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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 105

Class Fee: $85.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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“Letting the cat out of the bag" has nothing to do with cats, “Ships that pass in the night" has nothing to do with ships, and "Casting pearls before swine” has nothing to do with pigs or pearls! These are just a few examples of commonly used American English idioms. Gain a working knowledge of over 100 useful English idioms plus a list of references for continued learning.

Start date: 04/11/17

End date: 05/02/17

4 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (4/11/2017-5/2/2017)

Instructor : Peter Whelan 

Room :  OLY 105

Class Fee: $95.00

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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Increase your knowledge of the French language including speaking, grammar and vocabulary. Expand your conversation skills in informal, supportive small group atmosphere. Concentration will be on oral use of the language in dealing with everyday situations. Prerequisite: French 1 or equivalent. (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 :  staff Staff 

Room :  OLY 105

Class Fee: $145.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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Continue to increase your French vocabulary and expand your conversation skills. Prerequisite: French 2 or equivalent.

Start date: 04/12/17

End date: 05/31/17

8 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (4/12/2017-5/31/2017)

Instructor : Robert Gloster 

Room :  OLY 206

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 105

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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Planning a trip to Japan? Optimize your experience by learning the basic language skills you need to navigate public transportation, shopping and dining, while focusing on the culture, etiquette and regions of Japan. Call 206.934.5339 to register two or more people at the Friends Rate of $79.50 each.

Start date: 04/24/17

End date: 05/15/17

4 sessions.

Weekly - Mon 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (4/24/2017-5/15/2017)

Instructor : Janelle Cook 

Room :  OLY 102

Class Fee: $85.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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