Start: 10:30 am
End: 12:30 pm
Eight Mondays: Jan. 14 - Mar. 4 • 10:30-12:30 pm • $235 This class will review all grammar, tenses and vocabulary at an advanced level. Focus will be on improving the ability to debate issues and exchange information. The class will include current issues in France. Text: Connexions 3 Methode & CahierJosette Charbit Schwartz has taught French in Marin at the Lycée Français, The Branson school and French American International in San Francisco, where she currently teaches second grade and adult classes. Born in Paris, Josette has lived in Marin County for 30 years and has a degree in Bilingual Education from France.
Start: 1:00 pm
End: 3:00 pm
Eight Mondays: Jan. 14-Mar. 4 • 1:00-3:00 pm • $235 Widens the ability to communicate for travel or conversation with new vocabulary, expressions and grammar. Texts: Communication Progressive du Francais, niveau debutantJosette Charbit Schwartz has taught French in Marin at the Lycée Français, The Branson school and French American International in San Francisco, where she currently teaches second grade and adult classes. Born in Paris, Josette has lived in Marin County for 30 years and has a degree in Bilingual Education from France.
Start: 6:00 pm
Left Coast Writers® Book Launches at Book Passage in the Ferry Building“Wyatt T. Frog had observed many fascinating things in his life but never had he seen a girl falling from the sky—until now.” So begins this fantastic tale, a modern-day Alice in Wonderland melded with the satirical humor of Catch 22. Both of these great novels were the inspiration for heretofore ($16.00), Todd Crawshaw's latest novel. Todd Crawshaw is the author of the novel Exploits of the Satyr and Light-Years In The Dark: StoryPoems.
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm
Eight Mondays: Jan. 14-Mar. 4 • 6:00-8:00 pm • $235 PLEASE NOTE: This class is full. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for updates on additional Beginning Italian classes. Silvia Iannelli is a private Italian tutor based in Marin County. Born and raised in Rome, she has lived in many countries, including Iran, England and Madagascar, before settling in the Bay Area in 1997. Silvia has been teaching Italian for over 10 years and in her classes she likes to create a fun and welcoming environment for her students, motivating them through activities and exercises tailored to improve their grammar, conversation and pronunciation skills. Her personal quote is: “La traduzione della parola e’ nel cuore ~ The translation of a word is in the heart.” Texts: Ultimate Italian
Start: 7:00 pm
David Lewis and Dewey Livingston present M.B. Boissevain Marin’s First Farm Advisor – Historical Photographs of Marin’s Agrarian Roots ($25.00). From the 1920s to 1940s, America enjoyed what is known as the “Progressive Era” of agriculture. Here in Marin, Marret Burridge Boissevain began service in 1920s as the first UC Farm Advisor. Working with local farm families, he collaborated on advancements for dairy herd health, pasture productivity, and other on-farm advancements. He also was a prolific photographer, documenting these pioneering family farmers and their endeavors. These magnificent images provide a unique opportunity to embrace Marin's agrarian roots and present bounty, as well as take an intimate look at what life was like for Marin ranchers and farmers during the early twentieth century. David Lewis is the UC Cooperative Extension Director and Marin’s Sixth Farm Advisor.