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Various levels of language available
French for Travelers
Planning a trip to a French speaking country? This class will give beginning students the confidence and skills needed to interact with native speakers while traveling. Focus will be on key phrases and vocabulary as well as French culture and customs. Bon voyage!

Instructor: Liane Laville Morse, a native of Canada with degrees in French and Linguistics, is a fluent French speaker with extensive experience teaching foreign languages here and abroad.

8 Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00pm
Dec 4, 2019 – Feb 12, 2020
(no class Dec 25, Jan 1, Jan 15)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $85 + $25 material fee to instructor
#8620.202
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French Beginning 1

Bonjour! This course is for anyone who has not taken French before or would like to learn the basics. It’s fun and relaxed…perfect for travel, work or personal enrichment.

Instructor: Soraya Thenoz is a native French speaker who teaches the language locally to students of all ages.

9 Mondays
5:45 – 7:15 pm
Nov 18, 2019 - Feb 10, 2020
(no class Nov 25, Dec 23, 30, Jan 20)

Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $95 plus $25 book fee
(Alter Ego 1) available in office
#8621.303


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10 Thursdays
9:00 – 10:30am
Dec 5, 2019 - Feb 20, 2020
(no class Dec 26, Jan 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $100 plus $25 book fee
(Alter Ego 1) available in office
#8621.104

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French Beginning 2

This class is suitable for students who have had a minimum of 15 hours previous exposure to French language study. It is designed to build on basic skills related to speaking, listening, reading and writing and to increase proficiency in grammar and vocabulary.

Instructor: Soraya Thenoz is a native French speaker who teaches the language locally to students of all ages.

9 Mondays
7:30 - 9:00pm
Nov 18, 2019 - Feb 10, 2020
(no class Nov 25, Dec 23, 30, Jan 20)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $95 plus $25 book fee
(Alter Ego 1) available in office
#8622.303


....OR

10 Thursdays
10:45am – 12:15pm
Dec 5, 2019 - Feb 20, 2020
(no class Dec 26, Jan 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $100 plus $25 book fee
(Alter Ego 1) available in office
#8622.104


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French Beginning 3
This class is for those with a minimum of 30 hours of study or extensive travel to a French speaking country. The class will build on skills needed for conversation and written language.

Instructor: Liane Laville Morse, a native of Canada with degrees in French and Linguistics, is a fluent French speaker with extensive experience teaching foreign languages here and abroad.


8 Wednesdays
10:45am - 12:15pm
Dec 4, 2019 - Feb 12, 2020
(no class Dec 25, Jan 1, Jan 15)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $85 plus $25 book fee
(Alter Ego 1) available in office
#8623.102
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French Beginning Conversation
Come and learn more about French culture and the differences when traveling to France. This course is designed for French students who have studied the beginning levels and want to feel more comfortable conversing in the language. The class will explore how to have every day conversations.

Instructor: Soraya Thenoz is a native French speaker who teaches the language locally to students of all ages.

10 Thursdays
12:30 - 2:00pm
Dec 5, 2019 - Feb 20, 2020
(no class Dec 26, Jan 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $100 plus $10 material fee to instructor
#8626.202
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Intermediate French

This class continues to advance the material covered in previous sessions. Students in this level have generally had several years of study.

Instructor: Liane Laville Morse, a native of Canada with degrees in French and Linguistics, is a fluent French speaker with extensive experience teaching foreign languages here and abroad.


8 Wednesdays
9:00 - 10:30am
Dec 4, 2019 - Feb 12, 2020
(no class Dec 25, Jan 1, Jan 15)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $85 plus $25 book fee
(Alter Ego 1) available in office
#8627.103

....OR

8 Thursdays
5:45 - 7:15pm
Dec 5, 2019 - Feb 13, 2020
(no class Dec 26, Jan 2, Jan 16)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $85 plus $25 book fee
(Alter Ego 1) available in office
#8627.304

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Beyond French 4
Do you want to become more fluent in French? This class is for students who have studied French, and want to improve their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Students will have the opportunity to practice their French and to learn new tools to communicate more easily and effectively. Each session offers new material to help students deepen their understanding of the French language and culture, and to communicate more fluently.

Instructor: Liane Laville Morse, a native of Canada with degrees in French and Linguistics, is a fluent French speaker with extensive experience teaching foreign languages here and abroad.

8 Thursdays
4:00 - 5:30pm
Dec 5, 2019 - Feb 13, 2020
(no class Dec 26, Jan 2, Jan 16)

Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $85 plus $20 material fee to instructor
#8624.202

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French Conversation
This is the ideal opportunity for intermediate and advanced students to practice speaking French in a comfortable, relaxed setting. With a new topic introduced each week, you will develop new vocabulary and improve fluency. This conversation course is for people with a good command of basic verbs in present, past and future tenses who would like to participate in discussions held entirely in French.

Instructor: Soraya Thenoz is a native French speaker who teaches the language locally to students of all ages.

9 Mondays
4:00 - 5:30pm
Nov 18, 2019 - Feb 10, 2020
(no class Nov 25, Dec 23, 30, Jan 20)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room A

Cost: $95 plus $10 material fee to instructor
#8625.202
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Spanish
Spanish Beginning 1

Learn the basics of Spanish which are useful for travel, work or personal enrichment. Topics include: greetings, pleasantries, & basic communication. This class is designed for those with no previous study.

Instructor: Valentin Castillo, a native of Costa Rica with a Master’s in Spanish Literature, has taught Spanish since 2001.

9 Mondays
9:00 – 10:30am
Nov 18, 2019 - Feb 10, 2020
(no class Nov 25, Dec 23, 30, Jan 20)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $95 plus $25 book fee (Spanish is Fun 1) available in office
#8640.104

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Instructor: Valentin Castillo, a native of Costa Rica with a Master’s in Spanish Literature, has taught Spanish since 2001.

10 Wednesdays
2:15 - 3:45pm
Dec 4, 2019 - Feb 19, 2020
(no class Dec 25, Jan 1)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $100 plus $25 book fee (Spanish is Fun 1) available in office
#8640.205

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Instructor: Kyra Sovero grew up in Argentina and has traveled extensively. She has a Master’s degree in Spanish from UCLA.

10 Wednessdays
5:45 – 7:15pm
Dec 4, 2019 - Feb 19, 2020
(no class Dec 25, Jan 1)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $100 plus $25 book fee (Spanish is Fun 1) available in office
#8640.306

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Spanish Beginning 2

This class is suitable for those who have completed Spanish Level 1 (15 hours of instruction) or have previous study of the language.

Instructor: Judy Gold is a very motivating teacher with much experience. She acquired Spanish living in Mexico and Central America.

10 Tuesdays
2:15 – 3:45pm
Dec 3, 2019 - Feb 18, 2020
(no class Dec 24, 31)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $100 plus $25 book fee (Spanish is Fun 1) available in office
#8641.202


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Instructor: Kyra Sovero grew up in Argentina and has traveled extensively. She has a Master’s degree in Spanish from UCLA.

10 Wednesdays
7:30 - 9:00pm
Dec 4, 2019 - Feb 19, 2020
(no class Dec 25, Jan 1)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $100 plus $25 book fee (Spanish is Fun 1) available in office
#8641.304

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Spanish Beginning 3
This class is suitable for those who have completed Spanish Level 2 (30 hours of instruction) or have previous study of the language. The class will build on reading, speaking and listening skills.

Instructor: Judy Gold is a very motivating teacher with much experience. She acquired Spanish living in Mexico and Central America.

10 Tuesdays
4:00 - 5:30pm
Dec 3, 2019 - Feb 18, 2020
(no class Dec 24, 31)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $100 plus $25 book fee (Spanish is Fun 1) available in office
#8642.203
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CVAE classes start promptly at their scheduled times. Please be courteous to others; arrive 5-10 minutes early to park and get to the classroom.
 
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Spanish Level 4
This class continues to advance the material covered in previous sessions. Students in this level have generally had 1-2 years of study.

Instructor: Judy Gold is a very motivating teacher with much experience. She acquired Spanish living in Mexico and Central America.

10 Thursdays
12:30 – 2:00 pm
Dec 5, 2019 - Feb 20, 2020
(no class Dec 26, Jan 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $100 plus $25 book fee (Spanish is Fun 2) available in office
#8643.202
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Spanish Level 5
 
This class is for students with 2 plus years of Spanish and will highlight verb tenses and vocabulary.

Instructor: Judy Gold is a very motivating teacher with much experience. She acquired Spanish living in Mexico and Central America.

10 Thursdays
2:15 – 3:45pm
Dec 5, 2019 - Feb 20, 2020
(no class Dec 26, Jan 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $100 plus $25 book fee (Spanish is Fun 2) available in office
#8644.202


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Spanish Level 6

This class is for students with 3 plus years of Spanish study & will focus on complex verb tenses and grammar.

Instructor: Judy Gold is a very motivating teacher with much experience. She acquired Spanish living in Mexico and Central America.

10 Tuesdays
12:30 – 2:00pm
Dec 3, 2019 - Feb 18, 2020
(no class Dec 24, 31)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $100 plus $25 book fee
(Spanish is Fun 2) available in office
#8645.202


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Spanish Level 7
This class is for student who have studied these tenses: Present, Preterit, Imperfect, Future, Conditional and Present Perfect.

Instructor: Judy Gold is a very motivating teacher with much experience. She acquired Spanish living in Mexico and Central America.

9 Mondays
10:45am - 12:15pm
Nov 18, 2019 - Feb 10, 2020
(no class Nov 25, Dec 23, 30, Jan 20)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $95
#8651.102
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Spanish Level 8
This class is for students who are very comfortable with the tenses listed in the Level 7 description and are ready to progress to more advanced tenses.

Instructor: Judy Gold is a very motivating teacher with much experience. She acquired Spanish living in Mexico and Central America.

9 Mondays
12:30 - 2:00pm
Nov 18, 2019 - Feb 10, 2020
(no class Nov 25, Dec 23, 30, Jan 20)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $95
#8652.202
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Beyond Spanish Level 8

This class is for students who have progressed beyond Spanish Level 8.

Instructor: Judy Gold is a very motivating teacher with much experience. She acquired Spanish living in Mexico and Central America.

9 Mondays
2:00 - 3:30pm
Nov 18, 2019 - Feb 10, 2020
(no class Nov 25, Dec 23, 30, Jan 20)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $95
#8653.202


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Spanish Conversation

This class is the ideal opportunity to practice Spanish in a comfortable and relaxed setting by participating in instructor facilitated discussions. Current events, culture and history of Spanish speaking countries will be topics. Intermediate and advanced students are welcome!

Instructor: Valentin Castillo, a native of Costa Rica with a Master’s in Spanish Literature, has taught Spanish since 2001.

6 Saturdays
9:00 – 10:30am
Dec 7, 2019 – Feb 8, 2020
(no class Dec 21, 28, Jan 4, 18) Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $75 + $10 material fee to instructor
#8646.104

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Italian
Italian Beginning 1
Join us for a fun introduction to the Italian language and culture. This class focuses on practical communication and essential grammar as students develop basic speaking, listening and reading skills in la bella lingua. This class is for those with no previous exposure to Italian.

Instructor: Bonnie Taylor has an MA in French and a certificate from the Universita per Stanieri in Perugia, Italy.


10 Fridays
10:45am – 12:15pm
Nov 15, 2019 - Feb 7, 2020
(no class Nov 29, Dec 27, Jan 3)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C (except Dec 13, in Room 3)

Cost: $100 plus $25 material fee to instructor
#8631.103

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10 Thursdays
5:45 - 7:15pm
Dec 5, 2019 - Feb 20, 2020
(no class Dec 26, Jan 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $100 plus $25 material fee to instructor
#8631.304
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Italian for Travelers
This is the class for those who want “just enough Italian” to enhance a trip to Italy. Students will learn key phrases, develop essential vocabulary and practice short conversations. Topics will also focus on Italian culture, customs and travel tips. Buon viaggio!

Instructor: Bonnie Taylor has an MA in French and a certificate from the Universita per Stanieri in Perugia, Italy.

10 Fridays
9:00 - 10:30am
Nov 15, 2019 - Feb 7, 2020
(no class Nov 29, Dec 27, Jan 3)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C (except Dec 13, Room 3)


Cost: $100 plus $25 material fee to instructor
#8630.102
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Italian Beginning 2

For those who desire to continue their study of Italian language and culture, this class will build on basic speaking, listening and reading skills. Suitable for students with at least 15 hours of previous instruction.

Instructor: Elisa Degli Angeli-Henke, a native of Italy with a degree in Foreign Languages, has extensive experience teaching Italian.

10 Tuesdays
9:00 - 10:30am
Dec 3, 2019 - Feb 18, 2020
(no class Dec 24, 31)

Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $100 plus $25 material fee to instructor
#8632.103


....OR

10 Wednesdays
7:30 – 9:00pm
Dec 4, 2019 - Feb 19, 2020
(no class Dec 25, Jan 1)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $100 plus $25 material fee to instructor
#8632.304


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Italian Beginning 3
Are you ready to become more proficient in Italian? Bene! This level will introduce more complex grammar while building on your speaking skills and knowledge of Italian culture. Assumes at least 30 hours of previous instruction.

Instructor: Elisa Degli Angeli-Henke, a native of Italy with a degree in Foreign Languages, has extensive experience teaching Italian.


10 Tuesdays
10:45am – 12:15pm
Dec 3, 2019 - Feb 18, 2020
(no class Dec 24, 31)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $100 plus $25 material fee to instructor
#8633.103
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Intermediate Italian
This class continues to advance the materials covered in previous sessions of Italian Beginning 3 and Beyond Italian 3. Suitable for students with 1-2 years of study.

Instructor: Elisa Degli Angeli-Henke, a native of Italy with a degree in Foreign Languages, has extensive experience teaching Italian.

9 Mondays
5:45 - 7:15pm
Nov 18, 2019 - Feb 10, 2020
(no class Nov 25, Dec 23, 30, Jan 20)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $95 plus $25 material fee to instructor
#8637.301
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Beyond Italian 3
A continuation of our engaging Italian series, this class will help students perfect their speaking, listening, reading and writing skill in la bella lingua. A new program will be offered with each new session to help students build on different aspects of Italian language and culture. Class is appropriate for those with 1-2 years of previous experience.

Instructor: Elisa Degli Angeli-Henke, a native of Italy with a degree in Foreign Languages, has extensive experience teaching Italian.

10 Thursdays
10:45am – 12:15pm
Dec 5, 2019 – Feb 20, 2020
(no class Dec 26, Jan 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $100 + $25 material fee to instructor
#8634.103
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Italian Conversation
Parliamone insieme! A fun, engaging course designed for intermediate and advanced Italian students who wish to improve their speaking skills while learning new vocabulary. With a new topic presented every week, students will be encouraged to talk about different aspects of Italian culture, current events, traveling and everyday life. Classes will be held entirely in Italian.

Instructor: Elisa Degli Angeli-Henke, a native of Italy with a degree in Foreign Languages, has extensive experience teaching Italian.

10 Thursdays
9:00 – 10:30am
Dec 5, 2019 - Feb 20, 2020
(no class Dec 26, Jan 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $100 plus $10 material fee to instructor
#8635.102
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German
German Beginning 1
Learn the basics of German in a fun and interactive environment while getting introduced to German and Swiss culture. Essential grammar, key phrases, listening and reading skills and simple conversation will be practiced. This class is for you if you’ve never spoken German before, or already know some bits and pieces.

Instructor: Andrea Rondestvedt is a German tutor in Thousand Oaks who taught school in her native Switzerland.


9 Mondays
9:00 – 10:30am
Nov 18, 2019 - Feb 10, 2020
(no class Nov 25, Dec 23, 30, Jan 20)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $90 plus $25 material fee to instructor
#8660.102
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German Beginning 2
This class is for students with at least 15 hours of previous instruction to continue building their speaking, reading and listening skills. New parts of grammar will be introduced and more vocabulary studied. Learn how to handle common situations like going to a restaurant, grocery shopping, and much more.

Instructor: Andrea Rondestvedt is a German tutor in Thousand Oaks who taught school in her native Switzerland.


9 Mondays
12:45 - 2:15pm
Nov 18, 2019 - Feb 10, 2020
(no class Nov 25, Dec 23, 30, Jan 20)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $90 plus $25 material fee to instructor
#8661.202
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German 3
This class is for continuing students who want to become more comfortable using the German language. Students will gain a more detailed understanding of grammar, and practice writing and speaking with greater fluency. Each lesson practices comprehension skills with different materials, with the goal of holding a conversation in German.

Instructor: Andrea Rondestvedt is a German tutor in Thousand Oaks who taught school in her native Switzerland.

9 Mondays
10:45am - 12:15pm
Nov 18, 2019 - Feb 10, 2020
(no class Nov 25, Dec 23, 30, Jan 20)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $90 plus $25 material fee to instructor
#8662.102
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