Language Assistants 2014-2015

The Language Learning Center provides support to anyone in the Whitman community who seeks to acquire or improve skills in a second (or third or fourth or fifth!) language. Catch the afternoon news from Beijing, curl up on the couch with a German newspaper, or meet up with a group of classmates to watch and discuss a French film.

Services and Resources Overview

  • Language Assistants Program – conversation groups, office hours, and cultural events
  • ESL Fellows Program - tutoring for students who speak English as a second (or third!) language
  • Links to language resources at Whitman and abroad
  • Satellite television broadcasting in Chinese, Japanese, French, and German
  • Macs with native language operating systems (Chinese, Japanese, French, German, and Spanish)
  • Voice recording and audio editing software
  • Tape recorders and digital voice recorders for checkout
  • Dedicated conversational spaces and a movie-viewing room
  • Games, magazines, newspapers, and books in foreign languages          

2013-2014 Language Assistants

Language Assistants 2013-2014

Juan Wang (China): Nicole Schumann (Germany); Julia Hernandez Moreno (Spain); Ayana Hatsuda (Japan); Solena Jegousso (France)

Other (more general) online resources


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Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures web pages

Spanish Department web page

Office Information

Olin Hall 316
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
(509) 527-5898


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