Languages

Sharpen your language skills for academic and business success.

Explore the world through language.

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Learn a foreign language. Sharpen your English for business or academic success. Transfer language credits for your degree. UCLA Extension has a variety of language courses to help you, whatever your goal might be. We offer courses and programs in:

  • French, Italian, and Spanish
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Legal Interpretation: Spanish/English and Mandarin Chinese/English

Our language courses help develop speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills, as well as an understanding of different cultures. Our courses integrate vocabulary, grammar, and cultural insights with themes related to personal experiences. Both in classroom and online language courses are offered.

English as a Second Language

The Advanced English as a Second Language courses are designed to refine students' academic English skills.

Interpretation & Translation

If you’re fluent in English and Spanish or Mandarin Chinese, take advantage of great interpretation and translation career opportunities.

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