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Languages Classes

Planning a trip? Learn to speak and understand languages from around the world! UNM Continuing Education features a robust language program with classes taught by native speakers. From Spanish to Arabic, we help you get started on the journey of language learning. We have advanced courses in many languages so that you may continue to enhance and practice your new language skills. Learn a new language, for business, social or cultural purposes.

Language classes fill quickly, so register early. Refund requests must be made in writing to ceregistration@unm.edu three days prior to the start of class. Level transfers must be requested before the second class session. No refunds for any reason after the third session. For Spanish Classes, please do a Spanish self-assessment to identify the level for enrollment. You can find many self-assessments for other languages online.


Languages - Upcoming Classes

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Learn Italian with games, role playing and recipes. This is the class to take if you want to develop confidence with a new language. Start to converse on everyday subjects in Italian. Explore a new world through learning Italian while having fun! Note: Required Text: New Italian Espresso: Italian Course for English Speakers‐ Beginner and Pre‐intermediate by Paolo Bultrini and Filippo Graziani, Edition 2014 (ISBN 978‐88‐6182‐354‐9).

Note: Refund Requests must be made in writing to CERegistration@unm.edu three days prior to the start of class. Level transfers must be requested before the second class session. No refunds for any reason after the third session UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development

Section SPA‐PD

09612
$110
2/26/2019 - 3/28/2019
Tue, Thu 6:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Cristina Baccin
CE South Building

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Embark on a language and cultural adventure in this introduction to Russian. Learning a new language is a great way to gain personal satisfaction and it's an excellent professional asset, too. You'll pick up some language basics and learn about the Russian culture. Required Textbook: Nachalo, Vol I (Textbook only), Author: Lubensky, McGraw‐Hill, 2nd Edition, 2000. [Additional Workbook is NOT required]

Note: Spring catalog dates are incorrect ‐ This class begins on February 26. Refund Requests must be made in writing to CERegistration@unm.edu three days prior to the start of class. Level transfers must be requested before the second class session. No refunds for any reason after the third session UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPA‐PD

09634
$149
2/26/2019 - 4/11/2019
Tue, Thu 9:00 AM ‐ 11:00 AM
Elena Patterson
CE South Building

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Watching movies in French is one of the best ways to improve your language skills. If you are a student of French II or French III, sign up for this course to watch a French film, get to understand its cultural context during short projection breaks, and enjoy a friendly conversation at the end –in French of course. In short, become your own little "Festival de Cannes " critique!

Note: UNM Tuition Remission under Professional Development

Section SPA‐PD

06630
$45
3/15/2019
Fri 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Annick Herbelin
CE South Building

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Medical Spanish II is ideal for medical and health science professionals with knowledge of basic Spanish who need to improve their communication with patients who only speak Spanish. This course is also perfect for students who would like to learn and apply the correct medical terminology at their workplace and give their patients the best care and communication possible. NOTE: Required text ‐ McGraw‐Hill's Complete Medical Spanish, Practical Medical Spanish for Quick and Confident Communication by Joanna Rios, Ph. D., and Jose Fernandez Torres.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Professional Development

Section SPA‐PE

09623
$149
3/26/2019 - 5/9/2019
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
Rossana Bartra
Garfield Middle School

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Continue the conversations you started in Conversational Spanish Part I. You'll focus on communication, learn a variety of verb tenses, and practice using your vocabulary in daily situations. The class will be divided into conversational groups so you'll have an immediate outlet for using advanced grammar and vocabulary. You'll also make a Spanish presentation on a topic of your choice.

Note: Refund Requests must be made in writing to CERegistration@unm.edu three days prior to the start of class. Level transfers must be requested before the second class session. No refunds for any reason after the third session UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPA‐PD

09626
$110
4/1/2019 - 5/20/2019
Mon 10:00 AM ‐ 12:00 PM
Sonia Masocco, R.A.P, CH
CE South Building

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Continue to enhance your Italian language skills. Learn the basics to start conversing on everyday subjects in present tense. We will use various methods such as games, role playing, and others to guide you through your language learning. This class is for students who followed through level Italian Beginning I (or with some practice and knowledge of Present Tense). Required Text: New Italian Espresso: Italian Course for English Speakers‐ Beginner and Pre‐intermediate by Paolo Bultrini and Filippo Graziani, Edition 2014 (ISBN 978‐88‐6182‐354‐9).

Note: Refund Requests must be made in writing to CERegistration@unm.edu three days prior to the start of class. Level transfers must be requested before the second class session. No refunds for any reason after the third session UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPA‐PE

09613
$110
4/2/2019 - 5/2/2019
Tue, Thu 6:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Cristina Baccin
CE South Building

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Build on your knowledge of sign language in this advanced course. You'll expand your understanding of the process and structure of sign language and continue improving your signing and comprehension skills. The class also includes a deeper look at deaf culture. Note: Recommended text is A Basic Course in American Sign Language by Tom Humphries, Carol Padden and Terrence J. O'Rourke.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SPA‐PD

09618
$125
4/4/2019 - 5/23/2019
Thu 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM
Maria Isabel Haverkamp
CE South Building

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If you're familiar with basic Russian and want to move to the next level, this class is for you. You'll expand your knowledge of Russian vocabulary and grammar and improve your speaking skills. In addition to the textbook, you'll work with authentic written and audio materials including Russian printed media and TV clips, as well as excerpts from Russian movies. Note: Required text is Nachalo Vol. 1, textbook. Additional workbook is not required.

Note: Spring catalog dates are incorrect ‐ This class begins on April 16. Refund Requests must be made in writing to CERegistration@unm.edu three days prior to the start of class. Level transfers must be requested before the second class session. No refunds for any reason after the third session UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SPA‐PD

09635
$149
4/16/2019 - 5/30/2019
Tue, Thu 9:00 AM ‐ 11:00 AM
Elena Patterson
CE South Building

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This course is both an introduction to French cuisine and a way to practice your French conversation skills. It has been designed with French II and French III students in mind. You will will learn about the exciting history of how French cuisine has become one of the world's most renown one, while cooking a regional specialty in class, learning the vocabulary associated with making this dish, and speaking with your fellow cooks/students in French. Oh l

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Professional Development.

Section SPA‐PD

06631
$65
4/26/2019
Fri 5:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Annick Herbelin
Los Altos Christian Church

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Online Languages Classes

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Discover how easy it can be to learn common words and phrases for both leisure and business. Read More...

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Whether you want to learn conversational Japanese for travel or just for fun, you'll find this course makes it easy and enjoyable for beginners to master the essentials of the Japanese language. Read More...

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Discover the fun of learning sign language and using your hands to communicate with Deaf people. Read More...

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Enrich the lives of your children by learning fun and natural ways to help them become proficient speakers and thinkers. Read More...

$185
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If English is your second language and you're headed to college, this course will teach you the principles of grammar and structure you'll need to succeed. Read More...

$185
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This dynamic course will teach you how to express yourself comfortably in Italian. You'll read, hear, and practice dialogues of everyday words which will teach you to communicate in a wide variety of settings. Read More...

$185
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Master the fundamentals of the Spanish language by practicing basic conversational skills and learning essential Spanish terminology for law enforcement situations. Read More...

$185
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Learn the essential Spanish for teachers so you can communicate effectively with your Spanish‐speaking students and parents. Read More...

$185
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Learn six easy recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you'll be engaging in conversational Spanish in no time. Read More...

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Follow‐up to our popular Speed Spanish course. Several new recipes help you continuebuilding fluency. Read More...

$185
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Master your ability to speak, understand, and read Spanish by taking the final installment in our unique three‐part Speed Spanish learning series. Read More...

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Learn shortcuts to help you engage in conversational Spanish, as you build your language skills and develop fluency. Read More...

$495
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