Class Schedule by Term


World Languages and ELI classes are available in various LEARNING modes. Please visit Lancer's keep learning and CLC's website for current updates and important information.

We are part of the Communication Arts, Humanities and Fine Arts Division.

In our global community, knowledge of a second language is quickly becoming a necessity in order to better understand our neighbors, our colleagues at work, and our world. Both World Languages Department and ELI Department's staff and faculty are committed to providing the best education possible to students. We invite you to discover, learn, and enjoy languages by registering to any of our language classe. If you want to learn a second (or third, four, five...) language or to improve your English skills, scroll down and select the language of your choice.

English Language Instruction (ELI) classes offered at CLC:

The Academic ESL program at the College of Lake County is known as English Language Instruction (ELI). The program is designed to prepare students improve their English and to get ready for college courses. If you want to enhance your listening, speaking, reading and writing English skills, and need more information, please visit this site.


World Languages classes offered at CLC:

 Arabic | Chinese | French | Italian | Japanese | Sign Language | Spanish |

Interested in learning while obtaining a credit in languages?



Visit the Languages Resource Labs

Lab Hours and Location


Information and Suggestions for Current Students:

New to CLC? Do you want to be a successful student at CLC? Check out this page!



Do you need extra credit?

There are many ways to gain extra credit. Visit our general information, important announcements, and cultural event page.



Do you have PRIOR EXPERIENCE in a language other than English? You my bypass prerequisites and advance to 200 level.

Find Out about Fast Track

Learn about these new pathways by contacting our World Languages' Chair, Theresa Ruiz-Velasco by email or 847-543-2579.


Communication, Arts, Humanities & Fine Arts Division:

Sheldon Walcher - Dean of Division
19351 West Washington Street
Grayslake, IL 60030
Phone: (847) 543-2040
Fax: (847) 543-3040



Apply and Enroll