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World Languages

Program Overview

If the key to success is better understanding the world around you, what area of study would make more sense to pursue than world languages? Studying languages is not just about learning different tongues and dialects — it also teaches the intercultural skills necessary to be a contributing member of our local and global community.

Our experienced instructors will guide you through this intensive liberal arts program in world languages studies. Our humanities and foreign language courses will prepare you for further university studies, travels abroad, transitions into the workforce, or advancement in your current career. Possible and exciting roles you can work towards include interpreter, translator, speech-language pathology assistant, reporter, and instructor.

Make it happen. Take your first step toward enrolling in the World Languages program today.

Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.

Why Chandler Gilbert Community College?

Spanish Program

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide college students and other members of the community with a foundation in the study of culture, language, and linguistic structures of the Spanish language. to communicate in a language other than English by being able to understand, speak, read, and write in this language. It is also to teach them the cultural aspects of the countries where the target language is spoken including their geography, their history, their customs and traditions, and their literature. Mastery of the language will enable the students to achieve personal, educational, and professional goals.

Goals

  • Provide students with a wide variety of tools to develop oral and written communication skills in Spanish.
  • Create a natural and real-life environment in the classroom through active learning and project-based activities.
  • Enforce each of the four learning skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking.
  • Follow an instruction mode with a communicative approach in mind.