PR # 126 January 8, 2009
RVCC TO OFFER INTRODUCTORY WORLD LANGUAGE CLASSES
Raritan Valley Community College?s Corporate & Continuing Education (CCE) division is offering world language courses that are designed for students who have little or no understanding of the languages. The following courses are being offered:
Spanish I: Students are introduced to core language concepts and basic vocabulary. Classes introduce such skills as reading, writing and conversation. The eight-session program is being held Tuesdays, January 20-March 10, from 6-8:30 p.m. The cost per participant is $180.
Italian I: Students are introduced to the basic elements involved with reading, writing, understanding and speaking Italian. The eight-session program is being held Tuesdays, January 27-March 24, from 6-8:30 p.m. No class will be held March 10. The cost per participant is $180.
Arabic I: Participants are introduced to the Arabic alphabet and learn how to speak basic, conversational Arabic. They also learn about Arabic culture and history and how they relate to today?s world. The 10-session program is being held Saturdays, January 24-March 28, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. The cost per participant is $165.
French I: The course introduces students to the French language and includes such skills as speaking, listening, reading and writing. The program emphasizes oral communication and focuses on real-world vocabulary. The eight-session course is being held Wednesdays, February 4-March 25, from 6-8:30 p.m. The cost per participant is $180.
RVCC, located on Route 28 and Lamington Road in North Branch, NJ, and serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for 40 years, offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates. In addition, customized training programs and non-credit courses are available for those seeking personal and professional development.
The College is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community?s businesses and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu .