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Noncredit Continuing Education Spring & Summer 2015 Courses

NOTE: Room numbers are posted in each building lobby on the day of class. If your class requires a textbook, please purchase it at the HCC bookstore or online and bring it to the second class.

Sign Language III
The course emphasizes conversation with the deaf through additional signs, idioms, skill building, and interaction with the deaf community. Prerequisites: Sign Language 2 or 48 hours of previous instruction. Text required: "Talking with Your Hands: Listening with Your Eyes" by Gabriel Grayson (Square One Pub.) 2.4 CEUs. $150 (includes $40 in fees*)
Wed 6:30pm-9:30pm, Apr 29-Jun 17
   XI-924 M1619   #5482 Laurel College Center

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Beginning French
Parlez francais! Acquire the grammar and conversational skills needed to speak French at a beginning level. Learn to use vocabulary necessary in daily conversation, answer simple questions, and write simple sentences in the present tense.(T) $149 (includes $40 in fees*)
Tue 7pm-9:30pm, Jul 7-Aug 25
   XI-331 6853 #7033 Hickory Ridge

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Intermediate French
This second course builds on the skills acquired in Beginning French. Improve your verbal ability and understanding of basic grammar. If enrolling, you should be able to use the present and past tense of regular verbs and the present tense of irregular verbs. Instructor: Eugene Speck. (T) $149 (includes $40 in fees*)
Wed 7pm-9:30pm, Jul 8-Aug 26
   XI-442 6854 #1518 Hickory Ridge

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Beginning German
Become acquainted with the German people through their native tongue. Learn the German phonetic system, alphabet and pronunciation, and basic everyday vocabulary. The present tense of verbs and how to form questions, statements and imperatives are also taught.(T) $149 (includes $40 in fees*)
Thu 7pm-9:30pm, May 7-Jun 25
   XI-471 6915   #5626 Wilde Lake High School
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Beginning Spanish
Learn the fundamentals of the language. Start with the alphabet and simple grammar and progress to writing basic sentences and engaging in social conversation. The same text is used for all beginning Spanish levels. Please bring your text to the first class. Instructor: Maria Young. (T) $149 (includes $40 in fees*)
Tue 7pm-9:30pm, Jun 23-Aug 11
   XI-330 6444 #1516 Hickory Ridge

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Introduction to Spanish, Part I
This short introductory course covers the basics of Spanish for work and leisure. Topics will include: pronunciation, vocabulary, and various dialogues through role-playing. As an incentive to continue in this three-course series, special rates are offered for advanced levels of Spanish. NOTE: Classes at Laurel College Center use different texts and formats from those at HCC main campus. (T) $140 (includes $40 in fees*)
Tue 6:30pm-9pm, Apr 28-Jun 16
   XI-651 M1621   #5487 Laurel College Center

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Introduction to Spanish, Part II
In this continuation course, students will focus on increasing their vocabulary and comprehension through dialogue and role-play. As an incentive to continue in this three-course series, special rates are offered for advanced levels of Spanish. Prerequisite: XI 651. NOTE: Classes at Laurel College Center use different texts and formats from those at HCC main campus. (T) 2.0 CEUs. $120 (includes $40 in fees*)
Thu 6:30pm-9pm, Apr 30-Jun 18
   XI-734 M1622   #5489 Laurel College Center

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Speed Spanish
Imagine yourself speaking, reading and writing Spanish. Now you can with Speed Spanish! This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn Spanish pronto. You’ll learn six easy recipes for gluing Spanish words together to form sentences. In no time at all, you’ll be able to go into any Spanish speaking situation and converse in Spanish. After paying for your course, please visit to create your online account. For more information, please call 443-518-4680. $125 (includes $90 in fees*)
Wed,Fri, May 13-Jun 19
    XO-153 4234   #5809 Online
Wed,Fri, Jun 17-Jul 24
    XO-153 4235   #5811 Online

Wed,Fri, Jul 15-Aug 21
   XO-153 4307 #6806 Online
Wed,Fri -, Aug 12-Sep 18
   XO-153 4308 #6807 Online

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Course Notes
*Fees not eligible for waiver.
**Neither XE courses nor their fees are eligible for waiver.
(S) = Supplies needed. Instructor will provide list at first class.
(T) =  Textbook recomended or required. Purchase at HCC Bookstore or online before first class.



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