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., Mar. 26 - Apr. 30, 5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Student Union West (SUW) 268
CRN: 91259 | Course: XCE 0352 | 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., May 7 - June 4, 5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 243
CRN: 95191 | Course: XCE 0356 | Fee: $79
Conversational Spanish - Basic Register!
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.
Tues., Mar. 26 - Apr. 16, 5:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 244
CRN: 91052 | Course: XCE 0291 | Fee: $65
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., Apr. 1 - 24, 5:45 P.M. - 7:15 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 231
CRN: 91276 | Course: XCE 0353 | Fee: $99
ESL: Spanish to English for Legal Conversations Register!
Ahora tiene la oportunidad de aprender términos legales en ingles. Estamos comprometidos a proveer entrenamiento de calidad. El saber estos términos puede ser beneficioso en varios entornos como en el trabajo, la escuela, o si de casualidad se encuentra en problemas legales tan mínimo como una multa de transito, es en estos momentos que saber estos términos podría ser útil.
Now you have the opportunity to learn legal terms in English. We are committed to providing quality training. Knowing these terms can be beneficial in various environments such as work or school, or if you happen to be in legal troubles as minimal as a traffic ticket, it is at this time that knowing these terms could be useful.
Tues. & Thurs., Apr. 16 - 25, 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 231
CRN: 91079 | Course: XCE 0334 | Fee: $92
ESL: Spanish to English for Workplace Settings Register!
Acquire the necessary skills for job search strategies; create a resume and complete a job application. Learn the best interview techniques and the significance of cultural differences in the workplace. Once you are accepted for the job, learn the essential, basic phrases to communicate with your boss and coworkers. Employment related resources are included in this course to assist participants with finding employment, maintaining the job, and advancing with the company. Prerequisite: Basic English grammar. Textbook required and available online using ISBN-13:978-0071820981.
Tues. & Thurs., May 7-16, 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 244
CRN: 91061 | Course: XCE 0304 | Fee: $99
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.
ESL For Everyday Use
This 12- hour course will cover all four English language skills needed to successfully
function on a daily basis in today's busy world: speaking, listening, reading and
writing. The following will be addressed during the course: grammar usage, vocabulary
building, enhancing speaking and listening skills, understanding general sentence
structures, and writing simple sentences. General course materials and outline will
be provided by the instructor. A textbook is required for each student and is available
for purchase online using ISBN-13:978-0071820981. A certificate of completion will
be given for this introductory level course.
Interested in taking ESL for Everyday Use? Please contact Lara Herter below.
ESL: Spanish to English for Social Settings
Bienvenido! Participants will acquire basic phrases for various social settings, become
acquainted with the multiple U.S. holidays, recognize cultural differences, build
social and cultural bridges, and identify resources to continue learning and staying
connected. Prerequisite: Basic English grammar. Textbook required and available
online using ISBN-13:978-0071820981
Interested in taking ESL: Spanish to English for Social Settings? 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.
Lara Herter, Program Developer, Community & Education