Communication & Languages

Interested In Learning A New Language?

Wake Tech has a long history of offering a variety of language learning options. Whether you want to speak a new language, have a ticket to see the world, or simply would like to refresh your skills, we can help you reach your goals. You will learn from experienced language instructors, many of whom are native speakers of the languages they teach. 

Why should you take a foreign language class at Wake Tech?

  • Taught in a relaxed atmosphere, using an interactive and hands-on approach. 
  • Language learning on demand. We offer courses every semester, even during the summer. Do you have a group of people interested or in need of a certain language? We can offer the course on-demand even if it’s not in the current catalog. We can even offer the course at your location! 
  • Seated, online, and hybrid (in-class and online) courses available.

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How do I enroll in a Wake Tech Foreign Language Class?

Registration is open to all adults 18 and older.  Minors aged 16-17 require additional steps. Registration is available online or in-person.   

Not sure which class is right for your skill level?

Contact Us:

Susan Shostak, Languages & Lifelong Learning

[email protected]


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Beyond the Basics: Advanced Conversation and FluencyCOM-3711Z31 available classes
Improve your fluency and accuracy in spoken English. Students will learn how to express themselves and interact with other people on a variety of topics, in a variety of settings. Instructors will use up-to-date instructional techniques including effective error correction.
Beyond the Basics: Pronunciation for Non-Native English Speakers Part 2SEF-3001BQ21 available classes
Make sure your message is clear to others! Improve your pronunciation, manage your accent, and become more easily understood. Part 2 of this course for non-native English speakers will help you with conversational strategies such as clarifying, correcting, and disagreeing; v...
Effective Business WritingSEF-3001EE1 available classes
Do you have a nagging suspicion that a small improvement in your writing skills might also improve your career prospects? Don't let small gaps in your business writing skills prevent you from reaching your full potential! It doesn't matter whether you're a clerical worker, a...
Essential Spanish 1FLI-3717AU21 available classes
If you have some experience with the Spanish language and are ready to commit to long-term study, this class is for you. Begin your study with this first part of a five-part, comprehensive series for serious students. The series will continue over four semesters. . Experienc...
Essential Spanish ImmersionFLI-3701D21 available classes
Do you really want to learn Spanish? Then, take this year-long, immersive course designed to help you to develop proficiencies in speaking, listening, reading and writing Spanish. After you complete the course, you will be able to demonstrate competency with vocabulary, conv...
Introduction to Korean IVCSP-4000CU21 available classes
This course helps develop intermediate-level skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing Korean. The course includes real life conversations, writing sentences and essays, and watching Korean dramas and television shows. Upon completion, students will be able to conv...
Italian Beginning Part 2FLI-3718B21 available classes
Ready to learn more Italian? This next level of the Italian Beginning series is designed to review the basics as students acquire more vocabulary, grammar, and knowledge of Italian culture. Students will learn commonly used expressions suitable for use in travel or busines...
Medical Field Interpreter TrainingFLI-3700A71 available classes
This entry-level course helps build skills and confidence for interpreting in the medical field. Students will learn terminology and idiomatic expressions used in medicine, with an emphasis on clear communication. Practice in mock medical scenarios will allow students to use...
Portuguese Beginning Part 1CSP-4000JX21 available classes
Discover a fun and interactive introduction to basic components of the Portuguese language. Content includes grammar and vocabulary for handling social situations such as introductions, ordering in a restaurant, checking into a hotel, and more. Successful completion of thi...
Spanish for ConstructionFLI-3701E21 available classes
Acquire the Spanish language skills you need for communicating on a construction job site. Lessons include practical, non-academic methods that are ideal for construction supervisors and their employees. Participants will practice speaking and listening to Spanish commands,...
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