Cerro Coso Community College

Cerro Coso to Offer French for Travelers

Cerro Coso to Offer French for Travelers

Cerro Coso Community College is offering a community education class French for Travelers covering the basics of what you need to know to make your travel to France a smooth sejour. France is a great place to visit, and Paris is one of the most visited cities in the world and that means you need to make reservations for everything.

Stephanie Loutas-Kapeles, a Ridgecrest resident, will teach participants how to plan properly for a trip to France; greet others in French; pass through passport control at the airport; navigate the Parisian metro system; purchase train and event tickets; give and receive basic instructions in French; make a hotel reservation; order food at a restaurant; make telephone calls from, to, and within France; and use numbers 1 to 100 in French. The class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays, February 4 through March 13, 2013 February 25 to April 10 from 6 to 7 p.m. The cost for this community education class is $55 and includes the book.

This class is for you if you're thinking about taking your next holiday in France. From a sun filled family holiday to a romantic break, gourmet extravaganza or cultural excursion, you can find it all in France. A diverse and rich nation, filled with destinations to suit any taste, the French are a proud but friendly people. The key to enjoying your travels is to understand the cultural differences. The food in France is among the finest in the world, and it is the largest wine producing nation in the world.

The minimum age to take this class is 16. All classes will be held at the Cerro Coso Ridgecrest Campus in East Wing Room 205. Complete registration and course information is available on the web at http://www.cerrocoso.edu/communityed or contact Joann Clark, Community Education Manager at (760) 384-6106 or at Joann.Clark@cerrocoso.edu.

For further information, please contact Natalie Dorrell, Public Information (760) 384-6260

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