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French for Beginners, Part I

$55

with Dennis Michaud

Calendar Sep 11, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks

French for Beginners, Part I is comprised of the first seven classes of the Fall Semester of the first year of a three-year progressive French program with its levels named Essential, Intermediate and Advanced. During this first year of Essential French, students begin to use basic French sounds, words and sentences through a progressive, simple and pleasant approach as they learn to listen, read, write and speak in French from the very first day of class. Topics covered in Part I will include essential French expressions, people, the family and numbers. Dennis Michaud has an M.A.T. in French and is a Maine certified teacher. He has taught at the University level in addition to teaching adult education classes.

French Multi-Level Interactive Group, Part I

$55

with Dennis Michaud

Calendar Sep 13, 2017 at 6 pm

This is an interactive learning atmosphere whereby the learners can be at the beginner, intermediate, or advanced levels and benefit from interactive student involvement by learning from the instructor and from mentors that want to communicate in French. This learning approach requires a commitment to other learners at different levels and a devotion to the French language and culture. The multiple levels manuals are supported with three CDs at each level. The learning materials are structured for enjoyment and the ease of learning. All four language skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking) are emphasized at all levels. Dennis Michaud has an M.A.T. in French and is a Maine certified teacher. He has taught at the University level in addition to teaching adult education classes.

Sign Language, ASL I - Beginner

$55

with Dawna Marie Thorpe

Calendar Sep 14, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks
Interested in sign language to communicate with a family member or a member of the community? If so, you will find this class a “hands talking” experience. Learn basic ASL such as baby signs, family signs, and visual gestures. Realize why many people who previously struggled to learn a second language are perfect students for this class. Dawna Marie Thorpe has taught ASL as a substitute at Portland Public High School. Dawna attended Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. and The University of Maine. She has strong ASL skills and also has experience with SEE (Signed Exact English).

Sign Language, ASL I - Intermediate

$55

with Dawna Marie Thorpe

Calendar Nov 2, 2017 at 6 pm
This course builds upon the Beginner course as participants continue to learn more vocabulary and grammar skills, understand the use of structure, and how to ask questions. Dawna Marie Thorpe has taught ASL as a substitute at Portland Public High School. Dawna attended Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. and The University of Maine. She has strong ASL skills and also has experience with SEE (Signed Exact English).

Spanish for Beginners Part I

$55

with Annia Warner

Calendar Sep 13, 2017 at 6 pm
This course offers an introduction to Spanish in a personalized and fun style. The class is designed to help students acquire a foundation of Spanish vocabulary while learning how to speak and listen to the language for general and practical use. Students are encouraged to speak Spanish whenever possible in the class. The book is additional. Annia Warner is a native of Costa Rica, Central America. Senora Warner has taught Spanish in the Bangor Adult Education program for several years and previously taught Spanish for children at private schools.

Spanish for Beginners, Part III/IV

$55

with Annia Warner

Calendar Sep 14, 2017 at 6 pm

This class is is a continuation of Spanish for Beginners part I and part II.Annia Warner is a native of Costa Rica, Central America. Senora Warner has taught Spanish in the Bangor Adult Education program for several years and previously taught Spanish for children at private schools.





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