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1 - 100 Guest(s)
This class is for individuals who have no Spanish experience and would like to learn the basic fundamentals of the language in a communicative setting.
Upon completing this course, you will be able to recite the Spanish alphabet, correctly pronounce Spanish words, identify dozens of Spanish-English cognates, ask and answer questions about yourself and others, identify a variety of objects that you see, describe people and things, express how you feel and inquire how someone else feels, and much more!
Books: Spanish Demystified 2nd Edition & DK First Spanish Picture Dictionary: Spanish
Location: Arlington, VA (Clarendon)
Fall Schedule: Wednesdays 7pm - 9pm, August 31 - November 2Refund Policy:
Class materials will be sent to students approximately seven (7) days prior to the start of class. If a student enrolls and cancels without having received the class materials, a full refund will be granted upon request. No refunds will be made once the class materials have been distributed. Students are required to purchase the book separately.
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OWNER, CURRICULUM DESIGNER AND OPERATOR OF WORK-LIFE SPANISH.
As a long-time student of Spanish, I did not grow up speaking the language at home. My Spanish-language abilities have come instead from years of classroom study and practical use through living and working in Spain and Chile and traveling throughout Latin America. Because of these experiences, I understand how a foreign language may not come easily to those who try to learn it outside of a bilingual, bi-cultural environment. At the same time, I also know that with time and effort, you can speak and write in a new language – and it can do wonders for you both professionally and personally.
I personally have taught Spanish at every level to a wide variety of students in Denver, Boston, Washington, D.C and Santiago, Chile. At the moment, I am especially interested in the use of new technologies in the classroom, and also in the practice of teaching to both sides of the brain as a motivating factor in the learning process. I hold a Master's degree in Spanish Language and Culture from the Universidad de Salamanca (Salamanca, Spain), a Massachusetts State teaching license, a CELTA certificate from the University of Cambridge and a Bachelor's degree in International Affairs from the University of Colorado.
¡Espero verte pronto!