Language & Culture

An Introduction to Mandarin Chinese— 2018-04-26thru 2018-05-03$49— Face to FaceView Details

2 Thurs, 6-8 pm, Main Campus Beckett Bldg Rm 147. 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 24 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260088394
Beginning American Sign Language— 2018-04-10thru 2018-05-29$119— Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues, 5:30-7:30 pm., Main Campus Scholars Hall Rm 207. 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.

  • Seats available : Approximately 19 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260088767
Beginning French— 2018-04-03thru 2018-05-22$89— Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues, 6:30-8 pm., Main Campus Scholars Hall Rm 202. 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).

  • Seats available : Approximately 19 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260086232
Beginning Russian — 2018-01-23thru 2018-03-13$119— Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues, 5:30-7:30 pm, University Center Rm 218. Give yourself a leg-up in Russian whether you want to enhance your traveling experience or simply enjoy learning a new language. Guided by Irina Grougan, a native Russian speaker (born and grew up in the Soviet Union), emphasis will be on pronunciation, vocabulary building, basic grammar, and conversation. Gain a wonderful window into Russian culture while practicing basic reading, speaking, and writing skills. The required text, The Everything Learning Russian Book, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285).

  • Seats available : Approximately 12 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260085451
Continuing Conversational Spanish II — 2018-04-17thru 2018-06-05$115— Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues, 6-8 pm., Main Campus Beckett Bldg Rm 147. Keep your Spanish skills current. Open to anyone who has completed Conversational Spanish II or has previous Spanish speaking experience. Build on what you know as you increase your vocabulary, improve your pronunciation, and build confidence in the spoken language. Focus will be on the 100 most used Spanish words in order to maximize your opportunity for fluency in the everyday language. The required text, Spanish Now! Level 1, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285), CD is optional.

  • Seats available : Approximately 23 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260088007
Conversational Spanish I— 2018-01-17thru 2018-03-21$139— Face to FaceView Details

10 Weds, 6-8 pm. University Center Rm 215. 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.

  • Seats available : Approximately 21 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260087008
Conversational Spanish I— 2018-04-04thru 2018-06-06$139— Face to FaceView Details

10 Weds, 6-8 pm. University Center Rm 208. 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.

  • Seats available : Approximately 24 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260087399
Conversational Spanish II— 2018-01-16thru 2018-03-20$129— Face to FaceView Details

9 Tues, 6-8 pm., Main Campus Beckett Bldg Rm 147. 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).

  • Seats available : Approximately 22 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260087645
English as a Second Language (ESL) Intermediate Level— 2018-01-16thru 2018-03-15$169— Face to FaceView Details

9 Tues and Thurs, 6-8 pm, Main Campus Beckett Bldg Rm 146. 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.

  • Seats available : Approximately 15 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260088997
English as a Second Language (ESL) Intermediate Level— 2018-04-03thru 2018-05-31$169— Face to FaceView Details

9 Tues and Thurs, 6-8 pm. Main Campus Beckett Bldg Rm 146. 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.

  • Seats available : Approximately 15 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260767367
English as a Second Language (ESL) Intermediate Level— 2018-01-16thru 2018-03-15$169— Face to FaceView Details

9 Tues and Thurs, 6-8 pm, Main Campus Beckett Bldg Rm 146. 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.

  • Seats available : Approximately 15 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260088997
Conversational Spanish II— 2018-01-16thru 2018-03-20$129— Face to FaceView Details

9 Tues, 6-8 pm., Main Campus Beckett Bldg Rm 147. 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).

  • Seats available : Approximately 22 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260087645
Conversational Spanish I— 2018-01-17thru 2018-03-21$139— Face to FaceView Details

10 Weds, 6-8 pm. University Center Rm 215. 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.

  • Seats available : Approximately 21 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260087008
Beginning Russian — 2018-01-23thru 2018-03-13$119— Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues, 5:30-7:30 pm, University Center Rm 218. Give yourself a leg-up in Russian whether you want to enhance your traveling experience or simply enjoy learning a new language. Guided by Irina Grougan, a native Russian speaker (born and grew up in the Soviet Union), emphasis will be on pronunciation, vocabulary building, basic grammar, and conversation. Gain a wonderful window into Russian culture while practicing basic reading, speaking, and writing skills. The required text, The Everything Learning Russian Book, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285).

  • Seats available : Approximately 12 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260085451
English as a Second Language (ESL) Intermediate Level— 2018-04-03thru 2018-05-31$169— Face to FaceView Details

9 Tues and Thurs, 6-8 pm. Main Campus Beckett Bldg Rm 146. 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.

  • Seats available : Approximately 15 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260767367
Beginning French— 2018-04-03thru 2018-05-22$89— Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues, 6:30-8 pm., Main Campus Scholars Hall Rm 202. 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).

  • Seats available : Approximately 19 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260086232
Conversational Spanish I— 2018-04-04thru 2018-06-06$139— Face to FaceView Details

10 Weds, 6-8 pm. University Center Rm 208. 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.

  • Seats available : Approximately 24 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260087399
Beginning American Sign Language— 2018-04-10thru 2018-05-29$119— Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues, 5:30-7:30 pm., Main Campus Scholars Hall Rm 207. 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.

  • Seats available : Approximately 19 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260088767
Continuing Conversational Spanish II — 2018-04-17thru 2018-06-05$115— Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues, 6-8 pm., Main Campus Beckett Bldg Rm 147. Keep your Spanish skills current. Open to anyone who has completed Conversational Spanish II or has previous Spanish speaking experience. Build on what you know as you increase your vocabulary, improve your pronunciation, and build confidence in the spoken language. Focus will be on the 100 most used Spanish words in order to maximize your opportunity for fluency in the everyday language. The required text, Spanish Now! Level 1, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285), CD is optional.

  • Seats available : Approximately 23 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260088007
An Introduction to Mandarin Chinese— 2018-04-26thru 2018-05-03$49— Face to FaceView Details

2 Thurs, 6-8 pm, Main Campus Beckett Bldg Rm 147. 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 24 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260088394
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