Foreign Languages





All language courses take place at Minuteman Technical School, 758 Marrett Road, Lexington. Registration is through Middlesex Community College


Italian for Beginner, Level I
Come and join us to learn the fundamentals of this exciting language. You’ll learn basic grammar, vocabulary, and conversation, through a variety of activities and methods. Please purchase the Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Italian Grammar, ISBN 9780071603676. (15 hours) $160
09/20 - 11/29                 6:00pm - 7:30pm                    W               OFF CAMPUS
PER 642 33                    15288

Italian for Beginner, Level II
This course is open to people who have taken the Italian Level I course. We will continue to study grammar through simple conversations, short stories, and easy readings. We will continue Practice Makes Perfect Advanced Italian Grammar, ISBN: 978-0071476942. (15 Hours) $160
09/20 - 11/29                    7:30pm - 9:00pm                  W                     OFF CAMPUS
PER 643 33                      15289

Italian for Beginners, Level III
This course is open to people who have taken the Italian Level III course. We will continue to study grammar through simple conversations, short stories, and easy readings. We will continue using Practice Makes Perfect Advanced Italian Grammar, ISBN: 978-0071476942. (15 Hours) $160
09/25 - 11/27                 6:00pm - 7:30pm                    M                         OFF CAMPUS
PER 817 33                   16688


Parliamo Italiano!
If you are fluent in Italian and want to keep up or improve your conversational ability, this class is for you. The class is conducted in Italian and different topics will be discussed during the 10 sessions. (15 Hours) $160
09/25 - 11/27                      7:30pm - 9:00pm                      M                       OFF CAMPUS
PER 644 33                       15290

Spanish for Beginners
This course will help students develop the four skills of the Spanish language necessary for basic communication: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. These skills will be practiced and integrated regularly during the semester. Students should not expect to comprehend every word from their instructor, but should try to integrate what they do know to understand the overall meaning. The classes are planned to practice 65% conversation, 25% reading, and 10% writing. (15 hours) $160
09/28 - 12/07                       7:00pm - 8:30pm                    R                  OFF CAMPUS
PER 645 33                       14864

Spanish Intermediate
This course is intended both for students continuing on from our instructor’s Spanish for Beginners class and for students who are comfortable using the present and past verb tenses. You will build upon your previously-gained knowledge of the Spanish language, gaining fluency with the description of daily routines, future, and past events. (15 Hours) $160
09/27 - 12/06                      7:00pm - 8:30pm                     W                     OFF CAMPUS
PER 813 33                       16184

Spanish Conversation Group
Si usted ha aprendido espa?ol hace unos a?os o recientemente, de seguro disfrutara de esta clase. Los estudiantes podra? recordar lo aprendido y a?adir a su conocimiento mas vocabulario y mas gramatica. En esta clase se hablara sobre los intereses de cada estudiante y sobre los temas de actualidad. Se espera que los estudiantes ya hayan aprendido al menos los tiempos presente, pasado y future. Ademas es indispensable que traigan a la clase muchos deseos de usar la lengua. (15 Hours) $160
09/26 - 11/28                      7:00pm - 8:30pm                     T                  OFF CAMPUS
PER 646 33                       15291

German for Beginners
Guten Abend! Sprechen Sie etwas Deutsch und suchen nach einer Gelegenheit es zu anzuwenden? This course is for those looking to learn German. You do not need any prior experience to take this class. We will being with the basics and move slowly through German sayings, grammar, and tenses. Please purchase the following workbook prior to class: German Grammar Drills, by Ed Swick, ISBN 978-0-07- 178945-5 (20 Hours) $175
09/28 - 12/07                      7:00pm - 9:00pm                     R                       OFF CAMPUS
PER 647 33                       15312

German Intermediate
Guten Abend! Sprechen Sie Deutsch – ein wenig? This course is intended both for students continuing from the Spring 2016 ‘German Beginners continued’ class and for others with previous knowledge of basic German (in the present tense) and some basic grammar The emphasis will be on building conversational ability by engaging in conversation about everyday situations. Please purchase the following workbook prior to class: German Grammar Drills, by Ed Swick, ISBN 978-0-07-178945-5. (20 hours) $175
09/27 - 12/06                    7:00pm - 9:00pm                     W                     OFF CAMPUS
PER 648 33                      15293

Deutsche Gesprächsgruppe
Sprechen Sie Deutsch aber haben wenig Gelegenheit es zu benutzen? Vielleicht ist unsere wochentliche Gesprachsgruppe dann genau das Richtige fur Sie. Bei einer Tasse Tee und lassiger Atmospare werden wir aktuelle Themen diskutieren, sowie einige Zeitungs-und Zeitschriftenartikel und Kurzgeschichten lessen. Lese-und Diskussionsmaterialien werden vom Interesse der Gruppe bestimmt und oft von den Teilnehmern beigetragen. Obwohl der Schwerpunkt der Klasse auf Erweiterung der Gesprachsfahigkeiten liegt, werden wir Gelegenheiten nutzen um die deutsche Grammatik zu besprechen und Kenntnisse darin zu erweitern. Die Lehrerin ist Muttersprachlerin und unterrichtet an der Deutschen Sonnabendschule Boston. (20 hours) $175
09/25 - 11/27               7:00pm - 9:00pm                    M/W                     OFF
PER 649 33                       16185

French Beginner
Come and join us to learn the fundamentals of this exciting language You’ll learn basic grammar, vocabulary, and conversation through a variety of activities and methods. (20 hours) $175
09/20 - 11/29                    6:30pm - 8:30pm                    W                  OFF
PER 638 33                       17205

French Intermediate
This course is intended for students who have had some exposure to French, such as courses in high school or an adult evening beginner French class. We will work on the four skills of speaking, listening, reading, and writing, with a focus on oral proficiency using a textbook, compact discs, and videos. We will end the session preparing a French dish and, of course, speaking as much French as possible while enjoying our repas. Please purchase A1/A2 Latitudes 1 Methode De Francais (French Edition), ISBN: 978-2278062492 for the class. (20 Hours) $175
09/26 - 11/28                 6:30pm - 8:30pm                T                   OFF CAMPUS
PER 651 33                      16760

French Advanced Intermediate
This course is intended for students continuing on from the previous class and for students with previous exposure to French, such as several semesters in high school, college, continuing education, etc. We will focus on the four skills of speaking, listening, reading, and writing as we read a novel or play and view a movie in French. (20 hours) $175
09/21 - 11/30                   6:30pm - 8:30pm                    R                    OFF CAMPUS
PER 814 33                   16753

Words From Greek: Greek Vocab
Greek words and word roots permeate the English language and have rich sources of meaning derived from ancient Greek mythology, literature, drama, history, religion and philosophy. Each week you will learn about twenty new English words originating from Greek sources such as Homer, Aristotle, Aeschylus and the Greek historians. Special attention will be paid to the vocabulary of myth and Greek tragedy - words such as hubris, nemesis and arete, which are especially meaningful today. Not only will you enjoy increasing your vocabulary, you will also deepen your understanding of Greek influences upon modern life. Class sessions will include lecture, storytelling, video clips and discussion and well as interactive and written exercises. (8 Hours) $99
09/18 - 10/09                      6:30pm - 8:30pm                       M                        OFF CAMPUS
PER 789 33                      17206

 

 

 

Last Modified: 6/20/17