Metro College offers language classes for parents and children

The Youngstown State University Metro College in Boardman is offering eight language courses, four designed for beginners or those looking to refresh their conversational skills, and four designed especially for an adult and K-4 child to learn a language together.

The classes are:

  • Beginning Arabic introduces students to the Arabic alphabet while starting conversation skills and learning about Arab traditions. It is held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays from Sept. 17 to Nov. 5. The cost is $149 for early registration, and $169 after Sept. 3.
  • Arabic as a Second Language for Me and My Kid is designed for parent and child to learn the basics of the language and culture together. It is run four times on Saturdays Sept. 21 – Oct. 12 from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. The cost is $50 for both parent and child.
  • Conversational French for Beginners focuses on listening skills, vocabulary, grammar and discussions of French culture. The class meets 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays from Sept. 12 to Oct. 31. The cost is $149 if registered by Aug. 29, and $169 after.
  • French as a Second Language for Me and My Kid is designed for parent and child to learn the basics of the language and culture together. It is run four times on Saturdays Sept. 21 – Oct. 12 from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. The cost is $50 for both parent and child.
  • Conversational Italian teaches students basic useful language skills, such as ordering food and using public transportation. The class meets 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Fridays from Sept. 20 through Nov. 8. The cost is $149 if registered by Sept. 6, and $169 after.
  • Italian as a Second Language for Me and My Kid is designed for parent and child to learn the basics of the language and culture together. It is run four times on Saturdays Sept. 21 – Oct. 12 from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. The cost is $50 for both parent and child
  • Conversational Spanish teaches students to speak, read and write key Spanish phrases while discussing the varied cultures of Spanish-speaking people. The class meets 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays from Sept. 24 to Nov. 12. The cost is $149 if registered by Sept. 10, and $169 after.
  • Spanish as a Second Language for Me and My Kid is designed for parent and child to learn the basics of the language and culture together. It is run four times on Saturdays Sept. 21 – Oct. 12 from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. The cost is $50 for both parent and child.

For more information, call YSU Metro College at 330-941-2465. The Metro College is located at 100 DeBartolo Place, Suite 200 in Boardman.