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Beginning Conversational French
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Beginning Conversational French

$100

with Ed2Go.com/yace ., York Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Oct 1, 2020

Proper pronunciation is important to good communication. Beginning Conversational French will help you master the best pronunciations. Simply click on each word to hear it spoken. Every word and sentence is also written out phonetically.

This course has been carefully crafted to ensure you will have no trouble pronouncing French words correctly. The first three lessons introduce the basics needed for most conversations in French, such as "please" and "thank you." You will also learn numbers, days of the week, months of the year, and telling time.

The entire course is structured in this logical, systematic method. After the introduction and basic conversation lessons, you will learn what to say at the airport. From the airport, you need to get to your hotel, so you will learn how to talk about transportation. The following lesson shows you how to talk to hotel employees. After you have settled into your hotel, you will probably be hungry, so the course also covers how to communicate in restaurants.

Each lesson also includes cultural tips. Hand and body gestures mean different things in different cultures. For example, do you know the proper way to point to avoid offending people in France? This course will tell you. You will be pleased with your quick progress, and you will be prepared for your next trip!

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Instant Italian
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Instant Italian

$100

with Ed2Go.com/yace ., York Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Oct 1, 2020

This dynamic course will teach you how to express yourself comfortably in Italian. You'll learn practical, everyday words. You'll read, hear, and practice dialogues based on typical situations that you're likely to encounter if you plan to vacation in Italy. The dialogues and follow-up exercises of each lesson will teach you to communicate in Italian in a wide variety of settings. You'll be surprised by how quickly and easily you can learn many useful expressions in Italian! This course will make it simple to master your pronunciation of Italian. Essential words and phrases are written phonetically by using sounds that are familiar to you from English words. The audio feature lets you hear the words and phrases spoken aloud with just a click of your mouse. Short exercises are included with each lesson to help you reinforce what you've learned and gauge your progress, making it easy to pinpoint areas that you still need to review. The exercises also give you immediate feedback—you'll know whether you answered correctly as soon as you finish.

By the end of the second lesson, you will have already learned about the Italian language's impact on the world, the Italian alphabet, phonetics, and pronunciation, proper forms of address, expressions of courtesy, and how to make introductions. When you reach your final lesson, you will know how to ask for help, ask directions, navigate Italian shops, book a hotel room, order a meal, and much more! Cultural notes are included throughout the course to help you better understand Italians and their way of life. You' will learn what various gestures mean to Italians, which ones to use, and those you should avoid. This course will convince you that learning a language is both fun and rewarding.

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How to Plan a Disney World Vacation

$9

with David Murch, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 27, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you planning a Walt Disney World vacation? Looking for someone to break down your options, guide you through this daunting process, and help you get the most out of your vacation and budget? If so, join us and get personal insight on all things Disney World!! This includes theme parks, water parks, ticket options, resort options, dining options, dining plans, seasonal events, tours, dinner shows, unique experiences, and even MagicBands. We’ll also discuss the pros and cons of using a travel agency vs. booking the vacation yourself, staying on Disney property vs. off-site, and relying on Disney transportation vs. renting a vehicle. See how to factor in seasonal park crowd levels, average monthly temperatures, and rainy days into your plans. Gain some insight on how to think through your budget as we look at potential expenses and consider ways to save money in various areas of your vacation.

Instructor: David Murch
Tuesday, 4/27, 5:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Online
Fee: $9

SOLO Wilderness First Aid

$165

with Jessica Steele, United Technologies Center - Adult Education

Calendar May 1, 2021 at 8 am

Are you thinking about going on an outdoor trip this summer with family or friends? Are you planning on being a trip leader for a camp or guide service? Are you interested in knowing how to take care of someone if they were hurt in the backcountry? This is a perfect course for someone who would like to get a basic level of first aid training. 

The Wilderness First Aid is a 16-hour hands-on course. It will provided a comprehensive look at the standards and skills of dealing with: • response and assessment • musculoskeletal Injuries • environmental emergencies • survival skills • soft tissue injuries • medical emergencies.

All Wilderness First Aid students must have a current CPR card or will need to take a CPR/AED course in an evening session. There will be an additional fee of $30 for if CPR is needed (Pay for the CPR fee at class); this class will be offered Saturday evening.

This course includes 16-hours in class sessions, out of class reading, and a final exam.

Course includes: SOLO  Wilderness First Aid book, Wilderness First Aid Map, 2-year WFA Certification, 2-year CPR certification

CEU available. 1.5 CEU 
(There will be an extra fee $20 for CEU. Forms will be available in class.)

 

COVID GUIDELINES - following CDC, UTC, and SOLO guidelines 

Masks must be worn while in the building or when closer than 6’

During scenarios and patient assessment participants must wear gowns, masks, gloves and shields. (This will be made available for each student during class.)

Participants will work with a partner during the duration of the course. This will help with limited exposure and still allow students to have a hands-on experience

 

Beginning Conversational French

$100

with Online Instructor Sara Hardin, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next available session starts May 12, 2021
1 additional session on Jun 16, 2021

https://www.ed2go.com/msad2970/online-courses/conversational-french-beginner/

Prepare for your next trip to France by mastering the basics of conversational French. This course will provide you with proper pronunciation of French words that you'll use in your travels as well as cultural tips including appropriate gestures and body language.

Proper pronunciation is important to good communication. Beginning Conversational French will help you master the best pronunciations. Simply click on each word to hear it spoken. Every word and sentence is also written out phonetically.

This course has been carefully crafted to ensure you will have no trouble pronouncing French words correctly. The first three lessons introduce the basics needed for most conversations in French, such as "please" and "thank you." You will also learn numbers, days of the week, months of the year, and telling time.

The entire course is structured in this logical, systematic method. After the introduction and basic conversation lessons, you will learn what to say at the airport. From the airport, you need to get to your hotel, so you will learn how to talk about transportation. The following lesson shows you how to talk to hotel employees. After you have settled into your hotel, you will probably be hungry, so the course also covers how to communicate in restaurants.

Each lesson also includes cultural tips. Hand and body gestures mean different things in different cultures. For example, do you know the proper way to point to avoid offending people in France? This course will tell you. You will be pleased with your quick progress, and you will be prepared for your next trip!

Speed Spanish

$115

with Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next available session starts May 12, 2021
1 additional session on Jun 16, 2021

https://www.ed2go.com/msad2970/online-courses/speed-spanish/

Learn six easy recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you'll be engaging in conversational Spanish in no time.

Imagine yourself speaking, reading and writing Spanish. Now you can with Speed Spanish. This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn Spanish pronto.

You will learn six easy recipes for gluing Spanish words together to form sentences. In no time at all, you will be able to go into any Spanish speaking situation and converse in Spanish. ¡Qué Bueno!

How to Plan a Disney World Vacation

$14

with David Murch, Biddeford Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts May 13, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you planning a Walt Disney World vacation? Looking for someone to break down your options, guide you through this daunting process, and help you get the most out of your vacation and budget? If so, join us and get personal insight on all things Disney World!! This includes theme parks, water parks, ticket options, resort options, dining options, dining plans, seasonal events, tours, dinner shows, unique experiences, and even MagicBands. We’ll also discuss the pros and cons of using a travel agency vs. booking the vacation yourself, staying on Disney property vs. off-site, and relying on Disney transportation vs. renting a vehicle. See how to factor in seasonal park crowd levels, average monthly temperatures, and rainy days into your plans. Gain some insight on how to think through your budget as we look at potential expenses and consider ways to save money in various areas of your vacation.

Driving Dynamics
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Driving Dynamics

$40

with Michael Truman, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts May 22, 2021 at 8 am

$40. per person, there is a cost of only $25. if you are 65 and older.

The Maine Driving Dynamics course is a driver improvement course that is aimed to improve a student's defensive driving awareness and abilities. This five-hour course includes discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine's highways. A student who completes the course will receive a three-point credit on their driving record. It may take up to 2 weeks for processing.

Questions regarding your license should be addressed to:

Bureau of Motor Vehicles at 207-624-9000.

Also, check with your insurance company as you may be able to reduce your insurance premium by completing this course!

 





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