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

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

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Learn Cultural Tips and Survival Phrases Before You Travel

If you're planning a trip to a place where  Italian, or Spanish is the primary language, learn the basics in one of our brief courses for travelers. Or spend a Saturday morning receiving a cultural orientation to Rome or Madrid. Read more. . .

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Get an Early Jump on Your New Year’s Resolutions

Follow Dean Janis Machala's lead and start planning ahead now to achieve your key goals in 2014. Read more . . . 

Featured Instructor

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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