Foreign Language 2020-21

Latin I for Everyone
Charter & Non-Charter School Students!

Taught by:  Lilli Witczak

 

Mondays

11:30 – 12:30

CLASS BEGINS:  September 14, 2020

COURSE DURATION:  1 school year, from September 14 through May 24.

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:

$225.00 per semester ($250 if a charter student) plus books, etc. Please note that cost includes the National Latin Exam. Plus, a one-time non-refundable deposit of $25, which is waived for students whose paid tuition and registration are postmarked before August 1.

Miss Lilli is a vendor for: Sky Mountain, ILEAD, Excel Academy, Sage Oaks, Golden Valley, Gorman, Inspire, and more.

REQUIRED MATERIALS: Students are expected to bring the following to class on the first day.

From Memoria Press:

  • First Form Student Text – ISBN: 9781615384167
  • First Form Student Workbook – ISBN: 9781615384143
  • First Form Quizzes and Tests –
  • ISBN:  9781615384136
  • First Form Pronunciation CD (optional) – ISBN: 9781615389582
  • First Form Flashcards (optional) – ISBN: 9781615386901

  From Cambridge University Press:    Cambridge Latin Course Unit 1.

ISBN: 978-0-521-00434-3

CONTACT: Lilli Witczak (626)232-7932 or email: lilli.witczak@gmail.com

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

Level 1 

Taught by:

Sharon Chung

Tuesday

4:15 – 5:15

ABOUT THE TEACHER: 

Teaches: American Sign Language (all levels)

Sharon has a BA in Psychology and a MS in Clinical Psychology, both from Vanguard University. Before she started teaching she worked as a developmental play therapist (using Stanley Greenspan’s Floortime method) and then as an ABA therapist (applied behavioral analysis), working with children with special needs.

 Sharon has been signing for over 20 years now.  She started taking ASL classes her freshman year of high school and continued into college.   She has been teaching at EIE Academy since 2014 years now. She also taught ASL full time (and occasionally Psychology and Sociology) at Maranatha High School in Pasadena for six years. She has a 4 1/2 year old daughter (who is hearing), Emma, who starting signing at 9 months old! She also has an 19 month old son (also hearing) who starting signing at 6 months old. He currently uses over 30 signs to communicate. 

At the end of the 2018 school year Sharon decided to resign from full time teaching at Maranatha so she can “stay home” and homeschool her children as well as offer ASL classes during the day at EIE.

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, fingerspelling and vocabulary development.  Information about the Deaf community and its culture will also be included. 

START DATE: September 8, 2020

 

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 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).
I do have a limited number of books available to rent for $25
https://www.dawnsign.com/products/details/signing-naturally-units-1-6-student-set
ISBN: 978-1-58121-210-5
CONTACT: SChung77@yahoo.com
Call or text 626-252-727


If you are interested in taking ASL 1 please contact me so we can be in touch.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions!
SChung77@yahoo.com
626-252-7273

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

Level 2

Taught by:

Sharon Chung

 

Tuesday

5:30 -6:30

**This class requires a minimum of four students. If there is not enough interest it will be canceled and offered again in the 2021-22 school year.

ABOUT THE TEACHER: 

Teaches: American Sign Language (all levels)

Sharon has a BA in Psychology and a MS in Clinical Psychology, both from Vanguard University. Before she started teaching she worked as a developmental play therapist (using Stanley Greenspan’s Floortime method) and then as an ABA therapist (applied behavioral analysis), working with children with special needs.

Sharon has been signing for over 20 years now.  She started taking ASL classes her freshman year of high school and continued into college.   She has been teaching at EIE Academy since 2014 years now. She also taught ASL full time (and occasionally Psychology and Sociology) at Maranatha High School in Pasadena for six years. She has a 4 1/2 year old daughter (who is hearing), Emma, who starting signing at 9 months old! She also has an 19 month old son (also hearing) who starting signing at 6 months old. He currently uses over 30 signs to communicate. 

At the end of the 2018 school year Sharon decided to resign from full time teaching at Maranatha so she can “stay home” and homeschool her children as well as offer ASL classes during the day at EIE.


COURSE DESCRIPTION:  Signing Naturally, Units 7-12 is the second book in the series of curricular materials for the instruction of AmericanSign Language (ASL) as a second language. The goal is to provide students with the skills to communicate in a wider array of situations, to further develop their language fluency and to advance their level of comprehension of ASL in culturally appropriate ways.
Some topics include, Describing people and things, making requests and asking for advice, describing places, giving opinions about tendencies, and discussing plans and goals.

WHEN: Tuesday 5;30 – 6:30

START DATE: September 8, 2020

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)

Workbook with DVD: Signing Naturally Unit 7-12 Student set (purple 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.
https://www.dawnsign.com/products/details/signing-naturally-units-7-12-student-set
ISBN: 978-1-58121-221-1


Please feel free to contact me with any questions!
SChung77@yahoo.com
626-252-7273