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Calendar Next available session starts Oct 3, 2023 at 6 pm

Medical Interpreting Certification Prep- Remote Learning Course Medical interpreters are in great demand both in person and remotely by video or phone. Interpreters can elect to work for a hospital, school, or state agency, or as contractors with many agencies throughout the country or they can elect to work remotely from home where they can work independently and make their own hours. Open to all languages, this 60-hour program provides working knowledge of medical interpreting, including standards of practice, ethics, HIPAA regulations, cultural competency, and medical terminology/vocabulary. Course provides intense practice via oral role plays on a variety of medical topics. Students will be introduced to VRI (Video Remote Interpreting) and OPI (Over the Phone Interpreting). Offered in collaboration with TransFluenci LLC, this course is designed for those preparing for entry-level careers as medical interpreters as well as for working interpreters preparing for the National Board Certification exam. Program meets the National Board for Medical Interpreter Certification training requirement. Certification fees are not included in the price of the course. Prerequisites: High school diploma or equivalent. Students must be fluent in English and one other language. Screening required, call 978-236-1200 to request a screening appointment after registration. Textbook required: What You Need to Know to Become a Medical Interpreter, ISBN: 9780578411910. Available at

Spanish 1 - LAC122



Calendar Next available session starts Oct 3, 2023 at 6:30 pm

Spanish 1 An informal approach to learning the Spanish language through interactive in-class communication, exchanging greetings, engaging in simple conversations and learning useful everyday vocabulary. You'll enjoy conversing in class, at home, at work, or on vacation using your newly learned Spanish skills.

Italian 1 - LAC120



Calendar Next available session starts Oct 18, 2023 at 6 pm

Italian 1 Vogliono Imparare I'italiano? Learn how to understand and carry on simple conversations in Italian. Explore cultural aspects along with various dialects spoken throughout Italy.

E-Book: How to write and Get it Published - LAC148



Calendar Next available session starts Oct 23, 2023 at 6:30 pm

E-Book: How to write and Get it Published See your work published tomorrow! Yes, you read that right. You could be a published author ASAP thanks to the world of E-book publishing and self-publishing. Join us for an in-depth look at some of the best publishers around today and how to avoid some of the pitfalls that most authors make when venturing out on their own in this brave new world.




Calendar Next available session starts Oct 31, 2023 at 6:30 pm

Creative Writing Do you have a story to tell or an emotion to convey? Begin each class with an exercise that will initiate you into the process of creative writing. Explore the genre of short fiction, and you are also welcome to explore creative non-fiction and poetry. Topics of discussion will include strategies for keeping the process flowing in the midst of our busy lives and ways to publish your work in print or online. You will have the opportunity to share your work and receive feedback from other writers. Current writers are welcome, and no prior experience is necessary.

Spanish II - LAC123



Calendar Next available session starts Nov 1, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

A continuation of Spanish I using supplemental materials that will take the learner from the present tense to begin exploring the past and then future tenses and more situational vocabulary. Cultural aspects are explored along with various dialects spoken in Spain and Latin America.

New! Reading for Fiction Writers - LAC147



Calendar Next available session starts Dec 6, 2023 at 6:30 pm

New! Reading for Fiction Writers Become a better writer and reader with Reading for Fiction Writers. Most fiction writers know that being a good writer isn't just about writing, but also reading. Successful authors have pointed out that the two biggest rules for writers are to write a lot and read a lot. Former Bantam Doubleday Dell editor, Anthony Gangi, will guide you in the ways to becoming a more active reader by looking at key scenes and chapters of various authors in order to improve your own writing. In addition to text evaluation writing exercises will also be included.

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