Foreign Languages

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Phone: 516.572.7414
Fax: 516.572.8173
Location: Nassau Hall - 300
Dr. Vladimir Konovaliouk


Course Level H.S. Foreign Language Background

Placement Advisory

101 | 1-2 years of H.S. or equivalent, or a beginning student
102 | 2-3 years of H.S. or equivalent
201-202 | 3-4 years of H.S. or equivalent
205-206* | Bilingual Background
301-404 | 4 or more years of H.S. or at discretion of instructor or successful completion of 202 or 206.

205 and 206: Can be taken instead of 201 and 202, but not in addition to 201 and 202.


Students considered by the instructor to be either under-prepared or too advanced will be expected to change to an appropriate level.

For students starting out or already enrolled in a language at NCC, the sequence is 101, 102, 201, 202. After 202 a student may choose from any of the following: 301, 302, 401, 402, 403, 404.

The following specialized courses are also offered:

FRE 225 (French for Business)
ITA 225 (Italian for Business)
SPA 110 (Spanish for Hotel Personnel)
SPA 121 (Spanish for Law Enforcement Personnel)
SPA 205-206 (Intermediate Spanish for Bilingual Speakers I-II) 
SPA 225 (Spanish for Business)
SPA 251-252 (Practical Spanish for Medical Personnel)

Students wishing to pursue study at the baccalaureate level in this subject should see departmental advisors. Contact the Department for further information.