Language and ESL Classes

Planning a trip and need to brush up on your Spanish, French or Italian? The Academy offers refresher courses on speaking, writing, listening and reading skills in these languages. Additionally, the Academy has a professional staff to train students in English as a second language. From beginners to intermediate to pronunciation for professionals, these classes provide practical instruction for all levels.

If you do not see a class that you were expecting to be available check back soon as classes are added as they become available, or reach out to us by email.

ESL: English Basics for Beginners
Cost: $785 + textbooks
This course teaches basic reading, writing, listening, speaking and pronunciation skills. Class meets for 4 hours each week (40 hours for entire course). Students receive instruction from ESL certified instructor and will receive ESL Certificate for completion of the course. Class requires 4 students to make. A 2-payment plan option is available for this class. Contact us at academyofthearts@samford.edu for details. Ages 18+ Check back for new classes coming in September.
Instructor: Wendy McBride
 
ESL: English for Intermediate
Cost: $395 + textbooks
This pronunciation course is for proficient English speakers who want to continue to improve their skills. Class requires 4 students to make. Students receive instruction from ESL certified instructor and will receive ESL Certificate for completion of the course. Ages 18+ Check back for new classes coming in September.
Instructor: Kristi Shaw-Selah
Prerequisites: Evening English Basics for Beginners
 
ESL: English Pronunciation for Professionals
Cost: $395 + textbooks
This pronunciation course is for proficient English speakers who want to continue to improve their skills. Class requires 4 students to make. Students receive instruction from ESL certified instructor and will receive ESL Certificate for completion of the course. Ages 18+ Check back for new classes coming in September.
Instructor: Kristi Shaw-Selah
 

Instructors

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Giorgi Barbi
Italian Instructor
Academy of the Arts
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Mary Delo
French Instructor
Academy of the Arts
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Wendy McBride
ESL Instructor
Academy of the Arts
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Amy Nichols
Spanish Instructor
Academy of the Arts
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Kristi Shaw-Saleh
ESL Instructor
Academy of the Arts