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600S18 Russian

$89

with Elina Movsesyan

Calendar Feb 5, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This course is designed for those who have had previous exposure to Russian. Expand proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension of Russian in this class. Develop grammar and vocabulary while broadening understanding of Russian culture. Handouts provided.  (No class Feb. 19 & Apr. 2)              

Elina Movsesyan is a native of Russia. She has taught both Russian and English for many years and her love of teaching continues to inspire her students.

601S18 Voice-Overs: Now is your Time

$17

with Lisa Foster

Calendar Apr 30, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Discover the process used by voice-over artists in their work from an experienced performer and learn about an exciting potential career. Participate in script reading exercises through instructor coaching them and record a practice demo if ready and willing. The instructor will share her personal experiences as a well-known voice-over artist and provide information about the business side of using your speaking voice for commercials, films and videos.

602S18 Director's Cut

$17

with Gary Wolcott

Calendar Feb 24, 2018 at 2:30 pm

Express your opinion against that of a professional movie critic. Our instructor, a former movie critic from the Tri-City Herald, will show five movie clips. After each movie clip, the class will discuss acting, plots, cinematography, special effects, film editing, and director's direction choice. There is no right or wrong answer when participating in this class! 

Gary Wolcott’s "Mr. Movie" column has appeared in the Tri-City Herald since 1992. The Tri-Cities native now lives in Portland, Ore., and watches about 200 movies a year. Wolcott believes movies are made to be seen on movie screens and that you should see them there, too. He also encourages questions and comment and loves movie debate.

603S18 Beginning Sign Language

$89

with Patty Guerrero

Calendar Mar 20, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Come learn how to make your hands talk and have fun doing it. This class introduces the fundamental elements of ASLwithin a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the development of basic expressive and receptive skills. No previous sign language knowledge required. Handouts will be provided. (No class Apr. 3)

604S18 Intermediate Sign Language

$89

with Patty Guerrero

Calendar Mar 20, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Expand your American Sign Language (ASL) skills in a visual-gestural environment only. Gain a deeper knowledge of ASL grammar and vocabulary from interactive activities, cultural awareness education and individual feedback. There will be an emphasis on learning receptive and expressive abilities which allows recognition and demonstration of more sophisticated grammatical features of ASL. Prerequisite: Must pass in person assessment conducted by instructor. Assessments will be held a week prior to class. Community Education office will schedule each student a time slot for the night of Thursday, March 8 between 6 – 8 p.m. 

605S18 Beginning Spanish I

$89

with Adriana Mendoza

Calendar Jan 23, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This course is an introduction to the Spanish language including basic conversational skills, correct pronunciation, reading, writing, and grammar. You will practice speaking and listening intensively with an emphasis on basic conversational Spanish. This class is designed for the novice learner of Spanish. Bring a three-ring binder.

Adriana Mendoza has always been in love with the Spanish language and culture, so much so that her first degree was in Comparative Ethnic Studies with a minor in Spanish. Being a native speaker, Adriana pushed herself to learn more about the language. She has taken several Spanish courses at CBC and WSU. She even studied abroad in Guadalajara, Mexico to immerse herself in the language and culture. She has been teaching in Spanish for the Kennewick School District’s Dual Language program for four years and she wishes to share her love of the language with you.

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606S18 Beginning Spanish I

$89

with Adriana Mendoza

Calendar Mar 22, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This course is an introduction to the Spanish language including basic conversational skills, correct pronunciation, reading, writing, and grammar. You will practice speaking and listening intensively with an emphasis on basic conversational Spanish. This class is designed for the novice learner of Spanish. Bring a three-ring binder. (No class Apr. 5)

Adriana Mendoza has always been in love with the Spanish language and culture, so much so that her first degree was in Comparative Ethnic Studies with a minor in Spanish. Being a native speaker, Adriana pushed herself to learn more about the language. She has taken several Spanish courses at CBC and WSU. She even studied abroad in Guadalajara, Mexico to immerse herself in the language and culture. She has been teaching in Spanish for the Kennewick School District’s Dual Language program for four years and she wishes to share her love of the language with you.

607S18 Spanish II

$89

with Adriana Mendoza

Calendar Jan 25, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Further develop pronunciation and oral communication skills learned in a previous Spanish class. Basic grammar will be expanded along with everyday vocabulary and insights into Spanish history and culture including geography, customs, and heritage. We will conduct a book study on La Gran Aventura de Alejandro. Bring a three-ring binder.

Adriana Mendoza has always been in love with the Spanish language and culture, so much so that her first degree was in Comparative Ethnic Studies with a minor in Spanish. Being a native speaker, Adriana pushed herself to learn more about the language. She has taken several Spanish courses at CBC and WSU. She even studied abroad in Guadalajara, Mexico to immerse herself in the language and culture. She has been teaching in Spanish for the Kennewick School District’s Dual Language program for four years and she wishes to share her love of the language with you.





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