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foreign language & ESL classes  

Explore the world through language! Corporate College provides language classes designed to improve your communication in the workplace, community, and abroad.

Corporate College offers a variety of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes for beginner, intermediate and advanced level students. These classes are designed for individuals who want to increase their fluency and learn language skills necessary for basic communication in the community and the workplace.

American Sign Language   Register!

This course introduces the fundamentals of American Sign Language. It includes an introduction to the basic skills in production and comprehension of Sign Language, including finger spelling and numbers, conversational ability and culturally appropriate behaviors to ASL grammar. This interactive class includes extensive practice to further develop student's ASL proficiency.

Tues., Sept. 17 - Oct. 22,  5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 231
CRN: 98076 | Course:  XCE 0352 | Fee:  $99

Tues., Jan. 28 - March 3,  5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 243
CRN: 91004 | Course:  XCE 0352 | Fee:  $99

esl for everyday living  Register!

The courses primarily focus on life skills of American culture, Community Resource, Employment, and Personal Finance. Students will receive instruction and practice in the areas of reading, writing, listening, and speaking. English Language Learners will acquire a new level of competence when communicating with native speakers.

Mon. & Wed., Sept. 30 - Oct. 23,  5:45 P.M. - 7:15 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 231
CRN: 98132 | Course:  XCE 0353 | Fee: $99

American Sign Language II   Register!

This course develops receptive and expressive ability and allows recognition and demonstration of more sophisticated grammatical features of American Sign Language (ASL). It increases fluency and accuracy in finger spelling and numbers. The course is designed to further develop students' ASL proficiency through extensive communicative practice. Sustained attention is given to deaf culture, its values, norms, history, literature, and folklore.

Tues., Nov. 5 - Dec. 10,  5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 231
CRN: 98077 | Course:  XCE 0356 | Fee:  $99

Tues., March 24 - April 28,  5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 243
CRN: 91005 | Course:  XCE 0356 | Fee:  $99

ESL FOR EVERYDAY LIVING II   

The courses primarily focus on life skills of American culture, Community Resource, Employment, and Personal Finance. Students will receive instruction and practice in the areas of reading, writing, listening, and speaking. English Language Learners will acquire a new level of competence when communicating with native speakers.
Interested in taking ESL for Everyday Living II? Please contact Lara Herter below.

ESOL For Every Day Living - Grammar  

The purpose of this course will be to provide students with a foundation to build their English speaking and comprehension skills. Our primary focus will be on grammar, which is essential to promoting communication, self-confidence, proficiency level. In this class, students will learn about verb tenses, prepositions and syntax. Furthermore, students will acquire the basic listening skills and language functions needed in our everyday lives.
Interested in taking ESOL for Everyday Living Grammar? Please contact Lara Herter below.

Spanish for the Workplace 

This course provides the knowledge vocabulary and linguistic structures necessary for students to use Spanish immediately in a workplace environment. The course will include oral practice of dialogue, vocabulary and basic grammar to communicate in Spanish at a basic level.
Interested in taking  Spanish for the Workplace? Please contact Lara Herter below.

Conversational Spanish - Basic  

Hola! Como estas? In this 6-hour course participants will learn basic conversational Spanish, from a friendly greeting to instructional content. Learn how to speak with confidence when interacting with customers, fellow church members, students or any Spanish speaking member of our community. Participants will engage in lively activities to learn helpful vocabulary, pronunciation and structures.
Interested in taking Basic Conversational Spanish? Call Lara Herter below.

Conversational Spanish - Intermediate 

This course will building upon lessons and concepts learned in the Conversational Spanish Basic class.  Students will learn intermediate concepts in Spanish and strategies to expand their conversational abilities by sharpening their speaking and listening skills. Prerequisite: Conversational Spanish Basic class.
Interested in taking Conversational Spanish - Intermediate? Please contact Lara Herter below.

Lara Herter, Program Developer, Community & Education
lherter@gulfcoast.edu
T  850.873.3583
 

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