World Language Learners (WLL) matches student volunteer tutors fluent in a foreign language with foreign language students to converse for 2 hours per week.
WLL is ideal for students who already have a basic command of the language and are looking to practice the language in a casual setting. Once you submit your registration, our staff will reach out to you so you can be involved in this program.
World Language Learners is virtual for the Spring 2021 semester.
Be a Tutor!
Any UW student fluent in a foreign language and interested in tutoring a non-native speaker can be a foreign language tutor. Being a tutor in this program will improve your tutoring skills and cross-cultural communication skills.
How to Be a Tutor
Step 1: Sign up. Fill out the registration form found on this page
Step 2: Attend a training session. You will receive an email from WLL about the training, including the time and virtual meeting information. Please follow the instructions in the email to sign up for the training. Returning tutors and new tutors are required to attend the training session this semester to become a WLL tutor.
Step 3: Checking your group information. During the training session, you will receive a match email from WLL about your group information.
Step 4: Wait for the contact from your tutees. As you receive the match email, your tutees will receive the email at the same time. We have your tutees to contact you within 72 hours after the match emails was sent. Please let us know if your tutees do not contact you. When you got their emails, you can set up the tutoring time with them.
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