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Prepare for the global workforce

Learn a language with a non-credit, quick course

Whether you're a professional traveling for your company or an individual wanting to explore your ancestor language, we can help with these lively, non-credit classes in French, German, and Spanish. From beginning to advanced courses, you'll find an option that fits your needs in an interactive and affordable classroom setting. 

Our qualified instructors have years of teaching experience. They have a following of students who return for multiple semesters.

Start with a beginning class. Students will learn basic vocabulary, basic word recognition and enunciation. Professionals and travelers also will gain important cultural insights, including the cultural values and differences that will give you and your company the respect needed to work and visit outside of the United States.

Move to the next class level with your instructor in a continued sequence. Successful completion of each class earns the student a Eastern Florida State College certificate of achievement.

Explore the language choices below.

Click each for more information.

French

Beginning French- (IBMX 0014) New to the French Language? Bring a friend and start with a beginning French class on the Melbourne campus. Students will learn and use basic vocabulary, basic word recognition, enunciation and some writing for professional and travel use. Gain an introduction to the culture of the French people.
Beginning French 2-(IBMX 0068)

French, Interaction and Conversation- (IBMX 0054) This course is for those students who have studied French (even if many years ago), and wish to continue to develop their conversational skills. Students will have an opportunity to interact and practice French conversation as well as writing for business and travel use. A lively class to help you step into the French culture. Cocoa Campus

Textbook: French Made Simple (2006)
Pamela Haze
ISBN: 0-7679-1859-2
Publisher: The Stonesong Press, LLC
May be purchased at the Melbourne Campus bookstore. 321-433-5677 Textbook is only used for Beginning French.

German

Learn the rich language of German. Bring a friend and start with a beginning German class. These classes are a fun way to learn the language and explore the German culture. You will practice speaking, reading and writing.
German, Beginning - (IBMX 0013)
German, Intermediate - (IBMX 0011)
German, Advanced - (IBMX 0027)

Textbook: Learn German the Fast and Fun Way  4th Edition
Neil Donahue
ISBN:978-1438074955
Publisher: Barron’s
May be purchased at the Melbourne Campus bookstore. 321-433-5677

Spanish

Begin at the beginning with a lively Spanish class. A fun way to learn Spanish. Classes are 8 weeks in length and setup to progress you through 2 levels in one semester.
Spanish Beginning (IBMX 0005)
Spanish Beginning 2 (IBMX 0025) 
Spanish Beginning 3 (IBMX 0066)
Spanish Beginning 4 (IBMX 0069)
Spanish Intermediate (IBMX 0020)
Spanish Intermediate 2 (IBMX 0056)
Spanish Advanced (IBMX 0021)

Spanish Beginning and Intermediate Textbook: Spanish Now! Level 1  Edition 8
Ruth Silverstein, Allen Pomerantz, Heywood Wald and Nathan Quinones  
ISBN: 978-1438075235
Publisher: Barron’s
May be purchased at the Melbourne Campus bookstore. 321-433-5677

Spanish Advanced Textbook: Spanish Now! Level 2  Edition 3
Christopher Kendris
ISBN: 978-0764141102
Publisher: Barron’s
May be purchased at the Melbourne Campus bookstore. 321-433-5677

Contact Us

EFSC-Workforce Training
1519 Clearlake Rd
Cocoa, FL 32922
Patty Boatman
boatmanp@easternflorida.edu
321-433-7514 or 321-433-7500
Fax: 321-433-7525

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See the current options for Non-Credit Foreign Language courses. Fall classes will be available for online registration after July 4. Fall classes begin in August and October.