FALL 2021 Adult Programs

Our online language courses are designed for those busy adults who have had some or no previous instruction in the language and for those who wish to brush up on their speaking skills. It is ideal for anyone wishing to acquire basic communication skills and learn about cultures and traditions of the various regions where the language is spoken. Our classes are offered in various levels:

-Low Beginners-High Beginners: for those who have had little to no experience in the language

-Intermediate: for those who have had some prior experience with the language

-Low Intermediate-Intermediate-High: for those who have had more than 1 year experience with the language

Our small group classes will be held live via Zoom by qualified instructors. Experience the joy of learning a language in the comfort of your own home and interacting with other like-minded people through this enriching opportunity to navigate a different culture and keep your brain intellectually fit and sharp. Classes will be held once a week, 1.5 hours per week via Zoom (links will be sent the week before classes begin) from the week of September 13 – November 15. Registration fee: $120.

Note: We require a minimum enrollment limit of 8 students to run our programs and will accept no more than 10 students.

Note: If you are unable to enroll because the program has reached its maximum limit, please email Sandhya Shanker (shankers@msu.edu) to be added to our waitlist.

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Online Spanish for Healthcare Workers  New Program!

Designed for health care workers, the objective of the program is to be able to effectively communicate with Spanish-speaking patients and families. Lessons include basic conversational Spanish along with basic terminology and phrases commonly used in healthcare settings. The program does not require prior knowledge of Spanish. Students are permitted to login for class session(s) in listen-only mode (audio-only or via telephone) as long as the instructor is notified prior to the start of class.

  • Mondays, September 13 – November 15, 6:00-7:30pm (EST)
  • Instructor: Paola Smith

 Online Italian for Adults 

  • Low Intermediate – High Intermediate
  • Tuesdays, September 14 – November 16, 6:00-7:30pm (EST)
  • Instructor: Carmen De Lorenzo

Online Spanish for Adults

  • Low Intermediate – High Intermediate
  • Tuesdays, September 14 – November 16, 6:00-7:30pm (EST)
  • Instructor: Delia Castaneda

Online French for Adults

  • Low Intermediate – High Intermediate
  • Wednesdays, September 15 – November 17, 6:00-7:30pm (EST)
  • Instructor: Sandhya Shanker

Online Spanish for Adults

  • Beginners-High Beginners
  • Thursdays, September 16 – November 18, 6:00-7:30pm (EST)
  • Instructor: Delia Castaneda

Online Chinese for Adults

  • Beginners-High Beginners
  • Thursdays, September 16 – November 18, 6:00-7:30pm (EST)
  • Instructor: Wenying Zhou

Online Italian for Adults

  • Beginners-High Beginners
  • Thursdays, September 16 – November 18, 6:00-7:30pm (EST)
  • Instructor: Paula Qefaliaj

*CLICK HERE TO REGISTER*

DISCOVER a language with cls!

"Our professor was wonderful! She engaged everyone in the class which is hard to do with people being at different experience levels. She always included time to speak to others in Spanish, explained the material well, and really focused on improving our communication skills."
-Participant
Adults program
"I think my child expanded his vocabulary and confidence in using a new language. More importantly, he had fun in the class, and because he had fun I think he will look forward to taking additional classes in a new language."
-PARENT
Kids program

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