Weekly Language Classes

All 2022 Winter Session classes at Penobscot Bay Language School will be offered ONLINE as part of our 12 week session (starting the week of January 3, 2022). If you are interested in studying a language, but do not see a class that meets your needs, or the schedule is not at a convenient time, please email Stephanie [email protected] to discuss alternative options such as private tutorials or semi-private tutorials.

We also offer in-person private tutorials and semi-private tutorials if you are in the Rockland, Maine area. FREE In-person ESL for New Mainers classes and tutorials are offered in Augusta and Rockland as well. If you are interested in in-person tutorials or classes, please contact Jared [email protected] .

Thank you for considering PBLS to be a part of your language learning experience!

French Immersion with Clovis Anjard  (Advanced)
Thursday, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Intro to French with Guillaume Hospod
Tuesday 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

French I with Amy Hartswick (Beginner)
Tuesday 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM


Spanish Songs & Stories (Pre-K & Elementary)
Wednesday 10:30 AM

Intro to Spanish with Carlos Guerra   (Beginner)
Monday  9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Spanish I with Carlos Guerra   (Beginner)
Monday  4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Tertulia Mañanera with Billy Smith   (Drop-In Style Intermediate Spanish)
Tuesday  10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

German with Silvia Carrier  (Beginner 2)
Thursday 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

German Conversation with Silvia Carrier (Intermediate)
Wednesday 4:00 PM – 5:30PM

German Conversation with Silvia Carrier(Advanced)
Monday 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

German for Youths with Nadia Smith
Monday and Wednesday TBD


Intro to Russian with Anna Mordik  (Beginner)
Wednesday 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM


Intro. to Korean with Young Kwon (Beginner)
Tuesdays 5:30 – 7:00 pm

(Mandarin) Chinese I with Nanfei Wang (Beginner)
Friday, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Intro. to ASL (American Sign Language) with Valerie Gusler (Beginner)
Mondays 5-6:30 pm OR Thursdays 9:00 – 10:30 am

Online ESL for New Mainers with Carlos Guerra  (Beginner)
Friday 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM and/or Thursday 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

In-Person ESL for New Mainers with Susan Dorr (Intro) (Augusta only, in collaboration with Capital Area New Mainers Project)
Monday 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM (women’s class) and 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM (men’s class)

In-Person ESL for New Mainers with Susan Dorr (Rockland)
Thursday 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

ESL Tutorials (in-person, online, individual, small group and family classes available!)
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