Resources for Students

Every day of the week, you can hear many different languages being spoken in the Department of World Languages and Literatures at Western Michigan University.

Are you taking advantage of all the opportunities to practice your language skills? The department offers a variety of activities and support services to help you succeed, including language tables, tutoring, clubs and the occasional field trip.


WebEx links for language tutoring.

Monday and Tuesday, 5 to 6



Monday, 2 to 3 pm  

Tuesday, Noon to 1 pm
Friday, Noon to 1 pm

Meeting number: 120 411 6674
Password: deutsch


Monday and Wednesday 2 to 3 pm

Tuesday and Thursday, 5 to 6 pm
Wednesday, Noon to 2 pm 

Language clubs and tables

Arabic: Arabic club.
Contact: Mustafa Mughazy

Chinese: Chinese Language and Culture Club, weekly Chinese Speaking Corner, and brown bag lunch and language partnerships with students from China.
Contact: Dr. Xiaojun Wang

French: French table, free tutoring and free film screenings.
Contact: Dr. Vivan Steemers

French Table: TBD

German: German club, table, film series and free peer tutoring.
Contact: Dr. Peter Blickle

Japanese: WMU Japan Student Organization with games, movies, international festival preparation and weekly meetings.
Contact: Dr. Rika Saito

Latin and Greek: Tutoring available.
Contact: Dr. David Kutzko


Visit your advisor. Whether it's about coursework, study abroad, minoring or majoring in your language or possible career paths, we encourage you to visit your advisor during office hours. We are ready to answer your questions and advise you on which course to take next as you progress in your studies.

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