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Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership


Introduction to Latin


with Bill Beck

Calendar Jan 29, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this 6-week introductory level class, you will learn why Latin is not a "dead language". We'll read, speak and listen to Latin while also learning about the Latin culture in a relaxed, enjoyable and supportive setting.

Any student in grades 8-12 attending this course with a parent, may take it free of charge. Other high school students pay only $10 for this course (call us to register at 862-6422).


Introduction to Mandarin Chinese


with Craig Butler

Calendar Feb 4, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 7 weeks

In this 7-week class, you'll be introduced to various aspects of the Chinese language, such as: how to acquire and produce accurate standard Mandarin phonology, fundamental sentence structuire, functional communication, identifying good online language resources and the challenges of learning Chinese from an English speaker perspective.

You'll learn from an instructor who spent nearly 20 years teaching Chinese in various international schools.


Introduction to Sign Language


with Nieves Perez Besu

Calendar Feb 5, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This 6-week course will introduce students to American Sign Language (ASL) and deaf culture. You'll learn the alphabet, numbers, fingerspelling, basic vocabulary and more. At the end of the course, you will be more confident in the use of sign language. 

No textbook required as handouts will be provided by the instructor.

This course is open to students 16 years and older.


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