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Writing & Language Classes

American Sign Language for Beginners 02/29/2020 - 05/02/2020 $99.00

ASL is the third most used language in America! This course introduces the native language of the deaf and a foundation of knowledge of American Deaf culture. Students will learn to finger spell the manual alphabet and will be exposed to the basic grammar and structure rules that are unique to ASL. By the end of this course, students will be able to carry out simple conversations in ASL. No previous signing experience is necessary. No book required. $99, ages 12 & up

No class April 11 & April 25

Class Times:

Sat Feb 29 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sat Mar 7 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sat Mar 14 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sat Mar 21 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sat Mar 28 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sat Apr 4 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sat Apr 18 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sat May 2 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

American Sign Language Intermediate 02/29/2020 - 05/02/2020 $99.00

This course is designed to build upon basic ASL skills and knowledge. More vocabulary and grammar will be learned and practiced, and classmates will delve into deeper discussion about cultural and educational topics in the deaf community. Learners are recommended to be comfortable with the manual alphabet and have some basic ASL vocabulary. By the end of this course, students will be able to sign more complex sentences and conversations, as well as have sharper receptive skills. No book required. $99, ages 12 & up

No class April 11 & April 25

Class Times:

Sat Feb 29 2020 11:30 AM - 12:30 Noon
Sat Mar 7 2020 11:30 AM - 12:30 Noon
Sat Mar 14 2020 11:30 AM - 12:30 Noon
Sat Mar 21 2020 11:30 AM - 12:30 Noon
Sat Mar 28 2020 11:30 AM - 12:30 Noon
Sat Apr 4 2020 11:30 AM - 12:30 Noon
Sat Apr 18 2020 11:30 AM - 12:30 Noon
Sat May 2 2020 11:30 AM - 12:30 Noon

Cajun French for Beginners 02/05/2020 - 04/01/2020 $99.00

Learn the unique language of Acadiana! This is a beginner’s course in the French language of Louisiana’s Cajun population. Emphasis will be concentrated on effective everyday conversation. The course includes: greetings, basic communication, popular expressions, and difference from other forms of French, and topics particular to students’ needs. No prior knowledge is required. Ages 18 & up.

No class Feb. 26.

Class Times:

Wed Feb 5 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed Feb 12 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed Feb 19 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed Mar 4 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed Mar 11 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed Mar 18 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed Mar 25 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed Apr 1 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Cajun French Intermediate 02/05/2020 - 04/01/2020 $99.00

This course is a continuing study of the unique French Language of Louisiana. Students with a beginner’s knowledge of basic Cajun French vocabulary and grammar will get the opportunity to further use and develop their language skills. Emphasis will be placed upon oral communication. The course includes: different verb tenses, important regional terms and variations, and topics particular to students’ needs. Ages 18 & up.

No class Feb. 26.

Class Times:

Wed Feb 5 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Wed Feb 12 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Wed Feb 19 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Wed Mar 4 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Wed Mar 11 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Wed Mar 18 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Wed Mar 25 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Wed Apr 1 2020 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM

How to Write, Illustrate, Self-Publish & Market Your Own Book 02/01/2020 - 02/01/2020 $125.00

Author-Illustrator-Self Publisher of 20-Books, (200,000 copies in print) will share his “Snake-Method” of writing used to create his Louisiana Crawfish-Man’s Tales from the Atchafalaya Series of children’s books; as well as cookbooks, and true crime novel. His simple writing technique has been taught in workshops across Louisiana and as far away as Italy, Switzerland and Hawaii. Artists will learn easy illustration techniques with digital bamboo tablet. Self-publishing enthusiasts will learn copyright information, best type style and page thickness, how to “layout” your book, what binding to use such as saddle stich, perfect bound, spiral bound, hard bound. Now that your book is published, then what? At the end of the day you will learn how to sell your book online, newspaper ads, classified, T.V. commercials, schools, trade shows, create your own videos, etc. $125, ages 18 and up

Class Times:

Sat Feb 1 2020 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Survival Spanish 02/11/2020 - 04/07/2020 $114.00

Have you been considering the study of Spanish - for your business, travel or just for fun? If so, this class is for you. We learn key words and phrases at a very relaxed pace - no stress, no tests. Come join us!

No class February 25.

Class Times:

Tue Feb 11 2020 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Feb 18 2020 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Mar 3 2020 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Mar 10 2020 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Mar 17 2020 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Mar 24 2020 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Mar 31 2020 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Apr 7 2020 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

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