The University of South Carolina Beaufort will offer a class for area residents in conversational Italian. Vocabulary for basic conversation and the formation of simple sentences and requests will be covered. It will be offered on USCB's Hilton Head Gateway Campus in Bluffton from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning Sept. 13. The cost is $170 for the 11-week course. Details: Call 843-208-8237 or go to www.uscb.edu/continuingeducation.