Opportunities in critical languages at Penobscot School
Rockland — Two Japanese language classes, Beginning Russian and a class in Mandarin Chinese begin soon at Penobscot School, the nonprofit center for foreign language learning located in Rockland.
Beginning Japanese II with Toshie Ichiyanagi Tesler, runs on Thursdays at 5:15 to 6:45 p.m., reviews fundamentals, then continues with new vocabulary and phrases. Tesler, a native of Kobe, Japan, and a graduate of both Boston University and Bentley College is a certified public accountant. She may be contacted for further information at email@example.com.
A class called Japanese Speaking Class, is taught in Japanese by Sachiko Clough on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Clough is originally from Osaka, Japan. She is a certified Japanese language teacher and she holds licenses in Ikebana and Japanese tea ceremony. She can be reached for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mandarin Chinese with Yuan Yuan Wu Corson runs on Tuesdays from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. The class is intended for beginners with some experience and will cover some writing and simple conversation patterns. Corson is a dynamic teacher with 20-plus years of experience teaching English to young students in Taiwan. For more infromation, email email@example.com.
Beginning Russian, taught by Eva Taran Campbell, runs on Wednesdays, 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. and will introduce the alphabet and basic phrases and vocabulary. Campbell is a native of Tallinn, Estonia, and grew up there in a bilingual environment (Russian and Estonian.)
These courses are 10 weeks long. Students may inquire about tuition assistance which is available under Penobscot School's Critical Languages scholarship program. More information about these and other new courses and events at the school is available on the website at penobscot.us, or by calling 594-1084. Registration is also available online.