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Columbia MD, 21044
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Laurel, MD 20707
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Beginning French

Parlez français! Acquire the grammar and conversational skills needed to speak French at a beginning level. Learn to use vocabulary necessary in daily conversation, answer simple questions, and write simple sentences in the present tense. Instructor: Eugene Speck. (T)

Tuition: $169 (includes $40 in fees*)
Tue Apr 02-May 28 6:30PM-9PM Centennial High School XI-331 6598 #4653
(No class Apr 16)
Mon, Wed Jun 17-Jul 15 6:30AM-9PM Hickory Ridge XI-331 6384 #9820
(No class Jul 3)
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Beginning German

Become acquainted with the German people through their native tongue. Learn the German phonetic system, alphabet, pronunciation and basic everyday vocabulary. The present tense of verbs and how to form questions, statements and imperatives are also taught. Instructor: Karin Radhe (winter) and Myrna Pigo (spring). (T)

Tuition: $169 (includes $60 in fees*)
Wed Jan 16-Mar 06 6:30PM-9PM Gateway Campus XI-471 6532 #0867
Thu May 09-Jun 27 6:30PM-9PM Wilde Lake High School XI-471 6531 #4662
(Please note that the last three classes will be held in the Hickory Ridge Building, Room TBA.)
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Beginning Spanish

Learn the fundamentals of the language. Start with the alphabet and simple grammar and progress to writing basic sentences and using basic pronunciation correctly. Practice conversation and engage in small dialogues as you increase your Spanish vocabulary. The text, Spanish is Fun, Book 1 is used for all beginning Spanish levels as is the companion workbook. Please bring your text to the first class. Instructor Brittany Hopkins.

Tuition: $169 (includes $40 in fees*)
Tue Apr 02-May 28 6:30PM-9PM Wilde Lake High School XI-330 6547 #4652
Instructor Maria Young. $169 (includes $60 in fees*) No class Apr 16
Tue, Thu Jul 16-Aug 08 6:30PM-9PM Duncan Hall XI-330 6019 #9819
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French Conversation and Pronunciation *NEW!*
Are you eager to practice and improve your French with correct pronunciation coming from votre bouche? Integrating the basic rules and patterns about how French sounds are made will boost your confidence with your next French encounter. Practice saying words and phrases with accuracy and learn the guidelines for decoding the written to the spoken language. Improve your speech, saying the occasional phrases and even sing along with songs using an enviable accent. This course is appropriate for novices and those with French language experience. Instructor Michele Diekelman, Ph.D., has traveled extensively and taught multiple courses in the French language.
Tuition: $89** (includes $40 in fees*)
Sat Apr 27-May 18 9:30AM-11:30AM Hickory Ridge XE-605 6349 #4917
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French for Travelers

Planning a trip abroad? If France or a French speaking country is your destination, this course is for you! Learn the essentials of the language and culture to make your trip more enjoyable, including French for restaurants, shopping, public transportation, seeking directions, general courtesies and more. Enhance your travel savvy by learning everyday French phrases, practicing pronunciation, and obtaining cultural tips that will help you fit in with the locals. Instructor Heidi Goldenman has earned a master's in intercultural communication and has lived and traveled extensively in France.

Tuition: $105** (includes $45 in fees*)
Wed May 08-Jun 12 6:30PM-8:30PM Centennial High School XE-971 6530 #4648
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Spanish for Medical Professionals

Develop Spanish speaking skills applicable in any medical setting. Students will learn to inquire about pain symptoms, medical histories, insurance, diets, and medical treatment options. After you register, please create an online account at This is where you will access the course. For more information, please call 443-518-4680.

Tuition: $130 (includes $90 in fees*)
Jul 17-Aug 23   Online XO-489 4872 #1107
Aug 14-Sep 20   Online XO-489 4873 #1108
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