Archive for Thursday, September 20, 2007

KCKCC to offer Chinese workshop

September 20, 2007

Chinese for Beginners will be offered this fall at the Leavenworth Center of Kansas City Kansas Community College.

A six-week workshop teaching the basic elements of spoken and written Chinese, the class will be offered from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Oct. 17 and running through Nov. 21. The workshop, taught by Grace Tung, will focus on vocabulary development, word pronunciation and common phrases with emphasis on the practical every day use of Chinese. A native Mandarin Chinese speaker, Tung holds a B.A. degree in Chinese literature and has taught Mandarin Chinese for more than 15 years.

Cost of the workshop is $139 and includes all materials. Interested persons may register by phone with a credit card payment at (913) 651-2111; online at by clicking on Community Education and Workforce Development and then the course and registration; or by mailing name, address, phone number, course name and payment to KCKCC Leavenworth Center, 225 Cherokee, Leavenworth 66048.

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