171 Cedar Arts Center
171 Cedar Street
CorningNY  14830
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Foreign Language Classes

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How do I register for classes?
We are not accepting registrations on our old website. Please call us at 607-936-4647, e-mail  
info@171cedararts.org.

Youth

Spanish for Children

 (Offered Year-Round)

Learning a language is child’s play in this introduction to Spanish words, phrases and culture! Melding Spanish language fluency with a broad appreciation for Spanish-speaking cultures, instructor Julia Cancelo immerses young learners in a fun world of games, songs, dances, food, art and more!

Spanish for Children | Fall 1 Session (ID# 2018-4752)

 (7 weeks)
Ages: 6-11
Members - $70.00 / Non-Members - $84.00

Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
September 11 - October 23, 2018
Drake House - Conference Room
Please register by September 10 at noon

Spanish for Children | Fall 2 Session (ID# 2018-4754)

 (7 weeks)
Ages: 6-11
Members - $70.00 / Non-Members - $84.00

Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
October 30 - December 11, 2018
Drake House - Conference Room
Please register by October 29 at noon
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Little French School

 (Fall 2018 - Spring 2019)
with Jacqueline Knitter
Ages: Grades 1 - 6

To visit Mrs. Knitter’s ‘Little French School’ is to take a journey to France. Authentic French props, toys, games, videos and snacks offer a well-rounded introduction to French language, customs and culture. Students who have completed 4 or more sessions of La Petite Ecole for Beginners advance to the intermediate class. More props, toys, games, videos and snacks await students who are gaining advanced vocabulary and conversational skills.  

Little French School Intermediate | Fall 1 Session (ID# 2018-4757)

 (7 weeks)
Ages: Grades 4-6
Members - $104.00 / Non-Members - $125.00

Tuesdays, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
September 11 - November 13, 2018
No Class: October 16, October 23, October 30
Drake House - Komer Studio
Please register by September 10 at noon

New students need to be assessed for proper placement with instructor.

Teen/Adult

Teen & Adult Language Classes

 (6-7 weeks)

Italian Language Classes

 (6-7 weeks)
with Michael Volino
Ages: Teen/Adult

NEW!

Perfect for beginners or those traveling abroad, students will develop an understanding of Italian language and culture through immersive listening, speaking, writing, and reading exercises. Students will learn the alphabet, numbers, time, colors, masculine and feminine nouns, present verbs and more. In the last class of the session, put on your apron strings! We’ll be learning some culinary themed vocabulary as we bake traditional Italian pastries! Michael has both studied and lived in Italy and can’t wait to share his mastery with students.

Italian Beginner | Fall 1 Session (ID# 2018-4759)

 (7 weeks)
Ages: Teen/Adult
Members - $82.00 / Non-Members - $98.00

Thursdays, 5:30 - 6:30 PM
September 13 - October 25, 2018
Drake House - Conference Room
Please register by September 11 at noon

Italian Beginner | Fall 2 Session (ID# 2018-4758)

 (7 weeks)
Ages: Teen/Adult
Members - $82.00 / Non-Members - $98.00

Thursdays, 5:30 - 6:30 PM
November 1 - December 20, 2018 | No Class: November 22
Drake House - Conference Room
Please register by October 30 at noon

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Chinese Language Classes

 (6-7 weeks)
with Jennifer Lezzi
Ages: Teen/Adult

Jenny Lezzi, originally from China, has extensive academic training in Chinese and can’t wait to share her knowledge with students! This class is popular with businessmen and women looking to gain a better understanding of the language, etiquette, and culture but is also great for students interested in traveling abroad. Jenny will teach you the fundamentals though speaking, writing, and reading exercises each week. We’ll even learn though immersive activities like a tea ceremony and food tasting!

Chinese Beginner | Fall 2 Session (ID# 2018-4781)

 (7 weeks)
Ages: Teen/Adult
Members - $125.00 / Non-Members - $150.00

Wednesdays, 5:30 - 7:30 PM
October 31 - December 19, 2018 | No Class: November 21, 2018
Drake House - Conference Room
Please register by October 29 at noon

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Spanish Language Classes

 (6-7 weeks)
with Julia Cancelo
Ages: Teen/Adult

Join native speaker, Julia Cancelo, and learn the fundamentals of Spanish Language. This class is perfect for those looking to travel, learn more about the culture, and work on their speaking skills. Julia will share vocabulary, cultural insights, and teach students through guided conversation. Students will take home vocabulary materials each week and develop valuable speaking skills.

Spanish Beginner | Fall 1 Session (ID# 2018-4753)

 (7 weeks)
Ages: Teen/Adult
Members - $82.00 / Non-Members - $98.00
Tuesdays, 5:15 - 6:15 PM
September 11 - October 23, 2018
Drake House - Conference Room
Please register by September 10 at noon

Spanish Beginner | Fall 2 Session (ID# 2018-4755)

 (7 weeks)
Ages: Teen/Adult
Members - $82.00 / Non-Members - $98.00

Tuesdays, 5:15 - 6:15 PM
October 30 - December 11, 2018
Drake House - Conference Room
Please register by October 29 at noon