Languages & Literature

LANGUAGES

Textbook required unless otherwise noted. Textbooks available at the Campus Bookstore 914-606-6475; call for hours. Books can also be ordered online at www.sunywcc.edu/student.services/bookstore

Mandarin Chinese
12 sessions, Room TBD, $240
Beginning Level 1: CE-LANG 2900, Sat., Sept. 19-Dec. 5, 9:15-11:15 am. R Chen. #82542
Beginning Level 2: CE-LANG 2901, Mon., Sept. 14-Nov. 30, 7:00-9:00 pm. R Chen. #82543
Intermediate 1: CE-LANG 2902, Fri., Sept. 18-Dec. 11 (skip 11/27), 7:00-9:00 pm. (no book). R Chen. #82544
Intermediate 2: CE-LANG 2908, Prerequisite: Intermediate 1 or basic knowledge of Chinese language. (No book). Wed., Sept. 16-Dec. 2, 7:00-9:00 pm. R Chen. #82637
Advanced: CE-LANG 2903, Tues., Sept. 15-Dec. 1, 7:00-9:00 pm (no book). E Lu. #82635

French
Beginning: CE-LANG 2500, Room TBD, $220.
Sec. A: 10 Sat., Sept. 26-Nov. 28, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, A Mayilyan. #82649
Sec. B: 10 Tues., Sept. 15-Nov. 17, 6:15-8:15 pm. R Price. #82650
Intermediate: CE-LANG 2501, $220, Room TBD.
Sec. A: 10 Sat., Sept. 26-Nov. 28, 12:15-2:15 pm. A Mayilyan. #82651
Sec. B: 10 Tues., Sept. 29-Dec. 1, 6:00-8:00 pm. A Mayilyan. #82668
Advanced: CE-LANG 2502, $220, Room TBD.
10 Thurs., Oct. 1-Dec. 10 (skip 11/26), 6:00-8:00 pm (+ $40 materials fee, payable to instructor). A Mayilyan. #82652

German
12 Sat., Sept. 19-Dec. 12 (skip 11/28), $215, Room TBD. A Leissl.
Beginning Level I: CE-LANG 2700, 1:30-3:00 pm. #82630
Beginning Level 2: CE-LANG 2701, 12:00 noon-1:30 pm. #82631
Intermediate:
CE-LANG 2702, 10:15-11:45 am. #82632
Advanced: CE-LANG 2703, 8:30-10:00 am (no book). #82633

Italian
12 Sat., Sept. 19-Dec. 12 (skip 11/28), Room TBD. $220.
Beginning Level 1: CE-LANG 2401, 9:00-10:30 am. F Maddalena. #82521
Beginning Level 2: CE-LANG 2402, 10:30 am-12:00 noon. F Maddalena. #82522
Intermediate Level 1: CE-LANG 2403, 9:00-10:30 am. J Spedaliere. #82523
Adv. Conversation & Grammar: CE-LANG 2406, 10:30 am-12:00 noon. J Spedaliere. #82525

Antologia del cinema Italiano:
Anthology of Italian Cinema
Throughout the first half of the 1970s, Italian cinema offered the moviegoing public a uniquely diverse perspective into the realities of those tempestuous and often bizarre years. Representing this cardinal 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 Spring 2015.
CE-FILM 2015, 12 Sat., Sept. 19-Dec. 12 (skip 11/28), 12:15-1:45 pm, Room TBD, $220. J Spedaliere. #82526

Beginning Latin
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., Sept. 30-Nov. 4, 6:30-8:30 pm, Room TBD, $125. D Matson. #82648

Portuguese
10 Sessions, 7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $220. R Santos
Beginning: CE-LANG 2010, Mon., Sept. 14-Nov. 16. #82729
Intermediate: CE-LANG 2009, Tues., Sept. 15-Nov. 17. #82730
Advanced: CE-LANG 2015, Fri., Sept. 18-Nov. 20 (no book). #82731

Russian
7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $240. M Bolgova.
Beginning: CE-LANG 2800, 12 Wed., Sept. 16-Dec. 2. #82735
Intermediate: CE-LANG 2803, 12 Thurs., Sept. 17-Dec. 10 (skip 11/26). #82736

New! 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., Sept. 21, Oct. 5 & 19, Nov. 2, 16 & 30, and Dec. 7, 6:00-8:30 pm, Room TBD, $175. M Bolgova. #83059

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., Sept. 30-Dec. 9 (skip 11/25), 6:30-8:30 pm. #82580
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., Sept. 29-Dec. 8 (skip 11/24), 6:30-8:30 pm. #82581

Spanish
10 sessions, Room TBD, $220 (+ $5 materials fee, payable to instructor).
Beginning Level 1: CE-LANG 2104. E Vernon-Buffa.
Sec. A: Mon., Sept. 14-Nov. 16, 6:30-8:30 pm. #82693
Sec. B: Sat., Sept. 19-Nov. 21, 9:00-11:00 am. #82694
Beginning Level 2: CE-LANG 2105. E Vernon-Buffa.
Sec. A: Tues., Sept. 15-Nov. 17, 6:30-8:30 pm. #82695
Sec. B: Sat., Sept. 19-Nov. 21, 11:15 am-1:15 pm. #82696
Intermediate: CE-LANG 2106
Sec. A: Sat., Sept. 19-Nov. 21, 9:00-11:00 am, (no textbook or materials fee). M Khalil. #82619
Sec. B: Thurs., Sept. 17-Nov. 19, 6:30-8:30 pm. E Vernon-Buffa. #82697
Advanced: CE-LANG 2107
Sec. A: Sat., Sept. 19-Nov. 21, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, (no textbook or materials fee). M Khalil. #82620
Sec. B: Sun., Sept. 20-Nov. 22, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, E Vernon-Buffa. #82698

Ven Canta Conmigo
Singing is the easiest way to learn a Romance language. Come learn Spanish through song!
CE-LANG 2118, 10 Fri., Sept. 18-Nov. 20, 6:15-8:15 pm (no book). Room TBD, $220 (+ $5 materials fee, payable to instructor). E Vernon-Buffa. #82699

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., Sept. 16-Nov. 18, 6:30-8:30 pm, Room TBD, $220 (+ $5 materials fee, payable to instructor). E Vernon-Buffa. #82700

NEW! Thai for Travelers
For travelers to Thailand who would like to gain a facility for understanding and speaking Thai in those social situations that travelers are likely to experience. This conversational approach stresses listening and speaking based on dialogs and aural-oral drills. Printed materials will use phonetic transcription; no previous knowledge of Thai is required.
CE-LANG 2018VA, 8 Wed., Sept. 16-Nov. 11 (skip 9/23), 6:30-8:30 pm, Room TBD, $160 (+ $7 materials fee, payable to instructor). S Landau. #83049