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Language Classes (LANG)

LANG 26 Conversational Italian
3 credits (D)
Students can enter at any level. This course will focus on understanding and using conversational Italian. Course may be repeated for a total of six (6) credits.

LANG 36 Conversational Russian
3 credits (D)
Students can come in at any level: beginning, intermediate or advanced. This course will be focused on understanding and using conversational Russian. Course may be repeated for a total of six (6) credits.

LANG 46 ~ Conversational French
3 credits (S)
Prerequisite: Complete understanding of English grammar, reading and writing. Students can come in at any level: beginners, intermediate and advanced. Course may be repeated for a total of six (6) credits.

LANG 56 ~ Conversational German
3 credits (F)
Prerequisite: Complete understanding of English grammar, reading and writing. Students can come in at any level: beginners, intermediate and advanced. Course may be repeated for a total of six (6) credits.

LANG 66 ~ Conversational Spanish
3 credits (F,S)
Opportunity for students at all levels to expand their knowledge of writing, reading and speaking in Spanish. Course may be repeated for a total of six (6) credits.

LANG 76 ~ Conversational Japanese
3 credits (D)
Students will be introduced to the basics of the Japanese language. The course will focus on understanding and using conversational Japanese and on reading and writing simple short stories by the end of the semester in HIRAGANA and KATAKANA. Course may be repeated for a total of six (6) credits.

LANG 77 ~ Conversational Japanese II
3 credits (D)
Through the continued study of basic Japanese, students will strengthen their reading, writing and conversational skills. Course may be repeated for a total of six (6) credits.

LANG 101 Elementary French I
5 credits (F)
Study of the French language with attention to pronunciation, conversation, grammar and reading.

LANG 102 Elementary French II
5 credits (S)
Prerequisite: LANG 101 or instructor's consent. Study of the French language with attention to pronunciation, conversation, grammar and reading.

LANG 111 Elementary German I
5 credits (D)
Study of the German language with attention to pronunciation, conversation, grammar and reading.

LANG 112 Elementary German II
5 credits (D)
Prerequisite: LANG 111. Study of the German language with attention to pronunciation, conversation, grammar and reading.

LANG 115 Elementary Italian I
5 credits (D)
This course's primary goal is to bring students directly in touch with the language and culture of contemporary Italy. The class format and structure will enable students to acquire solid grammar and conversational skills but also get acquainted with the Italian culture.

LANG 116 Elementary Italian II
5 credits (D)
Prerequisite: LANG 115 (or equivalent). This course will broaden your Italian language skills and deal more in depth with Italian culture and history.

LANG 121 Elementary Spanish I
5 credits (F)
Introduction to reading, writing and speaking Spanish.

LANG 122 Elementary Spanish II
5 credits (S)
Prerequisite: LANG 121. Introduction to reading, writing and speaking Spanish.

LANG 131 Elementary Russian I
5 credits (D)
Elementary Russian gives a basic understanding of grammar and sentence structure, with extensive practice in conversation and oral comprehension. Extensive use is made of language tapes by native speakers.

LANG 132 Elementary Russian II
5 credits (D)
Prerequisite: LANG 131. Continuation of Elementary Russian I.

LANG 141 Introduction to Sign Language
2 credits (F)
Explore the art of signing and open the doors to intercultural communication. Develop an understanding of deafness and the communication process. Learn about sign systems used in America today, their history and application. This introduction class will prepare you for future sign language classes.

LANG 231 Beginning S.E.E. Sign Language
2 credits (F)
An introduction to finger spelling and sign language, using a sign for every word.

LANG 232 Intermediate S.E.E. Sign Language
2 credits (S)
Prerequisite: LANG 231. Continued study in sign language using a sign for every word said and building accuracy, clarity and fluency in signing skills.

LANG 233 Advanced S.E.E. Sign Language
2 credits (D)
Prerequisites: LANG 231, LANG 232. Advance study of Signing Exact English preparing to educate and interpret for the hearing impaired at an advanced vocabulary level. Maintaining and improving signing skills.

LANG 241 Beginning American Sign Language (A.S.L.)
2 credits (F)
Learn to communicate with the deaf using the language most widely employed by the deaf population. Includes expressive and receptive skills in finger spelling, basic word and phrase sign, facial expression and body language, conceptual signing and basic deaf culture.

LANG 242 Intermediate American Sign Language (A.S.L.)
2 credits (S)
Prerequisite: LANG 241 or knowledge of some sign language. Learn to communicate with the deaf, using American Sign Language. Includes finger spelling and conceptual signing, facial expression and body language and deaf culture.

LANG 251 Advanced Russian
4 credits (D)
Prerequisites: LANG 132 or instructor's consent. This second year program activates the essentials of Russian grammar and expands the learner's vocabulary by approximately 900 words. The program consists of a main textbook, student workbook, two 90-minute audiotapes, a supplemental grammar key, and a videotape. These updated tools reflect recent advances in both theory and practice of a second language acquisition.

LANG 270 Introduction to Linguistics
3 credits (D)
This course will introduce students to the field of modern linguistics and to the nature of language. Students will gain an understanding of the fundamentals of linguistics, including syntax, semantics, phonology, pragmatics, language change, and language acquisition. This course is cross-referenced with ENGL 270.

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