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American Sign Language-Level 1
$119.00 (2 sections available)
American Sign Language (ASL) is a richly expressive system of manual communication used by Deaf Americans and Canadians. This introduction to ASL will be helpful to students who wish to communicate in sign in their personal lives, as well as those who wish to explore vocational opportunities in services to people who are Deaf. Formal signs, fingerspelling, pantomime gestures, facial expressions, body movements and speech will be used to convey meaning in ordinary conversation. Textbook is required and should be purchased before first class. "ABC Basic Course in American Sign Language" by Tom Humphries, Carol Padden, and Terrance J O'Rourke. Second Edition ISBN: 0932666426.

Arabic : Level 1
$149.00 (1 section available)
In this beginning Arabic course you will be introduced to Modern Standard Arabic letters and sounds. You will acquire basic listening, speaking and reading skills and learn simple Arabic grammar, vocabulary and phrases that will be useful in a wide variety of business or vacation travel situations. Practice your phonetic and conversation skills and build your vocabulary in a relaxed atmosphere. No prior knowledge of Arabic is required.

Chinese : Level 1
$149.00 (1 section available)
In this beginning Chinese course you will be introduced to the characters and sounds of Mandarin Chinese, the national language of China. You will acquire basic listening, speaking and reading skills and learn simple Chinese grammar, vocabulary and phrases that will be useful in a wide variety of business or vacation travel situations. Practice your phonetic and conversation skills and build your vocabulary in a relaxed atmosphere. No prior knowledge of Chinese is required.

Chinese: Level 2
$149.00 (1 section available)
In this intermediate level Chinese course you will continue to develop listening, speaking and reading skills for Mandarin Chinese, the national language of China. You will practice and refine phonetic and conversation skills and continue to build vocabulary in dialogue that will reflect a wide variety of business or vacation travel situations. You will also speak and write simple sentences in Chinese using both the present and past tenses. Prerequisite: Chinese Level 1 or equivalent.

English As a Second Language 1
$149.00 (4 sections available)
Students will take a conversational approach to learning English in this 24-hour course that focuses on everyday expressions needed to live and work in America. While the emphasis will be on speaking English, some reading and writing will be included. Students will work at their own levels, so both beginners and those with a little more experience are welcome. Textbook may be required and can be purchased after the first class.

English As a Second Language 2
$149.00 (1 section available)
This 24-hour course is for students who speak English as a second language but need to improve their grammar. The class will consist of listening, speaking and reading activities, with a focus on grammar and structure. This course is designed for students who wish to improve their accuracy in using standard American English for employment or academic purposes.

English As a Second Language 3
$149.00 (1 section available)
For students who have an intermediate or higher level of English and are interested in improving their English for academic or professional purposes. Instruction in grammar, reading, writing, speaking, and listening designed to help students reach individual goals.

ESL: Communicating Professionally
$79.00 (1 section available)
Non-native speakers-learn to speak more confidently and become more comfortable in professional and business settings. Topics include learning how to persuade, criticize without seeming rude, conduct meetings, make requests, and to mediate discussions. In-class work includes role playing for various business scenarios (formal and informal), as well as making short presentations.

ESL: Improve Your Conversation Skills
$79.00 (1 section available)
Practice your English speaking and listening skills in a relaxed and supportive setting. A variety of informal and formal speaking and listening situations will be covered. Grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation will be emphasized. Prerequisite: ESL 1 or equivalent.

France & French for Tourists
$99.00 (1 section available)
Are you planning a visit to France in the near future? Maybe your plans include a trip to Paris, Montreal or New Orleans. Make sure you get the most out of your adventure by learning useful French travel expressions and cultural information. You will learn to speak and understand basic words and phrases that emphasize practical aspects of the language that will be useful in your travel.

French Refresher for Advanced Students
$149.00 (1 section available)
Students can strengthen their French speaking and listening abilities through lively dialogue with experienced French speakers. This course is for students who have taken several French courses and are interested in retaining or regaining their language skills. Students will focus on improving pronunciation, building vocabulary and increasing their repertoire of French expressions. Grammar and language skills will be reviewed through written and spoken assignments. Class discussions will include current issues, ensuring interesting conversation and a fun atmosphere.

German Advanced Refresher
$149.00 (1 section available)
Strengthen your German speaking and listening abilities through lively dialogue with experienced German speakers. If you have taken several German courses and are interested in retaining or regaining your language skills, this course is for you. Improve your pronunciation, build your vocabulary and increase your repertoire of German expressions. We will review grammar and hone language skills through written and spoken assignments. Class discussions include current social and cultural issues, ensuring interesting conversation and a fun atmosphere in each unique class.

German Level 2
$149.00 (1 section available)
In this intermediate level German course you will continue to develop listening, speaking and reading skills. You will practice and refine conversation skills and continue to build vocabulary in dialogue that will reflect a wide variety of business or vacation travel situations. You will also speak and write simple sentences in German using both the present and past tenses. Prerequisite: German Level 1 or equivalent.

German: Level 1
$149.00 (1 section available)
In this beginning German course you will acquire basic listening, speaking and reading skills and learn simple German grammar, vocabulary and phrases that will be useful in a wide variety of business or vacation travel situations. Practice your conversation skills and build your vocabulary in a relaxed atmosphere. No prior knowledge of German is required.

Italian: Level 1
$149.00 (3 sections available)
In this beginning Italian course you will acquire basic listening, speaking and reading skills and learn simple Italian grammar, vocabulary and phrases that will be useful in a wide variety of business or vacation travel situations. Practice your conversation skills and build your vocabulary in a relaxed atmosphere. No prior knowledge of Italian is required.

Italian: Level 2
$149.00 (1 section available)
In this intermediate level Italian course you will continue to develop listening, speaking and reading skills. You will practice and refine conversation skills and continue to build vocabulary in dialogue that will reflect a wide variety of business or vacation travel situations. You will also speak and write simple sentences in Itailan using both the present and past tenses. Prerequisite: Italian Level 1 or equivalent.

Italy & Italian for Tourists
$99.00 (1 section available)
Prepare for your trip to Italy by learning about Italian customs and attractions as well as "survival" of the Italian language. You will learn to speak and understand basic words and phrases that emphasize practical aspects of the language and that will be useful in your travel.

Latin 1
$149.00 (1 section available)
This course is an introduction to the Latin language, particularly its grammar and vocabulary. Students will study the building blocks of the language to gain the skills necessary to read and enjoy classical literature in the original Latin at a beginner's level. Readings will be taken (and initially adapted) from the works of various Roman authors such as Cicero, Virgil, and Livy. In addition, the active use of the language through writing, speaking, and hearing will help students gain mastery of grammar more quickly. Having a good foundation in word forms and syntax will serve as a first step toward the development of more advanced reading skills. This Latin course will also foster an appreciation of classical Roman literature, art, history, and culture. The textbook is required and not included in the cost of the course: Wheelock's Latin (7th ed., Collins 2011, ISBN-10: 0061997218).

Learn Italian in 4 Easy Steps
$99.00 (1 section available)
This class will allow you to learn basic Italian by concentrating on limited grammar, conversation, pronunciation and comprehension. With these 4 steps you can travel throughout Italy and not worry about the language barrier.

Spanish Level 3
$149.00 (1 section available)
In this advanced level Spanish course you will continue to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. You will practice and refine conversation skills and continue to build vocabulary in dialogue that will reflect a wide variety of business or vacation travel situations. You will also speak and write sentences in Spanish using present, past and future tenses, as well as more complex grammatical forms. Prerequisite: Spanish Level 2 or equivalent.

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