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.
How do I enroll in a Wake Tech Foreign Language Class?
Not sure which class is right for your skill level?
Susan Shostak, Languages & Lifelong Learning
American Sign Language ICOM-3709B22 available classes
Master the basics of speaking and understanding American Sign Language (ASL) in part one of the four-part ASL series. In this course you'll learn the manual alphabet, including numbers, develop conversation skills, and learn about culturally appropriate behaviors. Students s...
American Sign Language IICOM-3709C21 available classes
Continue to develop your abilities in American Sign Language in part two of the ASL series. Lessons cover recognition and demonstration of more sophisticated grammar in ASL, with a focus on increasing fluency and accuracy. Students will also continue to expand cultural aware...
American Sign Language IIICOM-3709D2
Take your American Sign Language abilities to the next level in part three of the ASL series. Lessons cover recognition and demonstration of more advanced grammar in ASL, with a focus on increasing fluency and accuracy in the use of narratives. Students are encouraged to th...
American Sign Language IVCOM-3709E2
Achieve advanced fluency and accuracy in American Sign Language in part four of the ASL series. Lessons cover recognition and demonstration of advanced grammar in ASL, as well as cultural norms for conversation and story-telling. Students are expected to participate in socia...
Introduction to Deaf CultureCSP-4000JF2
Would you like to learn more about the Deaf community and culture? This stand-alone course introduces Deaf culture in the United States. The course will be offered online and in American Sign Language, with an accessible format to include everyone regardless of signing abili...