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Arabic

$122

with Ahmed Jasim

Calendar Jan 3, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 13 weeks
Students will learn the basic concepts and writing system of the Arabic language, while also focusing on how to use modern Arabic in everyday life. Course topics include greetings, introductions, asking for and giving personal information, and basic vocabulary. The fundamentals of pronunciation will also be introduced.

Arabic 2

$92

with Ahmed Jasim

Calendar Jan 8, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 13 weeks
Students will learn how to introduce themselves and engage in simple conversation on a range of everyday topics. They will also be able to identify spoken words by parts of speech and distinguish between nominal and verbal sentence structures. Students will learn to read and write the complete Arabic alphabet. Proper pronunciation and the development of conversational proficiency are strongly emphasized as a foundation for further learning.

French 1

$122

with Alain Nkulu

Calendar Jan 8, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 14 weeks
Open to all students, this introductory French language course provides students with an opportunity to develop their French conversation and comprehension skills. Requirements: Purchase Mais Oui!, by Thompson and Phillips, ISBN: 978-0-547-05220-5, and the three CDs.

French 1.5

$92

with Alain Nkulu

Calendar Jan 3, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 13 weeks
This continuing French language class is open to students with one year of high school French or students who have completed French 1 with PAE. Requirements: Purchase Mais Oui!, by Thompson and Phillips, ISBN: 978-0-547-05220-5, and the three CDs.

French 2

$92

with Alain Nkulu

Calendar Jan 3, 2018 at 7:35 pm, runs for 13 weeks
This course continues a student’s French language education, focusing on grammar. Prerequisite: Completion of French 1.5. Requirements: Purchase Mais Oui!, by Thompson and Phillips, ISBN: 978-0-547-05220-5, and the three CDs.

Italian 1

$92

with Michele Fornaro

Calendar Jan 2, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 13 weeks
This introductory course welcomes students to learn the Italian language. In addition to gaining basic Italian conversation skills, students will learn about the Italian culture and country. This course is for students who have had no previous experience with Italian. Requirement: Purchase Italian Made Simple, ISBN: 0-7679-1539-9.

Italian 1: Beginning

$122

with Giovina DP Ferrante

Calendar Jan 3, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 13 weeks
Ciao! Interested in learning what scholars call “the most romantic language”? Explore conversational approaches to the basics of Italian. Learn about the country and the culture at the same time! This class is for people who have had no previous experience with Italian. Please buy a copy of Italian Made Simple, ISBN: 0-7679-1539-9.

Italian 2

$92

with Michele Fornaro

Calendar Jan 2, 2018 at 7:05 pm, runs for 13 weeks
Building off of Italian 1: Beginning, this intermediate course helps students to increase their Italian vocabulary and learn to speak more fluidly. Students will explore the Italian language, art, and culture. Recommended prerequisite: One semester of Italian.




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