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Whether you are looking to take a trip to another country or brush up your current language skills, the BCAE has the foreign language class for you. From French for Travelers to Level 1 Spanish classes, to Conversational Italian classes, the BCAE has the most affordable language classes in the Greater Boston area.

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Get a taste of European culture as we cover the basics of French grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation. Emphasis will be on useful, everyday language skills. We'll review days of the week; numbers; singular and plural nouns; adjective forms; and the present tense of the most common verbs, including être, avoir, and the regular "er" verbs. Time permitting, we'll cover additional elements as well, such as articles, irregular plurals, prepositions, interrogative forms, etc. This class is for students who have no knowledge of French, but it's also suitable for those who wish to review the fundamentals. Required Text: Communication progressive du francais - niveau debutant complet avec 350 exercises (French Edition)  

Tuition: $235.00

Member Cost: $199.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM; 8 sessions; starting 5/9/2017, ending 6/27/2017

Instructor : Frantz Presume 

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Expand on the basic skills you learned in French: Level 1, so you can begin to speak, read, and write French more accurately and with greater confidence. Emphasis will be on useful, everyday language. You'll be introduced to possessive forms through simple dialogues about antique buying. Then increase your ability through conversations about train travel and vacation planning. You'll finish by learning the partitive article, which allows you to interpret a menu and order a meal correctly in French. Required Text: Communication Progressive du Francais - 2eme Edition: Livre de L'Eleve + CD-Audio (French Edition)

Tuition: $235.00

Member Cost: $199.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:45 PM - 9:15 PM; 8 sessions; starting 5/9/2017, ending 6/27/2017

Instructor : Frantz Presume 

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Ciao, Bella! Whether you’ve got a trip coming up or are just a lover of Italian culture, learn how to say “hello,” “goodbye,” and quite a bit in between at the BCAE! In addition to studying basic vocabulary and pronunciation, class will cover Italian culture. So pick up a turn of phrase or two –we guarantee it’ll be cheaper and last you longer than the Italy’s famous designer duds. Required Book: Italian Demystified ISBN #: 978-0-07-147659-1 Recommended Book: Italian Dictionary

Tuition: $179.00

Member Cost: $155.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM; 7 sessions; starting 5/10/2017, ending 6/21/2017

Instructor : Maria Conte 

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Open the door to communicating with millions of people, both here at home and around the globe! Spanish is the fourth most commonly spoken language in the world, and the second most common in the United States. We’ll cover the basics of Spanish grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation. Emphasis will be on useful, everyday language. We'll start at the very beginning, developing our skills through well-crafted dialogs containing the verbs, vocabulary, and rules of speech that native Spanish speakers use constantly. This class is intended primarily for students who have no knowledge of Spanish, but it's also suitable for those who wish to review the fundamentals.   Required Book: "Spanish Demystified: A Self-Teaching Guide 2nd Edition,"   ISBN-13: 978-0071755924    Recommended Book: Spanish Dictionary

Tuition: $209.00

Member Cost: $179.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM; 8 sessions; starting 5/11/2017, ending 6/29/2017

Instructor : Carlos Cruz 

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Level Two will cover the past tense including the preterite tense, which is not included in the book and will be supplemented by the instructor.     Required Book: “Spanish Demystified: A Self-Teaching Guide 2nd Edition,”  ISBN-10: 0071755926  Recommended Book: Spanish Dictionary  

Tuition: $209.00

Member Cost: $179.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM; 8 sessions; starting 5/11/2017, ending 6/29/2017

Instructor : Carlos Cruz 

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This class is for beginners who have little or no previous knowledge of Portuguese. Emphasis will be placed on listening and speaking skills, so that by the conclusion of the course you will be able to carry on simple conversations with Brazilian native speakers. The  required textbook is, Portuguese in 10 Minutes a Day     

Tuition: $175.00

Member Cost: $149.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM; 7 sessions; starting 5/17/2017, ending 6/28/2017

Instructor : Elizabeth Kugell 

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Preparing for a trip to a Spanish-speaking country? This course will set you on your path! Intended for students with little or no previous exposure to Spanish, you will learn the basic, practical vocabulary and expressions you will need in dining, shopping and sightseeing situations. The required text is Spanish, A Language Map (ISBN: 978-0-944502-04-4). Please bring the text to the first class.

Tuition: $89.00

Member Cost: $75.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM; 3 sessions; starting 6/5/2017, ending 6/19/2017

Instructor : Carlos Cruz 

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Preparing for a trip to Italy? This course will set you on your path. Intended for students with little or no previous exposure to Italian, you will learn the basic, practical vocabulary and expressions you will need in dining, shopping and sightseeing situations.

Tuition: $105.00

Member Cost: $89.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM; 3 sessions; starting 6/7/2017, ending 6/21/2017

Instructor : Maria Conte 

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