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Arabic, Beginning

Students will focus on the Arabic alphabet, vocabulary, grammar, and basic conversational skills. Gain practice in reading, writing and conversing in Arabic. Great for Travelers!

No textbook required for class.



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214604
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room P7
18 - &up Khalil 4/3 - 5/29 We 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $120.00 View

French - Beginning 1

Students with no or little French instruction will learn the fundamentals of French pronunciation and syntax. Students will develop everyday conversational skills with focus on phonetics, grammar, listening comprehension, reading and writing exercises. Students will also become familiar with French culture and customs. The book is Dis-moi!

Textbook: SBN 0-673-21627-6.

Book may be purchased online at amazon.com, booksellers.com, and abebooks.com.

Workbook: Will be provided in class.

Instructor: Pary Sarraf (Master’s degree in French, and holds California Adult Education Teaching Credential) 

No Class:  4/16



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202604
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room F1
18 - &up Sarraf 5/21 - 7/23 Tu 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM $150.00 View

French - Beginning 2

This Advanced Beginning French course is designed to teach students comprehension and conversation skills with focus on pronunciation. Students will develop listening and reading comprehension through exercises and develop vocabulary enhancing communication skills, as well as grammar and syntax. Students will accumulate knowledge about the French culture and customs.The book is Viens voir!

Prerequisite: Completion of Beginning French or equivalent.  email: [email protected] for approval. 

Textbook: Dis-moi! ISBN 0-673-21627-6

Book may be purchased online at amazon.com, booksellers.com,and abebooks.com.

Instructor: Pary Sarraf (Master’s degree in French,and holds California Adult Education Teaching Credential)

No Class: 4/18, 7/4



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204704
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room F1
18 - &up Sarraf 5/23 - 8/1 Th 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM $150.00 View

Italian Language: Intermediate 2

This class is best suited for students who have completed the Intermediate Italian 1 or have basic vocabulary and understanding of Italian. Using a conversational approach in a comfortable and enjoyable atmosphere, you will continue to expand your vocabulary and learn more grammatical structures and expressions in varied contexts.

The students will develop communicative proficiency of the target language in speaking, listening, reading and writing. We will use the textbook, Learn Italian the Fast and Fun Way, 4th Ed. by Marcel Danesi.

ISBN: 978-1-4380-7496-2. Questions: [email protected]

No Class: 4/15 and 5/27



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210801
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room F7
18 - &up Lascala 4/1 - 6/3 Mo 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $120.00 View

Japanese - 1A

Are you interested in Japanese? Japanese culture and food is commonly seen throughout Silicon Valley. Anime, Japanese restaurants, and food have integrated deeply into American life. Sushi, tofu,bonsai, haiku, karaoke, karate, and futon are just a few Japanese words that are used in everyday English. In this ten week class, we will learn some basic conversational skills, such as greetings,counting, and simple everyday phrases. We will learn to read and recognize hiragana characters.The goal of the class is to begin to speak Japanese and enjoy the process of learning a new language and culture.

Learning Japanese should be an enjoy-able and challenging endeavor and this class aims to be the first step in that process.

NO CLASS: 4/16



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209104
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room G7
18 - &up Iwasaki 5/14 - 7/16 Tu 06:00 PM - 07:45 PM $132.00 View

Japanese 1B

This class is a continuation of Japanese – Intro class and for those with some basic Japanese. In this class, you will be expanding your vocabulary,learning more grammatical structures and expressions in varied contexts. In addition to learning Japanese oral communication skills.  Students will acquire hiragana writing skill, and be encouraged to read and write in Japanese.

No Class: 4/18

 



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204204
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room G7
18 - &up Iwasaki 5/14 - 7/16 Tu 07:50 PM - 09:35 PM $132.00 View

Japanese 1C
This class is a continuation of Japanese 1B and for those with some basic Japanese. You will continue to expand vocabulary, grammar patterns, oral communications and writing skills. In addition, basic Kanji characters will be introduced. Students will acquire hiragana and katakana reading and writing skills.

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Santa Clara Adult Education
Room G7
18 - &up TBD 5/16 - 7/25 Th 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $150.00 View

Spanish - Beginning 1A

An elementary course designed to help students develop basic communication skills, such as listening, speaking, reading and writing in Spanish, and to introduce students to the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.

Students will learn practical vocabulary, everyday expressions and basic language structure. Students will be encouraged to make every attempt to participate and communicate in Spanish during class time.

Textbook: Spanish Now Level 1, 8th edition.Available on-line.



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204304
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room G7
18 - &up Santana 5/7 - 7/9 Tu 06:45 PM - 08:45 PM $150.00 View

Spanish - Beginning 1B

We will build upon the foundation created in Spanish 1A. We will expand our vocabulary, and our speaking, reading, and writing skills in Spanish.

The course includes history, culture, social and economic contexts. The student will acquire vocabulary and sentence structure.Textbook: Spanish Now Level 1, 8th edition (with MP3). Available on-line.

No Class: 2/21, 4/18 and 7/4



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204402
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room G7
18 - &up Santana 5/9 - 7/18 Th 06:45 PM - 08:45 PM $150.00 View