Carry out your library’s educational mission with Gale Courses. Offer community members lifelong learning opportunities with 365+ engaging, online courses that focus on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment—including seven NEW foreign language courses.
Classes are six weeks long, mobile responsive, and taught by college instructors who are experts in their field. The online classroom is available anytime, anywhere on a newly enhanced learning platform—perfect for busy lifestyles.
Italian, French, Japanese, and Spanish instructor-led language courses now available
Patrons can learn a foreign language online. Classes range from introductory courses to more advanced topics and include:
Beginning Conversational French
Discover how easy it can be to learn common words and phrases for both leisure and business.
Whether you want to learn conversational Japanese for travel or just for fun, you’ll find this course makes it easy and enjoyable for beginners to master the essentials of the Japanese language.
Learn Italian from the comfort of your home in this fun and enjoyable online course.
Learn six easy recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you’ll be engaging in conversational Spanish in no time.
Speed Spanish II
The follow-up to our popular Speed Spanish course; several new recipes help you continue building fluency.
Speed Spanish III
Master your ability to speak, understand, and read Spanish by taking the final installment in our unique three-part Speed Spanish learning series.
Do you have patrons who want to learn English as a second language? These courses are a part the current Gale Courses catalog:
- Grammar for ESL
- Practical Ideas for the Adult/ESL/EFL Classroom
- Teaching ESL/EFL Grammar
- Teaching ESL/EFL Reading
- Teaching ESL/EFL Vocabulary
- Writing for ESL