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Gateway Offers Fall Workplace Spanish Course for Hospitality Industry

Gateway Community & Technical College, through its Workforce Solutions Division, will offer a Workplace Spanish course customized for workers in the hotel, motel and hospitality industry. The course meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. beginning Aug. 23 and ending Oct. 6.

The class is designed to improve communication and teamwork between employers and Hispanic employees. No prior Spanish-speaking experience is required. Participants will learn more than 1,200 Spanish words and phrases that enable improved customer service and property maintenance. Using a course manual and audio CDs, participants learn Spanish terms used in basic expression, hiring and supervision and hotel functions .

Course cost is $195 per person. The class meets in Room 208 of the Classroom and Training Building at Gateway's Boone Campus, 500 Technology Way, Florence. For more information or to register, contact Regina Schadler, 859-442-1170, or The registration deadline is Aug. 12.