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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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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: Italian Espresso-Italian course for English Speakers - Beginner and pre-intermediate by Gruppo ItaliaIdea, Alma Edizioni, Firenze, Edition 2014 (ISBN 978-8861823549).

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Section SUA-PD

09612
$110
6/6/17 - 7/11/17
Tue, Thu 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cristina Baccin
CE South Building

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Ahlan wa Sahlan! Welcome to Survival Arabic, which will introduce you to a vibrant language spoken by almost 360 million people. Because Arabic is now associated with pro-democracy protests, the war on terror, and the Quran, its importance extends far beyond North Africa and the Middle East. The course will focus on key conversational scenarios as well as on literacy and cultural considerations in a semi-intensive format. At the end of the course, students will be able to communicate their basic needs in any Arab country. The instructor has worked for more than six years in the Middle East and has taught foreign languages for 20 years. Required Text: Mastering Arabic I with 2 Audio CDs, 3rd Edition by Jane Wightwick and Mahmoud Gaafar (Hippocrene Books, Inc., ISBN 978-0781813389. Texts are available at the UNM Bookstore.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA-PD

09600
$110
8/2/17 - 9/20/17
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
William Heenan
Garfield Middle School

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In a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, you will acquire basic vocabulary, grasp primary sentence construction, and pick up pronunciation subtleties. You will also discover different aspects of French life during fun culture talks, which will equally enhance your knowledge, and prepare you for great trips to France and other French speaking countries.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUA-PD

09604
$110
8/14/17 - 11/13/17
Mon 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Annick Herbelin
Garfield Middle School

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Explore the language, culture, and history of Germany and its people in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. Using a variety of exercises and small group activities, you"

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09607
$110
8/14/17 - 11/20/17
Mon 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Rosa Cooper
Garfield Middle School

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Interested in learning Spanish for travel or everyday communication? This introductory class for students without any previous Spanish experience is a smart place to start. You"

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09619
$110
8/14/17 - 11/13/17
Mon 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Matilde Machiavello
CE South Building

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Improve your Spanish skills in this total immersion language adventure. It's a great next step if you have a basic to intermediate understanding of grammar and sentence structure but lack speaking skills, vocabulary, and confidence. Through context learning you'll expand your use of nouns, verbs, and parts of speech. You'll also complete a Spanish presentation on your choice of topic. Note: This is not a beginning level class. Taking Spanish I and II before enrolling in this class is strongly recommended.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUB-PD

09625
$95
8/14/17 - 10/2/17
Mon, Tue 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Maria Isabel Haverkamp
Garfield Middle School

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Already familiar with basic Japanese? Join this class to build your conversation skills. You"

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Section SUA-PD

09616
$110
8/15/17 - 11/14/17
Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Machiko Bomberger
Garfield Middle School

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Interested in learning Spanish for travel or everyday communication? This introductory class for students without any previous Spanish experience is a smart place to start. You"

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Section SUC-PD

09619
$110
8/15/17 - 11/14/17
Tue 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Maria Isabel Haverkamp
CE South Building

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This class is ideal for learners who have had some exposure to the French language and want to continue improving their knowledge and understanding of both grammar and vocabulary of this wonderful language. You will begin by improving your pronunciation skills. This is followed by learning more useful vocabulary and further expanding your ability to count numbers in French.

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Section SUA-PD

09605
$110
8/16/17 - 11/15/17
Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Annick Herbelin
Garfield Middle School

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If you"

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Section SUA-PD

09608
$110
8/16/17 - 11/22/17
Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Rosa Cooper
Garfield Middle School

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Millions of people use sign language to communicate. Take this beginning sign language course and learn how to join the conversation. You"

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Section SUA-PD

09617
$95
8/16/17 - 10/4/17
Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Maria Isabel Haverkamp
CE South Building

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Interested in learning Spanish for travel or everyday communication? This introductory class for students without any previous Spanish experience is a smart place to start. You"

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUB-PD

09619
$110
8/16/17 - 11/15/17
Wed 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Matilde Machiavello
CE South Building

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Fine tune your Spanish with this continuation of Spanish II. We will cover Capitulos Ocho, Nueve, Diez y Once. This class will be taught in Spanish, except when you need additional explanation in English. The class session is divided into one hour of grammar and review and one hour of conversation. Required Text: Dos Mundos, McGraw Hill, 7th Edition.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible, Professional Development. Students need to purchase Required Textbook: Dos Mundos, 7th Edition, McGraw-Hill. Available at the UNM Bookstore. Class will not meet for two days that will be determined.

Section SUB-PD

09621
$110
8/16/17 - 11/15/17
Wed 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Matilde Machiavello
CE South Building

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Improve your Spanish skills in this total immersion language adventure. It's a great next step if you have a basic to intermediate understanding of grammar and sentence structure but lack speaking skills, vocabulary, and confidence. Through context learning you'll expand your use of nouns, verbs, and parts of speech. You'll also complete a Spanish presentation on your choice of topic. Note: This is not a beginning level class. Taking Spanish I and II before enrolling in this class is strongly recommended.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUA-PD

09625
$95
8/16/17 - 10/4/17
Wed 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Matilde Machiavello
CE South Building

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Explore the language and culture of Poland! This introductory class takes a friendly, hands-on approach to learning Polish vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar. You"

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Section SUA-PD

09637
$110
8/16/17 - 11/15/17
Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ania Jordan
Garfield Middle School

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If you plan to take a business or sightseeing trip to Japan, start here to make your stay much more rewarding. You"

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Section SUA-PD

09615
$110
8/17/17 - 11/16/17
Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Machiko Bomberger
Garfield Middle School

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If you"

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Section SUA-PD

09635
$110
8/17/17 - 11/16/17
Thu 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Elena Patterson
CE South Building

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Study the ancient language of the Navajo people in this introduction to the basics of oral and written Navajo. The class emphasizes basic vocabulary used in daily situations including greetings, simple requests, and descriptive statements. Required text is Dine Bizaad by Ivy W. Goossen. Text is available at the UNM Bookstore and Amazon.com.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development. Required Text: Dine Bizaad: Speak, Read, Write Navajo. Author, Ivy W Goossen. Salina Bookshelf, Inc., 1995. ISBN: 0964418916. Available at UNM Bookstore, and Amazon.com

Section SUA-PD

09638
$95
8/17/17 - 11/16/17
Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Esther Yazzie Lewis
Garfield Middle School

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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"

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Section SUA-PD

09634
$110
8/22/17 - 10/5/17
Tue, Thu 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Elena Patterson
CE South Building

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Study the ancient language of the Navajo people in this continuation of oral and written Navajo. The class empasizes vocabulary used in daily situations including greetings, simple requests, and descriptive statements. This class is a continutaiton of Basic Navajo and will focus on more complex lanuage study. Required Text is Dine Bizaad by Ivy W. Goossen. Text is available at the UNM Bookstore and Amazon.com.

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Section SUA-PD

09639
$99
8/22/17 - 10/10/17
Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Esther Yazzie Lewis
Garfield Middle School

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Continue improving your Spanish language skills with this continuation of Spanish I. You"

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Section SUA-PD

09620
$110
9/11/17 - 12/11/17
Mon 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Lourdes Alexandra Riera
Garfield Middle School

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Continue improving your Spanish language skills with this continuation of Spanish I. You"

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Section SUB-PD

09620
$110
9/11/17 - 12/11/17
Mon 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lourdes Alexandra Riera
CE South Building

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Interested in learning Spanish for travel or everyday communication? This introductory class for students without any previous Spanish experience is a smart place to start. You"

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Section SUD-PD

09619
$110
9/12/17 - 12/12/17
Tue 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Lourdes Alexandra Riera
Garfield Middle School

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Interested in learning Spanish for travel or everyday communication? This introductory class for students without any previous Spanish experience is a smart place to start. You"

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Section SUE-PD

09619
$110
9/12/17 - 12/12/17
Tue 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Lourdes Alexandra Riera
CE South Building

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Interested in learning Spanish for travel or everyday communication? This introductory class for students without any previous Spanish experience is a smart place to start. You"

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Section SUF-PD

09619
$110
9/12/17 - 12/12/17
Tue 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Lourdes Alexandra Riera
CE South Building

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Fine tune your Spanish with this continuation of Spanish II. We will cover Capitulos Ocho, Nueve, Diez y Once. This class will be taught in Spanish, except when you need additional explanation in English. The class session is divided into one hour of grammar and review and one hour of conversation. Required Text: Dos Mundos, McGraw Hill, 7th Edition.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible, Professional Development. Students need to purchase Required Textbook: Dos Mundos, 7th Edition, McGraw-Hill. Available at the UNM Bookstore. Class will not meet for two days that will be determined.

Section SUA-PD

09621
$110
9/12/17 - 12/19/17
Tue 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Lourdes Alexandra Riera
Garfield Middle School

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Online Languages Classes

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All Language and Arts|Languages classes have run for Fall 2015. Winter classes will display on November 31, 2015.


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