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]

919-334-1536

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Spanish Literature and Film Part ISEF-3001GR2
Reading Spanish literature and watching films can be fun! This is the first course in a series for advanced Spanish students. Each lesson contains a thematically linked full-length or short film and three to four carefully chosen reading passages from well-known literary aut...
Spanish Literature and Film Part IISEF-3001B2
This course is the second in the series for advanced Spanish language students, integrating the study of literature and film. Each lesson contains a thematically-linked, short or full-length film along with reading passages from stories, plays, essays, and poems by recognize...
Spanish Literature and Film Part IIISEF-3001V2
This course is the third part in the series for advanced Spanish language students, integrating the study of literature and film. Each lesson contains a thematically-linked, short or full-length film along with reading passages from stories, plays, essays, and poems by recog...
The Business of PublishingSEF-3001MG2
Learn the business side of writing, with professional tips on writing, publishing, and marketing your work. This course covers both traditional publishing and self publishing, and includes tips and techniques for self editing and working with agents and publishers. You'll be...
The Business of Writing for Young AudiencesSEF-3001IK2
If you have ever dreamed of writing a children's book or a young adult novel, this is great place to start!. During this course, you will focus on both the craft and the business side of writing books for young audiences. Discover the audience and the market. Develop your w...
The Business of Writing RomanceSEF-3001IZ2
During this course, we will look at the creative and business aspects of the romance genre, the number-one selling fiction genre in the market. Students will focus on the craft of writing romance through practical, hands-on writing exercises to work on elements like characte...
The Keys to Effective EditingCOM-3711LE
If you aspire to be an editor, this course will teach you the fundamentals of top-notch editing for both fiction and nonfiction. Ask any published writer and you will hear that a good editor is not just helpful, but essential. If you aspire to be an editor, this copyediting...
Translation and InterpretationFLI-3700C2
This general course provides students with real-life translating and interpreting practice in a variety of fields. The course addresses the skills required and the tools and technologies used in translation and interpretation. Students will be prepared for further study in t...
Write & Publish Your Nonfiction BookCSP-4000CDE
Become a professional author or advance your career by learning to write, edit, and publish nonfiction books. You are 10 times more likely to get published than fiction writers. Whether you dream of becoming a full-time author, writing books to advance your career, or pennin...
Write Your Life StoryCSP-4000SE
Do you know about your family heritage? Have you thought about writing your story and sharing the events that have shaped you? This course will walk you step by step through the process of writing the story of your life.