Many agree that fluency in a second language can help you stand out among prospective employers and open doors to opportunities that others may miss. And in today’s global economy as more companies expand internationally, the ability to communicate in another language has become a significant advantage in the workforce.
It’s never too late to learn a new language. Our courses are taught in an encouraging environment by instructors who combine a passion for teaching with native language proficiency to serve professional, academic, and leisure learners. These courses will help you develop cultural understanding so critical in today’s world. Master the skill of a foreign language, open new doors, and find new opportunities. Whether you are forging relationships, closing the deal, or traveling abroad, the College of Continuing and Professional Education at KSU can help.
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There has become a great need for multilingual workers. Being an interpreter is a challenging and rewarding experience. These programs will prepare you to enter this thriving career path.
Train to become a successful instructor of English in less than 6 months. Our 120-hour training program focuses on the four courses that are the foundation for TESOL and TEFL. Successful completion of the program will prepare your to work as a teacher, trainer, tutor, or cross-cultural communicator locally and abroad.
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Certificate
Learn Spanish with our brand new hybrid curriculum of Portales (more about this award-winning curriculum here). Portales provides advantages such as a virtual Chat Partner, online audio and visual exercises and will compliment your classroom experience.
We also now offer a separate, special curriculum for Heritage Spanish speakers who want to improve their native language skills to work in bilingual professions.
All classes will focus on listening comprehension, speaking, reading, writing and grammar.
A Skills Assessment/Placement Test is required for entrance to Spanish Series Two and Heritage Spanish I. Follow the link to the test here: Skills Assessment/Placement Test for Spanish
Spanish Series One
Spanish Series Two
Heritage Spanish I
Foreign Language for Travelers
Planning a trip? Our “survival skills” courses will give you basic communication skills to get the most out of your trip!
Visit our Foreign Language for Travelers page and view our course video!