Adult Language Classes

 
 

Japanese – Beginner I

This Japanese language introductory course comes with the updated textbook. You will learn basic grammar, vocabulary, expressions and Hiragana characters. At the end of this course you will be able to order food at a restaurant, go shopping and ask simple questions. For more info, please visit www.japaneseforallpeople.com.. Sorry, no drop-ins permitted.

Instructor: Japanese for All People

Wed Sep 18-Nov 13 6:30-8:30pm
238383 $148/9 sess
Activity Room

Spanish – Beginner I

Hola! Welcome to the Spanish language. This beginner’s course will emphasize conversation with some instruction in
basic grammar, vocabulary and writing. Classes cover proper phonetics and will focus on the verb ‘to be’ and the simple present tense. This course will teach you to converse with simple travel phrases. Sorry, no drop-ins permitted.

Instructor: Eliana Rolando

Wed Sep 11-Nov 27 6:30-8:00pm
238376 $164/12 sess
Meeting Room

ESL: Laugh and Learn in English for Beginners

The course objective is to build a foundation in basic English skills in order to progress into an intermediate level. Build vocabulary and confidence through varying activities in reading, writing, speaking, and listening in a comfortable environment. Develop an understanding of Canadian English by participating in pronunciation, conversations, and interactive speaking tasks and other learning activities. These communications basics will help to express ideas in a clear manner. In addition, improve understanding of some cultural references related to
Canada. Error corrections will be given. Drop-in $21, space permitting. No class Oct 31.

Instructor: Christina Glover

Thu Sep 12-Nov 21 6:30-8:00pm
239054 $177/10 sess
Meeting Room

ESL: Fun and Fluency in English for Intermediates

This course is primarily a speaking course designed to assist in oral communication skills and build the confidence and fluency of intermediate-level learners. Increase vocabulary and improve overall language skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening through varying activities in a comfortable environment. Develop a linguistic
understanding of Canadian English by participating in pronunciation, conversations, and interactive speaking tasks and other learning activities. These communications basics will help students express ideas in a clear manner. Furthermore, the course will advance an understanding of cultural references related to studying, working, and living in a Canadian context. Error corrections will be given. Drop-in $21, space permitting. No class Oct 31.

Instructor: Christina Glover

Thu Sep 12-Nov 21 8:00-9:30pm
239053 $177/10 sess
Meeting Room

Mandarin – Beginner I

This class is for adults with no prior knowledge of Mandarin. Come and learn an exciting language in easy-to-follow
lessons taught by an experienced and professional Mandarin teacher! This General Mandarin course focuses on functional conversations such as greetings, numbers, colours, the expressions of time, hobbies, asking for directions and Chinese currency. The specifically designed course materials are very relevant and authentic for the participants to acquire the knowledge of Mandarin, understand Chinese culture and etiquette, and master the effective Chinese communication techniques. The Chinese Phonetic System, Pinyin is introduced as well. English explanations are provided. See www.excel-language.com. Drop-in $18, space permitting. No class Oct 14 and Nov 11.

Instructor: Excel Language School

Mon Sep 23-Dec 9 6:00-7:30pm
239022 $147.50/10 sess
Activity Room

Spanish – Beginner II

Amigos! This course will build on the foundation established in the Beginner I Spanish class. The focus will be on conversation plus the introduction of the past tense. We will utilize audio material as we learn new grammar. Sorry, no drop-ins permitted.

Instructor: Eliana Rolando

Wed Sep 11-Nov 27 8:00-9:30pm
238377 $164/12 sess
Meeting Room

Spanish – Intermediate

Hola Amigos! Increase your vocabulary and grammar skills in this intermediate level Spanish course. This course is for those who can converse at an upper-basic level. Participants must have completed Beginners I and II level Spanish. This course will focus on direct and indirect pronouns, the imperative tense and future tense as we learn more advanced grammar skills. You will acquire good pronunciation and conversation skills to enable you to communicate well in Spain and Latin America. Sorry, no drop-ins permitted.

Instructor: Eliana Rolando

Wed Sep 11-Nov 27 5:00-6:30pm
238378 $164/12 sess
Meeting Room

 

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