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Italian for Beginners:      Tuesday  7.00 pm – 8.00 pm  (8 weeks)

An introduction to basic Italian for travel. Learn vocabulary and useful phrases to help you survive in common situations, e.g.: dealing with accommodation and transport, eating out, shopping, small talk, health and emergencies. Gain confidence through practice with other students in a friendly and supportive classroom environment.

Tutor: Jane Comyns Carr  30 Jan – 27 Mar (no class Feb 6)                                                                    Fee $85

 

Speaking Spanish One:    Thursday  6.45 pm – 7.45 (8 weeks)

An introductory conversational Spanish course.  Learn some basic phrases for travel or for striking up conversations.

Tutor: Dayanira Rodriguez  22 Feb – 12 Apr                                                                                           Fee $85

 

Te Reo Maori – A Beginning:    Tuesday 6.30 – 8.30 pm (7 weeks)

Take steps toward learning and understanding Maori language and culture in an encouraging environment.

Tutor: Ani Davey    13 Feb – 27 Mar                                                                                                       Fee $105 

 

Te Reo Maori – Advanced Beginners:  Wednesday 6.30 – 8.30 pm (7 weeks)

This is a carry on programme from the above course, with emphasis on slowly achieving the ability to communicate in easy sentence structure.  Learn seasons, months, time-telling and time to relax with string and stick games.  More understanding of Hui and Powhiri.

Tutor: Ani Davey   14 Feb – 28 Mar                                                                                                         Fee $105  

 

NZ Sign Language Level 1A:  Monday  6.30 pm – 8.30 pm (8 weeks)

Learn basic NZSL conversation skills and begin to understand and develop NZSL grammar.  Develop the use of facial expressions and improve visual and spatial awareness. Open for adults and college students.

Tutor: Cathy Gutschlag  12 Feb – 16 Apr (no class 19 Mar & 2 Apr)                                                         Fee $120

 

NZ Sign Language Level 1C:  Tuesday 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm (8 weeks)

Learn more NZSL conversation skills and develop your grammar skills.  This course is designed for those who have completed level 1A and 1B.  Open for adults and college students

Tutor:  Rachel Summers   13 Feb – 10 Apr (no class 3 Apr)                                                                     Fee $120

 

NZ Sign Language Level 2A:  Wednesday  6.30 pm – 8.30 pm (8 weeks)

Learn more NZSL conversation skills and develop your grammar skills.  This course is designed for those who have successfully completed levels 1A – 1D.  Open for adults and college students.

Tutor: Rachel Summers  21 Feb – 11 Apr                                                                                                Fee $120