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! Request group training now. 
  • 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:

Mike Langer, Languages & Lifelong Learning, Director

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Beginning Conversational SpanishFLI-3717Q21 available classes
Designed for students with some prior knowledge of Spanish, this course will help you develop conversational and reading strategies. The course includes group readings, discussions, dialogues, oral presentations, and role playing. Emphasis is on practical, everyday language,...
Beyond the Basics: Advanced Conversation and FluencyCOM-3711Z32 available classes
This course is designed for non-native English speakers to help improve spoken fluency and accuracy. Students will participate in interactive and engaging practice activities to learn how to express themselves in a variety of settings. Instructors will utilize up-to-date in...
Beyond the Basics: Advanced Grammar for Non-Native English SpeakersCOM-3711F21 available classes
Save yourself the frustration of misunderstanding and the hassle of wasted time - improve your knowledge of English grammar. This course focuses on understanding and using advanced grammatical structures in context. Students develop an understanding of their own grammatica...
Beyond the Basics: Better Scores on the TOEFL iBT - ListeningSEF-3001BZ21 available classes
Do you need to improve your score on the listening portion of the TOEFL iBT? You're not alone! Join an interactive, dynamic learning environment focused on helping you score higher on the TOEFL iBT. This course is designed to build academic language skills and boost confiden...
Beyond the Basics: Better Scores on the TOEFL iBT - WritingSEF-3001BY21 available classes
Do you need to improve your score on the writing portion of the TOEFL iBT? You're not alone! Join an interactive, dynamic learning environment focused on helping you score higher on the TOEFL iBT. This course is designed to build academic language skills and boost confidence...
Career Seeking Skills for Translators and InterpretersHRD-3004AW41 available classes
Explore the skills necessary to become an interpreter and/or translator. Students will learn the difference between being an interpreter and a translator and have the opportunity to assess their language skills for either industry. They will understand the necessity of cul...
Chinese Fundamentals Part 1CSP-4000BD31 available classes
Ready to learn Chinese? This is the first in a series designed to develop conversational, reading, and writing skills. Each class is developed around a theme emphasizing everyday life experiences while integrating aspects of the Chinese language and culture.
Confidence in Public SpeakingSEF-3001JB21 available classes
Whether it is a business presentation or an impromptu speech for coworkers, speaking in front of an audience at work can make some people anxious. Improve your ability to communicate with this course, which introduces basic principles of speech communication. Develop confide...
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-3717AU22 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...
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