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Note to all students signing up for language courses in WD&CE: All language classes with a course code beginning with 'LAN' require textbooks. Text costs are in addition to course fees. Most texts will be used for more than one year of study. Please be advised that you should purchase only the edition that is listed, unless alternative editions are specifically listed as acceptable. Textbooks are available at Montgomery College's Rockville campus bookstore.

  
Language Textbooks Fall 2016
Course Text(s)
American Sign Language Courses
LAN 080 Learning American Sign Language, Levels I & II, 2nd edition
LAN 175 no textbook required
Arabic
LAN 161 Alif Baa: Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds, 3rd edition
Farsi
LAN 098 Beginner's Persian with audio CDs (textbook and workbook)
French 
LAN 041, 042, 043, 044 Voilà, Vol 1 (required), Audio CD (optional)**
LAN 044, 046, 047 Voilà, Vol 2 (required), Audio CD (optional)**
LAN 101 Nouveau Rond Point Pas a Pas, B1.2
LAN 102 French Two Years (Deuxieme Livre)
LAN 105 CRN 25680 only La Gloire de Mon Pere
LAN 105 CRN 25681 only  French Four Years
LAN 105 CRN 25682 only    Materials will be discussed in class
LAN 144, 189 Conversational French in 7 days 
Communicating in French
German 
LAN 055, 058, 060, 064 Alles Klar?  2nd edition
Alles Klar?  2nd edition Workbook / Lab Manual
Hebrew
LAN 177, 190 Hebrew from Scratch, Part 1
Hindi
LAN 185 Elementary Hindi, textbook & workbook; Essential Hindi Dictionary, 2nd ed.
Italian 
LAN 074 Oggi in Italia, Vol 2, 9th edition and Student Activities Manual (workbook)**
LAN 078 Viaggio in Italia (not available at bookstore; purchase online)
LAN 186, 187 Italian for Dummies, 2nd edition
Korean
LAN 134 Materials provided at first class
Mandarin 
LAN 065 Integrated Chinese, Level 1 Part 1 Textbook, 3rd Edition (Simplified)
Integrated Chinese, Level 1 Part 1 Workbook, 3rd Edition (Simplified)
Integrated Chinese, Level 1 Part 1 Audio CDs, 3rd Edition (Ind)
LAN 117 Integrated Chinese, Level 2 Part 1 Textbook, 3rd Edition (Simplified)
Integrated Chinese, Level 2 Part 1 Workbook, 3rd Edition (Simplified)
Integrated Chinese, Level 2 Part 1 Audio CDs, 3rd Edition (Ind)
Portuguese 
LAN 108, 116 Aquarela; Portuguese for Foreigners, 3rd edition  
LAN 168 Cronicas Brasileiras; Bem Vindo!
Russian 
LAN 069 Face to Face, Level 1  textbook + workbook
Spanish 
LAN 009, 010 Nexos, Vol 1, 3rd edition w/ Student Activities Manual, & Premium website **
LAN 011, 012 Nexos, Vol 2, 3rd edition w/ Student Activities Manual, & Premium website **
LAN 013, 015 Nexos, Vol 3, 3rd edition w/ Student Activities Manual, & Premium website **
LAN 017, 018 The Ultimate Spanish Review and Practice,  3rd Edition
LAN 019   The Ultimate Spanish Review and Practice,  3rd Edition
LAN 020 CRN 25652 only Reading material decided at first class
The Ultimate Spanish Review and Practice,  3rd Edition
LAN 020  CRN 25653 only Reading material decided at first class
LAN 020 CRN 25654 only The Ultimate Spanish Review and Practice,  3rd Edition
LAN 151 Learn Spanish the Fast and Fun Way, 4th edition
LAN 153 The Ultimate Spanish Review and Practice,  3rd Edition
LAN 146, 188 Learn Spanish the Fast and Fun Way, 4th edition
Latin-American Spanish phrasebook (optional); DK Eyewitness Travel Guide

Nexos Volumes 1, 2, and 3 are custom bound with Student Activities Manual, and Premium website. These volumes are only available for purchase at the MC Bookstore. See MC Bookstore/Textbooks for more information. See Nexos Instructions for more information and other options.

**Nexos,  Oggi in Italia, and Voilà are also offered in many other formats, including a textbook rental option. Please go to http://www.cengagebrain.com/ to check out your options and save.

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