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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Essential Spanish 2FLI-3717AT21 available classes
This is the second 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...
Essential Spanish 4FLI-3717AW21 available classes
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 l...
Introduction to Korean IIICSP-4000CT21 available classes
This intermediate-level course includes speaking, listening, reading, and writing. The course emphasizes conversation skills and focuses on listening and learning through everyday dialogue and activities. Students will study advanced grammar and syntax as well as participat...
Italian Beginning Part 1FLI-3718A21 available classes
Ready to learn Italian? Basic knowledge of Italian vocabulary and grammar are taught through textbook exercises, videos, and classroom discussion. You’ll build language skills you can use in travel and business — while learning more about Italian culture.
Italian Beginning Part 4FLI-3718D21 available classes
Ready to learn even more Italian? This next level of the Italian Beginning series presents more vocabulary and grammar as well as Italian culture and customs. You’ll be able to use common expressions and more complex grammar structures suitable for travel, business, or perso...
Lesson Planning for the ESL ClassroomEDU-3002Z31 available classes
This course shows students how to create lesson plans for a language acquisition classroom, including writing measurable objectives and organizing practice activities. It covers instruction for multi-level classrooms specifically and includes practice in creating lesson plan...
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...
Methods and Materials for Teaching English As A Second LanguageEDU-3002F31 available classes
This course presents various approaches, methods, and techniques for teaching English as a Second Language. It provides students with the theoretical underpinning to determine how these approaches can be used in an adult ESL classroom. The course includes lectures and teachi...
Nuts and Bolts of Teaching Grammar to English Language LearnersEDU-3002F21 available classes
English grammar can be a challenge – for both students seeking mastery and for instructors trying to explain rules and their exceptions. Whether you are tutoring, teaching overseas, or working in a community college, this course will give you the tools to become a successful...
Russian FundamentalsSEF-3001DL21 available classes
Learn the Russian language in a fun and friendly course that focuses on practical use. Designed for beginning-level students, the course consists of conversational Russian in daily situations, from common workplace terminology to ordering at restaurants and conversing while...
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