arabic

Immerse yourself in Arabic in this residential program with 5 levels of instruction, inculding content courses at levels 4 and 5, and optional dialect training for Egyptian, Levantine, and Moroccan at levels 2 and 3

Explore Arabic

Azerbaijani

Study online or in person in this Level 1 course

Explore Azerbaijani

Bosnian Croatian Serbian

Study online or in person in this program with 2 levels of instruction

Explore Bosnian Croatian Serbian

Burmese

Study online or in person in this Level 1 course with an optional add-on Southeast Asian studies program

Explore Burmese

Chinese

Immerse yourself in Chinese in this residential program with 4 levels of flagship instruction

Explore Chinese

Dutch

Study online or in person in this Level 1 course

Explore Dutch

Estonian

Study online or in person in this Level 1 course, part of the Baltic Studies Summer Institute

Explore Estonian

Hakha Lai

Study Hakha Lai online in this special topics course

Explore Hakha Lai

Hungarian

Study online or in person in this Level 1 course

Explore Hungarian

Indonesian

Study online or in person in this Level 1 course with an optional add-on Southeast Asian studies program

Explore Indonesian

Japanese

Study online or in person in this Level 1 course

Explore Japanese

Korean

Study online or in person in this program with instruction at 2 levels

Explore Korean

Kurdish

Study online or in person in this Level 1 course

Explore Kurdish

Kyrgyz

Study online or in person in this Level 1 course

Explore Kyrgyz

Latvian

Study online or in person in this Level 1 course, part of the Baltic Studies Summer Institute

Explore Latvian

Lithuanian

Study online or in person in this program with 2 levels of instruction, part of the Baltic Studies Summer Institute

Explore Lithuanian

Mongolian

Level 1 course with online and residential options

Explore Mongolian

Pashto

Study online or in person in this Level 1 course

Explore Pashto

Persian

Study online or in person in this Level 1 course

Explore Persian

Polish

Study online or in person in this Level 1 course

Explore Polish

Russian

Immerse yourself in Russian in this residential program with 6 levels, featuring mini-seminars at level 6. If you have superior Russian, keep in practice with the Level 7 online maintenance course

Explore Russian

Swahili

Study online or in person in this Level 1 course with an optional add-on African studies program

Explore Swahili

Turkish

Study online or in person in this program with 2 levels of instruction

Explore Turkish

Ukrainian

Study online or in person in this Level 1 course

Explore Ukrainian

Uzbek

Study online or in person in this Level 1 course

Explore Uzbek

Vietnamese

Study online or in person in this Level 1 course with an optional add-on Southeast Asian studies program

Explore Vietnamese

Wolof

Study online or in person in this Level 1 course with an optional add-on African studies program

Explore Wolof

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