Classes, Continuing Education & ESL
Reading Films Class
Community Rooms. (11/13 in the Teen Room)
An introductory look at how to read a film based on the basic pillars of film history, theory, and criticism. This class will take a look at the different elements of filmmaking and style to learn ways to identify technique while watching a movie. We will explore how filmmaking has evolved over the years and how those advancements have shaped film-going and film watching. Lessons will be supplemented with classic film theory essays, suggested viewings, film clips, and in-class discussions.
Presenter Michael Kamison is the Programming Director for Renew Theaters which operates the Ambler Theater, County Theater, Hiway Theater and the Princeton Garden Theatre. He is a graduate of Upper Dublin High School and then went on to get a Bachelor’s degree in Literature from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master of Fine Arts from Temple University. His favorite director is John Cassavetes and his favorite film is The Seventh Seal.
Registration is Closed. Class is full.
French for Advanced Beginners
10/22 SESSION CANCELED
10/8, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, & 11/26
Continue your French language learning at UDPL! This class is for those who have taken French at UDPL before or those who have taken French in the past.
Instructor Nathalie Wille has three native languages (French, English, and Norwegian). Born to a Norwegian father and an American mother, she attended an international bi-lingual school in Geneva, Switzerland, high school in France, and college at the Glion Institute of Higher Education in Switzerland. She has tutored students at the Ecole Moser, a renowned bi-lingual institute in Switzerland.
Registration is closed. Class is full.
French Book Club
NEW DATE: Tuesday, 10/30, 2-3p
German for Advanced Beginners
9/25, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/13
Continue your German language learning at UDPL! This class is for those who have taken German at UDPL before or those who have taken German in the past.
Instructor Jan Frohner majored in German at Westminster College and taught German to high school students for 35 years, also running a German exchange program for 21 of those years.Space is limited and registration is required. Instructor Jan Frohner majored in German at Westminster College and taught German to high school students for 35 years, also running a German exchange program for 21 of those years.
Registration closed: Class in progress
ESL Conversation Groups
Afternoon Session: Tuesdays, 1:30-3p
Evening Session: Wednesdays, 7-8:30p
For adults and teens 15+
Are you interested in practicing your English in a safe, caring environment? Come to one of our Conversation Groups and improve your skills!
Afternoon Facilitators – Marlyn Cohen, Betsy Sternthal and Carol Brigian
Evening Facilitator – Mary Hennessy