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: Susan Shostak, Languages & Lifelong Learning
[email protected]
919-334-1536

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Beginning Conversational SpanishFLI-3717Q22 available classes
Designed for students with some prior knowledge of Spanish, this course will help you develop conversational and reading strategies. The course includes group readings, discussions, dialogues, oral presentations, and role playing. Emphasis is on practical, everyday language,...
Essential Spanish 1FLI-3717AU24 available classes
Start learning Spanish - grammar, vocabulary, and culture - in this fun and engaging course, the first in a comprehensive five-part series. No previous Spanish instruction needed! You'll learn expressions for getting acquainted with others in social situations, and talking a...
Essential Spanish 2FLI-3717AT24 available classes
This course, the second in a comprehensive, five-part series, provides a strong foundation in Spanish grammar and vocabulary. You'll build confidence for engaging in spoken and written Spanish. The course requires completion of homework assignments, participation in class, a...
Essential Spanish 3FLI-3717AX21 available classes
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...
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...
Spanish Language and Culture in TV and FilmFLI-3717AZ21 available classes
Watching television programs and movies in Spanish is an excellent way to learn grammar and the subtleties of language that are often missing in traditional textbook-based courses. Whether you’re learning Spanish for business, travel, or personal enrichment, this course will...
Beginning Conversational Spanish IIFLI-3717P22 available classes
Develop additional conversational and reading strategies through group discussions, dialogues, oral presentations, and role playing. Emphasis is on practical language, idiomatic expressions and cultural context. The focus of this course is exploring content from the second h...
A Jump Start to Spanish Conversation Part 1CSP-4000GJ2
Gain confidence in your conversation skills – even if you’re a beginner! This course is the first in a four-part series and is a slower-paced Spanish language course for those who have NO Spanish or other Romance language experience.
Essential Spanish 5FLI-3717AV2
This is the final 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 la...
Essential Spanish IntensiveFLI-3701D2
This year-long, intensive course is for the serious student who is motivated to become fluent in Spanish. It combines all five levels of the popular Essential Spanish series into a twice-weekly class and includes opportunities for practice and interaction with the instructor...
Intermediate Conversational Spanish IFLI-3717AS2
If you have taken courses in Spanish and want to continue your study, this class is for you. Focus on listening and speaking skills within themed units. Participate actively in class. Grammar and vocabulary review are also included, but class time focuses on productive commu...
Intermediate Conversational Spanish IIFLI-3717AY2
Ready for the next steps in Spanish conversation? For students who have had experience with Spanish conversation in classroom or social settings, this course will help take you to the next level. Improve your listening and speaking ability and acquire the vocabulary and gram...
Spanish for BeginnersFLI-3717N3
This is an introductory, slower-paced course of the Spanish language for students who have NO Spanish or other romance language experience.
Spanish for Beginners - Part 2FLI-3717AF3
This is the second part of the slower-paced course of the Spanish language for students who have NO Spanish or other romance language experience.
Spanish for ConstructionFLI-3701E2
Acquire the Spanish language skills you need for communicating on a construction job site. Lessons include practical, non-academic methods that are ideal for construction supervisors and their employees. Participants will practice speaking and listening to Spanish commands,...
Spanish for Construction Part 2SEF-3001OL2
Continue working on the Spanish you need for communicating clearly and appropriately on the construction site. In the second course in this two-part series, you’ll learn practical language that can be used immediately. The course also includes important cultural information...
Spanish for EducatorsEDU-3001LE
Are you interested in building your workplace Spanish vocabulary and conversation skills while learning with pictures, native-pronunciations, readings, and quizzes, as well as cultural tidbits along the way? Spanish for Educators is a self-paced, online occupational Spanish...
Spanish for Medical ProfessionalsFLI-3717WE
What do you do if a patient needs your help, but you can't understand them? What if you encounter worried family members, but aren't able to reassure them that everything will be fine? Those in the medical field can easily find themselves in such situations, and you want to...
Spanish Immersion Spanish Movie NightCSP-4000AO2
Attention movie lovers! This immersion course is an excellent way to learn and practice Spanish conversation and comprehension skills. In each class you will view a Spanish film with English subtitles, then discuss it in Spanish. The course is designed for students with an a...
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...
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