Discover new languages this spring at Penobscot School

Feb 24, 2013
Russian teacher,  Eva Taran Campbell, meets friends at New Year at Penobscot School. She will teach Russian for continuing beginners at the school on Wednesdays, beginning March 6. Shown, from left, is Camden Hills exchange student, Zhanna Kurbanova, from Turkmenistan, who is studying French at the school this spring.

Rockland — Courses now starting at the nonprofit center for language learning include Beginning Russian, 10 Wednesdays, from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m., beginning March 6; Japanese Calligraphy, four Wednesdays, from 4:45 to 6 p.m., March 6 and Deutsche Kultur, eight Thursdays, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., which starts March 21.

The latter, offered by Rhineland-native, Renate Tower, will investigate the German language via its stories, artifacts and games. This is a multi-level class, and some past German study is recommended.

Also, students may get a second chance at Spanish or French with the second section of Martes intensivo, running for seven Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to noon, starting March 26 with Billy Smith and Keys to French, six Wednesdays, 4:30 to 6 p.m, starting April 3 with Winnie Easton-Jones. Keys to French is a beginners course.

For more information about classes and events, please visit the website,, call 594-1084, or stop by the school, located at 28 Gay St. Penobscot School was founded in 1986 in Rockland as a nonprofit school and center for international exchange.



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