Spanish Classes Calendar

November – December, 2017

NO classes Thanksgiving week.

Introduction to Spanish

This course is designed for the true beginners who, for the first time or after a long time, will be introduced to Spanish and would like to learn, understand and speak basic “every day” Spanish in a stress free environment. It develops the basic language skills: listening comprehension, speaking, pronunciation and vocabulary acquisition. 

Day/Time: Tuesdays   11:00 – 12:30 p.m.

Location: Oro Valley

Dates: Nov. 7 – Dec. 12

Fee: $72 

 

Introduction to Spanish I

A continuation of Intro for those students who have already been introduced to the structure and usage of nouns, verbs, simple sentences and the verb “estar”. Students will gain confidence in their ability to learn a second language; will be prepared for further Spanish language instruction by gaining sufficient vocabulary to form simple sentences. 

Day/Time: Thursdays   11:30 – 1:00 p.m.

Location: Jewish Comm. Center – 3800 E River Rd.

Dates: Nov. 9 – Dec.

Fee:  $77 Sign up directly at the JCC (520)299-3000

Beginners I

Let’s keep advancing; this class is designed for students with more experience and background in simple Spanish.  Practice what you have learned in previous courses and expand your vocabulary, grammar and ability to communicate, as well as accent reduction. Previous knowledge: basic vocabulary, Ser/Estar, present tense of regular verbs, and verb Gustar. Introduction to present progressive and lots of thematical conversation.

Day/Time: Tuesdays   1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Location: Oro Valley

Dates: Nov. 7 – Dec. 12

Fee: $72

Day/Time: Wednesdays   1:00 2:30 p.m.

Location: Jewish Comm. Center – 3800 E River Rd.

Dates: Nov. 8 – Dec. 13

Fee:  $77 Sign up directly at the JCC (520)299-3000

 

Basic Conversation

This course is for Intermediate Beginner student who only wants to focus on conversational Spanish, almost no grammar, but lots of vocabulary, audio, video, flash cards and games. Emphasis will be on pronunciation, basic conversational phrases and losing your shyness. Come join us!

Day/Time: Wednesdays   2:45 – 4:15 p.m.

Location: Jewish Comm. Center – 3800 E River Rd.

Dates: Nov. 8 – Dec. 13

Fee:  $77 Sign up directly at the JCC (520)299-3000

 

Intermediate

Ready for something more challenging?  This course is on emphasis in speaking, listening, reading, and writing, through the practice of the preterite, imperfect, future and conditional tenses, as well as thematical vocabulary and situations. We will read basic authentic texts and practice the language both orally and in writing. Knowledge and previous classes in Spanish required. Class is conducted entirely in Spanish.

Day/Time: Mondays  12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Location: Oro Valley

Dates: Nov. 6 – Dec. 11

Fee: $72

 

Day/Time: Thursdays  9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Location: Jewish Comm. Center – 3800 E River Rd.

Dates: Nov. 9 – Dec. 14

Fee:  $77 Sign up directly at the JCC (520)299-3000

 

Español Avanzado y Conversación

This level is a continuation of Advanced Intermediate with emphasis in conversation and writing, strengthened and expanded by more complex verb forms, vocabulary and grammar.  In addition, students will develop an oral proficiency and a solid foundation of the language and culture. Crucial grammatical structures related to course materials will be reviewed.  Course is conducted entirely in Spanish.

Día/hora: martes  9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Lugar: Oro Valley

Fechas: Nov. 7 – Dec. 12

Cuota: $72

 

Conversación

Esta clase es para aquellos quienes ya saben y quieren practicar más español. Mejoraremos la pronunciación, redacción y formas de expresión. Hablaremos de temas actuales, participaremos en actividades y juegos divertidos y creativos. Poca gramática, mucha conversación, lectura y escritura sobre la interesante cultura mexicana. Clase totalmente en español ¡Disfruta y vive el español!

Día/hora: lunes 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Lugar: Jewish Comm. Center – 3800 E River Rd.

Fechas: Nov. 6 – Dec. 11

Cuota: $72 Inscríbete en el  JCC (520)299-3000

Día/Hora: jueves  8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Lugar: Jewish Comm. Center – 3800 E River Rd.

Fechas: Nov. 9 – Dec. 14

Cuota: $77 Inscríbete en el  JCC (520)299-3000

 

Club del Libro

Club del Libro es un grupo de entusiastas lectores quienes disfrutan de la lectura hispana. Todos leemos el mismo libro y en cada clase analizaremos el contexto, los personajes, expresiones, modismos y expresamos nuestras opiniones sobre el tema del libro. Excelente práctica para la lectura y comprensión.

Día/Hora: martes  3:00 – 4:30  p.m. New

Lugar: Oro  Valley

Fechas: Nov. 7 – Dec. 12

Cuota: $72

Libro: La niña alemana, Armando Lucas Correa

Día/Hora: miércoles 4:30 – 6 p.m.

Lugar: Jewish Comm. Center – 3800 E River Rd.

Fechas: Nov. 8 – Dec. 13

Cuota: $77 Inscríbete en el  JCC (520)299-3000

Libro: El Silencio de Galileo, Luis López Nieves
 

Análisis de Textos vía email

This is a writing improvement-free composition-grammar practice via email once a week.

A specific subject or current event will be chosen every week, you will write a short composition, between 100 and 250 words, in Spanish pertaining to the subject selected and then you will email it to me.   Your composition will be read and corrected. Then, it will be emailed back to you so you can see the corrections, my comments and suggestions. This will help you see where the mistakes are and why; thus, understanding more grammar, the language structure and improving your written Spanish.

Students of ALL Spanish levels can participate.

Fechas: Nov. 6 – Dec. 11

   Cuota: $48

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Oro Valley classes, please register via email: spanishmexico@aol.com

JCC, please call 520.299.3000 to register

 

Oro Valley classes, please register via email

JCC, please call to register

“Learning a second language slows ‘brain aging” – BBC News