Languages

Our global economy can require skills such as learning a new language. The job tracking firm Burning Glass Technologies states the three best languages to learn are Portuguese, German, and Mandarin. Additionally, other languages in the top 7 are those we offer. Take an on campus or online class and boost your chances for a higher paying job or preparation for your next trip to a foreign country.

 

Chinese

Conversational Chinese

Holly Yang
If your life has anything to do with China, or if you want to have anything to do with China, this class provides the essential skills to advance your Chinese learning. Learn the pinyin phonetic system, basic vocabulary, expressions, sentence patterns and simple conversations. Learn how to apply the pinyin knowledge to use a standard bilingual dictionary. Explore the basic Chinese character writing system and know how to find out the meanings and pronunciations of characters. Chinese culture will also be introduced

Thu, Sept 14-Nov 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 10 wks    Littleton Campus closed
LANG 1063F01-68084    $209, plus $25 books/material fee to instructor

Online Option

Course Name Course Number Cost
Mandarin Chinese ONLI 2234 $99

English as a Second Language

Beginning English as a Second Language

Victoria Martysh
For beginners who speak little English. Learn to speak, read and begin to write in the English language. Discover fun facts about Colorado while you learn. *Class starts on a Thursday. *No class Nov 23.

Add to CartTue/Thu, Oct 5-Dec 12*, noon-2 p.m., 10 wks Littleton Campus
LANG 1004F01-68085                                $199, plus book

Add to Cart Thu, Oct 5-Dec 14*, 6-8:30 p.m., 10 wks   Littleton Campus
LANG 1004F02-68086                                $199, plus book

Intermediate English as a Second Language

Victoria Bailey
If you have completed Beginning English as a Second Language or if you can speak and read English at the 4th grade level, this is the appropriate class for you.

Add to CartMon, Sept 18-Nov 6, 6-8:30 p.m., 8 wks   Littleton Campus
LANG 1005F01-68087                            $179, plus book

Advanced English as a Second Language

Bobbi Shupe
Get more confident in your reading, writing, and conversational skills. This is a continuation of Intermediate English as a Second Language or you may obtain permission from the instructor.

Add to CartThu, Sept 21-Nov 9, 6-8:30 p.m., 8 wks   Littleton Campus
LANG 1006F01-68088                            $179, plus book

Online Options

Course Name Course Number Cost
Writing for ESL ONLI 1105 $119
Grammar for ESL ONLI 1106 $119
Easy English 1 ONLI 2070 $119
Easy English 2 ONLI 2090 $119
Easy English 3 ONLI 2211 $119

French

Continuing with French

Fawzia Ahmad
Build on the French I course and expand your communication in French. We will have fun with more everyday situations in which you would need French to communicate such as: sending a text message, speaking on the phone, what to say to a bank teller, how to ask your museum guide the correct question (and understand his/her answer), communicating with a French family that your child is staying with and/or communicating with a French family whose child you are hosting, etc. Join us for this content rich and fun course!

Sat, Sept 23-Nov 18* , 12:45-3:15 p.m., 9 wks   Littleton Campus
LANG 1018F01-68090   $199, $14 material fee to instructor closed

Online Option

Course Name Course Number Cost
Beginning Conversational French ONLI 1236 $119

German

Conversational German

Birgid Howell
Immerse yourself in conversational German which emphasizes spoken language, simple vocabulary and phrases. Enjoy a strong emphasis on travel, history and culture. Begin with the basics of the language and advance quickly to help you converse comfortably.

Add to CartTue, Sept 12-Oct 31, 7-9 p.m., 8 wks         Littleton Campus
LANG 1010F01-68091                            $199, plus book

Intermediate German

Karen Herz
Review your conversational German and move into improving your knowledge of written and spoken German via adding the past and future tenses to your already learned present tense background. Emphasis will be on writing, listening, reading, speaking and the German culture all within a fun and comfortable atmosphere.

Wed, Sept 20-Nov 15 6-8 p.m., 9 wks         Littleton Campus
LANG 1011F01-68092   $199, plus $30 material fee to instructor closed

Survival Tips for the Informed Traveler in Germany

Karen Herz
Are you planning to travel to Germany this fall or during the holiday season? Discover some basic survival tips for traveling in Germany that will help you feel more at ease throughout your trip. Learn everyday survival phrases and cultural characteristics. Practice language skills with fellow students and learn how to navigate through Germany by train or car.

Tue, Sept 26-Oct 24, 6-8 p.m., 5 wks         Littleton Campus closed
LANG 1009F01-68093    $49, plus books and $15 materials fee to instructor

Online Option

Course Name Course Number Cost
German ONLI 2249 $99

Spanish

Survival Spanish for Travelers

Enrique Rosado
You can negotiate for hotels, bargain with vendors in shops, be easily understood in restaurants, and handle unforeseen medical and travel emergencies. Leave with a mastery of simple sentence construction, expressions for dialoguing successfully and a “cheat” sheet.

Add to CartSat, Nov 4, 9 a.m.-noon         Littleton Campus
LANG 1008F01-68094        $59, $5 material fee to instructor

Beginning Spanish

Enrique Rosado / Maria Carrasco Stone
Discover basic Spanish including common phrases and vocabulary that will enable you to communicate simply and clearly.*No class Sept 4.

Add to CartTue, Sept 19-Nov 14, 6-7:30 p.m., 9 wks  Parker Campus (Rosado)
LANG 1020FP1-68095    v        $199, $30 material fee to instructor

Add to CartMon, Aug 28-Oct 30*, 5-7 p.m., 9 wks   Littleton Campus (Carrasco-Stone)
LANG 1020F01-68096                    $199, $35 material fee to instructor

Intermediate Spanish

Enrique Rosado/Maria Carrasco-Stone
Improve your skills learned in Beginning Spanish (a prerequisite for this class), or you may obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling. *No class Sept 4.

Tue, Sept 19-Nov 14 7:30-9 p.m., 9 wks  Parker Campus (Rosado)
LANG 1021FP1-68097    $199, $30 material fee to instructor closed

Add to CartMon, Aug 28-Oct 30*, 7-9 p.m., 9 wks   Littleton Campus (Carrasco-Stone)
LANG 1021F01-68098                $199, $35 material fee to instructor

Advanced Spanish

Maria Carrasco-Stone
This class is a perfect follow up after taking Beginning or Intermediate Spanish classes at ACC. It is an interactive class designed to reinforce what you have learned in previous Spanish courses at ACC. Read and discuss a series of fun current events, newspaper articles, short stories and more. Engage in spontaneous conversation topics, cultural discussions, role-playing short dialogues, while learning new vocabulary, strengthening your conversational skills and practicing the use of the Spanish language. If you don’t use it you lose it! Students should be able to easily speak in the present tense.

Add to CartWed, Aug 30-Oct 25, 5-7:15 p.m., 9 wks    Littleton Campus
LANG 1026F01- 68099            $199, $40 material fee to instructor

Online Spanish Options

Course Name Course Number Cost
Speed Spanish I ONLI 1233 $119
Speed Spanish II ONLI 1234 $119
Speed Spanish III ONLI 1235 $119
Conversational Spanish (Latin American) ONLI 2237 $99
Speed Spanish Series ONLI 2042 $300

Spanish for Professionals

Course Name Course Number Cost
Spanish for Banking ONLI 2226 $99
Spanish for Customer Service ONLI 2227 $99
Spanish for Real Estate ONLI 2228 $129
Spanish for Law Enforcement ONLI 2229 $99
Spanish for 911 Dispatch ONLI 2230 $99
Spanish for EMS and Fire ONLI 2231 $99
Spanish for Teachers ONLI 2232 $129
Spanish for Corrections ONLI 2233 $99
Spanish for Park Rangers ONLI 2238 $99

Other Online Language Options

Conversational Italian

Learn practical, everyday words and phrases that will make your vacation and/or business trip to Italy much more enjoyable. Read, hear, and practice all your new vocabulary in Italian. Guided by a native Italian instructor, you’ll gain cultural knowledge that only an insider has. Be surprised by how quickly and easily you can learn many useful Italian expressions! This course makes it simple to master your pronunciation of Italian. When you have a basic understanding of a country’s native language, you’re able to converse with those who live there in a more relaxed, enjoyable way. This interactive, audio-visual course provides a comprehensive range of customized Italian phrases and vocabulary. Register now.

Course Name Course Number Cost
Instant Italian ONLI 1175 $119
Conversational Japanese ONLI 2064 $119
Dutch ONLI 2236 $99
Portuguese ONLI 2239 $99