Merced College offers free noncredit adult classes starting Jan. 23

Merced College is offering the following free noncredit adult classes beginning the week of Jan. 23:English as a Second Language (ESL) for Beginning through Intermediate Levels; all ESL classes begin the week of Jan. 23.

MercedJan. 23 – May 11Merced College Business Resource Center630 W. 19th Street (19th and M)Monday – Thursday 8:15 a.m. – noon

Los BañosMerced College Los Baños Campus22240 Highway 152Building A, room 105Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – noon

Dos PalosSacred Heart Catholic Church1650 Lucerne Avenue in Dos Palos Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. – noon

Court Interpreter and Administrative Hearings Training; the course is designed to help prepare students to take the state and or federal exams for Spanish-language interpreters. It provides an introduction to the court system and an overview of the administrative hearing process. Topics also include public speaking, memory development, note taking, and simultaneous interpretation.

Jan. 21 – May 19Merced College Tri- College Center, room TCC-5BSaturday 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Call (209) 381-6541 for more information. Register during the first day of class.