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  • American Sign Language 1

    Gain the foundation for understanding ASL and signing basic words and phrases. Start with the Manual Alphabet, numbers, and how to make proper signs. Then explore word order and how to form sentences in ASL. Engage in cultural and historical conversations around ASL and activities to grow your everyday vocabulary. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • American Sign Language 1 - Online Course

    Gain the foundation for understanding ASL and signing basic words and phrases. Start with the Manual Alphabet, numbers, and how to make proper signs. Then explore word order and how to form sentences in ASL. Engage in cultural and historical conversations around ASL and activities to grow your everyday vocabulary. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux.
  • American Sign Language 2

    For those who are already proficient with fingerspelling and signing basic words and phrases. Focus on signing proper sentences in ASL by using appropriate classifiers and effectively incorporating time and duration into your sentences. Additional vocabulary and cultural topics are covered throughout. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • American Sign Language 3 - Online Course

    For those who know how to use classifiers and create proper sentences in ASL. Improve fluency by targeting mouth morphemes and other non-manual markers to strengthen your expressive signing abilities. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux.
  • French 1

    Gain a thorough understanding of the basics of French in a relaxed classroom atmosphere. This beginning class will prepare you to have natural conversations in French. Focus will be on present and future tenses. NO class on Monday, February 20th. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • French 2

    Intended for students who have completed beginning- or intermediate-level classes. The primary objective of this course is to help students further develop proficiency in communicating in French. Students will review and learn new vocabulary and develop their grammar structures. Oral expression is a big part of this class. NO class on Monday, February 20th. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • French 3

    Master the art of the French language in this fun immersion experience! Students will focus on more complex sentence structure and work towards fluency. The goal of this class is for students to leave more confident in their French conversational skills. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • French Conversation

    Vous aimez parler François? This intermediate conversation class is conducted entirely in French. A variety of fun discussion topics such as music, food, film, literature and current events will be chosen each week. At least two years of French experience recommended. Venez nombreux! Laissez les bons temps rouler! All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Fundamentals of Fiction Writing

    Explore a different core element of fiction each week, such as plot, character, and genre. Complete creative exercises, share work with fellow students, and ask questions of the instructor. Bring an open mind and something to write with! Technology permitted. All experience levels welcome. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Japanese 1-Online Course

    Discover Japanese culture through basic conversation and expression. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. Please see your Registration Confirmation email for information on your online meeting.
  • Japanese 2-Online Course

    Continue your studies of the Japanese language, concentrating on the use of verbs. Knowledge of the Japanese scripts hiragana and katakana is helpful but not required. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. Please see your Registration Confirmation email for information on your online meeting.
  • Japanese 3 - Online Course

    Ideal for students who have completed Japanese 2, this class will further develop students' vocabulary and conversational skills. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Japanese Conversation - Online Course

    Explore this open-class, focusing on conversational Japanese and Japanese culture. Students must know some hiragana and katakana to read and write. Required Japanese 3 or equivalent. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Spanish 1

    ¡Hola! Want to learn Spanish but don’t know where to start? Begin your journey here. Designed for those taking Spanish for the first time or for those who simply need a refresher, this class will cover basic conversation and the 100 most commonly used regular verbs. Fee includes a Spanish booklet. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Spanish 1.5

    A continuation of Spanish 1, this class is designed for those who have had high school or some college Spanish and would like to work on their sentence writing and conversation. Learn grammatical rules and conjugation of 100 regular and irregular verbs in present, past and future simple tenses. Fee includes a Spanish booklet. No class Feb. 20. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Spanish 2

    For students who have completed Spanish 1.5 or have a good handle on the simple verb tenses. We will focus on compound perfect tenses, the conjugation of verbs, and the writing of sentences. Fee includes a Spanish booklet. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Spanish Conversation

    Sharpen your ability to carry on a conversation in Spanish while deepening your understanding of Hispanic culture. Best for people who have a basic understanding of the Spanish language and want to refresh or enhance their skills. Highly interactive and discussion based. The content of this class changes each session, so whether you're taking this class for the first time or second, all are welcome! All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • What is Fascism?

    This academic course explores historical fascist movements and governments in Italy, Germany, Spain and Japan from the end of World War I to the end of World War II. Watch videos, listen to music, examine photographs, and read a variety of materials from the time and afterwards. No expertise required--only an eagerness to read and discuss. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.