Language Series

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Language Series


Course Descriptions: click on a class below for a full course description; to register, scroll down to Register for a Class

American Sign Language 1

Learn American Sign Language (ASL) in a fun and interactive setting. Learn to communicate with the deaf and hard of hearing community and those who may be losing their hearing. This class is designed for ASL beginners. ASL 1 will cover Unit 1 in the textbook.

  • Recommended textbook: Signing Naturally Units 1-6, Student Set, $84.95
  • Link to purchase textbook below: https://www.dawnsign.com/products/details/signing-naturally-units-1-6-student-set
  • This class meets once a week for six weeks from 6:00-8:00 pm.
  • All Lee County Lifelong Learning classes must meet a minimum student enrollment or class will be cancelled and you will receive a full refund.
  • When registering, please use a current email that you check often in order to receive important class messages, date changes or cancellations.

American Sign Language 2

Learn American Sign Language (ASL) in a fun and interactive setting. Learn to communicate with the deaf and hard of hearing community and those who may be losing their hearing. This class is designed for ASL intermediates. ASL 2 will cover Units 2 & 3 in the textbook.

  • Recommended textbook: Signing Naturally Units 1-6, Student Set, $84.95
  • Link to purchase textbook below: https://www.dawnsign.com/products/details/signing-naturally-units-1-6-student-set
  • This class meets once a week for six weeks from 6:00-8:00 pm.
  • All Lee County Lifelong Learning classes must meet a minimum student enrollment or class will be cancelled and you will receive a full refund.
  • When registering, please use a current email that you check often in order to receive important class messages, date changes or cancellations.

American Sign Language 3

Learn American Sign Language (ASL) in a fun and interactive setting. Learn to communicate with the deaf and hard of hearing community and those who may be losing their hearing. This class is designed for ASL beginners. ASL 3 will cover Units 4-6 in the textbook.

  • Recommended textbook: Signing Naturally Units 1-6, Student Set, $84.95
  • Link to purchase textbook below: https://www.dawnsign.com/products/details/signing-naturally-units-1-6-student-set
  • This class meets once a week for six weeks from 6:00-8:00 pm.
  • All Lee County Lifelong Learning classes must meet a minimum student enrollment or class will be cancelled and you will receive a full refund.
  • When registering, please use a current email that you check often in order to receive important class messages, date changes or cancellations.

Conversational Creole

Alo! This class is specifically designed for those who would like to communicate better in Creole whether it is for travel, work, or socializing. Students will immerse themselves in a fun, relaxed atmosphere as they learn practical Creole used in common situations. Emphasis will be on developing conversational and listening skills with a dash of Haitian culture.

When registering, please use a current email that you check often in order to receive important class messages, date changes or cancellations.

Conversational English

Hello! This class is specifically designed for those who would like to communicate better in English whether it is for travel, work, or socializing. Students will immerse themselves in a fun, relaxed atmosphere as they learn practical English used in common situations. Emphasis will be on developing conversational and listening skills with a dash of American culture.

  • This class meets once a week for six weeks from 6:00-8:00 pm.
  • Recommended text: Practice Makes Perfect: English Conversation, Premium Second Edition $10.20 https://www.amazon.com/dp/1259643271/ref=pe_2640190_232586610_TE_dp_i1
  • All Lee County Lifelong Learning classes must meet a minimum student enrollment or class will be cancelled and you will receive a full refund.
  • When registering, please use a current email that you check often in order to receive important class messages, date changes or cancellations.

Conversational French

Bonjour! This class is specifically designed for those who would like to communicate better in French whether it is for travel, work, or socializing. Students will immerse themselves in a fun, relaxed atmosphere as they learn practical French used in common situations. Emphasis will be on developing conversational and listening skills with a dash of French culture.

  • This class meets once a week for six weeks from 6:00-8:00 pm.
  • Recommended text: Practice Makes Perfect: French Conversation, Premium Second Edition $10.20 https://www.amazon.com/dp/1260010686/ref=pe_2640190_232586610_TE_dp_i3
  • All Lee County Lifelong Learning classes must meet a minimum student enrollment or class will be cancelled and you will receive a full refund.
  • When registering, please use a current email that you check often in order to receive important class messages, date changes or cancellations.

Conversational German

Guten Tag! This class is specifically designed for those who would like to communicate better in German whether it is for travel, work, or socializing. Students will immerse themselves in a fun, relaxed atmosphere as they learn practical German used in common situations. Emphasis will be on developing conversational and listening skills with a dash of German culture.

Conversational Italian

Ciao! This class is specifically designed for those who would like to communicate better in Italian whether it is for travel, work, or socializing. Students will immerse themselves in a fun, relaxed atmosphere as they learn practical Italian used in common situations. Emphasis will be on developing conversational and listening skills with a dash of Italian culture.

  • This class meets once a week for six weeks from 6:00-8:00 pm.
  • Recommended text: Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Conversation, Premium Second Edition $12.23 https://www.amazon.com/dp/1259643271/ref=pe_2640190_232586610_TE_dp_i1
  • All Lee County Lifelong Learning classes must meet a minimum student enrollment or class will be cancelled and you will receive a full refund.
  • When registering, please use a current email that you check often in order to receive important class messages, date changes or cancellations.

Conversational Spanish--Beginner & Intermediate

Conversational Spanish Beginner & Intermediate: Hola! This class is specifically designed for those who would like to communicate better in Spanish whether it is for travel, work, or socializing. Students will immerse themselves in a fun, relaxed atmosphere as they learn practical Spanish used in common situations. Emphasis will be on developing conversational and listening skills with a dash of Spanish culture.

  • This class meets once a week for six weeks from 6:00-8:00 pm.
  • Recommended text: Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Conversation: Premium Second Edition $10.85 
  • https://www.amazon.com/Practice-Makes-Perfect-Spanish-Conversation/dp/1259586367/
  • All Lee County Lifelong Learning classes must meet a minimum student enrollment or class will be cancelled and you will receive a full refund.
  • When registering, please use a current email that you check often in order to receive important class messages, date changes or cancellations.

Italian: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Ciao! More and more people want to learn Italian for fun and travel. Learn how to read, write, and speak Italian with friends, neighbors, co-workers, and employees in a fun, engaging environment. Italian for Beginners gives an introduction to the Italian language and culture. Students will learn practical vocabulary, everyday expressions and basic language structure. Students will be encouraged to participate and communicate in Italian during class time.
• This class meets once a week for six weeks from 6:00-8:00 pm.
• Mandatory text: Italian: The Ultimate Guide for Beginners Who Want to Learn the Italian Language, Including Italian Grammar, Italian Short Stories, and Over 1000 Italian Phrases
https://www.amazon.com/Italian-Ultimate-Beginners-Language-Including-ebook/dp/B07QGN7GC6/ref=sr_1_5?keywords=italian+language&qid=1558027189&s=gateway&sr=8-5
• All Lee County Lifelong Learning classes must meet a minimum student enrollment or class will be cancelled and a full refund will be issued.
• When registering, please use a current email that you check often in order to receive important class messages, date changes or cancellations.

Which Spanish Level should I take?

1A covers: Book 1 Parts 1 & 2 (similar words, plurals, indefinite articles, actions -AR, counting, time, -ER verbs, adjectives)

1B covers: Book 1 Parts 3 & 4 (verb ser, -IR verbs, estar, days & months, tener, weather, possessive adjectives, gustar)

1C covers: Book 1 Parts 5 & 6 (Donde esta?,numbers to 100, go places –ir, stem changing verbs pensar & poder, la ropa, verb decir,countries, nationalities, languages, preterite tense)

2A covers: Book 2 Parts 1 & 2 (interrogative words conocer & saber, stem-changing verbs, negative and affirmative expressions, formal & informal commands, adjectives and adverbs, reflexive verbs, passive SE, preterite tense, imperfect & preterit tenses compared, demonstrative adjectives & pronouns)

2B covers: Book 2 Parts 3 & 4 (direct-object pronoun, indirect-object pronouns, double-object pronouns, pronouns after prepositions, cardinal & ordinal numbers, verbs with spelling changes, verbs with orthographic changes, comparisons, future tense of regular verbs, future tense of irregular verbs)

2C covers: Book 2 Part 5 & Review (the conditional tense, past participles, present perfect tense, present subjunctive, REVIEW OF BOTH BOOKS)

Conversational Spanish: all-levels; moves quickly; primarily conversational; suggested book work at home; beneficial to take simultaneously with one of the classes above

Spanish 1A

Hola! More and more people are speaking Spanish every day. Learn how to read, write, and speak Spanish with friends, neighbors, co-workers, and employees in a fun, engaging environment. Spanish 1A is an introduction to the Spanish language and culture. Students will learn practical vocabulary, everyday expressions and basic language structure. Students will be encouraged to participate and communicate in Spanish during class time.

  • This class meets once a week for six weeks from 6:00-8:00 pm.
  • Mandatory Textbook: Spanish is Fun, Book 1, 5th Edition $20.95+s/h/tax Red, Softcover, Student Edition, #1531401 https://www.perfectionlearning.com/spanish-is-fun-book-2490.html
  • Spanish 1A covers Book 1--Parts 1 & 2 (similar words, plurals, indefinite articles, actions -AR, counting, time, -ER verbs, adjectives)
  • All Lee County Lifelong Learning classes must meet a minimum student enrollment or class will be cancelled and you will receive a full refund.
  • When registering, please use a current email that you check often in order to receive important class messages, date changes or cancellations.

Spanish 1B

Hola! More and more people are speaking Spanish every day. Learn how to read, write, and speak Spanish with friends, neighbors, co-workers, and employees in a fun, engaging environment. Spanish 1B covers days, months, weather, and various verbs. Students will learn practical vocabulary, everyday expressions and basic language structure. Students will be encouraged to participate and communicate in Spanish during class time.

  • This class meets once a week for six weeks from 6:00-8:00 pm.
  • Mandatory Textbook: Spanish is Fun, Book 1, 5th Edition $20.95+s/h/tax Red, Softcover, Student Edition, #1531401 https://www.perfectionlearning.com/spanish-is-fun-book-2490.html
  • Spanish 1B covers Book 1--Parts 3 & 4 (verb ser, -IR verbs, estar, days & months, tener, weather, possessive adjectives, gustar)
  • All Lee County Lifelong Learning classes must meet a minimum student enrollment or class will be cancelled and you will receive a full refund.
  • When registering, please use a current email that you check often in order to receive important class messages, date changes or cancellations.

Spanish 1C

Hola! More and more people are speaking Spanish every day. Learn how to read, write, and speak Spanish with friends, neighbors, co-workers, and employees in a fun, engaging environment. Spanish 1C covers questions, numbers, places, grammar and culture. Students will learn practical vocabulary, everyday expressions and basic language structure. Students will be encouraged to participate and communicate in Spanish during class time.

  • This class meets once a week for six weeks from 6:00-8:00 pm.
  • Mandatory Textbook: Spanish is Fun, Book 1, 5th Edition $20.95+s/h/tax Red, Softcover, Student Edition, #1531401 https://www.perfectionlearning.com/spanish-is-fun-book-2490.html
  • Spanish 1C covers Book 1--Parts 5 & 6 (Donde esta?,numbers to 100, go places –ir, stem changing verbs pensar & poder, la ropa, verb decir,countries, nationalities, languages, preterite tense)
  • All Lee County Lifelong Learning classes must meet a minimum student enrollment or class will be cancelled and you will receive a full refund.
  • When registering, please use a current email that you check often in order to receive important class messages, date changes or cancellations.

Spanish 2A

Spanish 2A: Hola! More and more people are speaking Spanish every day. Learn how to read, write, and speak Spanish with friends, neighbors, co-workers, and employees in a fun, engaging environment. Spanish 2A covers interrogative words and phrases and various tenses. Students will learn practical vocabulary, everyday expressions and basic language structure. Students will be encouraged to participate and communicate in Spanish during class time.

  • This class meets once a week for six weeks from 6:00-8:00 pm.
  • Mandatory Textbook: Spanish is Fun, Book 2, 3rd Edition $20.95+s/h/tax Green, Softcover, Student Edition, #1486601, ISBN#9781629746708
  • https://www.perfectionlearning.com/spanish-is-fun-book-2556.html
  • Spanish 2A covers Book 2--Parts 1 & 2 (interrogative words conocer & saber, stem-changing verbs, negative and affirmative expressions, formal & informal commands, adjectives and adverbs, reflexive verbs, passive SE, preterite tense, imperfect & preterit tenses compared, demonstrative adjectives & pronouns)
  • All Lee County Lifelong Learning classes must meet a minimum student enrollment or class will be cancelled and you will receive a full refund.
  • When registering, please use a current email that you check often in order to receive important class messages, date changes or cancellations.

Spanish 2B

Hola! More and more people are speaking Spanish every day. Learn how to read, write, and speak Spanish with friends, neighbors, co-workers, and employees in a fun, engaging environment. Spanish 2B covers pronouns, future tense, and irregular verbs. Students will learn practical vocabulary, everyday expressions and basic language structure. Students will be encouraged to participate and communicate in Spanish during class time.

  • This class meets once a week for six weeks from 6:00-8:00 pm.
  • Mandatory Textbook: Spanish is Fun, Book 2, 3rd Edition $20.95+s/h/tax Green, Softcover, Student Edition, #1486601, ISBN#9781629746708
  • https://www.perfectionlearning.com/spanish-is-fun-book-2556.html
  • Spanish 2B covers Book 2--Parts 3 & 4 (direct-object pronoun, indirect-object pronouns, double-object pronouns, pronouns after prepositions, cardinal & ordinal numbers, verbs with spelling changes, verbs with orthographic changes, comparisons, future tense of regular verbs, future tense of irregular verbs)
  • All Lee County Lifelong Learning classes must meet a minimum student enrollment or class will be cancelled and you will receive a full refund.
  • When registering, please use a current email that you check often in order to receive important class messages, date changes or cancellations.

Spanish 2C

Hola! More and more people are speaking Spanish every day. Learn how to read, write, and speak Spanish with friends, neighbors, co-workers, and employees in a fun, engaging environment. Spanish 2C is our most advanced Spanish class and covers conditional tense, past participles, present subjunctive, and reviews all previous coursework. Students will be encouraged to participate and communicate in Spanish during class time.

  • This class meets once a week for six weeks from 6:00-8:00 pm.
  • Mandatory Textbook: Spanish is Fun, Book 2, 3rd Edition $20.95+s/h/tax Green, Softcover, Student Edition, #1486601, ISBN#9781629746708
  • https://www.perfectionlearning.com/spanish-is-fun-book-2556.html
  • Spanish 2C covers Book 2--Part 5 and review of all previous material (conditional tense, past participles, present perfect tense, present subjunctive, review of previous material)
  • All Lee County Lifelong Learning classes must meet a minimum student enrollment or class will be cancelled and you will receive a full refund.
  • When registering, please use a current email that you check often in order to receive important class messages, date changes or cancellations.

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