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Registration now open for Upstate International’s summer foreign language classes

Registration for Upstate International’s summer foreign language classes is now open, with online and in-house classes beginning the week of June 22.

Languages offering for the summer session include American Sign Language, Chinese-Mandarin, Croatian, English, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Thai and Vietnamese.

Classes are held in an informal and relaxed environment, either at the Upstate International House at 9 South Memminger Street in Greenville, or online. Every class is taught by a native speaker dedicated to helping each student succeed.

Regular classes meet over a six-week period for a total of eight hours. The cost for the six-week semester is $70. Intensive classes are two hours per class and meet twice each week for six weeks. The semester cost for intensive classes in $265.

Learning a foreign language gives you better career choice opportunities, studies show, especially in a region like the Upstate which is home to more than 520 international companies. Other benefits include:

  • Increased critical thinking skills
  • Improved memory
  • Enhanced multitasking abilities
  • Improved performance in other academic fields

Upstate International, a nonprofit organization, focuses on affordable classes that help bring the world to the Upstate.

Click here for foreign language class schedules, registration and location information.

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