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Merrymeeting Adult Education


American Sign Language Level I


with Martin Samelson

Calendar Oct 3, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Location Change:  Region Ten Tech, 68 Church Road, Brunswick

Do you work in a career that brings you in contact with Deaf clients/customers? Do you want to enhance your communication with Deaf and Hard of Hearing family, pre-verbal children, friends, and co-workers using ASL? Late-Deafened adults are welcome as are motivated and serious high school students building a resume for consideration by colleges or for employment applications. Join Martin Samelson, energetic ASL college professor and job coach for the Deaf, as he demonstrates the basics of ASL (manual alphabet, fingerspelling, vocabulary, and sentence structure). Learn how to communicate without voice by the end of your first class. ASL is a visual language and no textbook is required. Handouts will be provided.

Full Course

French Beginning


with Laurie Notch

Calendar Sep 24, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Le Francais à portee de main – French at your fingertips. This class is for everyone who wants to learn just enough French to get by in a French speaking country (or province), as well as those who want a refresher simply for the pleasure of speaking. We’ll cover pronunciation, basic phrases to express yourself, and essential vocabulary. Along the way get tips on travel and culture from your teacher, who has lived and traveled in Europe, Africa, and Asia. Students are responsible for ordering their own book prior to the start of class: Barron’s E-Z French, Publisher & Address: Barron’s Educational Series, Inc., 250 Wireless Boulevard, Hauppauge, NY 11788. ISBN or Catalog # 978-0-7641-4455-4. Estimated cost of text: As low as $0.95 (used) up to $13.87 (new) on

French Intensive


with Laurie Notch

Calendar Sep 26, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Welcome to Intensive French where we will explore current events and travel via news articles and videos with the goal of improving comprehension and conversation skills as well as grammatical usage. This is a high-intermediate course. No textbook required.

French Intermediate


with Laurie Notch

Calendar Sep 25, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Don’t stop now! The journey continues with the book, Barron’s E-Z French, and where Beginning French left off. Learn the lingo and cultural tidbits for travel, eating out, going shopping, and the holidays in French-speaking countries. Continuer à explorer! Students are responsible for ordering their own book prior to the start of class: Vite et Bien 1, ISBN-13: 978-2090352726 (Check out used copies on Amazon!)

Learn to Speak Polish
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Learn to Speak Polish


with Joanna DiPietro

Calendar Oct 2, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Cze??! Jak si? masz? Don’t just study Polish, let’s go on a journey throughout the Polish language AND culture. Enjoy a six week class that teaches grammar and Polish history, tradition and cuisine. Polish heritage is rich; learn about the wonderful foods and holidays that bring special significance in the every day lives of the people. Instructor is a native speaker. $6 material fee included in cost.

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