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

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Essential Spanish 4
Overall Quality of This Course
Based on 21 student surveys.
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
This is the fourth part of a five-part, comprehensive series for serious students. The series establishes a foundation for understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish, with emphasis on pronunciation, parts of speech, communicative phrases, culture, and skills for language acquisition. Part four covers reciprocal reflexive verbs, the subjunctive, past participles, more adjectives and pronouns, household chores, the environment, and daily life.
Course Objectives
  1. continue to learn the language, grammar, and culture
  2. be able to identify and apply basic grammar concepts, display cultural awareness, and communicate simple Spanish phrases.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Chapter 11: fotonovela, cultura, estructura, adelante
    i. Home Electronics
    ii. Computers and internet
    iii. Cars and accessories
  2. Chapter 12 - fotonovela, cultura, estructura, adelante
    i. Parts of a house
    ii. Household chores
    iii. Table settings
  3. Chapter 13 – fotonovela, cultura, estructura, adelante
    i. Nature and the environment
    ii. Recycling
    iii. The subjunctive
  4. Chapter 14- fotonovela, cultura, estructura, adelante
    i. City life
    ii. Daily chores
    iii. Money and banking
    iv. At the Post Office
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Essential Spanish 1-3 or equivalent experience
Text and Supplies Needed
Vistas 5th edition and supersite access.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Facilities must have internet access
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Completion of Homework
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • Complete Spanish 1a - FLI-3717AA2
  • Spanish for Beginners - FLI-3717N3
  • Complete Spanish 1 - FLI-3717AJ2
  • Complete Spanish 2 - FLI-3717AK2
  • Complete Spanish 3 - FLI-3717AL2
Course Contact Information
Susan Shostak