How is your French? Are you ready to communicate in French while you shop, dine and travel through France? Or would you simply like to have a big review? Whether you had French twenty years ago or have never studied French before, come and join us to develop or sharpen your conversational skills. No exams, no grades, no labs, just the pleasure of hearing yourself speaking French with your class and a native instructor. Hope to see you in class! No textbook required. Class is designed for adults.
Thursday June 24th. 7 sessions weekly. 6:30pm-9:30pm PT. $139
Offered by Pasadena City College
Live, Work or Retire Abroad - Affordably!
Imagine living abroad! Many people now opt for this adventure, and enjoy a higher standard of living while living their dream. Join us and learn how to stretch a fixed retirement income, or how to find work overseas that pays room and board. Discover the top ten countries where Americans are able to live better than they are here, and how to actually do it! Get tips about evaluating your finances, figuring out how far your dollar will go, housing, transportation, food, government discount programs, access to healthcare, and job opportunities. It is all here! Are you ready to begin an exciting new life?
Thursday October 21st. 1 session. 6pm-9pm PT. $49
Offered by Pasadena City College
Italian I Conversational
Europe's over-the-knee boot, Italy, has it all... a rich heritage, three millennia of history, great food and wine, and a beautiful language. Explore the Italian language whether you are planning a visit to Italy, interact with Italian people in your job, or just desire to expand your horizons. Learn basic vocabulary and grammar, practiced through speaking, listening, reading and writing opportunities.
Mondays, September 13th-November 29th. 6pm-8pm ET. $149
Offered by Schoolcraft College
Judaism in Today's Culture
When Yiddish words are part of American speech and bagels and lox are standard breakfast fare, Jewish culture has truly gone mainstream. But what are the beliefs, values and religious traditions upon which the Jewish faith is based? How do Jews express that faith in their everyday lives? Come and learn from your Jewish neighbor, a fellow Minnesotan, who will explain what Jewish life is like. Presented by a volunteer from the Jewish Community Relations Council.
Tuesday, November 9th. 6:30pm-7:45pm CT. $15
Offered by Anoka-Hennepin College
Dobro Pozhalovat'! Join us for this introductory Russian course and learn the basics of the Russian language and culture. Through activities, fairy tale figures, songs, and other personalities, you will become familiar with 16 of the highest-used Russian verbs and basic nouns. Learn to introduce and describe yourself and family members, as well as discuss the weather, ask questions, and talk about other general activities. You will be able to read the texts developed during the class in Cyrillic. Meets Mondays/Wednesdays.
Mondays, October 4th-December 8th. 6pm-7pm PT. $119.
Offered by Central Oregon Community College Continuing Education
Native American Storytelling: History of the Ojibewa-Anishanabe
Join Ojibewa-Anishanabe storyteller, Bud Johnston of Pipestone, as he shares the history and traditions of his American Indian tribe and breaks down cultural stereotypes.
Join us online! This class will be held online using Zoom. You will receive a link to access the class. This class is held in partnership with multiple Community Education programs.
Monday, October 11th. 7pm-8pm CT. $26.
Offered by St. Louis Park Community Education
Spanish for Beginners - Live Online
No experience needed!
Emphasize the basics of pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and develop fundamental conversation skills in no time! Registration closes at noon the 1st day of class.
Required: A valid Gmail address (as class will be held via GoogleMeets), Easy Spanish Step-by-Step by Barbara Bregstein, ISBN 978-0071463386 (approx. $12, Amazon).
Need to get comfy with online classes? For more info click here!
Susan Mallon, BS in Spanish from USM, also studied at the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain. She was heavily involved with the Hispanic population at Sacred Heart Church in Portland, ME translating for several families and the Spanish Mass. She previously taught at Carrabassett Valley Academy, Mount Blue Middle School and Lewiston High.
Wednesdays, September 22nd-November 10th. 6pm-8pm ET. $149.
Offered by Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education
Italian Language & Culture, Level 1
Experience the rewards of learning a new language!
Gain an introduction to the Italian language and the culture of Italian- speaking regions by learning to listen, speak, read and write in Italian. Practice dialogues using common words and phrases in a variety of settings, learn to use correct pronunciation, make connections with other languages and study the origin of words.
You will need to provide a copy of the book “Italian Now, Level 1” by Marcel Danesi.
Micaela Snyder has worked as an educator for over 25 years, and has taught at every level (pre-school to college). She lived in Italy for seven years before relocating to East Tennessee.
Mondays, September 13th-November 29th. 6pm-7pm ET. $149.
Offered by Pellissippi State Community College