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<i>Send announcements to the Herndon Connection, by mail to 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102, by e-mail to herndon@connectionnewspapers.com or by fax to 703-917-0991. Deadline is Thursday 5 p.m. for the following week's paper. Photos/artwork encouraged. Call Rebecca Halik at 703-917-6476 with questions. This free listing is reserved for activities and events that are open to the public at no or minimal cost. </i>

<ro>Language

<lst><b>Advance Spanish class</b> — Intermediate Spanish 1, class at the Reston Community Center Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston, on Thursdays, Sept. 14-Nov. 2, 7-9 p.m. To register, call 703-476-4500 or 800-828-1120 (TTY). For more information, contact Shannon Delborrello, adult programs director, at 703-390-6159.

<b>ESL Classes</b> - English Classes at Hutchison Elementary School, 13209 Parcher Ave. Herndon. Registration - Thursday, Sept. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Classes Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 12 - Nov. 21 - 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Cost: $15 plus textbook. Five Course Levels Sponsored by Floris United Methodist Church. Call 703-793-0026

<b>French language classes </b>for children offered on the weekend. For ages 5 and up. Group lessons will last for an hour and will be held once a week initially. The instructors believe that group interaction motivates practice and conversation skills which are an integral part of learning a new language. The tutor is a native French speaker with degrees in advanced French from Cambridge and Francaise Alliance. Classes will begin in May and will be on an ongoing basis. Cultural enrichment integrated into the curriculum. Join the group, make new friends, and learn a new language in a fun way. New summer groups forming now. For details e-mail to Learningfunkg@g-mail.com or call-703-757-9560.

<b>Hindi Language classes</b> are offered by Learningfun School for children ages 5 and up in small groups to motivate interaction and cultural exchange. Minimum requirements are basic understanding of English phonics. Specifically designed for kids with no previous formal Hindi language instruction. Integration of English phonic sounds into Devanagari (Hindi) script, flashcards, and verbal techniques make it easy and interesting. Hindi is an Indo-Aryan language and is a direct descendant of Sanskrit. It is a very expressive language. E-mail learningfunkg@gmail.com

A <b>free English class </b>for speakers of other languages is offered at Jubilee Christian Center as a special Sunday school class at 9:30 a.m. 4650 Shirley Gate Road, Fairfax. Call 703-383-1170.\