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BCC to Offer Antique and French Workshops in South County
Aug 27, 2010

The South County Center of Berkshire Community College (BCC) is offering the following antique and French workshops this fall.

"Antiques 101" (WKS 2100) teaches participants the language of antiques, methods of buying and selling, and the legal requirements with which a dealer is confronted. The workshop covers the evolution of design from the 18th and 19th century furniture and other decorative arts. Students will learn the characteristics to look for in determining the age of an item, and the auction and appraisal process. Classes meet Wednesday evenings, Sept. 29 through Nov. 17, from 7 to 9 PM. Cost for registration is $150.

"Conversational French Level I" (WKS 208) an introduction to French, is appropriate for beginners and students wanting to brush up on basic French. Participants practice speaking, reading, and listening to simple French and en route, pick up vocabulary, elementary grammar and knowledge of French culture. Classes meet Tuesday evenings, Sept. 14 through Nov. 16, from 7 to 9 PM. Cost for registration is $185.

For more information, or to register, call BCC's South County Center at 413-528-4521. For long distance (in Mass only), call 800-816-1233, ext. 5201 or 5202. The fall semester begins Tuesday, Sept. 7.


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