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If you seek to better communicate with others, these courses will help you get the most out of your travels and life! For career-related language courses, please see the Languages in the Workplace subcategory located under Business and Career.
 
Translators and interpreters are in high demand and work flexible hours from home. The U.S. Department of Labor says that the career field for certified translators can expect 40 percent job growth through 2024, with an average starting salary of $20 an hour. As a proficient Spanish-English bilingual, develop the knowledge and skills necessary for translation. To participate, you must possess a high level of proficiency in both languages. This course prepares you for the state certification test. $30 materials fee.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 14 sessions; starting 8/26/2017, ending 12/16/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 9/2/2017, 11/11/2017, 11/25/2017)

Tuition: $599.00

Materials Cost: $30.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Margarita Griggs 

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Whether you're traveling abroad or just want to sound well-traveled, you'll enjoy learning this elegant language. Receive tips on correct pronunciation from the real thing: an instructor who hails from France.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 12 sessions; starting 9/5/2017, ending 11/21/2017

Tuition: $179.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Helene Seelye 



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In this highly advanced class, build upon your English skills so you can succeed in a multitude of personal and professional settings. Incorporating the National College and Career Readiness Standards, you will have the ability to transition confidently into the professional arena. In addition, enjoy listening to guest speakers who will address specific professional issues.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 9/6/2017, ending 10/11/2017

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Rain Donohue 



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Whether you know a little bit of Spanish or none at all, this class will teach you beginning conversational skills. Have fun learning phrases in a safe environment. No grammar is presented in this course.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM; 10 sessions; starting 9/6/2017, ending 11/8/2017

Tuition: $169.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Ronald Sefchick 



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Practice your reading and speaking skills as you further your understanding of French. Delve deeper into grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation while also discussing France, its culture, places to visit and current events.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM; 10 sessions; starting 9/7/2017, ending 11/9/2017

Tuition: $159.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Helene Seelye 



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Take this intermediate step from French beginner to full conversationalist, or reinforce your knowledge of French and learn more advanced material through a relaxed approach to this elegant language.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 10 sessions; starting 9/7/2017, ending 11/9/2017

Tuition: $159.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Helene Seelye 



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Better understand the language and culture of South Korea whether you are planning to travel to the 2018 Winter Olympics or watch from the comfort of your home. Learn about when and how to bow, food etiquette, taking photos of people and more. Practice speaking basic phrases, and learn about the country's cuisine and its most popular sites to visit.  

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 9/11/2017, ending 10/2/2017

Tuition: $89.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Minsung Jung 



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Increase your knowledge and effectiveness as a medical interpreter by reducing language barriers between patients and doctors. Become familiar with the different modes of interpretation that are performed verbally, in writing and by recordings while expanding your comprehension of medical terminology. Become aware of common mistakes and ethical responsibilities that are involved in medical interpreting. Internship not provided. 

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 10 sessions; starting 9/25/2017, ending 11/27/2017

Tuition: $279.00

Materials Cost: $10.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Gigi Sefchick 



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Learn basic Mandarin phrases to manage some everyday conversations and make your trip more enjoyable and productive. Practice words dealing with topics used in restaurants, hotels and airports. 

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 6 sessions; starting 10/30/2017, ending 12/4/2017

Tuition: $129.00

Materials Cost: $15.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Zhengyu 



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