Languages

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Mandarin Chinese
12 sessions, Room TBD, $240. R Chen.
Beginning Level 1: CE-LANG 2900, Sat., Jan. 21-Apr. 8, 9:15-11:15 am. #13382
Beginning Level 2: CE-LANG 2901, Wed., Jan. 18-Apr. 5, 7:00-9:00 pm. #13383
Intermediate 2: CE-LANG 2908, Prerequisite: Intermediate 1 or basic knowledge of Chinese language, (no textbook). Fri., Jan. 20-Apr. 7, 7:00-9:00 pm. #13384

Conversational Chinese 1
Learn to speak a language spoken by more people than any other languages. Using intensive practice in speaking and listening in everyday Chinese, the ability to converse about topics such eating out, travelling, shopping, sightseeing, relaxing, and more will be covered. Prerequisites: Beginning 1 or equivalent course.
CE-LANG 2913, 12 Mon., Jan. 23-Apr. 10, 7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $240. R Chen. #13385

French
10 sessions, Room TBD, $220.
Beginning, CE-LANG 2500.
Sec. A: 10 Sat., Jan. 21-Mar. 25, 10:30 am-12:30 pm, A Mayilyan. #13221
Sec. B: 10 Tues., Jan. 17-Mar. 28 (skip 2/21), 6:15-8:15 pm, R Price. #13599
Beginning Level 2: CE-LANG 2910, Sat., Jan. 21-Mar. 25, 8:30-10:30 am. A Mayilyan. #13224
Intermediate:
CE-LANG 2501, Sat., Jan. 21-Mar. 25, 12:45-2:45 pm. A Mayilyan. #13222
Advanced: CE-LANG 2502, Thurs., Jan. 26-Mar. 30, 6:00-8:00 pm. A Mayilyan. #13223

German
12 Sat., Jan. 28-Apr. 22 (skip 4/15), Room TBD, $215. A Leissl.
Beginning Level 1: CE-LANG 2700, 1:30-3:00 pm. #13199
Beginning Level 2: CE-LANG 2701, 12:00 noon-1:30 pm. #13198
Intermediate:
CE-LANG 2702, 10:15-11:45 am. #13197
Advanced: CE-LANG 2703, 8:30-10:00 am (no textbook). #13196

Italian
Please note that the book for Beginning Levels 1, 2 and Intermediate Level 2, Buongiorno Italia! by Joseph Cremona needs to be ordered through Amazon.co.uk, 2nd Edition, ISBN # 978-0-563-51945-4, at least one week before the start of the class.
12 Sat., Jan. 21-Apr. 22 (skip 4/8 & 15), Room TBD, $220.
Beginning Level 1: CE-LANG 2401, 9:00-10:30 am. F Maddalena. #13600
Beginning Level 2: CE-LANG 2402, 10:30 am-12:00 noon. F Maddalena. #13601
Intermediate Level II: CE-LANG 2404, 9:00 am-10:30 pm. J Spedaliere. #13187
Adv. Conversation & Grammar: CE-LANG 2406, 10:35 am-12:05 pm. J Spedaliere. #13188

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. The selected films will be chosen from those not viewed in Fall 2015.
CE-FILM 2015, 12 Sat., Jan. 21-Apr. 22 (skip 4/8 & 15), 12:15-1:45 pm, Room TBD, $220. J Spedaliere. #13189

Portuguese
10 Sessions, 7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $220. C Pereira.
Beginning: CE-LANG 2010, Mon., Jan. 30-Apr. 3. #13292
Intermediate: CE-LANG 2009, Tues., Jan. 31-Apr. 4. #13293
Advanced: CE-LANG 2015, Wed., Feb. 1-Apr. 5 (no textbook). #13294

Russian
7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $240. M Bolgova.
Beginning: This course is designed for those who want to understand and speak Russian. Develop basic skills in grammar, writing, reading and conversation. Language study involves both everyday life situations and cultural training.
CE-LANG 2800, 12 Tues., Jan. 24-Apr. 11. #13323
Intermediate: This course is for students with a basic knowledge of Russian language. During the session we’ll continue developing skills in grammar and comprehension through reading, writing, and intensive conversational practice.
CE-LANG 2803, 12 Thurs., Jan. 19-Apr. 6. #13324

Russian Idioms: Intermediate and Advanced
This course is focused on Russian idioms, sayings, and proverbs. Helps to achieve greater fluency in authentic Russian. One hundred idiomatic expressions will be introduced and practiced through flash cards, dialogs, conversational games, etc. The course is designed for students of Intermediate and Advanced levels.
CE-LANG 2806, 7 Mon., Mar. 27-May 8, 7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $175. M Bolgova. #13325

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., Feb. 8-Apr. 19 (skip 4/12). #13311
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 Tues., Feb. 7-Apr. 25 (skip 2/21 & 4/11). #13312

Spanish
10 sessions, Room TBD, $220 (+ $5 materials fee, payable to instructor).
Beginning Level 1: CE-LANG 2104. E Vernon-Buffa.
Sec. A: Sat., Jan. 21-Mar. 25, 9:15-11:15 am. #13234
Sec. B: Mon., Jan. 23-Mar. 27, 6:30-8:30 pm. #13235
Beginning Level 2: CE-LANG 2105. E Vernon-Buffa.
Sec. A: Tues., Jan. 17-Mar. 21, 6:30-8:30 pm. #13236
Sec. B: Sat., Jan. 21-Mar. 25, 11:15 am-1:15 pm. #13237
Intermediate: CE-LANG 2106
Sec. A: Sat., Jan. 21-Apr. 15 (skip 2/18 & 25, 3/11), 9:00-11:00 am, (no textbook or materials fee). M Khalil. #13193
Sec. B: Thurs., Jan. 19-Mar. 23, 6:30-8:30 pm. E Vernon-Buffa. #13238
Advanced: CE-LANG 2107
Sat., Jan. 21-Apr. 15 (skip 2/18 & 25, 3/11), 11:15 am-1:15 pm, (no textbook or materials fee). M Khalil. #13194

Canta Conmigo
Singing is the easiest way to learn a Romance language. Come learn Spanish through song!
CE-LANG 2118, 10 Fri., Jan. 20-Mar. 24, 6:30-8:30 pm, Room TBD, $220 (+ $5 materials fee, payable to instructor). E Vernon-Buffa. #13239

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. 18-Mar. 22, 6:30-8:30 pm, Room TBD, $220 (+ $5 materials fee, payable to instructor). E Vernon-Buffa. #13240