Languages

Spanish Beginners

The USA’s Census Office estimates that by 2050 it will have 138 million Spanish speakers making it the largest Spanish-speaking nation on Earth! Learning Spanish makes travelling to or working in the USA, Latin America, Spain and Philippines a rich and rewarding experience. It will make a great addition to your skill-set!

TUTOR: CARMEN PEREYRA

31 JUL – 18 SEP MONDAY

6:00PM – 7:30PM

$139

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30 OCT – 11 DEC MONDAY

7:30PM – 9:00PM

$124

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Spanish Continuation

For those people who have previously attended a beginners course through UXBRIDGE or those who have completed some foundation learning elsewhere.

TUTOR: CARMEN PEREYRA

31 JUL – 18 SEP MONDAY

7:30PM – 9:00PM

$139

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30 OCT – 11 DEC MONDAY

6:00PM – 7:30PM

$124

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French Beginners

French, the language of love, isn’t mostly spoken by French people anymore. Currently useful in more than 40 countries, it’s a language that’s revived and its appeal is growing! The latest projection is that French will be spoken by 750 million people by 2050! Planning a trip to Vanuatu or New Caledonia? You’ll need to pack your français!

The date below is correct but differs from the printed materials.

TUTOR: ROMY HUME

8 AUG – 26 SEP TUESDAY

6:00PM – 7:30PM

$139

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24 OCT – 12 DEC TUESDAY

7:30PM – 9:00PM

$139

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French Continuation

“Voulez-vous en savoir plus?” (Do you want to learn more ?) This course is aimed at those who have completed the Beginners and Continuation French courses at Uxbridge, or those who have some prior learning of French. Each session will offer lots of opportunities to practice conversation skills together with more grammar et beaucoup de vocabulaire!

The date below is correct but differs from the printed materials.

TUTOR: ROMY HUME

8 AUG – 26 SEP TUESDAY

7:30PM – 9:00PM

$139

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24 OCT – 12 DEC TUESDAY

6:00PM – 7:30PM

$139

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Italian Beginners

Why were so many opera’s composed in Italian? Because it’s the language of passion and romance! Learning Italian opens up the worlds of food, music, theatre, fashion and film. And Italy has more world heritage sites than anywhere on earth making it a ‘must-do’ for everyone’s bucket list! Need we say more?

TUTOR: CRISTINA CAPRI

22 AUG – 26 SEP TUESDAY

10:00AM – 12:00PM

$139

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Italian Language & Culture (W)

Use this workshop as a ‘crash course’ on how to survive your next trip to Italy. In this very interactive class you will experience the essentials of the language and culture of this amazing country and get tips on how to cope with any situation!

TUTOR: CRISTINA CAPRI

18 NOV SATURDAY

10:00AM – 4:00PM

$99

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Travel: Southern Italy (W)

For some it’s the history, for others the ‘Med’ lifestyle, but for everyone the South is a smorgasbord of cultural delights. Once part of Ancient Greece, Southern Italy boasts some of the oldest cities and most historically important sites in the world such as Pompeii and the Spanish Quarter. Cristina, a native Italian, will let you in on the secrets of where to eat, stop, browse, learn and shop. Andiamo!

This workshop is NOT all about the language but will be of interest to those who plan to travel.

TUTOR: CRISTINA CAPRI

23 SEP SATURDAY

10:00AM – 4:00PM

$99

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Spanish for Travellers (W)

Jetting off to Spain or South America on a whim? Booked a trip ages ago but never thought about learning the lingo? Don’t panic: this ‘crash course’ is perfect for anyone travelling to a Spanish-speaking country with little time for learning. Master basic phrases & words (with some pronunciation) to help you order food, greet and thank people, ask for directions or provide information. Interested? Good! Vamonos!

TUTOR: CARMEN PEREYRA

4 NOV SATURDAY

10:00AM – 4:00PM

$99

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Mandarin Beginners

Mandarin is the world’s most common language & one that most requires pro translators! Help yourself. Increase your marketability. China is a major trading partner & communicating in mandarin will be essential to New Zealanders here and overseas.

TUTOR: LINDA LI

23 AUG – 27 SEP WEDNESDAY

7:00PM – 9:00PM

$139

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25 OCT – 29 NOV WEDNESDAY

7:00PM – 9:00PM

$139

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German Beginners

Travelling or working in Europe? Hosting an international student? Expanding your horizons? German is a great addition to your list of skills. Germany itself is naturally beautiful & rich in history, art and music and with one of the strongest economies in the world it’s an exciting work & travel option.

TUTOR: ROMY HUME

26 OCT – 30 NOV THURSDAY

7:00PM – 9:00PM

$139

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ESOL Beginners

The ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) programmes are designed to help people with limited English skills. If you struggle to speak, read, write or understand English OR if your native (home) language is not English, then this is perfect for YOU! Learn basic vocabulary, spelling, grammar and practise pronunciation. Use phonics and master simple sentences that lead to basic conversation.

TUTOR: STEPHEN YOUNG

1 AUG – 19 SEP TUESDAY

9:15AM – 11:15AM

$169

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24 OCT – 12 DEC TUESDAY

9:15AM – 11:15AM

$169

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ESOL Intermediate

Good English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills are essential for successful communication, critical thinking and problem-solving. If you have done Level 1 or if you understand basic English and have a reasonable confidence using the language but want to improve your conversational, reading, vocabulary and listening skills then this is for you. Your abilities are stretched using interesting stories, news and other topics for debate.

TUTOR: STEPHEN YOUNG

3 AUG – 21 SEP THURSDAY

9:15AM – 11:15AM

$169

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26 OCT – 14 DEC TUESDAY

9:15AM – 11:15AM

$169

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