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.


February 15, 2023 to March 22, 2023, 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.


March 15, 2023 to April 19, 2023, Online Course
Learn medical Spanish quickly and easily, honing your basic conversational skills and mastering key healthcare words and phrases.


January 19, 2023 to March 13, 2023, 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.


February 28, 2023 to April 4, 2023, 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.


March 30, 2023 to August 3, 2023, Online Course
This introduction to the Italian language and culture is great for travelers interested in learning practical communication skills and grammar.


March 2, 2023 to April 27, 2023, 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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Join Instructor and native Italian, Ilaria Piccinini, for a unique introduction to delicious Italian cuisine. In this course, students will be guided through the preparation of various traditional Italian dishes. Additionally, students will learn about Italian culture and traditions as well as cooking-related vocabulary by exploring and savoring selected regional dishes.


March 15-29, 2023, Wholesome Roots Cooking
This introduction to the German language and culture is great for anyone interested in learning vocabulary and grammar to begin communicating with German speakers.


September 5, 2023 to October 3, 2023, Kettler Hall Rm G22
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.


October 10, 2023 to November 14, 2023
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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This school provides education in Korean language for children ages 5 through 17. The school will offer children opportunities to understand Korean culture and to gain cross-cultural experiences by teaching them in Korean.


February 4, 2023 to April 29, 2023, Neff Hall Rm 149
This school provides education in Korean language for children ages 5 through 17 who have taken the Beginning Learners class. The school will offer children opportunities to understand Korean culture and to gain cross-cultural experiences by teaching them in Korean.


February 4, 2023 to April 29, 2023, Neff Hall Rm 139
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.


February 4, 2023 to April 29, 2023, Neff Hall Rm 135
This course is designed for adults who seek to learn communicative skills in Korean and a basic understanding of the cultures and customs of Korea.


February 4, 2023 to April 29, 2023, Neff Hall Rm 133
The Purdue Fort Wayne Japanese Saturday School has a primary focus to assist children of Japanese nationals who are working in the region to keep pace with their former classmates in Japan.

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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.


January 7, 2023 to March 25, 2023, 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.


January 7, 2023 to March 25, 2023, 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.


January 7, 2023 to March 25, 2023, 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.


January 7, 2023 to March 25, 2023, Modular Classroom Bldg Rm 144 - Enter from St. Joe Rd. Look for Lot 16 or Parking Garage 3 (P3).
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 course concentrates on conversational Spanish, pronunciation, and correct grammar for effective communication. The course is taught in an interactive style and includes an overview of Hispanic cultures.

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This course concentrates on conversational Spanish, pronunciation, and correct grammar for effective communication. The course is taught in an interactive style and includes an overview of Hispanic cultures.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.