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Modern Language Courses

Modern Language Courses

The following college credit courses are offered. Unless otherwise indicated, each course is available in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, and Spanish.

Modern Language 101: Beginning Language I
Stresses pronunciation, diction, grammar, vocabulary, and reading. No prerequisite. 4 credits

Modern Language 102: Beginning Language II
Continues 101, with increased emphasis on reading and writing. Prerequisite: 101 or equivalent background. 4 credits

Modern Language 105: Conversational Arabic, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, or Spanish.

Concentrates on speaking skills; provides additional oral practice after the beginning level.
Prerequisite: 102 or equivalent background. 3 credits

Modern Language 201: Intermediate Language II

Review of grammar and continued development of speaking, reading and writing. Prerequisite: 102 or equivalent background. 4 credits

Modern Language 202: Intermediate Language II

Continues 210, with extensive reading and further practice in speaking and writing. Prerequisite: 201 or equivalent background. 4 credits

Modern Language 205: French, German, Japanese, or Spanish Conversation and Composition
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Reinforces oral and written communication skills through a variety of speaking and writing activities. Topics are drawn from contemporary life and culture. Prerequisite: 202 or equivalent background.
3 credits

Modern Language 210: Introduction to French, German, or Spanish Literature

Readings of selected masterpieces from various periods. Discussion and written work in the foreign language. Prerequisite: 202 or equivalent background. 3 credits.

Japanese 206: Japanese Conversation and Reading

Course reinforces oral and written communication skills. Content includes a variety of speaking and essay-writing activities, and develops reading ability with Japanese materials. Topics are drawn from classical and contemporary life and culture. Prerequisite: JPN 202 or consent of instructor. 3 credits.

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Oakton holds a special place for John Nebl, a police officer who took classes at the College during the 1980s. Not only did he find his vocation, he also found his wife.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


January 12
Faculty return for spring 2015 semester.

January 16
Winterim classes end.

January 19
Martin Luther King holiday, College closed.

January 20
Spring 2015 semester classes begin.

January 21
Winterim faculty grading due.

January 26
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

February 15
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

February 16
Presidents Day holiday, College closed.

February 17
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

March 1
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

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