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FYI: Esperanto courses, M.A. in E. Asian Lgs


Author: David T. Wolff

FYI Body: Esperanto courses summer 1996

Esperanto is a language designed as a second language for everyone.
You can learn it four times faster than other languages (yes, that's
an approximation for native English speakers); it's politically
acceptable everywhere; and about two million people speak it today.

In the United States, contact ELNA at (800) ESPERANTO or (510)
653-0998 for free information about the international language
Esperanto, or send e-mail to elna@netcom.com. You will receive Lesson
1 of the free ten-lesson postal course as well as other info. (Or
check out soc.culture.esperanto.)

One week: Connecticut July 6-11
Three weeks: San Francisco June 23-July 11
One week: Detroit as requested

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Hartford CT: July 6-11, University of Hartford
Levels: Introductory, Intermediate, Advanced

Instructors: Cost: $225 non-credit, $295 credi
$100 for housing
* Joseph F. Conroy, author of
"Beginner's Esperanto," chair of Events:
high school foreign language Evening programs include mixer
department, language instructor. picnic and "soapbox night."
Other speakers will include Dr.
* Spomenka Stimec, Croatia; Humphrey Tonkin (President of
author, lecturer, co-winner of the University).
1994 FAME prize for contributions
to Esperanto culture, professional Contact:
translator. Director of Summer Programs
University of Hartford
* Dorothy Holland, author, editor 200 Bloomfield Avenue
for Amer. Assoc. of Teachers of West Hartford CT 06117
Esperanto bulletin, taught (800) 234-4412 or (860) 768-4401
Esperanto at UCSB.

Now in its seventh year!

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University of Hartford registration form:

Name:
Address:
City, State, Zip:
Country (if not US):
Home Phone:
Social Security #:

Course level:
[ ] Elementary [ ] Intermediate [ ] Advanced
(If you are not sure of the correct level, you can change during the course.)
[ ] $295 credit or [ ] $225 noncredi

Payment options:
(Please circle one): Check or charge
[ ] MasterCard [ ] VISA [ ] Discover
If charging, account #:
[ ] Yes, I need housing at $100 a week.
Total (program and housing): $

Mail this form to:
Director of Summer Programs
University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford CT 06117

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Detroit Metro MI
Levels: Introductory to Advanced -- private tutoring. $135.

Dates: Courses are held on an as-requested basis. For information,
contact:

Sherry Wells
P.O. Box 1338
Royal Oak MI 48068 USA
(810) 543-5297 (area code becomes 248 in May 1997)
sherwells@aol.com

Instructors:

* Sherry Wells, JD, attorney, previous Vice President of Esperanto
League for North America, professional speaker, publisher (English,
Spanish)

* Sylvan Zaft, PhD, retired teacher, published Esperanto author
(English, French)

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San Francisco: June 23-July 11, San Francisco State University
Levels: Introductory, Intermediate I, Intermediate II, Advanced

Now in its 28th year!

Instructors: Cost: $420

* Grant Goodall, PhD in linguistics Events:
from UCSD, Fulbright Scholar, Group singing, folk dancing, con-
graduate/undergraduate instructor; versation circles, weekend hos-
Chinese, Spanish, Esperanto. pitality by local Esperantists,
and much more!
* Derek Roff, BA in Latin American
Studies and Modern Languages, U of Live in a language-students-only
New Mexico; English, Esperanto, dorm!
Spanish. Instructor, staff at UEA.
Spanish, Portuguese, French, ASL, Contact:
Esperanto, etc. Ms. Cathy Schulze
410 Darrell Road
* Trevor Steele, MA University of Hillsborough CA 94010 USA
Queensland, teaching posts in UK, (415) 342-1796
Australia, Germany, Brazil, Estonia;
author; German, Latin, Esperanto. Financial support is available.

* Dorothy Stermer, MA/BA in Chem Eng,
U of New Mexico; organizer,
environmentalist, instructor.

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David Wolff (dwolff@brooktrout.com)

Disclaimer: Reflecting Brooktrout policy is a non-goal of this document.
Witclaimer: Clever but long saying reduced to a microdot -> "."




The University of Colorado at Boulder will offer a new MA in Eas
Asian Languages and Literatures with a track in CHINESE LINGUISTICS
and a track in JAPANESE LINGUISTICS, with an option for teaching
certification in secondary and elementary education.


Beginning fall 1997 the Department of East Asian Languages and
Literatures at the University of Colorado at Boulder will offer the
M.A. in East Asian Languages and Literatures with four tracks: Chinese
language and literature (this incorporates the curriculum of the
former Chinese M.A.), Chinese language and civilization, Japanese
language and literature, and Japanese language and civilization.
Students may pursue secondary school teaching certification in
Japanese or Chinese concurrently with the M.A. All tracks require the
equivalent of the undergraduate B.A. in Chinese or Japanese for
regular admission.

Write or call for additional information and application forms:
Graduate Secretary, East Asian Languages and Literatures, Campus Box
279, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0279. 303-492-6639;
FAX 303-492-7272; euler@stripe.colorado.edu

Our Web page http://www.colorado.edu/ealld includes information on
entrance and graduation requirements, faculty, and course
descriptions.


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