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If English is not your native language, this program can help you develop your communication skills in English and expand your understanding of the American business culture. You’ll also learn about starting your own business. Your focus will be on English terminology and its application in business. These courses are designed to help you build a deeper understanding of the subjects both in English and in your first language.
Improve your ability to communicate and interact effectively with English speakers through this certificate. You’ll fine tune your English skills in grammar, writing, listening and speaking. After you successfully complete this certificate, you may enroll in a degree program without TOEFL at Fox Valley Technical College or at many other universities and colleges.
If you are an English Language Learner with basic English skills and you want to continue building your grammar, writing, listening and speaking skills, this certificate can help you get there. Your training includes personal attention and support from your instructors. Cultural field trips can help you learn about the community. After you successfully complete this program, you can enroll in the advanced level certificate.
International business is not business as usual. The Global Business Professional series will help you develop skills in international marketing and product development, sales, finance, banking and logistics. You’ll also learn about culture and communications. You’ll be well prepared to take the NASBITE Certified Global Business Professional exam.
Boost your resume and set yourself apart from the crowd in a competitive job market with language and culture training. You’ll learn to effectively communicate and interact with Spanish speaking clients, customers and colleagues. Or you can use your communication skills for travel. Your training includes traveling to another country for a two-week immersion experience to live among Spanish speakers and practice your skills. Will supplement any profession.
Are you bilingual and interested in the field of medical interpretation? After passing a Spanish/English proficiency test, you can begin studying for this important and rewarding career. You’ll learn the fundamentals of translation and interpretation. Your training focuses on an extensive study of medical terminology for Spanish-English interpretation. You will also develop the skills you need to work with diverse groups of people. Then apply your new skills in a medical setting through a supervised internship. You’ll be ready to fill a growing need in the medical community.
If you are a current or future health care professional who wants to effectively communicate and interact with Spanish speaking patients or clients, this certificate will help you develop specialized health care Spanish language skills. To enhance your learning experience, you will travel to another country on a two-week language and culture immersion program where you will live among Spanish speakers and practice your skills. Add Spanish language skills to your resume with this certificate. Will supplement any health care job.
Learn to teach English as a second language in the U.S. or abroad with this certificate. You’ll learn the theories of second language acquisition, along with English language teaching methods. This certificate can also help you enhance your skills and understanding for working with international students. Your training includes observation of English Language Learning (ELL) instruction, with opportunities to practice teaching in an ELL classroom. You’ll have the skills you need to get started.
Chinese Mandarin 1
Chinese Mandarin 2
Chinese Mandarin Conversation Advanced
Learn Chinese Online | Rosetta Stone® eCourse
English Language Learning - Basic Skills
English Language Competency - Intermediate
English Language Competency - Advanced
French Conversation Advanced
German Conversation Advanced
Hmong 1 for Professionals
Hmong 2 for Professionals
Italian 1 for Culinary Arts
Italian Conversation Advanced
Japanese Conversation | Intermediate and Advanced
Portuguese Conversation Advanced
Russian Conversation | Intermediate and Advanced
Spanish for True Beginners
Spanish Online Language Lab | Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced
Spanish Conversation | Intermediate and Advanced
Spanish 1 Culinary Arts
Spanish for Health Care
Spanish 1 Law Enforcement
Spanish 1 Emergency Responder and Fire Protection
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