Program: Languages

A continuation of Elementary Japanese I, this course builds upon previous introduction to the Japanese language and Japanese-speaking cultures with a continued emphasis on the development of the four basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This is the second part to the beginning sequence for students who have had some prior study of this … Continue reading “Elementary Japanese II*”

An introduction to the Japanese language and Japanese-speaking cultures with emphasis on the development of the four basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing in order to prepare students for successful entry into the target language. This is a beginning course for students who have had very limited or no prior study of this language. … Continue reading “Elementary Japanese I*”

A continuation of Elementary Italian I, this course builds upon previous introduction to the Italian language and Italian-speaking cultures with a continued emphasis on the development of the four basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This is the second part to the beginning sequence for students who have had some prior study of this … Continue reading “Elementary Italian II*”

An introduction to the Italian language and Italian-speaking cultures with emphasis on the development of the four basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing in order to prepare students for successful entry into the target language. This is a beginning course for students who have had very limited or no prior study of this language. … Continue reading “Elementary Italian I*”

A continuation of Elementary French I, this course builds upon previous introduction to the French language and French-speaking cultures with a continued emphasis on the development of the four basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This is the second part to the beginning sequence for students who have had some prior study of this … Continue reading “Elementary French II*”

An introduction to the French language and French-speaking cultures with emphasis on the development of the four basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing in order to prepare students for successful entry into the target language. This is a beginning course for students who have had very limited or no prior study of this language. … Continue reading “Elementary French I*”

This course is designed for those who want a basic working grammar in Spanish in order to be able to use it in conversation. Special emphasis is placed on pronunciation and conversation. Situations and dialogues will be used to practice basic grammatical concepts and to instill a feel for the structure of the language. Students … Continue reading “Conversational Spanish I”

This course is designed for students who have taken Conversational Italian I or who have an elementary knowledge of Italian.  They will review the basics of Italian grammar and be encouraged to speak and enrich their vocabulary through role-playing, games, discussions, and readings.

This course for beginners is designed for the practical use of the language in a variety of everyday situations. The conversation and reading text will help the student to discover the essentials of Italian grammar in a pleasant and natural sequence.