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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  12 Feb – 9 Apr (No Class 26 Feb)                                                                   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  21 Feb – 11 Apr                                                                                           Fee $85

 

Speaking Spanish Two:    Thursday  8.00 pm – 9.00 pm (8 weeks)

A follow up course to Spanish One and introduction to more conversational Spanish.

Tutor: Dayanira Rodriguez  21 Feb – 11 Apr                                                                                             Fee $85

 

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

Take steps toward learning and understanding Maori language and culture in an encouraging environment.  Open for adults and college students with approval.

Tutor: Ani Davey    25 Feb – 8 Apr OR 27 Feb – 10 Apr                                                                             Fee $52

 

Te Reo Maori – Advanced Beginners:  Tuesday 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.

Tutor: Ani Davey   26 Feb – 9 Apr                                                                                                            Fee $52

 

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.

Tutor: Cathy Gutschlag  20 Feb – 10 Apr                                                                                                Fee $60

 

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 with approval.

Tutor:  Rachel Summers  19 Feb – 9 Apr                                                                                                Fee $60

 

NZ Sign Language Level 2A:  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 levels 1A – 1D.  Open for adults and college students with approval.

Tutor: Rachel Summers  18 Feb – 8 Apr                                                                                                 Fee $60