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Non-credit Foreign Language Program

Oglethorpe University is pleased to offer a variety of Non-credit Foreign Language classes. Participation in these courses is open to the general public; enrollment in an Oglethorpe degree program is not required.

Oglethorpe University's non-credit language classes meet once a week for eight weeks, the tuition for one course is $200 (see package options).

 

Registration Open for Fall 2015 Non-credit Foreign Language classes!

We encourage you to reserve a spot well in advance of the first day of class (class sizes are limited).

French I

Begins: Tuesday, August 25th - Ends: Tuesday, October 13th

Classes meet once per week on Tuesday evenings (eight-week course)

Class Times: 6:15 PM to 7:45 PM

French II

Begins: Tuesday, August 25th - Ends: Tuesday, October 13th

Classes meet once per week on Tuesday evenings (eight-week course)

Class Times: 7:55 PM to 9:25 PM

Taught by Marie-Helene Sneed, an instructor with the Alliance Française d'Atlanta for 12 years. Her studies are in French and American literature and languages.
Marie is a native French speaker from Grenoble, France - she also teaches french cooking classes and leads tours of her favorite cities in France.
Taught in an informal and relaxed atmosphere, this class emphasizes basic conversational skills and "la joie de parler en Français" (the joy of speaking in French).

Recommended textbook: Living Language: Ultimate French, Beginner-Intermediate

Marie's Travels: "Taste of Burgundy" June 10th - June 17th and "Couleur Your World en Provence" June 20th - June 27th

For more information: mariehsneed@gmail.com

 

Italian I

Begins: Tuesday, September 8th - Ends: October 27th

Classes meet once per week on Tuesday evenings (eight-week course)

Class Times: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Italian II

Begins: Tuesday, September 8th - Ends: October 27th

Classes meet once per week on Tuesday evenings (eight-week course)

Class Times: 8:10 PM to 9:40 PM

Taught by Vincenzo Di Pietro, experienced teacher of Italian business linguistics who also organizes trips to Italy for his students.

Vincenzo is a native Italian speaker from a region in Italy near Florence.
The class develops cultural fluency by giving you the skills necessary for successful cultural exchanges. Taught in an informal and relaxed atmosphere, this class provides an excellent basis for further study in Italian.

 

Spanish I

Begins: Wednesay, September 2nd - Ends: Wednesday, October 21st

Classes meet once per week on Wednesday evenings (eight-week course)

Class Times: 6:15 PM to 7:45 PM

Spanish II

Begins: Wednesay, September 2nd - Ends: Wednesday, October 21st

Classes meet once per week on Wednesday evenings (eight-week course)

Class Times: 7:55 PM to 9:25 PM

Taught by Lil Lopez-Flink, who is a native Spanish speaker from the beautiful Costa Rica.

Lil has worked with individuals, government agencies and professionals at all levels. Lil also works with local schools and healthcare organizations as an interpreter.

Oglethorpe University's Spanish classes develop Spanish language skills in an open and interactive way. This Spanish for Beginners course gives students an opportunity to practice correct pronunciation and basic conversational skills.

 

Russian I

Begins: Thursday, September 3rd - Ends: Thursday, October 22nd

Classes meet once per week on Thursday evenings (eight-week course)

Class Times: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Taught by Tatyana Freiji, a native speaker of the Russian language. Tatyana was raised and educated in Moscow, Russia. She holds a Master's Degree from the Moscow State Construction University (Московский государственный строительный университет). She has traveled extensively throughout Russia and the neighboring countries. Tatyana brings a unique native speaker's experience into the classroom. The class is taught in an informal fashion. For beginners, the class helps introduce students to the Russian language, the Russian alphabet, and helps develop an appropriate Russian pronunciation. For more intermediate-level students, the class offers an excellent opportunity to improve grammar and pronunciation.

Recommended textbook: Living Language: Ultimate Russian, Beginner-Intermediate

 

Swedish, Beyond Beginners

Begins: Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - Ends: Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Classes meet once per week on Tuesday evenings (Twelve-week course)

Class Times: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Course Descripiton:

Swedish, Beyond Beginners is a course for those continuing on from Beginning Swedish and others with some contact with the language. Emphasis is placed on all four skills: reading, writing, listening, speaking. The course will cover the second half of the textbook Mål 1 lärobok (Althén et al., 2012). 

Taught by Dr. Jay Lutz, Professor of French and Frances I. Eeraerts ’76 Professor of Foreign Language at Oglethorpe University. Jay has a PhD in French and Scandinavian literatures and was the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship to study at the University of Stockholm in Sweden.

This ongoing Swedish class continues from academic year 2014-2015 and teaches both speaking and reading. The full sequence covers four 12-week terms.

 

If paying with check, please make checks payable to Oglethorpe University.

Mailing Instructions

Attn: Alan Ladd

Oglethorpe University

4484 Peachtree Road, NE

Atlanta, GA 30319

For information or questions, please call or email Alan Ladd

Telephone: 404.364.8376

Email: aladd@oglethorpe.edu

 

 

     
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