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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education


American Sign Language


with Clayton Marr III

Calendar Jan 31, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This interactive program will enable you to learn basic ASL vocabulary, facial expressions, the deaf culture and issues affecting the deaf. There will be interactive games and communication practices to enhance the learning process. Learn how to use everyday conversational skills effectively as you become more confident in the use of sign language. No class February 21st.

Required: Signing Illustrated Expanded by Mickey Flodin ISBN-13: 978-0399530418 or ISBN-10: 039953041X (approx. $15, Amazon).

Clayton Marr III was born into a large deaf family. He attended deaf schools K-12 and graduated from RIT with a degree in mechanical engineering. He currently works at the Maine Educational Center for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing as a teacherís assistant and plans to become an ASL teacher.

Spanish for Beginners


with Eileah R Lepage

Calendar Feb 1, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

No experience needed! This course will emphasize the basics of pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and help you develop fundamental conversation skills. No class February 22nd.

Required: Easy Spanish Step-By-Step by Barbara Bregstein, ISBN 978-0071463386 (approx. $12, Amazon).

Leah LePage has been teaching French and Spanish to beginners for 13 years. She is excited to share her expertise and passion for language with adult learners.

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