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TWO ITEMS: Learn German with PCC non-credit lessons
Photos and Story by James Hill
PORTLAND, Ore. – Have you always wanted to be able to speak German? Portland Community College will offer an opportunity to learn the language just for fun and self-enrichment with an upcoming non-credit class. German Conversation: Beginning Term I will present the basics of listening and speaking this powerful language, so similar to our own. Instructor Anneliese Hellweg makes lessons easy and fun in a supportive environment. After completing the eight-week class, you will be able to speak basic phrases with confidence. The eight-week class will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, June 23 through Aug. 11, in Room 105 at the Portland Metro Center, 5600 N.E. 42nd Ave. Cost is $87. Students are asked to purchase the text, "German the Fast and Fun Way," available at PCC bookstores. For more information, contact PCC Community Education at 503-731-6832.###Practice your Spanish language skills with PCCPORTLAND, Ore. – Learning the basics of a new language is a great accomplishment, but how do you keep up your skills once the lessons are over? Portland Community College has an answer for Spanish language students: an intermediate conversation class beginning this June. Spanish Conversation: Intermediate is a perfect opportunity to practice your skills within a safe, fun environment of other students. Designed for those who have taken three terms of Spanish or have equivalent experience, the class will build vocabulary and perfect a fluid meter of speech. Instructor Lucia Torres draws everyone into participation through listening and speaking. The eight-week class will be from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursdays, June 24 through August 12 at the Portland Metro Center, 5600 NE 42 Ave. Portland, Oregon in room 110. Cost $87 with a $5 fee payable to the instructor at the first class. For more information, contact PCC Community Education at 503-731-6832.