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Covers grammar, syntax and cultural information. Includes readings, regular tests and a final project focusing on vocabulary. Bring writing materials and text to the first class. 

23631

Start date: 09/25/17

Room :  Mary Spilde Center Rm 310

10 sessions.

Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (9/25/2017-11/27/2017)

Class Cost: $159.00

Instructor : Shirley Sieczkowski 

Location : MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center Location : 
  MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center.



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Increase your knowledge of ASL grammar, syntax and culture and expand your vocabulary. Must have taken beginning sign or have vocabulary of 200-300 signs and be able to demonstrate moderate proficiency in performance skills and receptive skills of finger spelling. Bring writing materials. No Class November 22, 2017.   

23632

Start date: 09/27/17

Room :  Mary Spilde Center Rm 310

11 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (9/27/2017-12/6/2017)

Class Cost: $159.00

Instructor : Shirley Sieczkowski 

Please read: No Class November 22, 2017.

Location : MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center Location : 
  MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center.



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Prerequisite: Prior beginning Level Chinese learning experience. In this course, we will review Terms 1-3. New students with prior experience are welcome to join this course to brush upon their basic spolien Chinese. The course will utilize pinyin transcription only with strong emphasis on oral proficiency. Thinese characters will not be covered. Focus will be placed on traveling in China, self-introduction, and cultural discussions. Equative & stative verbs, embedded questions, localizers, time when, and verb-object compounds will be covered. Required Text: “Basic Spoken Chinese: An Introduction to Speaking and Listening for Beginners” (DVD/MP3 CD included), Cornelius C. Kubler, ISBN-13: 978-0804840156.

23552

Start date: 10/04/17

Room :  Mary Spilde Center Room TBA

10 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (10/4/2017-12/6/2017)

Class Cost: $149.00

Instructor : Thomas Wetherell 

Location : MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center Location : 
  MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center.



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Brush up or refine your basic French skills. Practice important structures: basic regular and irregular verbs, passe compose, imparfait, prepositions and articles. Speaking, listening comprehension, songs, videos and games! Questions? Contact ameyherman@gmail.com

23647

Start date: 09/25/17

Room :  Mary Spilde Center Rm 303

8 sessions.

Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (9/25/2017-11/13/2017)

Class Cost: $105.00

Instructor : Amey Herman 

Location : MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center Location : 
  MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center.



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Basic Spoken Chinese employs a revolutionary new method designed to have students quickly speaking and comprehending Mandarin Chinese. Introduces pronunciation, the pinyin transcription system, and conversational Chinese. The emphasis is oral proficiency only—writing Chinese characters is not required. Required Text: “Basic Spoken Chinese: An Introduction to Speaking and Listening for Beginners” (DVD/MP3 CD included), Cornelius C. Kubler, ISBN-13: 978-0804840156.

23648

Start date: 10/03/17

Room :  Mary Spilde Center Rm 331

10 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (10/3/2017-12/5/2017)

Class Cost: $149.00

Instructor : Thomas Wetherell 

Location : MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center Location : 
  MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center.



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This course is the first course of a three-term sequence of study of the American Indian language, Chinuk Wawa,  at the first-year college level. Students will (achieve beginning listening, oral, cultural and literacy competency. Determination of competency and instruction will conform to tribal, state, and college criteria. Language instruction will include activities, dialogue, and text analysis. Objectives: Students will (1) learn the sound system of Chinuk Wawa to be able to (2) converse in a variety of common everyday settings using vocabulary and structures presented in class. Emphasis is placed on daily speaking, writing, reading, and listening of Chinuk Wawa and learning about the cultures of the people who spoke and still speak the language. 4.000 Credit hours 40.000 TO 48.000 Lecture hours. No Class November 23, 2017.

23649

Start date: 09/26/17

Room :  Main Campus LCC31 - Rm 101

21 sessions.

Weekly - Tue, Thu 4:00 PM - 5:50 PM (9/26/2017-12/7/2017)

Class Cost: $0.00

Instructor : Janne Underiner 

Please read: No Class November 23, 2017.

Location : LCC Classroom Lane Community College - Main Campus Location : 
  LCC Classroom Lane Community College - Main Campus.



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Prerequisite: AIL 103 or CW 103 or consent of the instructor. This course is the first course of a three-term sequence to ensure students achieve competency in Chinuk Wawa at the second year college level. Competency is defined by benchmarks set by the Tribes, by the state of Oregon and in accordance with Oregon's SB 690 of 2001, and by Lane's language standards. Objectives: Students will (1) learn the culture and history of the Grand Ronde people; (2) converse in a variety of common everyday settings; (3) learn to use more advanced verb structures: (4) learn to work (with a linguistic emphasis) with texts. Emphasis is placed on daily speaking, writing, reading, and listening of Chinuk Wawa and learning about the cultures of the people who spoke and still speak the language. 4.000 Credit hours 40.000 TO 48.000 Lecture hours

23650

Start date: 09/25/17

Room :  LCC Main Campus Bld 31 Room 101

22 sessions.

Weekly - Mon, Wed 4:00 PM - 5:50 PM (9/25/2017-12/6/2017)

Class Cost: $0.00

Instructor : TBD TBD 

Location : LCC Classroom Lane Community College - Main Campus Location : 
  LCC Classroom Lane Community College - Main Campus.



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For motivated individuals who want to learn, practice, ore refresh basic structures and skills. Our focus will be on practical usage with the goal to speak Spanish in real life. The class will be designed to meet the needs of the participants. Although no textbook is required, Spanish Verbs and Essentials of Grammar by Ina W. Ramboz, is recommended as a resource. Instructor: Kanich

Start date: 09/27/17

Room :  140

8 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (9/27/2017-11/15/2017)

Class Cost: $99.00

Instructor : Susan Kanich 

Location : CGC Classroom - Cottage Grove Campus Location : 
  CGC Classroom - Cottage Grove Campus.



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Get ready for your trip, learn about French culture and various tourist attractions, plus important and common phrases you'll need to get around with confidence. Questions? Contact ameyherman@gmail.com

23656

Start date: 09/27/17

Room :  Mary Spilde Center Rm 303

7 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (9/27/2017-11/8/2017)

Class Cost: $105.00

Instructor : Amey Herman 

Location : MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center Location : 
  MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center.



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Fun and short class for foodies! Learn basic pronunciation of common French words seen on restaurant menus, in cookbooks and online. Impress friends and family over the holidays with your knowledge of la magnifique cuisine francaise. Email ameyherman@gmail.com for questions.

23610

Start date: 11/30/17

Room :  Mary Spilde Center Room 106

2 sessions.

Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (11/30/2017-12/7/2017)

Class Cost: $35.00

Instructor : Amey Herman 

Location : MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center Location : 
  MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center.



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This class is a continuation of the German Beginning 1 class. In addition to speaking and understanding more German phrases, students will be able to use the future and past tense by the end of the term. Taught by a native speaker. No Class November 22, 2017.  

23668

Start date: 09/27/17

Room :  Mary Spilde Center Rm 408

11 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (9/27/2017-12/6/2017)

Class Cost: $149.00

Instructor : Andrea Rice 

Please read: No Class November 22, 2017.

Location : MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center Location : 
  MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center.



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This class is taught for beginners in German who want to learn about useful German phrases and introductory sentence structure. By the end of the term students will be able to ask questions and respond in meet and greet situations and social events, order and pay in restaurants, ask for time and directions whiel travelling and express personal preferences. Vocabulary about colors, food items, hobbies, family members, numbers etc. are included. Taught by a native speaker. No Class November 22, 2017. 

23669

Start date: 09/27/17

Room :  Mary Spilde Center Rm 409

11 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (9/27/2017-12/6/2017)

Class Cost: $149.00

Instructor : Andrea Rice 

Please read: No Class November 22, 2017.

Location : MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center Location : 
  MSC Classroom - Mary Spilde Center.



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