Languages

All tuition rates listed on the Summer Term 2015 website are pending approval.

Courses in: Ancient Greek | Arabic | Chinese | French | German | Italian | Japanese | Korean | Latin | Spanish | Turkish

College of Arts & Sciences

The James Geddes Language Center includes two language laboratories, classrooms especially equipped for language teaching, and extensive tape production and processing facilities. The center is located on the fifth floor at 685 Commonwealth Avenue. Orientation to Language Center operations and procedures is given during the first week of classes.

Ancient Greek

Arabic

Elementary Modern Arabic (Modern Arabic 2)

CAS LY 112

Prereq: (CAS LY 111). The essentials of standard Arabic, the idiom used in public communications throughout the Arab world. Listening, speaking, reading, writing. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 2 (June 29-August 6)

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Chinese

Second-Semester Chinese

CAS LC 112

Prereq: (CAS LC 111). Essentials of structure, oral practice, introduction to the writing system. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 2 (June 29-August 6)

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First-Year Intensive Chinese

CAS LC 123

For beginners. Intensive course, equivalent to two semesters of first-year college Chinese. Essentials of structure, oral practice, introduction to the writing system. Laboratory required. 8 cr. Tuition: $4960

Summer 2 (June 29-August 6)

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French

First-Semester French

CAS LF 111

A multimedia approach for students who have never studied French. A variety of communicative tasks develop speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 2 (June 29-August 6)

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Second-Semester French

CAS LF 112

Prereq: (CAS LF 111) or placement test results. Continues CAS LF 111. A multimedia approach which develops speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills, together with the grammar and vocabulary needed for more complex communicative tasks. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 2 (June 29-August 6)

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Third-Semester French

CAS LF 211

Prereq: (CAS LF 112) or placement test results. Authentic literary selections by writers from diverse Francophone countries, cultural readings, and discussion of short-subject films by francophone filmmakers, accompanied by advanced study of grammar and emphasis on communicative skills. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 2 (June 29-August 6)

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German

Second-Semester German

CAS LG 112

Prereq: (CAS LG 111) or placement test results. Continues study and practice of the basic skills of speaking, writing, and reading German. Conversational dialogues, reading of short texts, grammar sessions, compositions. Conducted in German. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 2 (June 29-August 6)

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Italian

Second-Semester Italian

CAS LI 112

Prereq: (CAS LI 111) or placement test results. Continues the CAS LI 111 basic text: grammar, conversation, compositions. Conducted in Italian. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 2 (June 29-August 6)

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Japanese

Second-Semester Japanese

CAS LJ 112

Prereq: (CAS LJ 111). Introduction to spoken and written Japanese and to fundamentals of Japanese grammar with oral drills and written exercises. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 2 (June 29-August 6)

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Korean

Second-Semester Korean

CAS LK 112

Prereq: (CAS LK 111) or placement test results. Continues the text from LK 111; grammar, conversation, reading, writing. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 2 (June 29-August 6)

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Latin

Beginning Latin 2

CAS CL 112

Prereq: (CAS CL 111) or equivalent. Further study of Latin grammar, forms, and vocabulary. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 2 (June 29-August 7)

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Intermediate Latin 2: Poetry

CAS CL 212

Prereq: (CAS CL 211) or equivalent. Reading of selections from Latin poetry. Authors read may include Catullus, Ovid, and Vergil. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 2 (June 29-August 6)

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Spanish

First-Semester Spanish

CAS LS 111

For students who have never studied Spanish, or by placement test results. Introduction to grammatical structures. Emphasis on aural comprehension, speaking, and pronunciation. Introduction to Hispanic culture. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 2 (June 29-August 6)

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Second-Semester Spanish

CAS LS 112

Prereq: (CAS LS 111) or placement test results. Completes study of basic grammatical structures. Emphasis on speaking and aural comprehension. Readings on contemporary Hispanic culture. Writing assignments. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 2 (June 29-August 6)

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Third-Semester Spanish

CAS LS 211

Prereq: (CAS LS 112) or placement test results. Completes study of grammatical structures of Spanish. Use of spoken language in conversation. Reading in Hispanic civilization and of contemporary short stories. Writing exercises involving more complex grammatical and syntactical patterns. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 2 (June 29-August 6)

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Turkish

Second-Semester Turkish

CAS LT 112

Prereq: (CAS LT 111) or equivalent. Completes introduction to modern Turkish grammar, with emphasis on development of aural and written comprehension, as well as writing and speaking abilities. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 2 (June 29-August 6)

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