Fall 2013 Continuing Education Catalog
Educational, career, and personal development opportunities designed to address the needs of the South Bronx, Bronx, and Upper Manhattan communities.
College for Kids Languages Conversational Spanish for Kids (Ages 7 to 15) This class will introduce grammar and vocabulary as well as the structure of the language. Learn to speak Spanish using age-appropriate interactive materials, games and activities. Sat 1:30pm to 2:30pm 10/26/13-1/11/14 CE8101-F01 10 hrs. 10 sessions $149 play simple five-finger position melodies. A combination of class activities such as rhythm/flashcard drills, creative work, playing/listening games and ensemble playing will ensure steady progress, making this an enjoyable first musical experience. (Ages 7 to 9) Sat 2:45pm to 3:45pm 10/26/13-1/11/14 CE8206-F01 10 hrs. 10 sessions $149 (Ages 10 to 13) Sat 1:30pm to 2:30pm 10/26/13-1/11/14 CE8207-F01 10 hrs. 10 sessions $149 Conversational French For Kids (Ages 7 to 15) Learn to speak French in a fun and relaxed setting using pictures, text and interactive games. Children will be introduced to basic conversational topics such as greetings, weather, counting and more. Sat 1:30pm to 2:30pm 10/26/13-1/11/14 CE8102-F01 10 hrs. 10 sessions $149 Vocal Training for Kids Love to sing and want to improve? Elevate your shower singing to center stage by learning how to sing the right way. Learn basic breathing, breath control and vocal exercises that will improve your singing and be fun at the same time! (Ages 7 to 11) Sat 1:30pm to 2:30pm 10/26/13-1/11/14 CE8204-F01 10 hrs. 10 sessions $149 (Ages 12 to 16) Sat 2:45pm to 3:45pm 10/26/13-1/11/14 CE8205-F01 10 hrs. 10 sessions $149 The Arts Learning Through Drama Learn how to act and write through improvisation. The class will be organized like a sports game where two theatre teams will compete by acting out situations and presenting short skits using suggestions from the class, visual arts and words as a springboard. Sat 3:30pm to 4:30pm 10/26/13-1/11/14 CE8201-F01 10 hrs. 10 sessions $149 Modeling for Kids Confidence. Rhythm. Timing. These are all prerequisites to enter the world of runway modeling and theatre work. Learn walking techniques to different types of music. Practice group and individual improvisation exercises. Receive dramatic coaching to prepare for stagework and learn the various ways of walking that fashion designers and theatre directors in the business consider desirable. Sat 3:45pm to 4:45pm 10/26/13-1/11/14 CE8202-F01 10 hrs. 10 sessions $149 Guitar for Kids Trade in that air guitar for the real one! Gain an understanding of the musical language and notes with this introduction to the progressive method of learning melody and chords. Compose your own piece and perform it at the concert at the conclusion of the course. Bring your own guitar and your inner rock star! (Ages 7 to 9) Sat 1:30pm to 2:30pm 10/26/13-1/11/14 CE8208-F01 10 hrs. 10 sessions $149 (Ages 10 to 14) Sat 2:45pm to 3:45pm 10/26/13-1/11/14 CE8209-F01 10 hrs. 10 sessions $149 Etiquette for Kids Piano for Kids Even virtuosos need to learn the fundamentals of how to play the piano. This group class will get beginners off to the right start by introducing them to the basics of music. Students will learn rhythm, timing signatures, how to read music and how to 718-518-6656 c e d u @ h o s t o s . c u n y. e d u (Ages 7 and up) Good manners never go out of style. You can be more self-confident in social situations when you know the basics of good manners. Learn and practice etiquette and social graces such as table manners and which fork to use; how to answer the telephone politely and greeting people properly; shaking hands and making other people comfortable in your company. Sat 2:30pm to 3:30pm 10/26/13-1/11/14 CE8203-F01 10 hrs. 10 sessions $149 w w w. h o s t o s . c u n y. e d u / c o n t e d u 49