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 fingerspelling 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 www.deltapublishing.com 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 on 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.