39 Language Language American Sign Language (ASL) Basics Sign language is a beautiful and expressive form of communication and is one of the most common languages in America. Simple conversations, use of body language and role playing will prepare you for the more complex grammar used in ASL. Through a variety of activities and assignments, you will discuss topics about the deaf community, culture, and history. Textbook information is provided on our website and in your confirmation email. 10 Thursdays • 6:30 - 8:30pm • Feb. 28 - May 9 • $199 (No class April 18) LA01-S19 Instructor: Kathy Romeo Brazilian Portuguese Basics Portuguese is one of the most widely spoken languages in the MetroWest area. This course concentrates on conversational Brazilian Portuguese in practical, everyday situations and will also include a look at Brazilian culture. Strongly recommended if you have Portuguese speaking customers, workers, educators, spouses, friends, or if you are planning to travel where Portuguese is spoken. Textbook information is provided on our website and in your confirmation email. 10 Tuesdays • 6 -8pm • Feb. 26 - May 7 • $199 (No class April 16) LA03-S19 Instructor: Rosangela Folchini Chinese for Travel, Business, and Fun This course will introduce you to Mandarin Chinese, the language spoken by over a billion people around the globe.  You will be provided with the basic listening and speaking skills essential for touring or doing business in China, Hong Kong or Taiwan. Our course includes a glimpse of Chinese characters and discussions of economic and political topics. This low pressure, fun approach to speaking Chinese will get you started on an exciting linguistic adventure! 10 Tuesdays • 6 - 8pm • Feb. 26 - May 7 • $199 (No class April 16) LA04-S19 Instructor: William Heinold Spanish Basics Spanish is the official language of twenty-two countries and spoken by over 350 million people. Spanish is one of the faster growing languages in the U.S., so the desire or need to learn Spanish could not be greater! You will practice beginning conversational Spanish, extended vocabulary and the essential grammar needed for you to put a sentence together. Knowledge of European Spanish and Latin American Spanish culture will be included so you can better appreciate the richness and diversity of the Spanish language and of the Spanish-speaking people. Textbook information is provided on our website and in your confirmation email. 10 Wednesdays • 6 - 8pm • Feb. 27 - May 8 • $199 (No class April 17) LA13-S19a Instructor: Steve Meshon 10 Thursdays • 6 - 8pm • Feb. 28 - May 9 • $199 (No class April 18) LA13-S19b Instructor: Flor Monroe Spanish Beyond the Basics Whether you have joined us for Spanish Basics or are returning to the language, you will continue to improve your conversational skills with new vocabulary, conversational material and useful everyday expressions. You will continue building your listening and pronunciation skills, and learning grammar, including important verbs and the basic tenses.Bring a three-ring binder for hand-outs. Textbook information is provided on our website and in your confirmation email. 10 Wednesdays • 6 - 8pm • Feb. 27 - May 8 • $199 (No class April 17) LA14-S19 Instructor: Flor Monroe Continued…