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Languages & Public Speaking

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  22 Oct – 17 Dec (No class 5 Nov)                                                                   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  24 Oct – 12 Dec                                                                                           Fee $85

 

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

Take steps toward learning and understanding Maori language and culture in an encouraging environment.  Includes basic Māori for everyday use; greetings (mihi), phrases (rerenga kupu), customs (tikanga).  Open for adults and college students with approval.  You may be eligible for a 50% subsidy.

Tutor: Ani Davey    21 Oct – 9 Dec (no class 28 Oct)

                              OR 29 Oct – 10 Dec                                                                                                  Fee $104

 

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.  Open for adults and college students with approval.  You may be eligible for a 50% subsidy.

Tutor: Ani Davey   30 Oct – 11 Dec                                                                                                        Fee $104

 

NZ Sign Language Level 1A:  Wednesday  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 with approval.  You may be eligible for a 50% subsidy.

Tutor: Cathy Gutschlag  30 Oct – 18 Dec                                                                                                Fee $120

 

NZ Sign Language Level 1B:  Monday  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 level 1A.  Open for adults and college students.  You may be eligible for a 50% subsidy.

Tutor: Rachel Summers   21 Oct – 16 Dec (no class 28 Oct)                                                                    Fee $120

 

NZ Sign Language Level 1C:  Thursday 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 with approval.  You may be eligible for a 50% subsidy.

Tutor:  Cathy Gutschlag 31 Oct – 19 Dec                                                                                                Fee $120

 

NZ Sign Language Level 2B:  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 successfully completed levels 1A – 2A.  Open for adults and college students.  You may be eligible for a 50% subsidy.

Tutor: Rachel Summers  29 Oct – 17 Dec                                                                                               Fee $120