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.


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Current Spanish Classes

  • Advanced Conversational Spanish

    Immerse yourself in Spanish and boost your pronunciation, listening comprehension and speaking skills! Communicate in practical real-life contexts with more complex sentences and expressions, and increase your vocabulary, fluency and confidence. Prerequisite: 8 quarters of Spanish or equivalent. More about Advanced Conversational Spanish

  • Advanced Spanish for Healthcare Providers

    This class advances your knowledge of Spanish in the healthcare profession. You will be more confident to communicate with Spanish-speaking patients and will develop further awareness of cross-cultural aspect of this diverse population. Using an integrated skills approach, you will... More about Advanced Spanish for Healthcare Providers

  • Español Basics: Cuisine and Dance

    Let's speak Spanish! This class is designed for those who would like to learn basic Spanish, recipes of Spain's favorite Tapas and Paella, and popular Flamenco. Get ready to have fun and learn Spanish! No previous experience required. No textbook... More about Español Basics: Cuisine and Dance

  • Identities of Latin America

    In this exciting course, students will learn about some of the ethnic diversity in Latin America. How have Chinese migrants helped to shape Panama? Did Mexico and Peru combined have more African slaves than the U.S.? We will look at... More about Identities of Latin America

  • 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 topics. You will also strengthen your Spanish vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency. For students who have taken six... More about Spanish 7

  • Spanish Book Club

    This class strives for improving reading comprehension, pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar. Throughout the quarter, students will practice on reading 6 short stories and literature selections will vary by quarter. Intended for students in Spanish level 4 or above (intermediate). More about Spanish Book Club

  • Spanish for Healthcare Providers

    Throughout this course, you will learn to listen and respond to Spanish speaking patients and explore cross-cultural aspects of this diverse population. Using an integrated skills approach, you will learn to greet patients and take vital signs. Each week you... More about Spanish for Healthcare Providers

  • Spanish for Healthcare Providers - Continuing

    This class continues to build on your knowledge of Spanish in the healthcare profession. You will learn to listen and respond to Spanish speaking patients and explore cross-cultural aspects of this diverse population. Using an integrated skills approach, you will... More about Spanish for Healthcare Providers - Continuing

  • Spanish Through Films for Teens

    Deepen your understanding of Spanish language and culture through movies! You'll be watching and discussing movies or animations every session, and you will be improving your listening comprehension and speaking skills as well as learning new vocabulary, native-speaker-like expressions and... More about Spanish Through Films for Teens

  • Survival Spanish for Travelers

    ¿Hablas espanol? In this dynamic class, students will learn the basics of the Spanish language so that you can communicate in a very efficient manner just when you need it. You will be ready to speak the language, using proper... More about Survival Spanish for Travelers

  • Spanish 1

    Students will learn to speak, read, and write Spanish using basic vocabulary and expressions in the present tense. Tuition includes a text. More about Spanish 1

  • 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. Tuition includes text. More about Spanish 1 Intensive

  • Spanish 2

    Students will have practice opportunities using the present and informal future tenses and will expand expression in practical situations, including getting acquainted and ordering food. .Tuition includes a text. More about Spanish 2

  • Spanish 2 Intensive

    In this twice-weekly course students will have practice opportunities using the present and informal future tenses and will expand expression in practical situations. Tuition includes text. More about Spanish 2 Intensive

  • Spanish 3

    Students will begin to use tenses other than the present tense, to participate in more diverse conversational situations, and to read, write and speak using the past tenses. Tuition includes text. More about Spanish 3

  • Spanish 4

    For students who have had at least three quarters of Spanish or the equivalent. Emphasis will be on developing higher conversational skills using tenses other than the present tense and more complex grammar for practical conversational situations. Tuition includes a... More about Spanish 4

  • Spanish in Review: Levels 1 - 3

    This class offers a review of the vocabulary, expressions, and grammatical concepts introduced in Spanish 1 through 3. Emphasis is on practice, speaking and listening comprehension, and a systematic review of grammar in context. Recommended text: Tu Mundo: español sin... More about Spanish in Review: Levels 1 - 3

  • Spanish 5

    This intermediate level course is for students who have studied the basic concepts of the language and wish to expand vocabulary to participate in increasingly complex conversational situations Tuition includes text. More about Spanish 5

  • Spanish 6

    This intermediate level course is for students who have studied the basic concepts of the language and wish to review Spanish grammar and lexicon and strengthen their comprehension, fluency, speaking and writing.Tuition includes a text. More about Spanish 6

  • Spanish 8

    This intermediate level course is for students who have studied the basic concepts of the language and wish to review the major grammar topics. You will also strengthen your Spanish vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency. For students with 7 quarters of... More about Spanish 8

  • Basic Conversational Spanish

    Immerse yourself in Spanish and boost your pronunciation, listening comprehension and speaking skills! Communicate in practical real-life contexts, and increase your vocabulary, fluency and confidence. Prerequisite: 3 quarters of Spanish or equivalent experience. More about Basic Conversational Spanish

  • Intermediate Conversational Spanish

    Immerse yourself in Spanish and boost your pronunciation, listening comprehension and speaking skills! A maximum class size of 15 ensures high student participation and superior learning outcomes. Communicate in practical real-life contexts, and increase your vocabulary, fluency and confidence. Prerequisite:... More about Intermediate Conversational Spanish

  • Advanced Spanish

    This course is taught entirely in Spanish, intended for advanced students who wish to review Spanish grammar and lexicon, practice conversation, and read Spanish texts. This class requires a minimum age of 18. Prerequisite: 2 years of college-level Spanish or... More about Advanced Spanish

  • Advanced Spanish Grammar

    A class for advanced students who want to hone their skills with subjunctive, imperfect and other verb conjugations to build fluency. Review the use of these verbs to correctly express more complex ideas and idiomatic usage of verb, prepositions, verbal... More about Advanced Spanish Grammar

  • Spanish Through Current Events

    Spanish Through Current Events is an upper-intermediate to advanced level class where students will discuss topics from articles from current newspapers and magazines, or questions generated by students. Each week, students will be expected to read two or three assigned... More about Spanish Through Current Events