Foreign Languages

Guilford Technical Community College is pleased to offer a variety of foreign language classes.  Whether you are interested in enhancing your skills or being able to start conversations speaking another language, GTCC has these courses available for you!

Current Courses

Spanish - Beginners

This course is designed for students who have had some basic Spanish or beginner-level Spanish and want to improve their conversational skills. The course puts emphasis on oral communication, reading of basic phrases, expressions, and grammar instruction to facilitate meaningful conversation. The textbook is Easy Spanish Step-by-Step by Barbara Bregstein. It is available at the Jamestown Campus bookstores. Tuition Cost $80

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-HD3 Spanish Beginners 8/16/22 - 10/6/22 TH 6 p.m.. - 8:30 p.m.. Jamestown AT 330 Register Now
CSP-4000-AC3 Spanish Beginners 9/7/22 - 10/26/22 W 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.. Jamestown AT 345 Register Now

 

Spanish - Intermediate

This course is for those completing Spanish beginners who want to increase their conversational skills and go to the next level of Spanish. The course places emphasis on oral communication, reading of basic phrases, expressions, and grammar instruction to facilitate meaningful conversation. The textbook that the course uses is Easy Spanish Step-by-Step by Barbara Bregstein. It is available at the GTCC Greensboro and Jamestown Campus bookstores. Tuition Cost: $80

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-HL3 Spanish Intermediate 10/13/22 - 12/8/22 TH 6 p.m.. - 8:30 p.m.. Jamestown AT 330 Register Now

 

Beginning Conversational Spanish (Online)

Designed for beginners, we will have you speaking and reading Spanish in no time. You will practice the basic building blocks of the language and common idiomatic expressions. You will know enough vocabulary and grammar for simple conversations, and you will learn how to answer questions. Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or no Spanish, you will complete the course with the skills to communicate in Spanish. This class is 100% online and is asynchronous — there are no specific times. You may login at your leisure. Please contact our office at communityeducation@gtcc.edu, and provide your name, email address and course registered for. Once we confirm your enrollment and payment, you will be emailed a web address to get access to your online classroom.  Tuition Cost: $290

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-LEB3 Beginning Conversational Spanish (online) 9/6/22 - 10/28/22 M-Su Online Online Online Register Now

Italian - Beginners 

Learn Italian for fun, business ,or travel. Italian is widely regarded as one of the world's most beautiful languages, and you will be learning pronunciation and basic sentences especially useful for travel and everyday life. The instructor is a native speaker who will give you insights into Italian culture and history.  Successful completion of this course will also prepare students to attend the Italian intermediate course. Text book required, "Practice Makes Perfect Series, Italian Conversation" by Marcel Danesi and can be purchased at the GTCC Greensboro bookstore. Tuition Cost: $80

Course will be available for spring 2023.

Italian - Intermediate 

This course is for students who have taken the Italian for Beginners course. In this class, you will be reading and discussing short stories in Italian with parallel English translation. You will also learn useful intermediate level grammar concepts. Successful completion of this course will also prepare students for a more advanced level of Italian. Text book required, "Practice Makes Perfect Series, Italian Conversation" by Marcel Danesi and can be purchased at the GTCC Greensboro bookstore, Italian Reader-Short Stories (English-Italian Parallel Text) Compiled by Alex Kouzine. To contact the instructor, please email to amundula4@gmail.com or text to 336-405-8542. Tuition Cost: $80

Course will be available for spring 2023.

Ways to Register

Students can register in one of three ways: PREREGISTRATION is REQUIRED prior to attending class.

  • Online: Register
    • Use the Search function to search for Course Title or Course Code.
  • In Person:
    • Greensboro, 3505 E. Wendover Ave., Continuing Education Center, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday.
    • High Point, 901 S. Main St., H1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday.
  • Mail: Download the registration form from website, and mail to GTCC, PO BOX 309, Jamestown, N.C. 27282. Download the Con Ed Registration Form.