Part-Time Language Programs
Valencia College offers a variety of continuing education language programs, for every language proficiency level.
Valencia College Continuing Education provides a variety of language programs, products, and services to help individuals learn another language whether for personal or professional reasons. We have extensive instructor-led programs in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, as well as a variety of online language courses. The goal of these courses is to help students communicate in the target language across a wide range of topics.
For those interested in language learning in the workplace, our offerings include the following: instructor-led language programs that can be delivered on site, online occupational language courses, a language assessment service for employers, and very helpful language phrasebooks.
Certificate or Transcript Request
Please complete this web form to request a certificate of completion or transcript.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Our English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program is designed for adults with a busy schedule and is geared for all levels from beginner to advanced. This program is designed to increase the participant’s proficiency in speaking, listening, reading, and writing English.
The English Pronunciation program consists of a series of four 16-hour courses for intermediate and advanced English speakers who want to improve their overall pronunciation to be better understood by native speakers.
Our beginner level Portuguese language courses introduce participants to the basics of communicating in Portuguese in either personal or professional settings. Students will practice speaking, listening, reading and writing in class.
Our dynamic and interactive Conversational Spanish for Today program introduces participants to communicating in Spanish in either personal or professional settings.
Language Level Descriptions
All students are placed according to communicative ability in the language.
There are nine levels of language proficiency as outlined below:
Language Program Details
|Program Title||Regular Tuition Fee|
|English as a Second Language||$235.00|
|Spanish Conversation Club||$160.00|
|Portuguese Conversation Club||$160.00|
For more information on our discounts and payment plans call the Client Service Center at 407-582-6688.
Low enrollment may result in course cancellation. If a course cancels, and you have pre-registered, we will attempt to notify you. A notice will also be placed at the entrance to the classroom. Full refunds are given when a class is canceled by the college. Course fees will be fully refunded if your cancellation request is received at least 5 business days prior to the course start date. Refunds for cash or check payments will be refunded by check and will be mailed within 15 working days. Refunds for credit card payments will be issued back to the credit card.
Steps to Register
Complete an oral evaluation.
Follow the instructions at the beginning of the call.
What is an oral evaluation?
An Oral Evaluation is a placement assessment completed over the phone that will let us know in which level you should start classes. It has a series of pre-recorded questions and will take you about 10 minutes to complete. You may call any day, at any time. Your answers will be recorded and then evaluated by our assessment team.
Contact Continuing Education Student Services.
A student service specialist will guide you through the registration process.
Important dates and holidays for Continuing Education language programs.
|Fall 2021||August 9 – 14||Labor Day Weekend
Saturday, September 4 – Monday, September 6
|Fall 2021||October 11 - 16||Thanksgiving Break
Monday November 22 – Saturday, November 27
|Fall 2021||January 24 – January 29||Spring Break
Monday, March 7 – Saturday, March 12
|Spring 2022||April 4 – 9||Memorial Day Weekend
Saturday, May 28 – Monday, May 30
|Summer 2022||June 6 – 11||Independence Day
Monday July 4
|Fall 2022||August 8 – 13||Labor Day Weekend
Saturday, September 3 – Monday, September 5
|Fall 2022||October 10 - 15||Thanksgiving Break
Monday November 21 – Saturday, November 26
|Fall 2022||January 23 – January 28||Spring Break
Monday, March 6 – Saturday, March 11
|Spring 2023||April 3 – 8||Memorial Day Weekend
Saturday, May 27 – Monday, May 29
|Summer 2023||June 5 – 10||Independence Day
Tuesday, July 4
For more information, contact the Continuing Education Student Services 407-582-6688 | Se habla español. Fala-se português.