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  • Spanish Conversation: Advanced Level- ONLINE

    Dunia Partilo, Spanish native teacher invites you to immerse yourself into Spanish conversation from day one. Students will take part in discussions and debates of several topics of their interest. If you are planning to travel to any Spanish speaking country in the future and you need to boost your conversational skills this class is for you! This is also a great opportunity to connect with other Spanish language speakers in your area. Advanced level in Spanish is required to take full advantage of this class. This class will meet online via Zoom. You will receive an email prior to the start date of your class with information on how to participate.
  • Travel French Phrases For Fun! - ONLINE

    Have you dreamed of a trip to a French-speaking locale? Is Paris or a quick trip to Montreal on your post-pandemic bucket list? Learn 50 necessary phrases for travel with seasoned French teacher Annalisa Parent. This is fun class that you can learn with ease and practice with your French speaking friends or colleagues. Get ready to take your next trip where the locals will think you are a native French speaker! This class will meet online via Zoom. You will receive an email prior to the start date of your class with information on how to participate.
  • Italian for Beginners - ONLINE

    Ciao! Learn the beginnings of the Italian language and focus on conversation from everyday life. Authentic realia such as train schedules, travel pamphlets, and menus will help guide you in your proficiency.. We will also cover the nuances of basic Italian grammar, very practical phrases and conversation to be used during your travels. This class will be supported with emailed handouts and suggestions. This is an online class. A Zoom invitation will be emailed prior to the start date as well as handouts.
  • Spanish For Beginners: Part 1 - ONLINE

    Join Dunia Partilo, a Vermont licensed educator and native from Spain, and learn one of the most widely spoken world languages useful in business and travel. This course focuses on conversational skills through dialogues, vocabulary and typical expressions that are very useful in order speak the basics of the Spanish language. Please purchase the textbook, "Language Hacking: A Conversation Course for Beginners, Spanish," by Benny Lewis prior to the start of the class. All other material and handouts will be emailed. This class will meet online via Zoom. You will receive an email prior to the start date of your class with information on how to participate.
  • Spanish For Beginners: Part 2 - ONLINE

    This class is a continuation of Spanish for Beginners- Part 1 OR for anyone with at least a high school foundation. Emphasis will be on improving conversational skills and language fluency. There will be lots of opportunity to practice in class and to learn cultural facts. This class will continue using the, "Language Hacking Spanish", with Benny Lewis, second half. If you do not have a copy of this textbook, please order a copy prior to the start date of class. All other materials and handouts will be emailed. This class will meet online via Zoom. You will receive an email prior to the start date of your class with information on how to participate.
  • Conversational Italian - ONLINE

    Benvenuti in Italia! “Conversational Italian” is completely dedicated to your needs and wants in this beautiful language. For this reason, the first assignment for our first meeting is to have prepared a realistic list of things you would like to know. This is the ideal equation: Beginning of class + End of class = I know what I wanted to know If you wish the class to be conducted in Italian or have a hybrid approach (Italian and English) you must all agree to this for obvious reasons. Having a hybrid approach is beneficial and Cinzia will explain her philosophy in this regard. All materials will be provided by the instructor! This is an online class. A Zoom invitation will be emailed prior to the start date as well as handouts.
  • German for Beginners - ONLINE

    Join Pamela, a Swiss native and German teacher, to learn the German language and culture for business or pleasure. Gain a solid understanding of the German language, learn practical phrases, proper pronunciation and sentence structure. This interactive course includes cultural awareness of life in German speaking countries. Handouts will be emailed, and suggested books to purchase as a reference will be recommended. This class will meet online via Zoom. You will receive an email prior to the start date of your class with information on how to participate.
  • Introduction To American Sign Language (ASL): Part 1 - ONLINE

    This course introduces the basics of American Sign Language (ASL) and is designed for students with no or minimal sign language to develop basic skills in use of ASL and knowledge of Deaf Culture. Emphasis is upon acquisition of comprehension, production and interactional skills using basic grammatical features. Homework will be assigned to help you progress with ease. Requirement: Students will need to purchase, prior to class, the workbook, "Signing Naturally: Student Workbook Unit 1-6," by Cheri Smith. This class will meet online via Zoom. You will receive an email prior to the start date of your class with information on how to participate.
  • French Conversation: French Films for Foodies (Intermediate to Advanced Speakers) - ONLINE

    How many of us decided to improve our culinary skills in 2020? How about some more inspiration? As we all know, la vie gastronomique is an essential part of French culture. This class will explore the various roles that food plays in the lives of the main characters in films that range from the serious to the comical. Included in the selection will be interviews with chefs, as well as clips from cooking shows that will help you to up your game in 2021, or simply love what you do. You will learn general film terms and some grammar needed to express your opinions, which (alert!) may mean lightly working on your use the subjunctive (There, I’ve said it!). We will also work on improving grammar and pronunciation in general. Films are available on Netflix, youtube, or amazon prime for free or low rental prices. Audio tracks may not always be available in en français, but our discussions will be. Films will be viewed before class, with suggested questions and topics provided in advance, so you can think about what you want to say. This class will meet online via Zoom. You will receive an email prior to the start date of your class with information on how to participate.
  • French 102 (Continuing Beginners) - ONLINE

    For students who would like to continue from French 101 this fall, or anyone with some French that needs a tune-up, this class will move on from basic vocabulary, greetings, numbers, and learning strategies to using verbs and new grammar to form sentences on your own. Through videos, music, storytelling, culture, and conversation, we will put what you have learned into practice, which will help you to gain more independence in comprehension and expression. We will use textbook along with handouts and online resources. Requirement: Textbook: Easy French, Step by Step, by Myrna Rochester, PhD. This class will meet online via Zoom. You will receive an email prior to the start date of your class with information on how to participate.