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Language 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 Korean, 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.


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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 Gruppo ItaliaIdea, Alma Edizioni, Firenze, Edition 2014 (ISBN 978‐88‐6182‐354‐9).

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Section WIA‐HF

09613
$110
03/06/2018 - 04/05/2018
Tue, Thu 6:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Cristina Baccin
CE South Building

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Know how to speak Italian in the present and past tenses? We will engage in conversations about everyday life topics with the aid of short stories, games, cartoons, pictures, movies, advertising materials and role playing. Students should have an intermediate understanding of Italian grammar and sentence structure Taking Italian I‐III before this class is strongly recommended. This is not a beginning class.

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Section WIA‐PE

09603
$85
03/07/2018 - 04/04/2018
Wed 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.

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Section WIA‐PD

09618
$95
03/14/2018 - 05/02/2018
Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Maria Isabel Haverkamp
CE South Building

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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.

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Section WIA‐PD

09626
$95
03/19/2018 - 04/30/2018
Mon 10:00 AM ‐ 12:00 PM
Matilde Machiavello
CE South Building

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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: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section WIB‐PD

09626
$95
03/19/2018 - 04/30/2018
Mon 6:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Maria Isabel Haverkamp
Garfield Middle School

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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.

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Section WIA‐PD

09635
$110
03/19/2018 - 05/02/2018
Mon, Wed 9:00 AM ‐ 11:00 AM
Elena Patterson
CE South Building

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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

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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...

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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...

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