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American Sign Language

Camosun offers provincially recognized ASL Prep and Basic certification. This program is taught via immersion by an instructor who is Deaf, and includes insight into the Deaf culture and working with children and families of Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals. American Sign Language (ASL) certification complements other credentials such as Community Support Workers, Educational Assistants, Child and Youth Care Workers, Early Childhood Educators. If you work or live with individuals who are Deaf or hearing impaired, this program will help you communicate in their language.


The program is comprised of two levels of certification; students are encouraged to complete the Basic level to acquire a functional use of the ASL language. Students who wish to deepen their skills may pursue further studies. There are no admission requirements for Prep 1 so you may register at anytime. We encourage you to review our checklist of qualities needed for success in this program.


For detailed information, please see our program page .


High School students may be eligible to take the ASL courses for external credit. Please contact your school counsellor for more details. Permission to register must be granted by the Program Coordinator, please email asl@camosun.bc.ca.

American Sign Language Information Session Free Info Session

2018F AMSL 990V 001 • Sep 5 (1 session) • Denise Read
  • Wed • 5:30pm-7:00pm • Lansdowne
  • Free

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2018F AMSL 990V 002 • Dec 13 (1 session) • Denise Read
  • Thur • 5:30pm-7:00pm • Lansdowne
  • Free

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ASL: American Sign Language: ASL Prep 1 (First course in first level series)

This course provides an introduction to ASL for individuals who have little or no knowledge of the language. Based on principles of second-language acquisition, students learn to recognize various visual grammatical features of the language and develop beginning-level vocabulary. This includes basic introductions, exchange of personal information and to talk about their surroundings. In addition, students learn how to form questions and give basic directions. They also gain an understanding of the Deaf community, the impact of handedness on signing and the use of visual three-dimensional space in ASL.

  • Purchase text Vista Signing Naturally Student Workbook (units 1-6) from the Lansdowne Bookstore (approx. $115).
  • Same textbook is used for both Prep 1 and 2.
  • Prep 1 will be offered in January and September 2016. Additional classes may be added based on demand.
 
2018F AMSL 501V 001 • Sep 12 - Oct 26 (12 sessions) • Denise Read
  • Wed Fri • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • Wed Fri • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $325

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2019W AMSL 501V 001 • Jan 3 - Feb 12 (12 sessions) • Denise Read
  • Tues Thur • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $340

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ASL: American Sign Language: ASL Prep 2

Building on Prep I, this course provides further introduction to ASL for individuals who have little or no knowledge of the language. Students begin to discuss personal information, including where they live, family information and their various physical activities. Students begin to refine visual perception to assist with receptive skills in the language. Students are introduced to spatial referencing, contrastive structures, the expression of time and the formulation of negative statements, fingerspelling and some rules for social interaction. 

  • Same textbook as Prep 1. Pre-requisite: successful completion of Prep 1 (AMSL 501V).
2018F AMSL 502V 001 • Nov 7 - Dec 14 (12 sessions) • Denise Read
  • Wed Fri • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $325

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2019W AMSL 502V 001 • Feb 19 - Apr 4 (12 sessions) • Denise Read
  • Tues Thur • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • Tues Thur • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $340

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ASL: American Sign Language: ASL Prep 3

This course begins with a cumulative review of American Sign Language (ASL) Prep I and II, including norms for getting attention, understanding the role of name signs, negotiating a signing environment, asking for repetition, meeting others and gaining basic information about the daily lives of Deaf people. Building on Prep II, students begin to make simple requests, give directions and learn how to identify other people. Numbers are introduced and students develop a basic understanding of various types of verbs. 

  • Purchase text Vista Signing Naturally Student Workbook (units 7-12) from the Lansdowne Bookstore (approx. $85),
  • Same textbook is used for both Prep 3 and 4. 
  • Pre-requisite: successful completion of Prep 2 (AMSL 502V)
2018F AMSL 503V 001 • Sep 4 - Oct 18 (12 sessions) • Denise Read
  • Tues Thur • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • Tues Thur • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $325

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UVic students are eligible to apply for transfer credit for ASL 100a ASL 100b ASL 200a ASL 200b Complete a credential in ASL at Camosun this June!

2019W AMSL 503V 001 • Jan 2 - Feb 8 (12 sessions) • Denise Read
  • Wed Fri • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $340

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UVic students are eligible to apply for transfer credit for ASL 100a ASL 100b ASL 200a ASL 200b Complete a credential in ASL at Camosun this June!

2019W AMSL 503V 002 • Apr 9 - May 16 (12 sessions) • Denise Read
  • Tues Thur • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $340

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UVic students are eligible to apply for transfer credit for ASL 100a ASL 100b ASL 200a ASL 200b Complete a credential in ASL at Camosun this June!


ASL: American Sign Language: ASL Prep 4

Using American Sign Language (ASL), students learn how to discuss families with greater detail, including occupations and ages. The concept of role shifting is introduced and applied to descriptions of others. Students begin to discuss daily routines, including clock numbers and activities. In addition, students are provided with a brief history of Deaf people in the US and Canada, learn rules for interrupting conversations and other rules for social interaction. 

  • Pre-requisite: successful completion of Prep 3 (AMSL 503V).
2018F AMSL 504V 001 • Oct 30 - Dec 6 (12 sessions) • Denise Read
  • Tues Thur • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $325

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UVic students are eligible to apply for transfer credit for ASL 100a ASL 100b ASL 200a ASL 200b Complete a credential in ASL at Camosun this June!

2019W AMSL 504V 001 • Feb 20 - Apr 10 (12 sessions) • Denise Read
  • Wed Fri • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • Wed Fri • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $340

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UVic students are eligible to apply for transfer credit for ASL 100a ASL 100b ASL 200a ASL 200b Complete a credential in ASL at Camosun this June!

2019S AMSL 504V 001 • May 21 - Jun 27 (12 sessions) • Denise Read
  • Tues Thur • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $340

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UVic students are eligible to apply for transfer credit for ASL 100a ASL 100b ASL 200a ASL 200b Complete a credential in ASL at Camosun this June!


ASL: American Sign Language: ASL Prep Mastery

This course is for students who have successfully completed American Sign Language (ASL) Prep Levels I-IV, providing a review before taking the ASL Prep Level Mastery Exam. Students then complete the Mastery Exam, comprised of a written exam and a video-taped demonstration of signing skills. 

  • Pre-requisites: successful completion of Prep 1, 2, 3, and 4 with an overall average of a B-.
2018F AMSL 555V 001 • Dec 8 - Dec 9 (2 sessions) • Denise Read
  • Sat Sun • 9:00am-5:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $100

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2019W AMSL 555V 001 • Apr 13 - Apr 14 (2 sessions) • Denise Read
  • Sat Sun • 9:00am-5:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $100

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2019S AMSL 555V 001 • Jun 29 - Jun 30 (2 sessions) • Denise Read
  • Sat Sun • 9:00am-5:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $100

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ASL: American Sign Language: ASL Basic 2

Using American Sign Language (ASL), this course focuses on increasing skills including: proper phrasing and pausing; using descriptive and locative classifiers; applying the use of certain numbering systems; and using possessive forms. Instrumental classifiers are introduced, as well as money numbers and lower facial grammatical markers. Students will be expected to incorporate all linguistic and grammatical features learned.

  • Pre-requisite: successful completion of Basic 1 (AMSL 601V).

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

ASL: American Sign Language: ASL Basic 3

This course focuses on developing American Sign Language (ASL) skills to ask and give fairly lengthy responses to questions, incorporating linguistic and grammatical features. Students will be introduced to elements; classifiers; use of durative aspect; gaining, directing and maintaining visual attention; controlling the pace of a conversation; and confirming information appropriately.

  • Pre-requisite: successful completion of Basic 2 (AMSL 602V).

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

ASL: American Sign Language: ASL Basic 4

Review and reinforce all American Sign Language (ASL) skills developed from Prep I – Basic III. All linguistic functions and grammatical features will be integrated into a comprehensive application to more complex monologues and dialogues. There will be particular focus on the review and use of classifiers and on facial grammatical and effective markers.

  • Pre-requisite: successful completion of Basic 3 (AMSL 603V).

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

ASL: American Sign Language: ASL Basic Mastery

This course is for students who have successfully completed American Sign Language (ASL) Basic Levels I-IV, providing a review before taking the ASL Basic Level Mastery Exam. Students then complete the Mastery Exam, comprised of a written exam and a video-taped demonstration of signing skills.  Pre-requisites: successful completion of Basic 1, 2, 3, and 4 with an overall average of a B-.

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Russian

RUSSIAN: THE FULL SERIES New

Limited time: Register now for The Full Series for a special, discounted rate for Russian Level 1, 2 and 3.

2018F LANG 603G 001 • Sep 25 - Dec 13 (24 sessions) • Margarita Coppard
  • $745+GST

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You are registering for Russian Level 1, 2 and 3 for the dates indicated. Please check the dates and times carefully. Students must attend the series they have registered for.

2019W LANG 603G 001 • Jan 16 - Apr 29 (24 sessions) • Margarita Coppard
  • $745+GST

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You are registering for Russian Level 1, 2 and 3 for the dates indicated. Please check the dates and times carefully. Students must attend the series they have registered for.


Russian Level 1

Fascinated by the Russian language and culture?  Starting with the basics of the alphabet and grammar, you’ll progress to short conversations in this level 1 course for beginners. Students will also gain insight into everyday life in the Soviet and post-Soviet periods.

2018F LANG 521G 001 • Sep 25 - Oct 18 (8 sessions) • Margarita Coppard
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $265+GST

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2019W LANG 521G 001 • Jan 16 - Feb 11 (8 sessions) • Margarita Coppard
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $265+GST

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Russian Level 2

Russian Level 2  is for the people who have recently completed the Level 1 course or who already have the basic knowledge of Russian language and grammar acquired through self-study or visits to the country.  Participants will develop a broader understanding of grammar and vocabulary through listening, speaking, reading and writing, and will progress from simple phrases to short stories.  Students will also expand their knowledge about the Soviet and post-Soviet culture.

2018F LANG 522G 001 • Oct 23 - Nov 15 (8 sessions) • Margarita Coppard
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $255+GST

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2019W LANG 522G 001 • Feb 13 - Mar 13 (8 sessions) • Margarita Coppard
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $255+GST

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Russian Level 3 New

Now that you have the basic knowledge of the Russian grammar, you will work on expanding your vocabulary and conversational skills. You will have fun practicing real-life scenarios, describing pictures, and watching short video clips. Level 3 reviews the grammar of the previous levels and focuses on perfective and imperfective verbs.

2018F LANG 523G 001 • Nov 20 - Dec 13 (8 sessions) • Margarita Coppard
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $245+GST

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2019W LANG 523G 001 • Apr 1 - Apr 29 (8 sessions) • Margarita Coppard
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $245+GST

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RUSSIAN FOR TRAVELLERS New

Travelling to Russia or another Russian-speaking for vacation or business? This course will introduce you to the Russian alphabet, vocabulary, day-to-day expressions, and basic grammar principles to help you build sentences. You will have fun discussing Russian humour, superstitions, traditions and cultural facts. 

2019S LANG 526G 001 • May 7 - May 23 (6 sessions) • Margarita Coppard
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $225+GST

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French

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FRENCH: THE FULL SERIES New

Limited time: Register now for The Full Series for a special, discounted rate on French Level 1, 2 and 3.

2018F LANG 601G 001 • Sep 11 - Nov 29 (24 sessions) • • Viquesnelfrancois
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $745+GST

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You are registering for French Level 1, 2 and 3 for the dates indicated. Please check the dates and times carefully. Students must attend the series they have registered for.

2018F LANG 601G 002 • Oct 24 - May 1 (24 sessions) • • Viquesnelfrancois
  • Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $745+GST

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You are registering for French Level 1, 2 and 3 for the dates indicated. Please check the dates and times carefully. Students must attend the series they have registered for.

2019W LANG 601G 001 • Jan 17 - Apr 9 (24 sessions) • • Viquesnelfrancois
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $745+GST

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You are registering for French Level 1, 2 and 3 for the dates indicated. Please check the dates and times carefully. Students must attend the series they have registered for.


French Level 1

If you have little or no previous experience in French – or if your high school French is now a distant memory – this course is the place to start. Focusing on basic vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation, this beginner's course will help you to build essential foundational skills.

2018F LANG 503G 001 • Sep 11 - Oct 4 (8 sessions) • Francois Viquesnel
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $265+GST

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2018F LANG 503G 002 • Oct 24 - Dec 12 (8 sessions) • Francois Viquesnel
  • Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $265+GST

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2019W LANG 503G 001 • Jan 17 - Feb 12 (8 sessions) • Francois Viquesnel
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $265+GST

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French Level 2

If you have had recent experience with basic French – or have completed French Level 1, this course will help you improve your vocabulary, grammar and use of everyday French.

2018F LANG 504G 001 • Oct 9 - Nov 1 (8 sessions) • Francois Viquesnel
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $255+GST

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2019W LANG 504G 002 • Jan 16 - Mar 6 (8 sessions) • Francois Viquesnel
  • Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $255+GST

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2019W LANG 504G 001 • Feb 14 - Mar 12 (8 sessions) • Francois Viquesnel
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $255+GST

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French Level 3

Now that you have completed Level 2, continue on your path to easy conversations while reviewing vocabulary, grammar rules and French sentence structures learned in Levels 1 and 2.  Level 3 focuses more specifically on conversation skills. Through progressive structured fun activities, we learn how to ask and answer questions in various life contexts and situations. If you have not taken Levels 1 and 2 but are stronger in French, you are encouraged to attend.

2018F LANG 507G 001 • Nov 6 - Nov 29 (8 sessions) • Francois Viquesnel
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $245+GST

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2019W LANG 507G 002 • Mar 13 - May 1 (8 sessions) • Francois Viquesnel
  • Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $245+GST

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2019W LANG 507G 001 • Mar 14 - Apr 9 (8 sessions) • Francois Viquesnel
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $245+GST

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French for Travellers

This fun and practical language and culture course, taught by a native Parisian, will help you to hit the ground running in your French-speaking destination. You’ll learn the vocabulary, pronunciation and day-to-day expressions you’ll need to travel in comfort, as well as fascinating information about French culture, traditions and attractions. Purchase text Lonely Planet French Phrase Book from the Lansdowne Bookstore (approx $15).

2018F LANG 539G 001 • Sep 12 - Oct 17 (6 sessions) • Francois Viquesnel
  • Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $225+GST

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2019W LANG 539G 001 • Apr 11 - Apr 30 (6 sessions) • Francois Viquesnel
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $225+GST

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Spanish

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SPANISH: THE FULL SERIES New

Limited time: Register now for The Full Series for a special, discounted rate on Spanish Level 1, 2 and 3.

2018F LANG 604G 001 • Sep 17 - Feb 13 (36 sessions) • Francesca Sosiego
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $775+GST

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You are registering for Spanish Level 1, 2 and 3 for the dates indicated. Please check the dates and times carefully. Students must attend the series they have registered for.

2018F LANG 604G 002 • Oct 2 - Feb 14 (36 sessions) • Francesca Sosiego
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $775+GST

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You are registering for Spanish Level 1, 2 and 3 for the dates indicated. Please check the dates and times carefully. Students must attend the series they have registered for.

2019W LANG 604G 001 • Feb 19 - Jun 20 (36 sessions) • Francesca Sosiego
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $775+GST

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You are registering for Spanish Level 1, 2 and 3 for the dates indicated. Please check the dates and times carefully. Students must attend the series they have registered for.

2019W LANG 604G 002 • Feb 20 - Jul 8 (36 sessions) • Francesca Sosiego
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $775+GST

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You are registering for Spanish Level 1, 2 and 3 for the dates indicated. Please check the dates and times carefully. Students must attend the series they have registered for.


Spanish Level 1

Are you a complete beginner in Spanish? Have you taken Spanish for Travellers but want to learn more? In our relaxed and interactive atmosphere you will learn and practice basic vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation. You will learn how to identify things like the days of the week, articles of clothing and various household items. Come and have some fun and learn at the same time. Purchase text “Basic Spanish: Practice Makes Perfect, 2nd edition” from the Lansdowne Bookstore (approx $20). Additional Course Materials & Handouts will be available online through D2L (http://camosun.ca).

2018F LANG 515G 001 • Sep 17 - Oct 29 (12 sessions) • Francesca Sosiego
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $275+GST

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No classes on statutory holidays.

2018F LANG 515G 002 • Oct 2 - Nov 8 (12 sessions) • Francesca Sosiego
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $275+GST

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No classes on statutory holidays.

2019W LANG 515G 001 • Feb 19 - Mar 28 (12 sessions) • Francesca Sosiego
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $275+GST

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2019W LANG 515G 002 • Feb 20 - Apr 3 (12 sessions) • Francesca Sosiego
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $275+GST

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No classes on statutory holidays.


Spanish Level 2

If you have taken Spanish Level 1 or another very basic beginner’s course, this course is for you. Continue building on your existing knowledge to take your Spanish language skills with the introduction of irregular verbs. You will practice your vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation and reading skills for everyday language usage. After this course, you will be able to carry on a simple conversation. Purchase text “Basic Spanish: Practice Makes Perfect, 2nd edition”  from the Lansdowne Bookstore (approx $20). Additional Course Materials & Handouts will be available online through D2L (http://camosun.ca). 

2018F LANG 516G 001 • Oct 31 - Dec 12 (12 sessions) • Francesca Sosiego
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $265+GST

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2018F LANG 516G 002 • Nov 13 - Dec 20 (12 sessions) • Francesca Sosiego
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $265+GST

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2019W LANG 516G 001 • Apr 2 - May 9 (12 sessions) • Francesca Sosiego
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $265+GST

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2019W LANG 516G 002 • Apr 8 - May 22 (12 sessions) • Francesca Sosiego
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $265+GST

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Spanish Level 3

In this fun and interactive intermediate level course, you will learn how to use prepositions with verbs and how to express your needs and wishes to others in written and spoken form, as well as expressing your likes and dislikes, and what you are going to do in the future.  This course is designed for students who have taken Spanish Level 2 or for those who have a basic knowledge of Spanish (use of verbs in present tense). Purchase text “Basic Spanish: Practice Makes Perfect, 2nd edition”  from the Lansdowne Bookstore (approx $20). Additional Course Materials & Handouts will be available online through D2L (http://camosun.ca).  

2019W LANG 517G 001 • Jan 7 - Feb 13 (12 sessions) • Francesca Sosiego
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $255+GST

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2019W LANG 517G 002 • Jan 8 - Feb 14 (12 sessions) • Francesca Sosiego
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $255+GST

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2019S LANG 517G 001 • May 14 - Jun 20 (12 sessions) • Francesca Sosiego
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $255+GST

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2019S LANG 517G 002 • May 27 - Jul 8 (12 sessions) • Francesca Sosiego
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $255+GST

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Spanish for Travellers

Travelling to a Spanish-speaking country for vacation or business? This course will introduce you to Spanish pronunciation, vocabulary, and day-to-day expressions.  You will also gain knowledge of Spanish culture. This promises to be a fun and interactive course that will help you hit the ground running on your travels!  Purchase text, 15-Minute Spanish, from the Lansdowne Bookstore (approx. $18).

2018F LANG 524G 001 • Sep 26 - Oct 31 (6 sessions) • Monica Gil
  • Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $225+GST

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2019W LANG 524G 001 • Feb 4 - Feb 25 (6 sessions) • Monica Gil
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $225+GST

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Spanish Boot Camp New

Exercise the Spanish part of your brain!  Pre-requisite: Spanish Level 3 or equivalent, which requires participants to have a basic knowledge of the use of regular and stem-changing verbs in the present tense indicative and subjunctive.  This is one of the concepts that we will be “training” during this camp, together with concepts of verbs that “behave” like gustar, preposition rules, how to think in Spanish, simple future, and “to be or not to be”.   This camp will be focusing on exercises of the "trouble points" when learning Spanish.  No special gear or textbook required, handouts are provided during class, bring your own notebook and pen. Course Materials & Handouts will be available online through D2L (http://camosun.ca).

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Spanish Level 4

Continue to improve your Spanish language skills in the fourth level of our four level series.  In this fun and interactive course, you will learn the concept of verbs in reflexive form and the use of pronouns, as well as more verbs like “gustar”.  This course is designed for students who have taken Spanish Level 3 to continue on their journey. We invite those who have an intermediate knowledge of Spanish (knowing the verbs in present tense indicative and subjunctive) and are interested in expanding and practicing their skills to attend as well. Purchase text “Basic Spanish: Practice Makes Perfect, 2nd edition”  from the Lansdowne Bookstore (approx $20). Additional Course Materials & Handouts will be available online through D2L (http://camosun.ca).

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Italian

Italian for Travellers Level 1

Travelling to Italy for vacation or business? This fun and practical language and culture course is a great way to hit the ground running! You’ll learn the vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation and day-to-day expressions you’ll need to travel with comfort, as well as fascinating information about Italian culture, traditions and attractions.
Purchase text Learn Italian the Fast and Fun Way with MP3 CD from the Lansdowne Bookstore ( approx $32)

2018F LANG 533G 001 • Sep 26 - Oct 31 (6 sessions) • Giuseppa Aurucci
  • Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $225+GST

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2019W LANG 533G 001 • Feb 6 - Mar 13 (6 sessions) • Giuseppa Aurucci
  • Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $225+GST

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Italian for Travellers Level 2 New

This course is for those who have taken Italian for Traveller's Level 1 or another basic beginner's course and want to improve their written and spoken Italian. While reviewing vocabulary, grammar rules and Italian sentence structures, we will focus on conversation skills. We will learn how to ask and answer questions in various life contexts and situations. Purchase text Learn Italian the Fast and Fun way with MP3 CD from the Lansdowne Bookstore (approx $32).

2018F LANG 537G 001 • Nov 7 - Dec 12 (6 sessions) • Giuseppa Aurucci
  • Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $225+GST

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2019W LANG 537G 001 • Mar 20 - Apr 24 (6 sessions) • Giuseppa Aurucci
  • Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $225+GST

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Japanese

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JAPANESE: THE FULL SERIES New

Limited time: Register now for The Full Series for a special, discounted rate on Japanese Level 1, 2 and 3.

2018F LANG 602G 001 • Sep 25 - Dec 13 (24 sessions) • • Makiko Cardinal
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $745+GST

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You are registering for Japanese Level 1, 2 and 3 for the dates indicated. Please check the dates and times carefully. Students must attend the series they have registered for.

2019W LANG 602G 001 • Jan 21 - Apr 17 (24 sessions) • • Makiko Cardinal
  • Mon Wed • 6:00pm-8:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $745+GST

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You are registering for Japanese Level 1, 2 and 3 for the dates indicated. Please check the dates and times carefully. Students must attend the series they have registered for.


Japanese Level 1

Konnichiwa! Welcome to Japan! This fun and interactive introductory Japanese course is designed to help you start to speak and understand this beautiful language. You will learn grammar, pronunciation and writing using simple conversation, greetings and numbers. Your instructor will also help you to understand the Japanese culture and customs. Bring your questions and your curiosity and have a great time. Purchase text, NJK Ganbatte Series, Volume 1, from the Lansdowne Bookstore (approx. $28).

2018F LANG 546G 001 • Sep 25 - Oct 18 (8 sessions) • Makiko Cardinal
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $265+GST

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2019W LANG 546G 001 • Jan 21 - Feb 13 (8 sessions) • Makiko Cardinal
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $265+GST

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Japanese Level 2

This course is for students with knowledge of basic Japanese including the ability to use simple greetings, numbers from 1-99, basic adjectives and verbs, and have a basic conversation using questions such as, Do you have?, Do you like?, and What time is it?. Reviewing and building on Level 1, more vocabulary will be introduced as well as Japanese writing systems, culture, and customs. Same text as Level 1.
 ~ "We always learn so much every single class." Y.P.

2018F LANG 547G 001 • Oct 23 - Nov 15 (8 sessions) • Makiko Cardinal
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $255+GST

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No classes on statutory holidays.

2019W LANG 547G 001 • Feb 20 - Mar 18 (8 sessions) • Makiko Cardinal
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $255+GST

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No classes on statutory holidays.


Japanese Level 3 New

This course is for students with knowledge of Hiragana and Katakana as well as basic Japanese conversation. Reviewing and building on Levels 1 and 2, you will learn more vocabulary, sentence structures, and how to write sentences. Chinese characters will be introduced. Purchase text, NJK Ganbatte Series, Volume 2, from the Lansdowne Bookstore (approx. $28).

2018F LANG 548G 001 • Nov 20 - Dec 13 (8 sessions) • Makiko Cardinal
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $245+GST

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2019W LANG 548G 001 • Mar 25 - Apr 17 (8 sessions) • Makiko Cardinal
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $245+GST

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