Mam Language class at Laney College


Instructor: Henry Sales Hernandez

with Arturo Davila-Sanchez (Laney), Tessa Scott (UC Berkeley), and Emily Clem (UC San Diego)

When: Saturdays 9:30am-11:30am

Where: Laney College, room E207

Henry Sales Hernandez is teaching a Mam language class at Laney College. In the third installment of this semi-official course, Henry gives an overview of Mam language and culture in Guatemala. The course studies aspects of culture, history, language, cuisine through the development of basic skills in conversational contemporary Mam language.

At the end of the course the student will be able to use and apply fundamental oral Mam language at a beginning level to everyday conversation as well as apply fundamental Mam grammar to various writings. Additionally, students will learn to effectively express and exchange ideas through various modes of communication.

If you would like to be added to the mailing list for this course, please contact Tessa Scott at

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Henry Sales
Arturo Davila-SanchezProfessor, Laney College
Tessa ScottPhD student, UC
Emily Clem Assistant professor, UC San

Latinx Cultural Center

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Omega Jules Latinx Center Coordinator, Laney