Languages

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Mandarin Chinese
12 sessions, Room TBD, $240.
Beginning Level 1: CE-LANG 2900, Sat., Jan. 16-Apr. 2, 9:30-11:30 am. R Chen. #12731
Beginning Level 2: CE-LANG 2901, Mon., Jan. 25-Apr. 11, 7:00-9:00 pm. R Chen. #12732
Intermediate 1: CE-LANG 2902, Wed., Jan. 13-Mar. 30, 7:00-9:00 pm (no textbook). R Chen. #12733
Intermediate 2: CE-LANG 2908, Prerequisite: Intermediate 1 or basic knowledge of Chinese language. (no textbook). Fri., Jan. 15-Apr. 1, 7:00-9:00 pm. R Chen. #12734
Advanced: CE-LANG 2903, Tues., Feb. 23-May 10, 7:00-9:00 pm (no textbook). E Lu. #12672

French
10 sessions, Room TBD, $220.
Beginning: CE-LANG 2500, Sat., Feb. 13-Apr. 16, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, A Mayilyan. #12728
NEW! Beginning Level 2: CE-LANG 2910
Sec. A: Tues., Jan. 19-Apr. 5 (skip 2/16 & 3/29), 6:15-8:15 pm. R Price. #13234
Sec. B:  Sat., Feb. 13-Apr. 16, 8:00-10:00 am. A Mayilyan. #13235
Intermediate:
CE-LANG 2501, Sat., Feb. 13-Apr. 16, 12:15-2:15 pm. A Mayilyan. #12729
Advanced: CE-LANG 2502, Thurs., Feb. 11-Apr. 14, 6:00-8:00 pm. A Mayilyan. #12730

German
12 Sat., Jan. 30-Apr. 23 (skip 3/26), Room TBD, $215. A Leissl.
Beginning Level 1: CE-LANG 2700, 1:30-3:00 pm. #12713
Beginning Level 2: CE-LANG 2701, 12:00 noon-1:30 pm. #12714
Intermediate:
CE-LANG 2702, 10:15-11:45 am. #12715
Advanced: CE-LANG 2703, 8:30-10:00 am (no textbook). #12716

Italian
12 Sat., Jan. 16-Apr. 16 (skip 3/19 & 26), Room TBD, $220.
Beginning Level 1: CE-LANG 2401, 9:00-10:30 am. F Maddalena. #13323
Beginning Level 2: CE-LANG 2402, 10:30 am-12:00 noon. F Maddalena. #13324
Intermediate Level 2: CE-LANG 2404, 9:00 am-10:30 pm. J Spedaliere. #12784
Adv. Conversation & Grammar: CE-LANG 2406, 10:35 am-12:05 pm. J Spedaliere. #12785

Antologia del cinema Italiano:
Anthology of Italian Cinema
Throughout the first half of the 1970s, Italian cinema offered the movie-going public a uniquely diverse perspective into the realities of those tempestuous and often bizarre years. Representing this revolutionary moment in Italian and world cinematic history, four films will be presented in Italian for viewing, analysis, and discussion. Contingent on time and availability, the selected films will be chosen from those not viewed in Fall 2015.
CE-FILM 2015, 12 Sat., Jan. 16-Apr. 16 (skip 3/19 & 26), 12:15-1:45 pm, Room TBD, $220. J Spedaliere. #12786

Beginning Latin 1
Beginning Latin provides a key not only to a deeper understanding of modern English and the Romance languages, but also to the wide-ranging cultural legacy of ancient Rome. An introduction to the richness and beauty of classical Latin.
CE-LANG 2008, 6 Wed., Mar. 23-Apr. 27, 6:30-8:30 pm, Room TBD, $125. D Matson. #12727

Beginning Latin 2
CE-LANG 2002, 6 Tues., Mar. 29-May 3, 6:30-8:30 pm, Room TBD, $125. D Matson. #12808

Portuguese
10 Sessions, 7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $220. C Ribeiro
Beginning: CE-LANG 2010, Mon., Mar. 7-May 9. #13098
Intermediate: CE-LANG 2009, Tues., Mar. 8-May 10. #13099
Advanced: CE-LANG 2015, Wed., Mar. 9-May 11 (no textbook). #13100

Russian
7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $240. M Bolgova.
Beginning: CE-LANG 2800, 12 Wed., Jan. 20-Apr. 6. #12804
Intermediate: CE-LANG 2803, 12 Thurs., Jan. 14-Mar. 31. #12805

Russian Idioms
This course is for intermediate and advanced speakers of Russian and is focused on Russian idioms, sayings, and proverbs. Achieve greater fluency in authentic Russian. One hundred idiomatic expressions will be introduced and practiced through flash cards, dialogues, and conversational games.
CE-LANG 2806, 7 Mon., Mar. 28-May 9, 7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $175. M Bolgova. #12806

American Sign Language
6:30-8:30 pm, Room TBD, $199 (+ textbook). P Ditimi.
ASL 1: An Introduction to American Sign Language (ASL). Includes basic grammar, vocabulary, fingerspelling, numbers, and cultural information related to the deaf community.
CE-LANG 1000, 10 Wed., Jan. 13-Mar. 16, 5:30-7:30 pm. #12744
ASL 2: A continuation of ASL 1. Expands vocabulary, grammatical knowledge, and cultural awareness. Introduces increasingly complex grammatical aspects. Prerequisites: ASL 1 or permission from the instructor.
CE-LANG 1001, 10 Wed., Mar. 9-May 11, 7:45-9:45 pm. #12745

Spanish
10 sessions, Room TBD, $220 (+ $5 materials fee, payable to instructor).
Beginning Level 1: CE-LANG 2104. E Vernon-Buffa.
Sec. A: Mon., Jan. 11-Mar. 21 (skip 1/18), 6:30-8:30 pm. #12843
Sec. B: Sat., Jan. 16-Mar. 19, 9:00-11:00 am. #12844
Beginning Level 2: CE-LANG 2105. E Vernon-Buffa.
Sec. A: Tues., Jan. 12-Mar. 15, 6:30-8:30 pm. #12845
Sec. B: Sat., Jan. 16-Mar. 19, 11:15 am-1:15 pm. #12846
Intermediate: CE-LANG 2106
Sec. A: Sat., Jan. 16-Apr. 16 (skip 2/13 & 20, 3/12 & 26), 9:00-11:00 am, (no textbook or materials fee). M Khalil. #12705
Sec. B: Thurs., Jan. 14-Mar. 17, 6:30-8:30 pm. E Vernon-Buffa. #12847
Advanced: CE-LANG 2107
Sec. A: Sat., Jan. 16-Apr. 16 (skip 2/13 & 20, 3/12 & 26), 11:15 am-1:15 pm, (no textbook or materials fee). M Khalil. #12706

Canta Conmigo
Singing is the easiest way to learn a Romance language. Come learn Spanish through song!
CE-LANG 2118, 10 Fri., Jan. 15-Mar. 18, 6:00-8:00 pm (no text), Room TBD, $220 (+ $5 materials fee, payable to instructor). E Vernon-Buffa. #12848

Cuentos Cortos
(Short Stories)
An intermediate course that focuses on Spanish short stories. Discover the beauty of each story as you discuss the themes and culture within each and improve your Spanish-speaking ability.
CE-LIT 2008, 10 Wed., Jan. 13-Mar. 16, 6:30-8:30 pm, Room TBD, $220 (+ $5 materials fee, payable to instructor). E Vernon-Buffa. #12849