Foreign Languages

American Sign Language

Level 1

Taught by:

Sharon Chung

Monday

2:00 – 3:30

ABOUT THE TEACHER: I have been signing for over 15 years now.  I started ASL classes my freshman year of high school
and continued into college.  I also currently teach ASL full time at Maranatha High School in Pasadena.
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of American Sign Language, with an emphasis on the development of comprehensive skills.  Attention will also be given to expressive skills, including appropriate grammatical structure, finger spelling and vocabulary development.  Information about the Deaf community and its culture will also be included.

WHEN: Monday from 2:00pm-3:30pm

COST: Class duration 2 semesters- $275 per semester per student plus the cost of workbook  (Family discounts available if more than one family member takes the course together)
**MATERIALS: Signing Naturally units 1-6 Student set. (NOT the original units 1-12)  $84.95 plus tax and shipping. Please do not purchase a used book with writing in it.  You can order the book directly from the publisher at the link below.  (Family members may share a book).
http://www.dawnsign.com/signing-naturally-units-1-6-student-set
ISBN: 978-1-58121-210-5

CONTACT: SChung77@yahoo.com  or 626-252-7273
Please email me for a registration form.

American Sign Language

Level 3

Taught by:

Sharon Chung

Monday

3:30 – 4:30

TAUGHT BY: Sharon Chung
ABOUT THE TEACHER: I have been signing for over 15 years now.  I started ASL classes my freshman year of high school and continued into college.  I also currently teach ASL full time at Maranatha High School in Pasadena.
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course focused on classifiers, translating, conversation skills and story telling.

WHEN: Monday from 3:30pm-4:30pm
COST: Class duration 2 semesters- $250 per semester per student plus the cost of workbook. (Family discounts available if more than one family member takes the course together)
**MATERIALS: Signing Naturally level 3 Student set. (Yellow book) $84.95 plus tax and shipping. Please do not purchase a used book with writing in it.     You can order the book directly from the publisher at the link below.  (Family members may share a book).
http://www.dawnsign.com/store/products/signing-naturally-level-3-student-set/37
ISBN: 978-1-58121-135-1
CONTACT: SChung77@yahoo.com  or 626-252-7273

Latin 1

Taught by:

Lilli Witczak

See Video:

Latin 1 Introduction

Monday

10:15 – 11:15

 

 

Vendor with the following Charter Schools:

  • Gorman Learning Center
  • Sage Oaks
  • Excel Academy
  • Sky Mountain
  • Golden Valley

Junior High to High School level Latin class. Memoria Press, First Form’s publisher, states that completion of the material in this book fulfills the requirements for one year of high school credit. Included in the textbook portion of the class, students will learn to recognize English derivatives of Latin words which will help them to increase their understanding of English. Latin students will have a better grasp of English grammar and will be better prepared for standardized testing (see Susan Bauer’s Well Trained Mind).

COST: $180.00 per semester ($205 if a charter student) plus books, etc.  Plus a one time non-refundable registration fee of
$25, which is waived for students whose registration is postmarked before August 1.Course duration: 1 year.
REQUIRED MATERIALS: Students are expected to bring the following to class on the first day.
From Memoria Press:        First Form Student Text
First Form Student Workbook
First Form Workbook Key (not the one that contains quiz and                                         test keys)
First Form Quizzes and Tests
First Form Pronunciation CD (optional)
First Form Flashcards (optional)

Please purchase Memoria Press items from Excellence in Education (EIE).

From Cambridge University Press:        Cambridge Latin Course Unit 1.
ISBN: 978-0-521-00434-3

CONTACT: Lilli Witczak (626)355-5642 or email: lilli.witczak@gmail.com

Latin 2

Taught by:

Lilli Witczak

Monday

2:00 – 3:00

Vendor with the following Charter Schools:

  • Gorman Learning Center
  • Sage Oaks
  • Excel Academy
  • Sky Mountain
  • Golden Valley

What could be better than one year of Latin?  A second year of Latin!  Second Form Latin is the ideal follow-up to First Form Latin or Latina Christiana II at any age.

Junior High to High School level Latin class. Memoria Press, Second Form’s publisher, states after mastering Second Form, the student will have mastered:

•        6 indicative active and passive tenses of all four verb conjugations
•        5 noun declensions including er-ir nouns and i-stem nouns
•        Adjectives in 3 declensions
•        Personal pronouns
•        Prepositions
•        180 new vocabulary words

COST: $180.00 per semester ($205 if a charter student) plus books, etc. Plus a one time non-refundable registration fee of $25.
REQUIRED MATERIALS: Students are expected to bring the following to class on the first day.
From Memoria Press:        Second Form Student Text
Second Form Student Workbook
Second Form Workbook Key (not the one that contains quiz
and test keys)
Second Form Quizzes and Tests
Second Form Pronunciation CD (optional)
Second Form Flashcards (optional)

From Cambridge University Press:        Cambridge Latin Course Unit 1.
ISBN: 978-0-521-00434-3   (should
have this from last year, if Latin I was
taken from Miss Lilli)
Cambridge Latin Course Unit 2.
ISBN: 0-521-00430-6

CONTACT: Lilli Witczak (626)355-5642 or email: lilli.witczak@gmail.com