Plus-50 Lifelong Learning

Wake Tech offers courses designed especially for adults age 50 or older that can help you discover a new career, improve your job search skills, plan for retirement or explore personal interests. The Plus-50 program has courses that range from such as yoga to dance to Spanish to scrapbooking.

In addition to courses offered at various Wake Tech campuses and sites, we offer programs at senior centers, community and recreation sites throughout Wake County. If you take a course at a location other than a Wake Tech campus, you must register for the course at that specific location.

Partner sites and senior centers

Community/Senior Center
53 Hunter St., Apex, NC 27502
120 Maury Odell Place, Cary, NC 27513
323 Lake Drive, Wendell, NC 27591
205 E. Garner Road, Garner, NC 27529
235 E. Holding Ave., Wake Forest, NC 27587

Become an entrepreneur

You may have dreamed of starting a business or turning hobbies or volunteer work into a money-making operation. Wake Tech's Small Business Center (SBC) and Entrepreneurship Initiatives programs have resources to help get you started. Talk with an SBC advisor in a free, confidential session any time questions arise.

Retired to rehired

Going back into the workforce can be daunting. You may wonder about your tech skills or generation gaps in the workplace – or you may be seeing a challenge you haven't identified yet. Wake Tech's Career Transitions Forum is a great place to start. The unique, weekly series of lectures and networking activities brings professionals together to share ideas and experience in a supportive environment. 

Course details and registration information

Essential Spanish 2
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Available Classes
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Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
This course is intended for anyone who would like to achieve a functional fluency in the Spanish language.
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, and practice speaking and reading outside of class. If you're serious about achieving functional fluency in Spanish, this series is for you!
Course Objectives
  1. continue to learn the language and gain exposure to the culture
  2. be able to identify and apply basic grammar concepts, display cultural awareness, and communicate simple Spanish phrases.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Chapter 3: fotonovela, cultura, estructura, adelante
    i. family
    ii. Identifying people
    iii. Professions
  2. Chapter 4 - fotonovela, cultura, estructura, adelante
    i. Past-times
    ii. Sports
    iii. Places in the city
  3. Chapter 5 – fotonovela, cultura, estructura, adelante
    i. Travel and Vacation
    ii. Months
    iii. Seasons and Weather
    iv. Ordinal Numbers
  4. Chapter 6- fotonovela, cultura, estructura, adelante
    i. Clothing and Shopping
    ii. Negotiating price and buying
    iii. Colors
    iv. More adjectives
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Essential Spanish 1 or equivalent experience (semester of beginner level Spanish)
Text and Supplies Needed
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Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Completion of Homework
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
This course is intended for anyone who would like to achieve a functional fluency in the Spanish language.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • Essential Spanish 1 - FLI-3717AU2
  • Essential Spanish 3 - FLI-3717AX2
  • Essential Spanish 4 - FLI-3717AW2
  • Beginning Conversational Spanish - FLI-3717Q2
  • Essential Spanish Intensive - FLI-3701D2
Course Contact Information
Community & Career Education Staff