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Go Global! Speak Another Language

9 Languages Offered! Enroll in any of the nine languages offered at Everett Community College, which all include classes with transferable humanities credits. The languages are French, Russian, Arabic (Modern Standard), Italian, American Sign Language (ASL), Chinese (Mandarin), German, Japanese and Spanish.

Why Learn Another Language? • Think like a global citizen • Become more competitive in the job market • Improve your overall communication skills • Exercise your mental agility and improve test scores • Optimize your travel experiences • Connect with your roots

Why Choose Everett Community College? • Nine languages offered • Excellent, dedicated instructors, many of whom are native speakers • Study abroad opportunities (selected languages) • A variety of courses in disciplines such as humanities and global studies that supplement and enhance the cultural and historical aspects of learning a language

Study Abroad/Student Exchange Program The fastest way to learn another language is by immersion in the culture and language. Consider enrolling in one of our study abroad/exchange programs. A current listing of study abroad opportunities is available at

Northwest Language Center & Nippon Business Institute and Japanese Programs The World Languages Department is fortunate to have two campus resource centers that expand services beyond the traditional curriculum. Both the Northwest Language Center (NLC) and Nippon Business Institute (NBI) offer non-credit courses in language and culture, as well as services to meet community needs such as translation, private instruction and job-specific language training. For more information visit or

Courses and Degree Options Study world cultures and history while learning to speak another language, regardless of your major. EvCC offers beginning and advanced language classes. If you choose to be a language major, you will generally need to complete a bachelor’s degree; in some cases a master’s degree is desirable. At EvCC, world language students are encouraged to pursue the Associate in Arts and Sciences DTA degree, which meets state guidelines for smooth transfer to most of Washington’s colleges and universities. This degree allows students to complete most or all of the lower-division general education courses typically required within a bachelor’s degree. Combining studies in business, global studies, humanities, political science, education, history, human services and media will complement your language studies.

Language Placement Tests Placement tests at the EvCC Testing Center in French, German or Spanish are recommended before enrollment if you have had prior experience with these languages. For placement in all other world language courses above the 121 level, please meet directly with the instructor.

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Go Global! Speak Another Language World Languages Department 425-388-9387 or 425-388-9375 Northwest Language Center 425-388-9499 Nippon Business Institute 425-388-9195

Everett Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, the presence of any physical, sensory or mental disability, genetic information or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran in its program and activities, or employment. The Vice President of Instruction and Student Services has been designated to handle inquiries regarding student-related non-discrimination policies and can be reached at 2000 Tower Street, Everett, WA 98201, or by phone at (425)388-9216. The Vice President of Administrative Services/Human Resources has been designated to handle employment-related inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies and can be reached at 2000 Tower Street, Everett, WA 98201, or by phone at (425)388-9232.

EvCC World Languages