Foreign Language

To register by phone using a Visa or MasterCard, call 336-761-1002.

Italian for Travelers New!

Are you planning a trip abroad? The Italian for Travelers course is designed as both an introduction to the Italian language and as a help to those whose only interest is being able to get around in Italy on formal or simple, self-guided tours. The 8-week course will cover Italian pronunciation, use of verbs in the present tense that are useful for visiting major sites, an introduction to Italian history and culture, and the connection between Italy and countries in the New World with special emphasis on the impact of Italians on U.S. history and culture. Frank Ancona, the instructor is a second generation Italian. He has worked in Italy, and his grandparents are from Sicily.

Note: Textbook required.

Course Code: 100224
Cost: $85
Date: January 25-March 14, M, 6-8pm
Location: Oak Grove Center, Room 4458

Italian: Intermediate

The Italian for Intermediate course is designed as an extension to and a continuation of the Italian for Travelers course. The course is designed to continue helping those who are interested in expanding their knowledge of the Italian language in a more formal setting. The 8-week course will cover Italian pronunciation, use of more regular and irregular verbs in the present and simple past (passato prossimo) tenses, reflexive pronouns and verbs, personal pronouns, and an expansion of their useful vocabulary to at least 300 words. It will also explore the cultural and culinary differences in the different regions of Italy. Translation: It ain’t all red sauce.

Note: Textbook required.

Prerequisite: Italian Intro. or Italian for Travelers.

Course Code: 100224
Cost: $85
Date: March 28-May 16, M, 6:30-8:30pm
Location: Oak Grove Center, Room 4458

Spanish Advanced Grammar and Conversation

This upper-level course is designed to address advanced grammatical concepts and their uses in conversation. The course will cover the subjunctive and perfect tenses.

Prerequisite: Spanish VII or equivalent grammar and conversation.

Please call 761-1002 for more information.

Spanish I

This is a beginning Spanish course designed to introduce students to the four basic skills of language acquisition – listening, reading, writing and speaking.

Note: Registered students will have access to the Mechtild Montgomery Language Lab.

Course Code: 100550
Cost: $75
Date: January 11-March 7, M, 6-9pm
Location: Oak Grove Center, Room 4457

Course Code: 100551
Cost: $75
Date: March 15-May 10, T, 6-9pm
Location: Oak Grove Center, Room 4458

Spanish II

This course is a continuation of Spanish I and is designed to further develop your listening, reading, writing and speaking skills in Spanish.

Prerequisite: Spanish I or equivalent Spanish-language exposure.

Note: Registered students will have access to the new Mechtild Montgomery Language Lab.

Course Code: 100552
Cost: $75
Date: January 12-March 1, T, 6-9pm
Location: Oak Grove Center, Room 4457

Course Code: 100553
Cost: $75
Date: March 14-May 2, M, 6-9pm
Location: Oak Grove Center, Room 4457

Spanish III

This course is a continuation of Spanish II and is designed to broaden the student’s level of achievement in Spanish-language skills with more emphasis on listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills.

Prerequisite: Spanish II or equivalent Spanish language exposure.

Note: Registered students will have access to the Mechtild Montgomery Language Lab.

Course Code: 100555
Cost: $75
Date: January 13-March 2, W, 6-9pm
Location: Oak Grove Center, Room 4457

Course Code: 100556
Cost: $75
Date: March 15-May 10, T, 6-9pm
Location: Oak Grove Center, Room 4457

Spanish IV

This course is designed to broaden the student’s level of achievement in basic Spanish language skills with emphasis on grammar and conversation.

Prerequisite: Spanish III or equivalent Spanish language exposure.

Note: Registered students will have access to the Mechtild Montgomery Language Lab.

Course Code: 100557
Cost: $75
Date: March 16-May 4, W, 6-9pm
Location: West Campus, Room 16

Spanish V

This class is a continuation of Spanish IV and is designed to expand the acquisition of vocabulary, the control of structure and the ability to communicate.

Prerequisite: Spanish IV or equivalent Spanish language exposure.

Note: Registered students will have access to the Mechtild Montgomery Language Lab.

Please call 761-1002 for more information.

Spanish VI

This course is a continuation of Spanish V and is designed to expand the student’s intermediate level acquisition based on listening, reading, writing and speaking skills.

Prerequisite: Spanish V or equivalent Spanish language exposure.

Note: Registered students will have access to the new Mechtild Montgomery Language Lab.

Course Code: 100558
Cost: $75
Date: January 13-March 2, W, 6-9pm
Location: Oak Grove Center, Room 4458

Spanish VII

A continuation of Spanish VI, this course will place special emphasis on grammar and conversation. Prerequisite: Spanish VI or equivalent Spanish language exposure.

Note: Registered students will have access to the Mechtild Montgomery Language Lab.

 

Course Code: 100559
Cost: $75
Date: March 16-May 4, W, 6-9pm
Location: Oak Grove Center, Room 4458

Spanish VIII

This course is a continuation of Spanish VII and is also designed to expand the student’s intermediate level acquisition based on listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills.

Prerequisite: Spanish VII or equivalent Spanish language exposure.

Note: Registered students will have access to the Mechtild Montgomery Language Lab.

Course Code: 100560
Cost: $75
Date: January 12-March 1, T, 6-9pm
Location: Oak Grove Center, Room 4458

Spanish for Bank Tellers

This is a detailed language course that provides conversational Spanish for bank personnel to better assist their Spanish-speaking customers. Participants will be able to greet customers, cash checks, assist customers with deposits and withdrawals, verify identification, obtain basic information and learn about the Hispanic culture.

Please call 761-1002 for more information.

Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

This class is designed to teach non –Spanish speaking physician assistants conversational Spanish language skills to communicate with Spanish speaking patients. Students develop basic communicative skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing in Spanish.

Note: No prior knowledge of Spanish is necessary.

Please call 761-1002 for more information.

Spanish for School Teachers

This class is a comprehensive program designed to provide functional Spanish language skills for school personnel who have occasional contact with Spanish speaking students. It also includes extensive training for non-Spanish speaking classroom teachers who have Spanish speaking children in their classroom.

Please call 761-1002 for more information.