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Enjoy working in a diverse workplace.

Take specialty language classes to help you communicate better in the workplace with coworkers, clients and the general public.

 

Location Key: BC=Berkeley Campus; MP=Mount Pleasant Campus; OS=Offsite; PC=Palmer Campus; TC=Thornley Campus

Days of the Week Key: M=Monday; Tu=Tuesday; W=Wednesday; Th=Thursday; F=Friday; Sa=Saturday; Su=Sunday

American Sign Language (ASL)

American Sign Language (ASL) – Level 1

Learn the foundations of ASL communication, gain knowledge and awareness of deaf/signing history and culture, develop comfort and assertiveness as a new signer, and develop a basic portfolio of ASL vocabulary.

XASL-501 12932 Jan. 14-March 3 Tu 6-8 p.m. $159 SP

XASL-501 12930 Jan. 21-March 10 Tu 6-8 p.m. $159 MP

XASL-501 12929 March 18-May 6 W 6-8 p.m. $159 TC

 

American Sign Language (ASL) – Level 2

Increase your vocabulary, understand grammar and syntax and deepen your understanding of deaf/signing communication and culture. Prerequisite: ASL Level I or equivalent experience

XASL-502 12935 Jan. 15-March 4 W 6-8 p.m. $159 BC

XASL-502 12933 March 17-May 5 Tu 6-8 p.m. $159 MP

XASL-502 12934 May 20-July 8 W 6-8 p.m. $159 TC

 


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English as a Second Language (ESL)

ESL Program Orientation – NEW!

Students who wish to enroll in an ESL Workplace Communication course for the first time should attend this free orientation. Please register in advance for this orientation so we have your contact information.

XESL-501 13142 Jan. 7 Tu 6-7 p.m. FREE TC

XESL-501 13143 Jan. 13 M 6-7 p.m. FREE TC

XESL-501 13144 Feb. 25 Tu 6-7 p.m. FREE TC

XESL-501 13146 March 2 M 6-7 p.m. FREE TC

XESL-501 13148 April 15 W 6-7 p.m. FREE TC

XESL-501 13149 April 21 Tu 6-7 p.m. FREE TC

 

ESL Workplace Communication – Level 1 – NEW!

For non-native English speakers, this introductory course helps develop basic language skills for communicating in public and at work. Prerequisite: ESL Program Orientation

XESL-502 13152 Jan. 22-March 9 MW 6-8:30 p.m. $249 TC

XESL-502 13154 March 11-April 27 MW 6-8:30 p.m. $249 TC

XESL-502 13156 April 29-June 15 MW 6-8:30 p.m. $249 TC

 

ESL Workplace Communication – Level 2 – NEW!

For non-native English speakers who want to continue developing their English language skills, this course helps students become more comfortable and fluent when communicating in public and in the workplace. Prerequisite: ESL Program Orientation

XESL-503 13159 Jan. 23-March 10 TuTh 6-8:30 p.m. $249 TC

XESL-503 13166 March 12-April 28 TuTh 6-8:30 p.m. $249 TC

XESL-503 13167 April 30-June 16 TuTh 6-8:30 p.m. $249 TC

 


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German (Conversational)

Basic Conversational German - NEW!

Sprechen sie Deutsch? If you have ever been interested in learning German, this course is for you! Whether for travel, personal interest or enrichment, this course offers you a first introduction to the German language. Taught by a native speaker of German, this course guides you through German pronunciation, teaches you useful, everyday German vocabulary and enables you to engage in basic German conversations.

XGER-501 14361  May 5-28 TuTh 6:30-9 p.m. $169 TC 

 


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NOTE: If you click on "VIEW COURSE DETAILS" and do not see the class listed, then the course is not currently being offered or it has already reached its capacity and no more seats are available. You can call the registration office at 843.574.6152 and ask to be put on a waiting list.

Spanish (Conversational)

 

 

Conversational Spanish I

Whether just for fun or to communicate better at work, this course teaches you the basics of everyday conversational Spanish for business and travel. This course focuses on spoken Spanish, the written language is used for reinforcement. Prerequisite: You need little or no background with the Spanish language. Book included

XSPA-501 13099 Jan. 13-Feb. 10 MW 6:30-9 p.m. $169 TC

XSPA-501 13100 May 11-June 8 MW 6:30-9 p.m. $169 TC

 

Conversational Spanish II

Enhance your ability to converse in the Spanish language. Prerequisite: This course is intended for those who have either taken Conversational Spanish I or have taken multiple years of Spanish in high school or college but are weak with the spoken component and want further practice. Book included

XSPA-502 13098 March 2-25 MW 6:30-9 p.m. $169 TC

 

Conversational Spanish III – Advanced

This course enhances your Spanish by expanding your vocabulary, raising the level of communication, ensuring accuracy of speaking and writing, and increasing confidence. Specialist subjects related to work or the interests of the learners are incorporated into the classes – i.e. business, travel, emails and more. More challenging expressions and idioms are included in the curriculum. Prerequisite: Ideally the advanced level of Spanish is an extension of the foundation courses (Level I and II), college Spanish or a refresher for a seasoned traveler

XSPA-503 13097 April 13-22 MW 6:30-9 p.m. $129 TC

 


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Spanish (Health Care)

Health Care Spanish
Learn fun terms, responses and questions you need to be more effective in the health care field. Whether you are a nurse, medical scribe, receptionist or other health care worker, you learn quickly in this high energy class setting.

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