Courses

In this introductory course, students will learn how to sign basic phrases and sentences. Students will learn how to introduce themselves, colors, numbers, locations, activity words and so much more. By the end of the course, students will gain an understanding of the world of Deaf culture and be able to communicate effectively using sign language.


March 13, 2024 to April 17, 2024, Online Course
In this next-level course, students will continue to build phrases and sentences with the vocabulary acquired during American Sign Language: Beginning I, as well as some new vocabulary. Students will practice phrases and sentences by recording their own signing and uploading their videos for review. Students will also continue to explore the world of Deaf culture.


April 17, 2024 to May 22, 2024, Online Course
This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn Spanish pronto. Students will learn six easy recipes for gluing Spanish words together to form sentences. In no time at all, students will be able to go into any Spanish speaking situation and converse in Spanish.


March 13, 2024 to April 17, 2024, Online Course
This course is a continuation of the instruction provided in Spanish: Beginner I. Students that enroll in Spanish: Beginner II will see an immediate improvement in their Spanish fluency from the very first lesson.


April 17, 2024 to May 22, 2024, Online Course
This course is a continuation of the instruction provided in Spanish: Beginner II. In this advanced-level course, guided practice will include lots of new vocabulary, pronunciation, and speed drills, as well as in-depth study of Spanish parts of speech to help students speak and understand Spanish in a snap.


May 15, 2024 to June 19, 2024, Online Course
Learn medical Spanish quickly and easily, honing your basic conversational skills and mastering key healthcare words and phrases.


March 13, 2024 to May 1, 2024, Online Course
Build on your foundation of Spanish for healthcare providers by learning medical terminology and phrases from a variety of medical fields, as well as Spanish grammar.


April 17, 2024 to May 22, 2024, Online Course
The Medical Interpreter training course prepares you to work in hospitals, medical offices and in any healthcare environment where a Spanish interpreter is needed.


April 11, 2024 to December 12, 2024, Online Course
Course activities and conversations will have you communicating comfortably in French in no time. You will learn about the history and culture of French-speaking peoples and interact directly with native speakers.

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This course is a continuation of French Conversation: Beginning I and focuses on conversational French, pronunciation, and correct grammar for effective communication.

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This course is a continuation of French Conversation: Beginning I and II and focuses on conversational French, pronunciation, and correct grammar for effective communication. The course is taught in an interactive style and includes an overview of French cultures.

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This introduction to the Italian language and culture is great for travelers interested in learning practical communication skills and grammar.


March 7, 2024 to May 2, 2024, Kettler Hall Rm G22
Prerequisite: Italian Language and Culture for Travelers: Beginning I. This course will focus on the use of language by introducing new topics of grammar and by encouraging students to learn vocabulary and build sentences. In addition, cultural components will be discussed while practicing conversation and reading skills.

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This course is designed for those adults who seek to learn communicative skills in Korean and a basic understanding of the cultures and customs of Korea.

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This class is for new beginning learners of Japanese language and culture. Classes will include reading and writing Hiragana/Katakana letters, mastering simple useful phrases and learning about Japanese culture.


April 6, 2024 to June 29, 2024, Modular Classroom Bldg Rm 144 - Enter from St. Joe Rd. Look for Lot 16 or Parking Garage 3 (P3).
September 7, 2024 to November 23, 2024, Modular Classroom Bldg Rm 144 - Enter from St. Joe Rd. Look for Lot 16 or Parking Garage 3 (P3).
The Beginner I course is designed to introduce students to the everyday language of Japan. Lessons will be organized around natural conversational topics, leading students from fundamental aspects of grammar to readings in simple texts along with basic writing.


April 6, 2024 to June 29, 2024, Modular Classroom Bldg Rm 144 - Enter from St. Joe Rd. Look for Lot 16 or Parking Garage 3 (P3).
September 7, 2024 to November 23, 2024, Modular Classroom Bldg Rm 144 - Enter from St. Joe Rd. Look for Lot 16 or Parking Garage 3 (P3).
Prerequisite: Must have completed Japanese Conversation: Beginner I. Must have studied the Japanese language more than one year. A focus of this course will be to develop Japanese language proficiency and knowledge through grammatical and practical learning and activities in order to be able to carry on basic conversations with Japanese native speakers.


April 6, 2024 to June 29, 2024, Modular Classroom Bldg Rm 144 - Enter from St. Joe Rd. Look for Lot 16 or Parking Garage 3 (P3).
September 7, 2024 to November 23, 2024, Modular Classroom Bldg Rm 144 - Enter from St. Joe Rd. Look for Lot 16 or Parking Garage 3 (P3).
Prerequisite: Japanese Conversation: Beginner II or equivalent knowledge. The focus of this course will be to further advance students' knowledge of advanced vocabulary and grammar. Practice of applied usages of grammar learned in Beginner I and II will give students mastery of basic communication in Japanese.

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The Purdue Fort Wayne Japanese Saturday School has designed this course for native speakers of Japanese to practice the English used at their workplaces.

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The Purdue Fort Wayne Japanese Saturday School has designed this course for Japanese speakers looking to improve their English conversation skills.

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This introduction to the German language and culture is great for anyone interested in learning vocabulary and grammar to begin communicating with German speakers.

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Prerequisite: German: Beginner or basic knowledge of German is recommended. This course will focus on introducing topics of grammar and encouraging students to learn vocabulary and build sentences. In addition, cultural components will be discussed while practicing conversation and reading skills.

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Prerequisite: German: Intermediate or intermediate knowledge of German is recommended. This course will focus on the use of language by encouraging students to learn vocabulary and build complex sentences. In addition, students will have the opportunity to practice conversation and reading skills.

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