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Register for Language Mini Courses on the Norris Box Office!

American Sign Language Part 1 (6 weeks)

Instructor: Annmarie Mead

  • Saturdays: 10:00AM - 12:00PM, April 21 - May 26
  • Fee: $71 NU / $81 Public

American Sign Language (ASL) is the fourth most used language in the United States today, and it is the native language of the Deaf in America. The American Deaf work, play, and go to school in a variety of settings in which they have no communication with their fellow workers, or supervisors. This class will provide a hands-on learning environment that will allow the students to learn vocabulary, to produce the signs accurately, to use the signs in appropriate contexts, to understand the signs of others, and to understand the culture of the adult who is deaf. This course enables the student to acquire basic conversational sign language skills, discusses deaf awareness and the different systems of signed communication.

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American Sign Language Part 2 (6 weeks)

Instructor: Annmarie Mead

  • Mondays: 7:00 - 8:30PM, April 19 - May 24
  • Fee: $71 NU / $81 Public

This course builds on vocabulary and further develops language comprehension and grammatical structures, acquired from ASL Part 1, continuing with language comprehension and production skills at a complex level. Deaf Culture will be incorporated into language use.

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Beginning Arabic (6 weeks)

Instructor: Tesbih Habbal

  • Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:00PM, April 19 - May 24
  • Fee: $71 NU / $81 Public

This course focuses on three main themes: the Arabic alphabet, simple greeting phrases, and Arab culture. This course will gently introduce students to the basics of Arabic langauge and teach them new, fun facts about Arabic, Arabs, and the Arab world. By the end of the course, students will be able to introduce themselves in Arabic and communicate with native speakers on a basic level.

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Cherokee Language Learners (8 weeks)

Instructor: Patrick Rochford-Del Percio

  • Mondays: 6:30 - 8:00PM, April 16 - June 4
  • Fee: $71 NU / $81 Public

This class will serve to facilitate students in learning the fundamental basics of the Cherokee language. Various topics that will be discussed include: conversation, grammar, sentence formation and verb conjugation. There are no prerequisites for this course.

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Conversational Spanish for Beginners (6 weeks)

Instructor: Crystal Louden

  • Thursdays, 6:00 - 7:00PM, April 19 - May 24
  • Fee: $71 NU / $81 Public

The introductory class assumes no previous knowledge. The vocabulary and concepts learned will be a foundation from which to continue developing fluency. Class time and instruction will be focused on real-life listening and speaking skills with a variety of practice activities for outside of class.

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English as a Second Language: Beginner/Pre-Intermediate (6 weeks)

Instructor: Irene Sakk

  • Wednesdays: 6:00 - 7:30PM, April 18 - May 23
  • Fee: $71 NU / $81 Public

This course will continue provide English language instruction and conversational practice for intermediate English adults. Students will become more familiar with grammar structures and vocabulary of the English language through reading, writing, listening, and speaking. This course will also focus on the cultural component of English language learning.

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