Languages

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Instructor(s):
Janice Vitullo
Saturdays, August 25-May 4|10:30 a.m.-noon

In this introductory course, students develop a strong foundation in vocabulary and grammar. Participants are introduced to all four of the key skills for language acquisition: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Instructor(s):
Janice Vitullo
Saturdays, August 25-May 4|9-10:30 a.m.

This course builds upon Intermediate French I. Students focus on the subtleties of French phonology, morphology and syntax, along with the development of advanced vocabulary and conversational techniques. The goal is to have students be able to use the language effectively and fluently. 

Instructor(s):
Janice Vitullo
Saturdays, August 25-December 8|9-10:30 a.m.

In this introductory course, students develop a strong foundation in vocabulary and grammar. Participants are introduced to all four of the key skills for language acquisition: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Instructor(s):
Janice Vitullo
Saturdays, August 25-December 15|9-10:30 a.m.

This course builds upon Intermediate French I. Students focus on the subtleties of French phonology, morphology and syntax, along with the development of advanced vocabulary and conversational techniques. The goal is to have students be able to use the language effectively and fluently. 

Instructor(s):
Janice Vitullo
Saturdays, August 25-May 4|10:30 a.m.-noon

In this introductory course, students develop a strong foundation in vocabulary and grammar. Participants are introduced to all four of the key skills for language acquisition: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Instructor(s):
Janice Vitullo
Saturdays, August 25-May 4|10:30 a.m.-noon

This course is an expansion of French I. Strong emphasis is placed on reinforcing the four key skills of language acquisition: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students also continue to learn about the cultural and linguistic diversity of the French-speaking world through a variety of print documents and multimedia resources. 

Instructor(s):
Janice Vitullo
Saturdays, August 25-December 15|9-10:30 a.m.

In this introductory course, students develop a strong foundation in vocabulary and grammar. Participants are introduced to all four of the key skills for language acquisition: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Instructor(s):
Janice Vitullo
Saturdays, August 25-May 4|9-10:30 a.m.

In this introductory course, students develop a strong foundation in vocabulary and grammar. Participants are introduced to all four of the key skills for language acquisition: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Instructor(s):
Janice Vitullo
Saturdays, August 25-December 15|10:30 a.m.-noon

This course is an expansion of French I. Strong emphasis is placed on reinforcing the four key skills of language acquisition: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students also continue to learn about the cultural and linguistic diversity of the French-speaking world through a variety of print documents and multimedia resources. 

Instructor(s):
Janice Vitullo
Saturdays, August 25-December 8|10:30 a.m.-noon

In this introductory course, students develop a strong foundation in vocabulary and grammar. Participants are introduced to all four of the key skills for language acquisition: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Instructor(s):
Rivka Taub
Tuesdays, September 4-December 11|10 a.m.-noon (no class: September 11; 18 & 25)

Conversational Hebrew allows students to reach their goal of communicating in Israel's native language as well as enjoy Hebrew Literature, songs, drama and film, read Israeli newspapers and view Israeli television. 

Instructor(s):
Judith Shamir
Tuesdays, September 4-December 11|10 a.m.–noon (No class: September 11; 18; 25)

Hebrew literature engages advanced students in fictional novels and plays by leading Israeli authors and playwrights.

Instructor(s):
Leah Cooper
Tuesdays, September 4-December 11 |6:30–8:30 p.m. (no class: September 11; 18 & 25)

Conversational Hebrew allows students to reach their goal of communicating in Israel's native language as well as enjoy Hebrew Literature, songs, drama and film, read Israeli newspapers and view Israeli television.

Instructor(s):
Leah Cooper
Wednesdays, September 5-December 5 |6:30-8:30 p.m. (no class: September 19 & November 21)

Conversational Hebrew allows students to reach their goal of communicating in Israel's native language as well as enjoy Hebrew Literature, songs, drama and film, read Israeli newspapers and view Israeli television.

Instructor(s):
Rivka Taub
Wednesdays, September 5-December 5|6:30-8:30 p.m. (no class: September 19 & November 21)

Conversational Hebrew allows students to reach their goal of communicating in Israel's native language as well as enjoy Hebrew Literature, songs, drama and film, read Israeli newspapers and view Israeli television.

Instructor(s):
Rivka Taub
Wednesdays, September 5-December 5| 1–3 p.m. (no class: September 19 & November 21)

Conversational Hebrew allows students to reach their goal of communicating in Israel's native language as well as enjoy Hebrew Literature, songs, drama and film and read Israeli newspapers and view Israeli television.

Instructor(s):
Leah Cooper
Thursdays, September 6-November 29 |10 a.m.-noon (No class: November 22)

Conversational Hebrew allows students to reach their goal of communicating in Israel's native language as well as enjoy Hebrew Literature, songs, drama and film, read Israeli newspapers and view Israeli television.

Instructor(s):
Judith Shamir
Thursdays, September 6-November 29|10 a.m.–noon (no class: November 22)

Conversational Hebrew allows students to reach their goal of communicating in Israel's native language as well as enjoy Hebrew Literature, songs, drama and film and read Israeli newspapers and view Israeli television.

Instructor(s):
Rivka Taub
Thursdays, September 6-November 29|6:30-8:30 p.m. (no class: November 22)

Conversational Hebrew allows students to reach their goal of communicating in Israel's native language as well as enjoy Hebrew Literature, songs, drama and film, read Israeli newspapers and view Israeli television

Instructor(s):
Leah Cooper
Thursdays, September 6-November 29|6:30-8:30 p.m.

Conversational Hebrew allows students to reach their goal of communicating in Israel's native language as well as enjoy Hebrew Literature, songs, drama and film, read Israeli newspapers and view Israeli television.

Instructor(s):
Francesca Calanni
Saturdays, September 8-December 1|9-10:30 a.m.

This course introduces students to the Italian language. Participants study basic language skills, including comprehension, speaking, reading and writing, with emphasis on the present tense. Additional focus will be on the mastery of the sound system and basic sentence structure of spoken and written Italian. 

Instructor(s):
Francesca Calanni
Saturdays, September 8-May 4|9-10:30 a.m.

This course introduces students to the Italian language. Participants study basic language skills, including comprehension, speaking, reading and writing, with emphasis on the present tense. Additional focus will be on the mastery of the sound system and basic sentence structure of spoken and written Italian. 

Instructor(s):
Francesca Calanni
Saturdays, September 15-May 4|9-10:30 a.m.

This course introduces students to the Spanish language. Participants study basic language skills, including comprehension, speaking, reading and writing, with emphasis on the present tense. Additional focus will be on the mastery of the sound system and basic sentence structure of spoken and written Spanish.

Instructor(s):
Marissa Strange
Saturdays, September 15-December 8|9-10:30 a.m.

This course introduces students to the Spanish language. Participants study basic language skills, including comprehension, speaking, reading and writing, with emphasis on the present tense. Additional focus will be on the mastery of the sound system and basic sentence structure of spoken and written Spanish.

Instructor(s):
Leah Cooper
Mondays, September 17-December 17 |6:30–8:30 p.m. (no class: September 24 & October 1)

Conversational Hebrew allows students to reach their goal of communicating in Israel's native language as well as enjoy Hebrew Literature, songs, drama and film and read Israeli newspapers and view Israeli television.

Instructor(s):
Dahna Gordon Baskin
Mondays, September 17-December 17|6:30-8:30 p.m. (no class: September 24 & October 1)

Over the course of our studies, students will be exposed to the sights and sounds of the original Hebrew letters appearing in the Bible. Students will have multiple opportunities to absorb the content using various activities, games and manipulatives. No prior knowledge of Hebrew is necessary.

Instructor(s):
Francesca Calanni
Saturdays, January 19-May 4|9-10:30 a.m.

This course introduces students to the Italian language. Participants study basic language skills, including comprehension, speaking, reading and writing, with emphasis on the present tense. Additional focus will be on the mastery of the sound system and basic sentence structure of spoken and written Italian. 

Instructor(s):
Janice Vitullo
Saturdays, January 19-May 4 |9-10:30 a.m.

In this introductory course, students develop a strong foundation in vocabulary and grammar. Participants are introduced to all four of the key skills for language acquisition: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Instructor(s):
Janice Vitullo
Saturdays, January 19-May 4 |10:30 a.m.-noon

This course is an expansion of French I. Strong emphasis is placed on reinforcing the four key skills of language acquisition: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students also continue to learn about the cultural and linguistic diversity of the French-speaking world through a variety of print documents and multimedia resources. 

Instructor(s):
Janice Vitullo
Saturdays, January 19-May 4 |9-10:30 a.m.

In this introductory course, students develop a strong foundation in vocabulary and grammar. Participants are introduced to all four of the key skills for language acquisition: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Instructor(s):
Janice Vitullo
Saturdays, January 19-May 4|9-10:30 a.m.

This course builds upon Intermediate French I. Students focus on the subtleties of French phonology, morphology and syntax, along with the development of advanced vocabulary and conversational techniques. The goal is to have students be able to use the language effectively and fluently. 

Instructor(s):
Marissa Strange
Saturdays, January 19-May 4|9-10:30 a.m.

This course introduces students to the Spanish language. Participants study basic language skills, including comprehension, speaking, reading and writing, with emphasis on the present tense. Additional focus will be on the mastery of the sound system and basic sentence structure of spoken and written Spanish.