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Learn a new language or brush up your skills for business and leisure travel. South offers classes in Spanish, Italian, French and more. Want to start after the quarter has started? We have 6-week, 12-lesson online classes that start every month at www.ed2go.com/southsea/. Learn Speed Spanish, Conversational French, Instant Italian, Conversational Japanese, Braille transcription, teaching ESL/EFL. These online classes cost $109.
 
Do you use the word "affect" or "effect", "past" or "passed," "council" or "counsel," "lie" or "lay," "fewer" or "less," "specially" or "especially," "continual" or "continuous"? Often we use the wrong word because it gets confused with another word. Learn to distinguish between the meanings and grammatical usage of many commonly-used words to help you to use them correctly. 

Start date: 05/16/17

End date: 05/30/17

3 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (5/16/2017-5/30/2017)

Instructor : Peter Whelan 

Room :  OLY 200

Class Fee: $85.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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An introductory course in American Sign Language (ASL) and deaf culture in the US. Learn the manual communication alphabet for fingerspelling words and names, basic signs for simple communication, appropriate cultural norms, and experiential signs from class interactions.

Start date: 04/04/17

End date: 04/25/17

4 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (4/4/2017-4/25/2017)

Instructor : Lorretta Watanabe 

Room :  OLY 103

Class Fee: $75.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Continue to develop vocabulary, facial expressions, and receptive skills to increase your communication. Additional cultural information will be supplied. Prerequisite: ASL 1.

Start date: 05/09/17

End date: 06/06/17

5 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (5/9/2017-6/6/2017)

Instructor : Lorretta Watanabe 

Room :  OLY 103

Class Fee: $75.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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Learn French at your own pace in a fun and relaxing setting. Develop your vocabulary and useful expressions you will need when encountering different situations while traveling in a French-speaking country. Perfect choice for those with little or no background in the French language. (No class 5/29)

Start date: 04/17/17

End date: 06/12/17

8 sessions.

Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (4/17/2017-6/12/2017)

Instructor : Patrick Zambianchi 

Room :  OLY 100

Class Fee: $145.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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This course will allow students to deepen their understanding and communication skills in French. Students will develop a stronger command of complex verb tenses, pronouns, and prepositions. Students will also develop their ability for oral communication by learning how to characterize people and places and express an opinion on contemporary subjects introduced through videos, reports, and articles. (No class 5/29)

Start date: 04/17/17

End date: 06/12/17

8 sessions.

Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (4/17/2017-6/12/2017)

Instructor : Petra Zanki 

Room :  OLY 202

Class Fee: $145.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Join us for this beginning class that introduces you to essential grammar, correct pronunciation and modern practical vocabulary. Explore a new culture and language in a relaxed and informal atmosphere to begin to formulate conversations in Italian!

Start date: 04/11/17

End date: 05/30/17

8 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 6:15 PM - 8:15 PM (4/11/2017-5/30/2017)

Instructor : Martina Stoewer 

Room :  OLY 105

Class Fee: $145.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Increase your knowledge of the Italian language including speaking, grammar, and vocabulary. Emphasis will also include oral practice with conversation on cultural elements.

Start date: 04/19/17

End date: 06/07/17

8 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 6:10 PM - 8:10 PM (4/19/2017-6/7/2017)

Instructor : Josefina Moschella 

Room :  OLY 111

Class Fee: $145.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Enhance your conversation and comprehension skills. This class is conducted in Italian and is designed for those with a good command of the Italian language.

Start date: 04/19/17

End date: 06/07/17

8 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (4/19/2017-6/7/2017)

Instructor : Josefina Moschella 

Room :  OLY 111

Class Fee: $145.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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This class covers basic knowledge of the language, the country, the people, and the culture. Learn basic daily conversational skills on various topics including: greetings & self-introductions, shopping, getting around in China, business etiquette, going to restaurants, sightseeing, transportation, making reservations, purchasing tickets, numbers, survival language expressions, and much more.

Start date: 04/15/17

End date: 06/10/17

8 sessions.

Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM (4/15/2017-6/10/2017)

Instructor : Nancy Mar 

Room :  OLY 100

Class Fee: $125.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Planning a trip to a Spanish speaking country or want to learn more about Spanish culture and language? This class emphasizes speaking and comprehension at the novice level. Learn about cultural, historical and social points of interests. Practice useful phrases, vocabulary, basic verb conjugation and pronunciation. (No class 5/29) Call 206.934.5339 to register two or more people at the Friends Rate of $137.50 each.

Start date: 04/10/17

End date: 06/05/17

8 sessions.

Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (4/10/2017-6/5/2017)

Instructor : Sally Andrews 

Room :  OLY 204

Class Fee: $145.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Spanish 1 introduces you to the very basic aspects of the language. Emphasis is on practice, confidence building and language topics including introductions, places, work, and food. Class focuses on improving speaking and listening with some attention to basic grammar such as present tense and the future using “Going to.” Short texts are introduced for reading, and as prompts to begin writing basic sentences. By the end of the course, you will be able to apply the above information in structured environments.

Start date: 04/18/17

End date: 06/06/17

8 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (4/18/2017-6/6/2017)

Instructor : Sally Andrews 

Room :  OLY 100

Class Fee: $145.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Continue your introduction to the language and focus on improving speaking and listening skills. Emphasis is on practice and confidence building. Grammar points include: review of the present tense and future tense using “going to” and introduction to the past tenses. Texts are introduced for reading practice and to prompt discussion and practice writing short paragraphs.

Start date: 04/19/17

End date: 06/07/17

8 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (4/19/2017-6/7/2017)

Instructor : Ryan Judge 

Room :  OLY 103

Class Fee: $145.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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