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Writing & Language Classes

American Sign Language for Beginners 02/22/2021 - 04/19/2021 $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, Age 13+ (10-12 must be accompanied by an adult student)

Instructor: Rachel Brown

No class April 5.

Class Times:

Mon Feb 22 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon Mar 1 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon Mar 8 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon Mar 15 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon Mar 22 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon Mar 29 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon Apr 12 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon Apr 19 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

American Sign Language Intermediate 02/22/2021 - 04/19/2021 $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, age 13+ (10-12 must be accompanied by an adult student)

*This class is not in the Winter/Spring 2021 Catalog.*

Instructor: Rachel Brown

No class April 5.

Class Times:

Mon Feb 22 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mon Mar 1 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mon Mar 8 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mon Mar 15 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mon Mar 22 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mon Mar 29 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mon Apr 12 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mon Apr 19 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Cajun French for Beginners 02/03/2021 - 03/31/2021 $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. $99, ages 18 & up

No class Feb 17.

Instructor: Kirby Jambon

Class Times:

Wed Feb 3 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed Feb 10 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed Feb 24 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed Mar 3 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed Mar 10 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed Mar 17 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed Mar 24 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wed Mar 31 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Cajun French Intermediate 02/03/2021 - 03/31/2021 $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. $99, ages 18 & up

No class Feb 17.

Instructor: Kirby Jambon

Class Times:

Wed Feb 3 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Wed Feb 10 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Wed Feb 24 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Wed Mar 3 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Wed Mar 10 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Wed Mar 17 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Wed Mar 24 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Wed Mar 31 2021 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Survival Spanish 03/09/2021 - 04/27/2021 $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! $114

Instructor: Maria Victoria Smith

Class Times:

Tue Mar 9 2021 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Mar 16 2021 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Mar 23 2021 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Mar 30 2021 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Apr 6 2021 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Apr 13 2021 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Apr 20 2021 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Tue Apr 27 2021 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

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