Language learning opportunities abound at Penobscot School

Feb 04, 2013
Eleonora Mella is one of 18 people teaching seven language courses at The Penobscot School, 28 Gay St., Rockland.

Rockland — Eleonora Mella, who holds a masters degree in foreign languages, German and English, from the University of Padova, in Italy, is one of 18 local people teaching courses in seven languages at Penobscot School during its spring semester, which began Jan. 28.

Mella teaches four levels of her native language at the Rockland-based nonprofit school and cultural center. Places are still open in beginning-level Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese and Spanish. New courses in beginning-level Russian and French start in March and April.

Classes are offered in daytime, evening and weekend formats. One-on-one courses with the school's battery of native-speaking instructors may be arranged. Maine teachers enrolled in Penobscot School courses may apply for continuing education credits. Financial aid and payment plans are available for all courses.

For a list of upcoming courses and events, visit For more info, or to inquire about offering a course, please call Patti at 207.594.1084. The school is located at 28 Gay St. in Rockland.

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