Mandarin Chinese I
This introduction to Mandarin Chinese and Chinese culture is designed for people planning business or pleasure trips or individuals interested in Chinese language and Chinese calligraphy. No previous experience with Mandarin Chinese is required. The course fee includes a $7 materials fee.
9 Sessions, ADM 101
Mon., 10/19 - 12/14, 6 - 7 p.m.
Jung Tzu Lin, Instructor
German for Everyone
This conversational course provides basic pronunciation, grammar and useful phrases in German. The focus is on having fun while participating in many interactive activities such as role playing, games and puzzles. The course fee includes a $10 materials fee.
10 Sessions, DCC 137
Tues., 9/15 - 11/17, 6 - 8 p.m.
Lisa Jiardini, Instructor
Writing Fiction For Kids
If you're a budding Beatrix Potter or a struggling Dr. Seuss, discover the secrets of writing short stories, picture books and novels for kids. You will learn techniques such as characterization,
viewpoint and dialogue and a system for plotting to make your story successful. Course fee includes $15 materials fee.
3 Sessions, ADM 102
Thurs., 10/1 - 10/15, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Pauline Bartel, Instructor
No Excuses! Writing and Selling Your Book
Is a book burning inside you? Do you dream of being a published author? Stop dreaming about writing and selling your book and start working on it. In this course, you will discover how the book publishing industry works, how to pitch your idea to publishers and agents and how to establish a system that will get you writing your book now. Course fee includes a $15 materials fee.
3 Sessions, ADM 102
Thurs., 10/29 - 11/12, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Pauline Bartel, Instructor
Getting Paid to Talk: Voice-Overs as a Profession
Have you ever been told you have a great voice? From audio books and cartoons to documentaries, commercials and more, this class will introduce you to the growing field of voice over. Learn what the pros look for, how to prepare, and where to find work in your area! We'll discuss industry pros and cons and play samples from working
voice professionals. In addition, you'll have an opportunity to record a short professional script under the direction of our teacher. This class is lots of fun, realistic, and a great first step for anyone interested in the voice over field. For more info please visit: www.voicecoaches.com.
1 Session, DCC 136
Thurs., 11/19, 6:30 - 9 p.m.
Creative Voice Development, Instructor
Get Paid to Be Seen: Acting Opportunities in the Film Industry
Are you a born star? Do you have what it takes to be on the silver screen, television or Broadway? In this course, you will learn how to get started and what obstacles to expect as you explore acting. Find out where to look for opportunities, start having fun and being seen on the big screen sooner than you would have ever thought! This course will also introduce you to the various professional networks where you can meet production members and stars. Join us to learn how to break into the business and start earning income!
For the second session, you will need your HVCC computer login information. Course fee includes a $3 computer fee.
2 Sessions, BTC 309
Mon., 11/2 - 11/9, 6 - 9 p.m.
Tylan Nino (SAG/AFTRA Actor), Instructor
The Basics of Screenwriting I
You will be introduced to the basics of translating a screenplay idea into a working form. In this series of six sessions, an idea is structured and outlined, ready to begin the actual writing of a screenplay.
In addition, you will be given resources to historical reference materials and current information sources in the field. You'll be encouraged to view as many films as possible outside of class as each session will begin with a brief discussion and critique of films students have recently watched. In a collaborative environment, students will work together to critique and suggest improvements to each other's work. Students are also introduced to an overview
of the film industry and markets to potentially sell both fiction and non-fiction works.
2 Sessions, ADM 103
Wed., 9/30 - 10/7, 6 - 9 p.m.
Barbara Guyette, Instructor
English as a Second Language - Beginners
This course is specifically designed for beginning-level English language students. No prior knowledge of English is needed; some reading ability is helpful but not required. Students will practice the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in a supportive and interactive setting. We will use a textbook, "What a World 1, 2nd Edition" by Milada Broukal, which is available for purchase at the college bookstore.
10 Sessions, ADM 106
Tues., 9/22 - 11/24, 3 - 5 p.m.
Noah Kucij, Instructor
Publish Your Book, Guaranteed
In this class, you will learn how to publish your book at no cost to you on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Get your paperback in print and your ebook heavily distributed; readers will be able to ask for your book in any store. You'll discover modern techniques for marketing and publicizing your work and learn how radio tours work. Authors will discover how to use the best social media techniques to sell their book.
1 Session, ADM 101
Sat., 12/5, 9 a.m. – Noon
David Ewen, Instructor