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MCC offers sign language, Italian classes

Published: Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 11:23 p.m. CST

CRYSTAL LAKE – Learn a new language for job enhancement or for fun with classes in sign language and Italian offered by McHenry County College’s Continuing Education Department. 

• Sign Language I: An introduction to finger spelling and basic survival signs. The book for class will be discussed at the first session. This class is taught by a deaf instructor. This class meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 10 through Dec. 3, in Room A350 of the college, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake. The cost is $125. Use course ID: NFL S01 010 to register. This class does not meet on Oct. 15.

• Italian I: Learn about Italian culture and the basics of expressing oneself in the “Bella Lingua.” The required textbook is “Espresso 1 Student Book” by L. Ziglio and G. Rizzo, Alma Edizioni (available at for $35.90), ISBN: 9788861820531. The textbook must be bought before the start of class and is not available in the MCC bookstore. This class is offered from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 10 through Nov. 19, in Room C118 of the college. The cost is $119. Use course ID: NFL S12 009 to register. This class does not meet Oct. 15.

To register, call the MCC Registration Office at 815-455-8588. 

For information, call Tracy Berry at 815-455-8758 or Dori Sullens at 815-455-8559.

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