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  PERSONAL IMPROVEMENT:
     Backpack Survival
     Arabic - Step 1
     The Edge - Social Etiquette for Today's Teens
  TEST PREPARATION:
     SAT Reasoning Test Preparation
 
Personal Improvement
 
   Backpack SurvivalTell a Friend!
 
      In this intensive one-day seminar, Lee Bergthold will discuss the basics of backpack survival. You will learn how to choose the right equipment and be prepared for the unexpected. Basic medical, weather and adverse elements will also be discussed. Fee: $50 (Material fee due at class:$10).
 
   Section Dates Days Times Location Instructor Fee  Aux  Total   
   PDPI.11314-001.1  05/04/2014  Sunday  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  SSV 151  Bergthold  50.00  50.00  Add to Cart
 
 

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   Arabic - Step 1Tell a Friend!
 
      Dr. Estiphan Panoussi, Professor Emeritus of Arabic from the University of Gothenberg, Sweden, will teach you to read, write, and speak classical Arabic and other Semitic languages (mainly Hebrew, Aramaic, and Syriac; Farsi and Pashtu, though written in Arabic alphabet, are not Semitic languages, but belong instead to the same Indo-European tree to which English, amongst others, belongs). You will learn the Arabic consonantal alphabet and its phonological value. After the above phonological approach, you will learn how to read and write Arabic from right to left, identifying which of the written letters are to be considered as either a consonant or a vowel. The course will also cover morphology, syntax, and readings of vocalized and non-vocalized Arabic texts. Fee: $300 (Material fee due at class: $30)
 
   Section Dates Days Times Location Instructor Fee  Aux  Total   
   PDPI.1314-013.2  2/8, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3/14  12 Saturdays  4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  TBD  Panoussi  300.00  300.00  Add to Cart
 
   Notes: Suggested texts to purchase: 1. A New Arabic Grammer of the Written Language by: J A Haywood & H M Nahmad (London, Lund Humphries, 1965, Repr. 1990 and 2000) any available edition in www.amazon.com 2. Arabic in 10 Minutes a Day by: Kristine K. Kershul, www.10minutesaday.com 3. J M.Cowen (editor), Arabic-English Dictionary: The Hans Wehr Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic. www.amazon.com
 
 

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   The Edge - Social Etiquette for Today's TeensTell a Friend!
 
      Social etiquette does count in the 21st century! The current state of competition that teens are experiencing in education and employment requires having an edge in the game! Now is the time to prepare your teens with the social etiquette skills that will benifit them for a lifetime. This course is targeted toward teens and pre-teens interested in learning positive communication skills including poise, body language, and the art of conversation. The course will also focus on appropriate etiquette with others in various social situations, as well as electronic etiquette. This is the class to give teens the edge for a successful future. Fee $49 (Material fee: $10 at class)
 
   Section Dates Days Times Location Instructor Fee  Aux  Total   
   PDPI.1314-017.2  February 1, 2014  Saturday  9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  TBD  Education  25.00  25.00  CANCELLED
 
 
Test Preparation
 
   SAT Reasoning Test PreparationTell a Friend!
 
      This seminar will help students prepare for the new college Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT-1). Innovation Education will provide instruction and a review of the required academic skills, with an emphasis on test-taking tips and strategies. Test location and time will be specified at class. Fee: $269
 
   Section Dates Days Times Location Instructor Fee  Aux  Total   
   PDTP.1314-001.2  5/3, 5/10, 5/17, and 5/31/14  4 Saturdays  9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  BE 249  Education  269.00  269.00  Add to Cart
 
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