World Languages Institute: Spanish

Whether you want to speak Spanish for business or pleasure, our classes are a great way to learn. And our classes cover the full range of proficiency levels from beginning to advanced.

Beginning Spanish classes introduce you to basic vocabulary and expressions used in everyday situations.

Beginning lessons cover how to:
•Ask and respond to simple questions
•Engage in simple conversations
•Interact in social, business, and travel situations
•Read a variety of basic written materials
•Write simple sentences on everyday topics

Intermediate and advanced classes build on your existing skills to help you read, write, and speak Spanish with greater fluency.

Intermediate and advanced lessons teach you how to:
•Engage in conversations with ease and confidence
•Increase your proficiency in Spanish grammar and vocabulary
•Read and understand the meaning of Spanish texts and articles
•Write short essays on common topics
•Deepen your understanding of current Spanish culture

Classes meet once or twice a week for 5-10 weeks. Most instructors are native Spanish speakers with extensive teaching experience.

Current Spanish Classes

  • Beginning Spanish Express

    A fast track alternative to our 5- and 10-week courses for the time-starved learner, covering the standard Spanish 1 curriculum in a mere 2 ... More »

  • Spanish 1 Intensive

    In this twice-weekly course students learn to speak, read, and write Spanish using basic vocabulary and expressions in the present tense. More »

  • Spanish 1

    Students will learn to speak, read, and write Spanish using basic vocabulary and expressions in the present tense.

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  • Spanish 2

    Students will have practice opportunities using the present and informal future tenses and will expand expression in practical situations, i... More »

  • Spanish 2 Intensive

    In this twice-weekly course students will have practice opportunities using the present and informal future tenses and will expand expressio... More »

  • Basic Conversational Spanish

    Immerse yourself in Spanish and boost your pronunciation, listening comprehension and speaking skills! A maximum class size of 15 ensures hi... More »

  • Spanish 4

    For students who have had at least three quarters of Spanish or the equivalent. Emphasis will be on developing higher conversational skills ... More »

  • Spanish 5

    This intermediate level course is for students who have studied the basic concepts of the language and wish to expand vocabulary to particip... More »

  • Spanish 7

    This intermediate level course is for students who have studied the basic concepts of the language and wish to review the major grammar topi... More »

  • Intermediate Conversational Spanish

    Immerse yourself in Spanish and boost your pronunciation, listening comprehension and speaking skills! A maximum class size of 15 ensures hi... More »

  • Intermediate Spanish Review

    Designed for students with 3-5 quarters of Spanish, this intensive course will review some of the major topics covered. Students will incre... More »

  • Spanish Grammar Tune-up

    This workshop aims to help you understand and master some of the more challenging Spanish grammar concepts, including the use of ser/estar, ... More »

  • Advanced Spanish

    This course is taught entirely in Spanish, intended for advanced students who wish to review Spanish grammar and lexicon, practice conversat... More »

  • Advanced Spanish Grammar

    A class for advanced students who want to hone their skills with subjunctive, imperfect and other verb conjugations to build fluency. Revie... More »

  • Advanced Spanish Grammar Tune Up

    This workshop aims to help you understand and master some of the more challenging Spanish grammar concepts, including the use of ser/estar, ... More »

  • Spanish for Spanish Teachers

    This course is designed to explore teaching concepts such as ser & estar, direct & indirect object, preterite & imperfect, por & para, subj... More »

  • Spanish for Travelers

    Don't leave home without having experienced this essential Spanish course! Learn survival vocabulary and expressions and culture tips for th... More »

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Jamie Lucero, Instructor and Translation Tools Expert

Jamie Lucero, Translation and Interpretation Certificate Instructor, is a translation tools expert who teaches others who are highly fluently bilingual how to use these tools. Read more. . .

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