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French Conversation

LOCATION: May Road Campus 2b May Rd Lalor

DESCRIPTION: This is a French conversation class where participants practise their French to become more proficient. Topics discussed will include travel, cooking, books etc. If you are interested in this class you will need to have some knowledge of the language – spoken only – and be able to carry on a conversation in French. It would be a great class if you were planning an overseas French holiday.

PREREQUISITE: Able to speak French to some degree

Italian Language Intermediate

LOCATION: May Rd Campus Senior Citizens Centre 2b May Rd Lalor

DESCRIPTION: BEGINNERS – Knowledge of Basic Italian Language is required. The class will benefit people who have an Italian background and want to better communicate with family and friends. For people who want to travel to Italy and for people who want to improve their knowledge of the Italian language for work or for business. Students will interact with an Italian native Tutor and learn the grammar rules but also culture and customs. This class features a computer where students can see or search for information in real time. Most of the work is done in the class where students take notes from the whiteboard ask questions and use web translators or book dictionaries. There is no fixed scheduling so people can join anytime.

Mandarin for Beginners

LOCATION: Mill Park Library 394 Plenty Rd Mill Park

AIM: The aim of this class is to learn how to pronounce write and read Chinese characters. Learn how to pronounce pinyin and Chinese characters. Encourage to practise simple sentences and conversation.

DESCRIPTION: Little or no knowledge about mandarin is needed all welcome. Learn and practise simple conversation. Notes supplied.

Skill Up your Mandarin

LOCATION: Mill Park Library 394 Plenty Rd Mill Park

DESCRIPTION: The class aims to improve reading and listening skill. Students are encouraged to converse in mandarin Some knowledge of Chinese language is essential. Videos and songs are used to assist the practise. Notes supplied. The participants will learn how to write Chinese characters and construct simple sentences in Mandarin. They will also practise conversation reading and listening skill.

Italian – Total Beginners

LOCATION: Peter Lalor Campus 34 Robert St opp. Ryder St Lalor 3075

DESCRIPTION: The class will benefit people who have an Italian background and want to better communicate with family and friends. It is also good for people who want to travel to Italy and who want to improve their knowledge of the Italian language for work or for business. Students will interact with an Italian native Tutor and learn the grammar rules and also culture and customs. Most of the work is done in the class where students take notes from the whiteboard , ask questions and use web translators or book dictionaries. There is no fixed scheduling so people can join anytime.

Italian – Total Beginners

THIS CLASS WILL GO AHEAD ONLY AFTER GOVERNMENT’S PERMISSIONS

LOCATION: WU3A Peter Lalor Campus, 34 Robert St opp Ryder St, Lalor, 3075

Course for the Total Beginner.

At First Sessions, Tutor will assess students skills and Introduction to course.

Italian Language Intermediate

THIS CLASS WILL GO AHEAD ONLY AFTER GOVERNMENT’S PERMISSIONS

BEGINNERS – Knowledge of Basic Italian Language is required

LOCATION: May Rd Campus, Senior Citizens Centre, 2b May Rd, Lalor

Skill Up your Mandarin

THIS CLASS WILL GO AHEAD ONLY AFTER GOVERNMENT’S PERMISSIONS

LOCATION:Mill Park Library, 394 Plenty Rd, Mill Park

AIM: To improve reading and listening skill. Encourage to converse in mandarin.

Mandarin for Beginners

THIS CLASS WILL GO AHEAD ONLY AFTER GOVERNMENT’S PERMISSIONS

LOCATION: Mill Park Library, 394 Plenty Rd, Mill Park AIM: The aim of this class is to learn how to pronounce write and read Chinese characters.

REQUIREMENTS: Pen/Pencil Notebook

AIM: Learn how to pronounce pinyin and Chinese characters. Encourage to practice simple sentences and conversation.

Italian – Total Beginners

LOCATION: WU3A Peter Lalor Campus, 34 Robert St opp Ryder St, Lalor, 3075

Course for the Total Beginner.

DESCRIPTION: The class will benefit people who have an Italian background and want to better communicate with family and friends.
For people who want to travel to Italy and for people who want to improve their knowledge of the Italian language for work or for business.
Students will interact with an Italian native Tutor and learn the grammar rules but also culture and customs.
Most of the work is done in the class where students take notes from the whiteboard, ask questions and use web translators or book dictionaries.
There is no fixed scheduling so people can join anytime.