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Language and Travel Seminar Offered
By UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education


 MAILED:  Sept. 9, 2004

EAU CLAIRE — University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension will offer a language and travel seminar beginning in December. The seven-week Spanish language course will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Dec. 2, followed by a tour of Costa Rica Jan. 12-22.

The seminar is open to anyone who would like to learn Spanish, travel and explore another culture. Language instructor and tour guide Dale Omtvedt Gable teaches Spanish and English as a Second Language at UW-Eau Claire. She has taken university student groups to Costa Rica and Mexico and traveled extensively in Central America, Spain and Colombia.

An informational meeting will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, at the UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education office, 210 Water St. The tour guide and language instructor will be present to answer questions; refreshments will be served.

The cost for the language course and tour of Costa Rica is $1995 double occupancy. Airfare is not included and single occupancy is not available. Attendance and successful completion of the language course is a prerequisite for participation in the travel seminar, and participants must be 18 years or older. The program is limited to 15 people, so early registration is encouraged. 3.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available upon request.

To register or for more information, contact UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension at (715) 836-3636 or toll-free (866) 893-2423 or e-mail ce@uwec.edu.

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Updated: September 9, 2004