Language & Culture

Diversity Statement:

The College of Extended Learning is dedicated to the elimination of discrimination by empowering all individuals with the promotion of harmony, freedom and dignity. 

Diversity Workshops:

Workshops covers many aspects of groups, customs and traditions that individuals bring to the work place.  Awareness and sensitivity are processed through presentations, discussions and assessments.  This class can be taught on-site on an as need basis to companies, businesses and organizations.  Current trends and issues will be brought into the discussions in keeping in sync with day to day operations and future planning.  Prices pending size of group.  Call for additional information.

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Cherokee Language

This class will cover Cherokee culture through spoken and written language

Session 1

Date: Mondays, Jan. 23 – Mar. 10 

Time: 6–8 p.m.

Location: NSU Broken Arrow Campus

Instructor: Prentice Robinson

Cost: $50

Session 2

Date: Mondays, Mar. 24-May 5

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Location: NSU Broken Arrow Campus

Instructor: Prentice Robinson

Cost: $50

Speaking Effectively 

Developing Pronunciation and Conversation Strategies

This class will strive for participants to feel more relaxed and confident in one-on-one and small group conversations. It is designed for those individuals who feel they speak with a heavy to light accent. The class will provide techniques to help to speak more clearly and communicate more successfully at work and in social settings.

• Refine your English conversations skills.

• Improve your pronunciation.

• Learn to get attention in groups and give and receive critical interactions.

• Participate in non-verbal communication

• Increase awareness of how you speak through the use of audio and video taping

: Tuesdays, Jan. 21-Feb. 25

Time: 6:30-8 p.m.

Location: NSU Broken Arrow Campus

Instructor: Cindy Brown

Cost: $50

Spanish for the Workplace

This course will teach participants how to ask questions in Spanish and how to understand the response. Participants will learn basic pronunciation skills. Participants will have the opportunity to learn many phrases that can be customized to their place of business.

Date: Wednesdays, Jan. 22-Feb. 26

Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Location: NSU Broken Arrow Campus 

Instructor: Liz Villalobos

Cost: $50

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Call to Register 918-444-4610

For more information, contact:
Northeastern State University
Continuing Education
512 N. Muskogee Ave.
Tahlequah, OK 74464
(918) 444-4610