Language & Culture

An Introduction to Mandarin Chinese — 2017-09-28 thru 2017-10-05$49 — Face to FaceView Details

2 Thurs., 6-8 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 140. Learn to communicate in Chinese! Explore this intriguing and musical language for use in traveling, talking with Mandarin speakers in the U.S., or just expanding your mind. Understand the basics of pinyin (the Chinese phonetic system) and the four tones of Mandarin. Become familiar with basic vocabulary and phrases, and explore useful cultural information. You'll also get started recognizing and writing Chinese characters.

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239039188
Beginning American Sign Language — 2017-09-26 thru 2017-11-14$119 — Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues., 5:30-7:30 p.m., Scholars Hall Rm. 209. American Sign Language (ASL) is the fourth most used language in the USA. Learn basic vocabulary and phrasing and be introduced to the manual alphabet and finger spelling. Develop the ability to carry on a conversation in ASL and become exposed to ASL grammar. You will also gain insight into the deaf culture. <br><br><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239039184
Beginning French — 2017-09-19 thru 2017-11-07$89 — Face to FaceView Details

6 Tues., 6:30-8:30 p.m. (no class Oct. 10 & 17) Scholars Hall Rm. 103. Get started or brush up on those French language skills to enhance your travel experience, empower your business skills, and/or exercise and improve your brain function! You'll learn vocabulary, phrases, and sentences; essential language structure; and gain insights into French culture guided by your native French instructor, Madame Parker. The required text, French in 10 Minutes a Day, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285).<br><br><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239039178
Beginning German — 2017-09-12 thru 2017-11-14$139 — Face to FaceView Details

10 Tues., 6-8 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 146. Learn important words and phrases, enhance your traveling experience, and gain an introduction to German culture. Get acquainted with the pronunciation of the German alphabet, vocabulary, and basic grammar skills. The required text, German in 10 Minutes a Day, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285).<br><br><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239039164
Conversational Spanish I — 2017-09-13 thru 2017-11-15$139 — Face to FaceView Details

10 Wed., 6-8 p.m.,University Center Rm. 209. This beginning Spanish course focuses on pronunciation, basic speaking skills, and listening comprehension useful to the traveler, the businessperson, or those wishing to communicate on a social level with Spanish speakers. We will also look at written Spanish appropriate for the foreigner. The required text, Spanish Now! Level 1, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285), CD is optional.<br><br><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 21. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239039170
Conversational Spanish II — 2017-09-19 thru 2017-11-14$129 — Face to FaceView Details

9 Tues., 6-8 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 140. Gain confidence and have fun as you expand your Spanish vocabulary and improve your pronunciation, speaking, and listening skills. Emphasis will be on the most commonly used Spanish words and phrases in order to maximize your opportunity for fluency in everyday language. You'll get practice in handling practical situations for your next business or vacation trip. Designed to follow Spanish I, it is also open to anyone with previous classroom Spanish experience or those wanting to maintain their Spanish II fluency. The required text, Spanish Now! Level 1, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285).<br><br>9 Tues., <br><br>Sept. 19-Nov. 14, 6-8 p.m.<br><br>Beckett Bldg. Rm. 140<br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 22. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239039347
English as a Second Language (ESL) Intermediate Level — 2017-09-12 thru 2017-11-09$169 — Face to FaceView Details

9 Tues. & Thurs., 6-8 p.m., Scholars Hall Rm. 205. This course is designed for those with at least basic English skills. Build your vocabulary and improve your writing, reading, and conversation skills. Each week, we will study grammar and pronunciation through exercises, role play, and games. This class will help you if you wish to prepare for the citizenship exam, pursue further education, or improve your performance at work. There will be some individualizing to meet the needs and goals of class members.<br><br><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239039158
English as a Second Language (ESL) Intermediate Level — 2017-09-12 thru 2017-11-09$169 — Face to FaceView Details

9 Tues. & Thurs., 6-8 p.m., Scholars Hall Rm. 205. This course is designed for those with at least basic English skills. Build your vocabulary and improve your writing, reading, and conversation skills. Each week, we will study grammar and pronunciation through exercises, role play, and games. This class will help you if you wish to prepare for the citizenship exam, pursue further education, or improve your performance at work. There will be some individualizing to meet the needs and goals of class members.<br><br><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239039158
Beginning German — 2017-09-12 thru 2017-11-14$139 — Face to FaceView Details

10 Tues., 6-8 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 146. Learn important words and phrases, enhance your traveling experience, and gain an introduction to German culture. Get acquainted with the pronunciation of the German alphabet, vocabulary, and basic grammar skills. The required text, German in 10 Minutes a Day, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285).<br><br><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239039164
Conversational Spanish I — 2017-09-13 thru 2017-11-15$139 — Face to FaceView Details

10 Wed., 6-8 p.m.,University Center Rm. 209. This beginning Spanish course focuses on pronunciation, basic speaking skills, and listening comprehension useful to the traveler, the businessperson, or those wishing to communicate on a social level with Spanish speakers. We will also look at written Spanish appropriate for the foreigner. The required text, Spanish Now! Level 1, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285), CD is optional.<br><br><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 21. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239039170
Beginning French — 2017-09-19 thru 2017-11-07$89 — Face to FaceView Details

6 Tues., 6:30-8:30 p.m. (no class Oct. 10 & 17) Scholars Hall Rm. 103. Get started or brush up on those French language skills to enhance your travel experience, empower your business skills, and/or exercise and improve your brain function! You'll learn vocabulary, phrases, and sentences; essential language structure; and gain insights into French culture guided by your native French instructor, Madame Parker. The required text, French in 10 Minutes a Day, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285).<br><br><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239039178
Conversational Spanish II — 2017-09-19 thru 2017-11-14$129 — Face to FaceView Details

9 Tues., 6-8 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 140. Gain confidence and have fun as you expand your Spanish vocabulary and improve your pronunciation, speaking, and listening skills. Emphasis will be on the most commonly used Spanish words and phrases in order to maximize your opportunity for fluency in everyday language. You'll get practice in handling practical situations for your next business or vacation trip. Designed to follow Spanish I, it is also open to anyone with previous classroom Spanish experience or those wanting to maintain their Spanish II fluency. The required text, Spanish Now! Level 1, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285).<br><br>9 Tues., <br><br>Sept. 19-Nov. 14, 6-8 p.m.<br><br>Beckett Bldg. Rm. 140<br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 22. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239039347
Beginning American Sign Language — 2017-09-26 thru 2017-11-14$119 — Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues., 5:30-7:30 p.m., Scholars Hall Rm. 209. American Sign Language (ASL) is the fourth most used language in the USA. Learn basic vocabulary and phrasing and be introduced to the manual alphabet and finger spelling. Develop the ability to carry on a conversation in ASL and become exposed to ASL grammar. You will also gain insight into the deaf culture. <br><br><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239039184
An Introduction to Mandarin Chinese — 2017-09-28 thru 2017-10-05$49 — Face to FaceView Details

2 Thurs., 6-8 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 140. Learn to communicate in Chinese! Explore this intriguing and musical language for use in traveling, talking with Mandarin speakers in the U.S., or just expanding your mind. Understand the basics of pinyin (the Chinese phonetic system) and the four tones of Mandarin. Become familiar with basic vocabulary and phrases, and explore useful cultural information. You'll also get started recognizing and writing Chinese characters.

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239039188
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