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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 2005 - Student Life. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 21, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/9125/show/8942.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 2005 - Student Life. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/9125/show/8942

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Transcript orking Houstonians finding foreign language study (continued from page 68) "Many professionals are finding that they have to communicate in English just as a courtesy with customers" Onofre said. "Frequently even Spanish-speaking customers will ask our clients 'Do you speak English?'" Students have the option of beginning or continuing their study from one of multiple language levels. The paths of many veterans of the program cross up the scholastic a new experience In a sense, the style has become an idiosyncrasy. The curricular organization of CE's accelerated foreign language training seems fairly rigid. In part, they reason, the design prevents students from tackling advanced grammatical issues without help at hand. At one point in her class, for instance, Milagros explained to a student that there was no simple answer CE's classrooms are colorful, illustrative and pleasant sounding. Milagros played Tchaikovsky's first piano concerto on a small CD player as her students arrived for class on Monday. ladder. Students are regularly reintroduced to former classmates at higher language levels, sometimes years after a first meeting. ~ ~~ On the first evening of a Spanish level seven course in July, two students struggled to remember the class level they shared a year earlier, but managed to recall their in-class pseudonyms. They also knew the instructor from a lower level and quickly fell into conversation with her in Spanish about weekend plans. Several CE instructors have been with the program for twenty years or more. Often, you can identify the experienced teachers by the amount of visual material they've collected for each class. In twenty years, one instructor said, small administrative aspects of the program have changed. The basic approach to accelerated learning has been a fixture of CE for decades. Onofre believes that UH is now the only American university that features this particular style of continuing education. to her question. "That's level six" Milagros said, "we apply that word in different ways. One way in one situation, one way in another. I can give you a few tips and a help sheet to get started, but really you will learn best as you speak more and more!' CE's administrators and teachers emphasize the importance of the pace they create in the classroom. Onofre said that she has found that students who walk into the classroom directly from work are difficult to relax and focus. She works to prevent students from becoming irritated with the material, even if it means taking time away from the lesson for a game, music or a break. Evening classes can last three hours. Donna Copeland felt that she benefited from the tempo of her level one Spanish course. "Time goes by quickly she said. "At the end of the class, they put you in a relaxed state and I think you remember more. You just sit and listen to the music of the language!' B *>