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
Mandarin Chinese
12 sessions, Room TBD, R Chen. $240.
Beginning Level 1: CE-LANG 2900, Mon., June 2-Aug. 18, 7:00-9:00 pm. #5814
Beginning Level 2: CE-LANG 2901, Sat., June 7-Aug. 24, 7:00-9:00 pm. #5815
Intermediate 1: CE-LANG 2902, Wed., June 4-Aug. 20, 7:00-9:00 pm. #5816
Intermediate 2: CE-LANG 2908, Prerequisite: Intermediate 1 or basic knowledge of Chinese language. Uses same text as beginning classes. Thurs., June 5-Aug. 21. #5817

French
Beginning:
CE-LANG 2500, $220, Room TBD. P Carcich.
Sec. A: 10 Tues., June 3-Aug. 5, 6:15-8:15 pm. #5822
Sec. B: 10 Sat., June 7-Aug. 16 (skip 7/5), 10:00 am-12:00 noon. #5823
Intermediate: CE-LANG 2501, $220.
Sec. A: 10 Thurs., June 5-Aug. 14 (skip 7/3), 6:15-8:15 pm. #5825
Sec. B: 10 Sat., June 7-Aug. 16 (skip 7/5), 12:15-2:15 pm. P Carcich. #5826

German
9 Sat., June 7-Aug. 9 (skip 7/5), $240, Room TBD. A Leissl.
Beginning Level 2: CE-LANG 2701, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm. #5777
Intermediate/Advanced:
CE-LANG 2702, 9:30-11:30 am. #5808

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., June 18-July 23, 6:30-8:30 pm, Room TBD, $125. D Matson. #5778

Discovering Brazilian Language and Culture (Beginning Portuguese)
It’s time to learn Brazilian Portuguese, the sixth most spoken language in the world, from simple everyday usage of vocabulary, grammar, introductions, requests, offers, and common expressions, to a better understanding of Brazilian culture itself. Learn language the fun way!
CE-LANG 2010, 10 Mon., June 2-Aug. 4, 7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $220. R Santos. #5794

Portuguese Intermediate
If you have the basics of Portuguese, improve your speaking, writing, listening, and reading skills by learning more complex grammar structures and vocabulary.
CE-LANG 2009, 10 Tues., June 3-Aug. 5, 7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $220. R Santos. #5795

Immersion Portuguese for Advanced Learners
Jump into a more advanced Portuguese class by focusing on the practical use of the language. Get fluent and build confidence when handling a discussion with a native speaker. This course brings complex reading and listening, vocabulary, grammar, writing and intense conversation. Discussions about Brazilian culture, current news, films, articles and music are incorporated through activities, role-play and mock situations. Class is taught in Portuguese only.
CE-LANG 2015, 10 Thurs., June 5-Aug. 7, 7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $220 (no textbook). R Santos. #5796

Russian
7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $240. M Bolgova.
Beginning: CE-LANG 2800, 12 Wed., June 4-Aug. 20. #5925
Intermediate: CE-LANG 2803, 12 Thurs., June 5-Aug. 21. #5926
Advanced: CE-LANG 2804, 12 Tues., June 3-Aug. 19. #5927

Spanish
10 sessions, Room TBD, $220 (+ $5 materials fee, payable to instructor).
Beginning Level 1: CE-LANG 2104. E Vernon-Buffa.
Sec. A: Sat., June 7-Aug. 16 (skip 7/5), 9:00-11:00 am. #5905
Sec. B: Mon., June 2-Aug. 4, 6:30-8:30 pm. #5906
Beginning Level 2: CE-LANG 2105. E Vernon-Buffa.
Sec. A: Sat., June 7-Aug. 16 (skip 7/5), 11:15 am-1:15 pm. #5907
Sec. B: Tues., June 3-Aug. 5, 6:30-8:30 pm. #5908
Intermediate: CE-LANG 2106.
Sec. A: Sat., June 7-Aug. 23 (skip 6/28 & 7/5), 9:00-11:00 am. M Khalil. #5909
Sec. B: Thurs., June 5-Aug. 7, 6:30-8:30 pm. E Vernon-Buffa. #5910
Advanced: CE-LANG 2107
Sat., June 7-Aug. 23 (skip 6/28 & 7/5), 11:15 am-1:15 pm. M Khalil. #5911

Canta Con Migo, Advanced: Sing With Me!
Singing is the easiest way to learn a romance language. Come learn Spanish through song!
CE-LANG 2118, 10 Fri., June 6- Aug. 15 (skip 7/4), 6:00-8:00 pm, Room TBD, $220 (+ $5 materials fee, payable to instructor). E Vernon-Buffa. #5913

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., June 4-Aug. 6, 6:30-8:30 pm, Room TBD, $220 (+ textbook, + $5 materials fee, payable to instructor). E Vernon-Buffa. #5912

American Sign Language
2.0 CEUs. 10 Wed., $199 (+ textbook), Room TBD. 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. No prerequisites.
CE-LANG 1000, June 4-Aug. 13 (skip 7/2), 6:45-8:45 pm. #5803
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, June 4-Aug. 13 (skip 7/2), 4:30-6:30 pm. #5804