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foreign language & ESL classes  

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

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

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., Jan. 28 - Feb. 18,  5:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 244
CRN: 91041 | Course:  XCE 0291 | Fee:  $65

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

If you are interested in any of the classes below, please call Lara Herter.

esl for everyday living  

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.

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. 

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.

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.


Lara Herter, Program Coordinator
lherter@gulfcoast.edu
T  850.873.3583
 

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