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July 2019

French Language Course: Beginner I + II

Tuesday, July 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Tuesdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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While fluency is developed over years, confidence is built in the classroom. Our summer course combines Beginners I and II, which will serve true beginners and those who are continuing to learn the language. The instructor will focus on the…

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The Writer’s Center: The Poem Comes Alive

Wednesday, July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Wednesdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Workshop Leader: Sandra Beasley In this workshop you will learn to write poems that come alive: bright, specific, and taking risks on the page. Each workshop will lead off with a guided close reading of one or two contemporary poems and…

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French Language Course: Intermediate I + II

Thursday, July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Thursdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Intermediate students should have some control of the language. In the class, students will explore French poetry, singers, and magazines as avenues to discover verb tenses (présent, imparfait, futur and passé composé), irregular verbs, adverbs and prepositions. You will become…

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August 2019

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The Writer’s Center: Sonnet Crash Course

Saturday, August 3 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Workshop Leader: Claudia Gary Improve your sonnet skills, or write your first one. Guided by an internationally published author of sonnets, villanelles, and other metrical poems, you’ll first read classic and contemporary sonnets to see how and why they work.…

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Storytelling: A Workshop in Creative Nonfiction

Saturday, August 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Workshop Leader: Dr. Michelle LaFrance Creative nonfiction is a broad genre of narrative prose that includes personal essays, memoir, portraits and profiles, travel writing, long form journalism, literary journalism and more. Pieces typically mix the factual and the highly personal, marrying…

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September 2019

Spanish Language Course: Beginners

Thursday, September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Thursdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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During this 8-week course, students will learn to communicate more effectively in Spanish through a focus on enhanced listening, comprehension, speaking, reading and writing skills.  The class will be conducted in Spanish in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere that will…

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November 2019

Storytelling: A Workshop in Creative Nonfiction

Saturday, November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Workshop Leader: Dr. Michelle LaFrance Creative nonfiction is a broad genre of narrative prose that includes personal essays, memoir, portraits and profiles, travel writing, long form journalism, literary journalism and more. Pieces typically mix the factual and the highly personal, marrying…

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