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]


Essential Spanish 3
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Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
235912 Face-to-Face Online Instruction 10/10/2020 02/13/2021 E. Mariani $125.00 7/15
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
This is the third part of a five-part, comprehensive series for serious students, ready to make a commitment to study over four semesters. 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 three covers reflexive verbs, indefinite and negative words, superlatives, irregular preterites, imperfect tense, adverbs, daily routines, food, relationships, and health.
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 7: fotonovela, cultura, estructura, adelante
    i. Daily routine
    ii. Personal hygiene
    iii. Time expressions
  2. Chapter 8 - fotonovela, cultura, estructura, adelante
    i. Food
    ii. Food Descriptions
    iii. Meals
  3. Chapter 9 – fotonovela, cultura, estructura, adelante
    i. Parties and celebrations
    ii. Personal Relationships
    iii. Stages of Life
  4. Chapter 10- fotonovela, cultura, estructura, adelante
    i. Health and Medical Terms
    ii. Parts of the body
    iii. Symptoms and Medical Conditions
    iv. Health Professions
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Essential Spanish 1 & 2 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 1 - FLI-3717AJ2
  • Spanish for Beginners - FLI-3717N3
  • Complete Spanish 1a - FLI-3717AA2
  • Complete Spanish 2 - FLI-3717AK2
Course Contact Information
Susan Shostak