Italian Conversation

Nina R. Brilli, instructor

If plans for sunny Italy are in your future and you want to do as the Romans do, or you just want to better understand this beautiful language, these sessions are for you. This is a basic, practical course in conversational Italian. 8 SESSIONS

Sat, Feb 3-Mar 24, 10 am-noon
Fee and Code: $179, XLANG 002

Italian Conversation Level II

Nina R. Brilli, instructor

Ciao! Come va? Revisit sunny Italy & increase your knowledge of this beautiful language. Elevate your command of the language. Learn verb tenses, increase your vocabulary, read short stories & practice conversing with each other. 8 SESSIONS

Sat, Feb 3-Mar 24, 12:15-2:15 pm
Fee and Code: $179, XLANG 004

Advanced Japanese Conversation

Yoshiko Hurley, Brookdale language instructor

Designed for those who have experience with the Japanese language. Focus will be on learning fluent conversation. 4 SESSIONS

Tues, Apr 3-24, 6-7:30 pm
Fee & Code: $89, XLANG 029

Hebrew For Tourists: Language And Travel Tips

Harry Belkowitz, mosaic artist and instructor

A fun guide to useful, basic Hebrew words and phrases, as well as travel tips helpful for a visit to Israel. Learn enough to be polite and courteous in addressing locals in their own language. Handy information includes health precautions, local foods, culture and dress, ATMs, voltage converters, cell phones, accessible accommodations, public transportation and much more. Designed for first-time visitors to Israel with no experience in Hebrew.

Mon-Wed, May 7-May 9, 10-11:30 am
Fee and Code: $59, XLANG 035

Stress-Free Spanish For Beginners

Frank Prignoli, Brookdale language instructor

Habla español and learn simple conversational phrases. Practice in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere designed to encourage conversation en español. ¡Bienvenidos a todos! 8 SESSIONS

Mon & Wed, Apr 16-May 9, 6:30-8:30 pm
Fee and Code: $179, XLANG 006

Stress-Free Spanish Part II

Frank Prignoli, Brookdale language instructor

Based on a fun conversational approach, continue to develop your oral, reading and writing skills through short stories and dialogues. You will also have the opportunity for stress-free classroom discussion and interaction using your mastered vocabulary, grammar and idiomatic constructions. ¡Vamanos! 8 SESSIONS

Mon & Wed, May 14-Jun 11, 6:30-8:30 pm (no class on Memorial Day)
Fee and Code: $179, XLANG 022

Stress-Free Spanish Part III

Frank Prignoli, Brookdale language instructor

Designed to improve on the skills acquired in Stress-Free Spanish I and II, Stress-Free Spanish III focuses on pronunciation and oral discourse. Practice will be provided with selected readings, dialogues and short stories. Focus will be on reviewing the present and preterit tenses, introducing the imperfect tense and idiomatic expressions.

Mon & Wed, Jun 13-Jul 11, 6:30-8:30 pm (no class Jul 4)
Fee and Code: $179, XLANG 036

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