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Release date: January 31

LLC offers courses in Microsoft, Spanish

The Lifelong Learning Center of Wayland Baptist University will offer two courses for continuing education.

The beginning course for Microsoft Word 2000 will be held on Friday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Jan. 25 to Feb. 22. The course covers the basics of Windows and computer usage as well as proficiency in word processing using the Microsoft Word 2000 software. Students will produce a variety of professional documents, using the latest techniques and terminology.

Cost for the course is $105, and students will be required to purchase the textbook "Microsoft Word 2000 with CD" from the Wayland University Store. Students will also need two 3.5-inch disks.

A course in Beginning Conversational Spanish will be held Feb. 5 through April 2, with classes meeting on Tuesdays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., excluding the week of spring break. The class is a non-memorization, non-drill course where language is created from what participants already know. Students will learn a basic command of the Spanish language and will begin to think in Spanish as well as read, write and speak the language.

Cost for the course is $72 and a textbook will be available for purchase at the University Store.

For more information or to register for these courses, contact the Lifelong Learning Center at 291-3650. The center is located at 708 Yonkers.