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Mandarin Chinese Language Classes for Adults

Days

Hours

Class

Level

Description

Mondays, January 6 - March 23, 2020 (12 weeks)

7-8:30 pm (1.5 hours a week)

Mandarin Chinese for Adults

Beginners, Level 13

This Mandarin Chinese language class continues to build on speaking and listening, reading and writing skills learnt in the previous level's course. Traditional and simplified characters taught, as well as pinyin and bopomofo. Classes are kept small. We fill seats on a first-register basis. Location: Bodhi Tree Language Center. 5403 SE Center Street, Portland, OR 97206. See Fees and How to Register. For more information, call (503) 788-0336, or send email via the Contact Us page of our Website. Tuition: $225 per student. Book: $50 per copy.

Tuesdays, January 7 - March 24, 2020 (12 weeks)

7-8:30 pm (1.5 hours a week)

Mandarin Chinese for Adults

Beginner, Level 3

This Mandarin Chinese language class continues to build on speaking and listening, reading and writing skills learnt in the previous level's course. Traditional and simplified characters taught, as well as pinyin and bopomofo. Classes are kept small. We fill seats on a first-register basis. Location: Bodhi Tree Language Center. 5403 SE Center Street, Portland, OR 97206. See Fees and How to Register. For more information, call (503) 788-0336, or send email via the Contact Us page of our Website. Tuition: $225 per student. Book: $50 per copy.

Wednesdays, January 8 - March 25, 2020 (12 weeks)

7-8:30 pm (1.5 hours a week)

Mandarin Chinese for Adults

Intermediate, Level 15

This Mandarin Chinese language class continues to build on speaking and listening, reading and writing skills learnt in the previous level's course. Traditional and simplified characters taught, as well as pinyin and bopomofo. Classes are kept small. We fill seats on a first-register basis. Location: Bodhi Tree Language Center. 5403 SE Center Street, Portland, OR 97206. See Fees and How to Register. For more information, call (503) 788-0336, or send email via the Contact Us page of our Website. Tuition: $225 per student. Book: $50 per copy.

Thursdays, January 9 - March 26, 2020 (12 weeks)

7-8:30 pm (1.5 hours a week)

Mandarin Chinese for Adults

Beginners, Level 6

This Mandarin Chinese language class continues to build on speaking and listening, reading and writing skills learnt in the previous level's course. Traditional and simplified characters taught, as well as pinyin and bopomofo. Classes are kept small. We fill seats on a first-register basis. Location: Bodhi Tree Language Center. 5403 SE Center Street, Portland, OR 97206. See Fees and How to Register. For more information, call (503) 788-0336, or send email via the Contact Us page of our Website. Tuition: $225 per student. Book: $50 per copy.

Thursdays, January 9 - March 26, 2020 (12 weeks)

7-8:30 pm (1.5 hours a week)

Mandarin Chinese for Adults

Beginners, Level 1

This Mandarin Chinese language class assumes no prior knowledge of Mandarin Chinese. It concentrates on correct pronunciation using pinyin (the phonetic alphabet popular in mainland China) and bopomofo (the phonetic alphabetic popular in Taiwan). Speaking and listening skills are emphasized, but students will also learn how to read and write Chinese characters (simplified and traditional). The class provides an important foundation for further studies in the language. Classes are kept small. We fill seats on a first-register basis. Location: Bodhi Tree Language Center. 5403 SE Center Street, Portland, OR 97206. See Fees and How to Register. For more information, call (503) 788-0336, or send email via the Contact Us page of our Website. Tuition: $225 per student. Book: $50 per copy.

Japanese Language Classes for Adults

Days

Hours

Class

Level

Description

Tuesdays, January 7 - March 24, 2020 (12 weeks)

6-8 pm (2 hours a week)

Japanese Language for Adults

Beginners, Level 2

This Japanese language class continues to build on speaking and listening, reading and writing skills learnt in the previous level's course. Assumes prior knowledge of Hiragana, Katakana, and some kanji. Ages: 13+. The teacher is a native speaker of Japanese. Classes are kept small. We fill seats on a first-register basis. Location: Bodhi Tree Language Center. 5403 SE Center Street, Portland, OR 97206. See Fees and How to Register. For more information, call (503) 788-0336, or send email via the Contact Us page of our Website. Tuition: $300 per student. Book: $55 per copy.

Saturdays, January 11 - March 28, 2020 (12 weeks)

8:30 am - 10:30 am (2 hours a week)

Japanese Language for Adults

Beginners, Level 5

This Japanese language class continues to build on speaking and listening, reading and writing skills learnt in the previous level's course. Assumes prior knowledge of Hiragana, Katakana, and some kanji. Ages: 13+. The teacher is a native speaker of Japanese. Classes are kept small. We fill seats on a first-register basis. Location: Bodhi Tree Language Center. 5403 SE Center Street, Portland, OR 97206. See Fees and How to Register. For more information, call (503) 788-0336, or send email via the Contact Us page of our Website. Tuition: $300 per student. Book: $55 per copy.

Saturdays, January 11 - March 28, 2020 (12 weeks)

8:30 - 10:30 am (2 hours a week)

Japanese Language for Adults

Beginners, Level 1

This Japanese language class assumes no prior knowledge of Japanese. It will concentrate on speaking and listening, and correct pronunciation, of Japanese. Basic conversational skills will be taught. Introduction to reading Japanese Hiragana, Katakana, and some Kanji will also be taught. Ages: 13+. The class provides an important foundation for further studies in the language.The teacher is a native speaker of Japanese.Classes are kept small. We fill seats on a first-register basis. Location: Bodhi Tree Language Center. 5403 SE Center Street, Portland, OR 97206. See Fees and How to Register. For more information, call (503) 788-0336, or send email via the Contact Us page of our Website. Tuition: $300 per student. Book: $55 per copy.

Saturdays, January 11 - March 28, 2020 (12 weeks)

8 am - 10 am (2 hours a week)

Japanese Language for Adults

Beginners, Level 4

This Japanese language class continues to build on speaking and listening, reading and writing skills learnt in the previous level's course. Assumes prior knowledge of Hiragana, Katakana, and some kanji. Ages: 13+. The teacher is a native speaker of Japanese. Classes are kept small. We fill seats on a first-register basis. Location: Bodhi Tree Language Center. 5403 SE Center Street, Portland, OR 97206. See Fees and How to Register. For more information, call (503) 788-0336, or send email via the Contact Us page of our Website. Tuition: $300 per student. Book: $55 per copy.

Thai Language Classes for Adults

Days

Hours

Class

Level

Description

Saturdays, January 11 - March 28, 2020 (12 weeks)

9 am - 11 am (2 hours/week)

Thai Language for Adults

Beginners, Level 1

This Thai language group class assumes no prior knowledge of Thai language. A strong emphasis will be placed on speaking and listening to Thai, but not to the exclusion of the reading and writing of Thai script. The class concentrates on correct usage of Standard Thai (also known as Siamese) which is the official language of Thailand. Review of tones, new words, Thai script, Thai grammar will be incorporated. The class provides an important foundation for further studies in the Thai language. Ages: 13+. The teacher is a native speaker of Thai. Classes are kept small. We fill seats on a first-register basis. Location: Bodhi Tree Language Center. 5403 SE Center Street, Portland, OR 97206. See Fees and How to Register. For more information, call (503) 788-0336, or send email via the Contact Us page of our Website. Tuition: $300 per student. Book: $55 per copy.

 

Cantonese Language Classes for Adults

Cantonese language one-on-one private tutoring and private group classes are available. Please call to arrange. For private classes, we can propose a course of study using our own textbook, or we can work with you to provide a course based on your wants or needs and/or own material. The teacher is a native speaker of Cantonese with many years teaching experience, and good English.

 

Sanskrit Language Classes for Adults

Classical Sanskrit one-on-one private tutoring and private group classes are available. Please call to arrange. For private classes, we can propose a course of study using our own textbook, or we can work with you to provide a course based on your wants or needs and/or own material. The teacher is a native speaker of Nepali (which also uses Devanagari) with many years teaching experience, and excellent English.

 

Nepali Language Classes for Adults

Nepali and Newah one-on-one private tutoring and private group classes are available. Please call to arrange. For private classes, we can propose a course of study using our own textbook, or we can work with you to provide a course based on your wants or needs and/or own material. The teacher is a native speaker of Nepali and Newah with many years teaching experience and excellent English.