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Directora Señora Raquel,
BA, Romance Languages | MBA


Classes Held in Columbus, GA

Say Hola to Spanish!
Classes
Limited to first 12* or 30** to register, depending on location

Spanish targeted to YOUR learning goals Target Spanish, French, or ESL I, II, or III
exclusive private or semi-private lessons
(for working professionals who want a working knowledge of grammar and vocabulary with a targeted purpose)

Times:  Weekdays — between 1:00 pm-6:30 pm

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing level I, II, or III learners.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for an extended period of time.  Will be expected to complete book work, verbal practice, and contribute to in-class discussions as well as any assigned homework.

Description: Class time will focus on targeted phrases for your industry, greetings, dates & times, numbers, letters, vowel sounds, pronunciation, culture, etc. Homework based on job-specific needs assessment will be assigned. Group interaction activities will be planned to benefit from a more dynamic learning environment. Group activity will focus on dialogue simulation based on the target work environment. Time overlap session will focus on interactive verbal practice utilizing real-life scenarios from target industry processes, forms, applications, etc.

Registration: Your class materials fee of $35 must be submitted with your registration or upon consultation. A free consultation is offered (see below). The balance of your class tuition will be due at the first class (with discounts available for payment in full) or per agreed payment plan. Included for your fees will be in-class instruction, manual or textbook, email, phone, and text support throughout your course.
Grow your business by CONNECTING with the local Hispanic community
FREE Consultation: Call Sra. Raquel 706.494.5386 to schedule your FREE consultation to determine the best curriculum, timeline, and course cost to fit your needs. You may then choose to work on a private or semi-private class schedule.

Registration: Click here for the registration form and waiver.



Spanish I, starting August 2018 Spanish I*
Monday 1:15-2:15 pm OR
Monday 5-6 pm OR
Thursday 3-4 pm — August 2018 to May 2019
(for novice/low intermediate)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing Spanish I learners.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for an extended period of time.  Will be expected to complete Tests, Vocabulary Quizzes, and creative writing assignments independently for homework.

Description: Units to include maps, greetings, family, dates & times, numbers, letters, vowel sounds, pronunciation, verbs, culture, cities, eating, holidays, home, sports, weather, school, etc. with written homework, quizzes, and tests. Class time will focus on beginning conversation.  Class textbook will be provided.



Complete Book of Starter Spanish Preschool Spanish*
Mondays & Thursdays — 4-5 pm — August thru December 2018
(for ages 3-7)

Prerequisites:  Developmentally up to walking independently and talking in complete sentences.  Able to be away from mommy for at least one hour.  Gets along well with other children with a minimum of discipline.

Description: Basic units to include letters, numbers, vowel sounds, colors, shapes, animals, body parts, etc. using coloring sheets, songs, videos, books, & games.  Listening and speaking skills will be the main focus.  Class workbook will be provided.




Allez, Viens 1 French I*
Tuesdays — 3-4 pm — August 2018 thru December 2019
(for novice level, approx. junior high to high school ages)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing French I learners.  May move directly from Elementary Spanish into French I as a Romance Language crossover.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for an extended period of time.  Will be expected to complete book work and creative writing assignments independently for homework.

Description: Units to include maps, greetings, alphabet, dates & times, numbers, letters, vowel sounds, accent and pronunciation, negation, definite and indefinite articles, regular -er verbs, the verbs avoir, prendre, aller, vouloir, être, pouvoir, avoir besoin de, demonstrative adjectives, contractions, question formation, possessive adjectives, adjective agreement, partitive articles, and the pronoun en with written homework, quizzes, and tests. Class time will focus on beginning conversation.  Class textbook will be provided.



Tutoring gets results
Private Tutoring — (30-min to 1-hr increments) — Ongoing by appointment
(for grades K-College)

Prerequisites:  Should bring textbook, all prior graded tests and quizzes, class notes, and vocabulary notebook to first tutoring session.

Description: Sessions start with an analysis of where the student is in the language and what capacities/interest level he/she has to learn foreign language. After that, a strategic plan to encourage and to empower the student with some tried and true techniques is established. The student is then expected to continue to implement these techniques on his/her own in between sessions and to hone at each subsequent session. We will simultaneously be reviewing and drilling key concepts he/she may have missed.

Scheduling: Contact Señora Raquel today to arrange your best specific dates and times in 30-min, 45-min, or 1-hr increments. A minimum of 2 days' notice is requested on all tutoring sessions. A 5% tuition discount is available for paying in full for 6 or more sessions. Additional discounts and payment plans available depending on duration of course.

Available dates: Call for availability: 706.494.5386.



Intro to Salsa & Bachata Intro to Salsa & Bachata with C-Town Salsa
Beginners by appointment
at the Target Language Home Studio
with Intermediate & Advanced options
at Academy Ballroom, Atlanta, GA
(for ages 14-Adult)

Prerequisites:  Wear dance or fitness movement apparel and dress dance shoes if you have them. Tennis shoes are definitely less conducive than just a nice pair of well-fitted heels or dress shoes. No prior Salsa dancing experience required, but prior dancing of any kind, especially partner dancing will expedite learning.

Description: This is an all-in-one Salsa learning and dancing experience taught by members of the Columbus Salseros. We will learn a basic Salsa series of movements, partner up, and complete a class in one hour or less. You may also come early or stay late to watch dancing exhibitions by more advanced dancers. Optional invitations to social dancing events around town and in Atlanta will be given as your skills improve.



By Request

¡Ven conmigo! Leyendas latinoamericanas Spanish III*
Tuesdays — 6:30 pm-7:30 pm — August 2017 thru May 2018
(for older students of any grade/age who have satisfactorily completed Spanish II)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing Spanish II level learners.  Understanding of ser and estar, subject pronouns, direct & indirect object pronouns, stem-changing verbs, commands, comparatives & superlatives, some irregular verbs, cardinal & ordinal numbers, preterite of -ar, -er, & -ir verbs, and reflexive verbs.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for an extended period of time.  Will be expected to complete book work and creative writing assignments independently or in small groups for homework.

Description: Units to include reviews of prerequisite grammar listed above, negative commands, possessive pronouns & adjectives, subjunctive, infinitives, present progressive, imperfect, por and para, future, and additional studies as time allows with written homework, quizzes, and tests.  Class time will focus on quicker, intermediate conversation.  Class textbook and additional readings will be provided.



Allez, viens 3 French III*
Tuesdays — 1:00-2:00 pm — August 2017 to May 2018
(for older beginners, approx. junior high to high school ages, adults can join)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing French II learners.  Understanding of maps, greetings, alphabet, dates & times, numbers, letters, vowel sounds, accent and pronunciation, negation, definite and indefinite articles, regular -er verbs, the verbs avoir, prendre, aller, vouloir, être, pouvoir, avoir besoin de, demonstrative adjectives, contractions, question formation, possessive adjectives, adjective agreement, partitive articles, and the pronoun en.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for an extended period of time.  Will be expected to complete book work and creative writing assignments independently for homework.

Description: Units to include review of prerequisite topics, passé composé with avoir, placement of adverbs, -re verbs, direct and indirect object pronouns, nominalization of adjectives, -ir verbs, maps, greetings, family, dates & times, numbers, letters, vowel sounds, pronunciation, verbs, c'est vs. il/elle est, prepositions, the pronoun y, and selected French II topics with written homework (
click here to see this week's homework), quizzes, and tests. Class time will focus on beginning conversation.  Class textbook almost entirely written in French will be provided.



Allez, Viens 2 French II*
Tuesdays — 3:00-4:00 pm — August 2017 thru May 2018
(for older beginners, approx. junior high to high school ages)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing French II learners.  Understanding of maps, greetings, alphabet, dates & times, numbers, letters, vowel sounds, accent and pronunciation, negation, definite and indefinite articles, regular -er verbs, the verbs avoir, prendre, aller, vouloir, être, pouvoir, avoir besoin de, demonstrative adjectives, contractions, question formation, possessive adjectives, adjective agreement, partitive articles, and the pronoun en.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for an extended period of time.  Will be expected to complete book work and creative writing assignments independently for homework.

Description: Units to include review of prerequisite topics, passé composé with avoir, placement of adverbs, -re verbs, direct and indirect object pronouns, nominalization of adjectives, -ir verbs, maps, greetings, family, dates & times, numbers, letters, vowel sounds, pronunciation, verbs, c'est vs. il/elle est, prepositions, the pronoun y, and selected French II topics with written homework (
click here to see this week's homework), quizzes, and tests. Class time will focus on beginning conversation.  Class textbook will be provided.



Pasos y Puentes Spanish II
Tuesdays — 6:30-7:30 pm / Thursday 2:30-3:30 pm
(for children and adults who have satisfactorily completed Spanish I)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing Spanish II level learners.  Understanding of acabar de + infinitive, el complemento indirecto, oír, traer, decir, el cambio o->ue, u->ue, e->ie, e->i, el infinitivo con otro verbo, comparativos y superlativos, el pretérito, los verbos reflexivos, hace...que, saber y conocer.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for an extended period of time.  Will be expected to complete book work and creative writing assignments independently or in small groups for homework.

Description: Units to include reviews of prerequisite grammar listed above, ser and estar, subject pronouns, direct & indirect object pronouns, stem-changing verbs, commands, comparatives & superlatives, some irregular verbs, cardinal & ordinal numbers, preterite of -ar, -er, & -ir verbs, and reflexive verbs, and additional studies as time allows with written homework, quizzes, and tests.  Class time will focus on quicker, intermediate conversation.  Class textbook and additional readings will be provided.



Mulberry Creek Target Spanish, starting September 2015
Mulberry Creek Target Spanish**
Thursdays — 2:30-3:30 pm — September 2015 thru May 2016
(Targeted for ages 4-7 or 6-10)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing Spanish learners.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for at least 15 minutes per segment.  Will be expected to complete some book work, puzzles, and small projects independently for homework.

Description: Basic units to include introduction of the alphabet, greetings, calendar, telling time, weather, numbers, vowel sounds, discussing friends, family, and home.  Conjugation of verbs, noun/adjective agreement, and other Spanish I concepts will be introduced.  Cultural differences between the United States and the Spanish-speaking world will be highlighted.  Guided reading, introductory grammar exercises, songs, videos, puzzles, & online activities will be the predominant methods of instruction.  Writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills will be sharpened to skill level of students.  Class workbook will be provided.



Lakewood Target Spanish, starting September 2015
Lakewood Elementary Target Spanish**
Tuesdays — 3:10-4:10 pm — September 2015 thru May 2016
(Targeted for ages 3rd to 5th grades)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing Spanish learners.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for at least 15 minutes per segment.  Will be expected to complete some book work, puzzles, and small projects independently for homework.

Description: Basic units to include introduction of the alphabet, greetings, calendar, telling time, weather, numbers, vowel sounds, discussing friends, family, and home.  Conjugation of verbs, noun/adjective agreement, and other Spanish I concepts will be introduced.  Cultural differences between the United States and the Spanish-speaking world will be highlighted.  Guided reading, introductory grammar exercises, songs, videos, puzzles, & online activities will be the predominant methods of instruction.  Writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills will be sharpened to skill level of students.  Class workbook will be provided.



Blanchard Target Spanish, starting August 21
Blanchard Target Spanish**
Tuesdays — 12:30-1:30 pm Early Release / 2:30-3:30 pm Regular
August 2014 thru May 2015
(Targeted for ages 4-7 or 6-10)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing Spanish learners.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for at least 15 minutes per segment.  Will be expected to complete some book work, puzzles, and small projects independently for homework.

Description: Basic units to include introduction of the alphabet, greetings, calendar, telling time, weather, numbers, vowel sounds, discussing friends, family, and home.  Conjugation of verbs, noun/adjective agreement, and other Spanish I concepts will be introduced.  Cultural differences between the United States and the Spanish-speaking world will be highlighted.  Guided reading, introductory grammar exercises, songs, videos, puzzles, & online activities will be the predominant methods of instruction.  Writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills will be sharpened to skill level of students.  Class workbook will be provided.



Britt David Target Spanish, starting August 21
Britt David Target Spanish**
Wednesdays — 2:30-3:30 pm
August 2014 thru May 2015
(Targeted for ages 4-7 or 6-10)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing Spanish learners.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for at least 15 minutes per segment.  Will be expected to complete some book work, puzzles, and small projects independently for homework.

Description: Basic units to include introduction of the alphabet, greetings, calendar, telling time, weather, numbers, vowel sounds, discussing friends, family, and home.  Conjugation of verbs, noun/adjective agreement, and other Spanish I concepts will be introduced.  Cultural differences between the United States and the Spanish-speaking world will be highlighted.  Guided reading, introductory grammar exercises, songs, videos, puzzles, & online activities will be the predominant methods of instruction.  Writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills will be sharpened to skill level of students.  Class workbook will be provided.



Target Sign Language, starting August 28
Sign Language*
Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 pm
August 2014 thru May 2015
(Targeted for ages 4-7, 7-10, & 10-13)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing American Sign Language learners.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for at least 15 minutes per segment.  Will be expected to complete some book work, puzzles, quizzes, and small projects independently for homework.

Description: Basic units to include introduction of the alphabet, greetings, calendar, telling time, weather, numbers, vowel sounds, discussing friends, family, and home.  Guided practice, introductory exercises, songs, videos, puzzles, & online activities will be the predominant methods of instruction.  Reading, listening, and signing skills will be sharpened to skill level of students.  Class materials will be provided.



Sherwood Target Spanish, starting August
Sherwood Elementary Target Spanish**
Mondays — 3:00-4:00 pm
August 2014 thru May 2015
(Targeted for Kindergarten to 5th grades)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing Spanish learners.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for at least 15 minutes per segment.  Will be expected to complete some book work, puzzles, and small projects independently for homework.

Description: Basic units to include introduction of the alphabet, greetings, calendar, telling time, weather, numbers, vowel sounds, discussing friends, family, and home.  Conjugation of verbs, noun/adjective agreement, and other Spanish I concepts will be introduced.  Cultural differences between the United States and the Spanish-speaking world will be highlighted.  Guided reading, introductory grammar exercises, songs, videos, puzzles, & online activities will be the predominant methods of instruction.  Writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills will be sharpened to skill level of students.  Class workbook will be provided.



The Complete Book of Spanish and other related texts A bite-sized Spanish I curriculum for middle school learners Elementary to Middle School Spanish*
Wednesdays — 4-5:15 pm — 12/3/2014 thru May 2015
AND
Fridays — 4-5:15 pm — 12/3/2014 thru May 2015
(for ages 6-9)

Prerequisites:  Some independent reading and writing skills.  For maximum benefit, should be able to copy entire words in writing and identify individual words on sight independently.

Description: This class will cover an entire Elementary Spanish curriculum leading directly into a Middle School curriculum for those students who attend classes twice per week. Basic units to include letters, numbers, vowel sounds, colors, shapes, animals, body parts, etc. using coloring sheets, songs, videos, books, & games.  Writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills will be sharpened to skill level of students.  Class workbooks will be provided.



Target Spanish Spanish for Customer Service - Tuesdays & Thursdays - 10:30 am-12:30 pm or by appointment
up to 12 class size / class minimum 1
(for professionals in target industries)

Location:  Exclusive sessions for working professionals
North Columbus

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing Spanish I learners.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for an extended period of time.  Will be expected to complete book work, verbal practice, and contribute to in-class discussions as well as any assigned homework.

Description: Class time will focus on targeted phrases for your industry, greetings, dates & times, numbers, letters, vowel sounds, pronunciation, culture, etc. Homework based on job-specific needs assessment will be assigned. Group interaction activities will be planned to benefit from a more dynamic learning environment. Group activity will focus on dialogue simulation based on the target work environment. Time overlap session will focus on interactive verbal practice utilizing real-life scenarios from target industry processes, forms, applications, etc.

FREE Consultation: Call 706.494.5386 to schedule your FREE consultation to determine the best curriculum, timeline, and course cost to fit your needs. You may then choose to work on a private or semi-private class schedule.

Registration: Click here for the registration form and waiver.




Spanish cultural immersion summer camp targeted to YOUR 6-12 year old learner Spanish Cultural Immersion Summer Camp
Limited to the first 35 students who love fun, immersive, culturally-rich learning
(for target ages 6-12)

Spanish Cultural Immersion Summer Camp
Times:  9 am-3 pm

Session 1 - 6/8-6/12
Session 2 - 7/6-7/10
Session 3 - 7/20-7/24

Location:  Adams Park Clubhouse - 6300 Adams Park Dr, Columbus, GA 31909

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing preschool, elementary, or middle school learners.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for an extended period of time.  Will be expected to complete book work, verbal practice, and contribute to in-class discussions, including cooking, dancing, art, and swimming.

Description: This class will cover basic to progressively more advanced units to include letters, numbers, vowel sounds, colors, shapes, animals, body parts, etc. targeted to the level of each child attending the camp. We use art, cooking, dancing, and swimming as well as coloring sheets, songs, videos, books, & games.  Writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills will be sharpened to skill level of students.  Class workbooks will be provided.

Registration: Your complete tuition payment must be submitted with your registration. Discounts available for multiple sessions or multiple children in the same family. Included for your fees will be in-class instruction, manual or textbook, swimming supervision, all class materials, email, phone, and text support throughout your course and up to 3 months following your course completion.

Food: Snacks will be provided daily. However, you should provide and pack a sack lunch for your child each day. Call 706.494.5386 with any questions. Food allergies and any other medical issues must be disclosed on your registration form.

Grow your business by CONNECTING with the local Hispanic community Director: Rachel Jones Wilcox / MBA / BA, Romance Languages

Spanish Instructor: Gwendolen Brown / Masters Hispanic Studies / BA, Spanish

Music/Rhythm Instructor: Jason Thorne / Midland Middle Teacher of the Year / MA, Music Education (summer '15) / BA, Music Education



Blackmon Middle Target Spanish, starting October Blackmon Road Middle Target Spanish**
Mondays — 4:10-5:10 pm
October 2013 thru May 2014
(Targeted for ages 11-14)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing Spanish learners.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for an extended period of time.  Will be expected to complete some book work, puzzles, and small projects independently for homework.

Description: Basic units to include review of the alphabet, greetings, calendar, telling time, weather, numbers, vowel sounds, discussing friends, family, and home.  Conjugation of verbs, noun/adjective agreement, and other Spanish I concepts will be introduced.  Cultural differences between the United States and the Spanish-speaking world will be highlighted.  Guided reading, grammar exercises, songs, videos, puzzles, & online activities will be the predominant methods of instruction.  Writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills will be sharpened to skill level of students.  Class workbook will be provided.



Midland Academy Target Spanish, starting October
Midland Academy Target Spanish**
Mondays — 2:30-3:30 pm
January thru May 2014
(Targeted for ages 4-7 or 6-10)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing Spanish learners.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for at least 15 minutes per segment.  Will be expected to complete some book work, puzzles, and small projects independently for homework.

Description: Basic units to include introduction of the alphabet, greetings, calendar, telling time, weather, numbers, vowel sounds, discussing friends, family, and home.  Conjugation of verbs, noun/adjective agreement, and other Spanish I concepts will be introduced.  Cultural differences between the United States and the Spanish-speaking world will be highlighted.  Guided reading, introductory grammar exercises, songs, videos, puzzles, & online activities will be the predominant methods of instruction.  Writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills will be sharpened to skill level of students.  Class workbook will be provided.



The Complete Book of Spanish
Afternoon Elementary Spanish
Tuesdays — 4:15-5:15 pm — September thru December 2012
(for approximate grade levels 4th-8th)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing Spanish learners.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for an extended period of time.  Will be expected to complete some book work, puzzles, and small projects independently for homework.

Description: Basic units to include review of the alphabet, greetings, calendar, telling time, weather, numbers, vowel sounds, discussing friends, family, and home.  Conjugation of verbs, noun/adjective agreement, and other Spanish I concepts will be introduced.  Cultural differences between the United States and the Spanish-speaking world will be highlighted.  Guided reading, grammar exercises, songs, videos, puzzles, & online activities will be the predominant methods of instruction.  Writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills will be sharpened to skill level of students.  Class workbook will be provided.



Cherry Berry Spanish, starting December 6th
Cherry Berry Target Spanish
Columbus Park Crossing, 5413 Whittlesey Blvd, Columbus, GA 31909
Thursdays — 3:15-4:15 pm, Elementary (7-10) / 4:30-5:30 pm, Middle (11-14)
(Targeted for ages 7-10 or 11-14)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing Spanish learners.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for at least 20 minutes per segment.  Will be expected to complete some book work, puzzles, and small projects independently for homework.

Description: Basic units to include introduction of the alphabet, greetings, calendar, telling time, weather, numbers, vowel sounds, discussing friends, family, and home.  Conjugation of verbs, noun/adjective agreement, and other Spanish I concepts will be introduced.  Cultural differences between the United States and the Spanish-speaking world will be highlighted.  Guided reading, introductory grammar exercises, songs, videos, puzzles, & online activities will be the predominant methods of instruction.  Writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills will be sharpened to skill level of students.  Class workbook will be provided.



Cuentos para mejorar tu pronunciación Spanish I Summer
Thursdays — 5 pm — 6/21, 6/28, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2
1501 13th St, Suite M, Columbus
$185, including materials
(for older beginners, approx. high school ages to adult)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing Spanish I learners.  Some understanding of numbers, telling time, calendar, alphabet, singular and plural nouns, definite and indefinite articles, me/no me gusta, the verbs ser and estar, personal pronouns, conjugation of regular -ar, -er, and -ir verbs, negation, interrogatives, the verbs ir, tener, and venir, position of adjectives, prepositions, possessive adjectives, and the personal a.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for an extended period of time.  Will be expected to complete book work and creative writing assignments independently for homework.

Description: Units to include more advanced grammatical concepts such as acabar de + infinitive, el complemento indirecto, oír, traer, decir, el cambio o->ue, u->ue, e->ie, e->i, el infinitivo con otro verbo, comparativos y superlativos, el pretérito, los verbos reflexivos, hace...que, saber y conocer with written homework (
click here to see this week's homework), quizzes, and tests. Class time will focus on beginning conversation.  Class textbook will be provided.



Workplace Spanish AT&T (on-site) Basic Spanish for Customer Service - Mondays & Wednesdays
up to 25 class size
(for selected employees only)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing Spanish I learners.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for an extended period of time.  Will be expected to complete book work, verbal practice, and contribute to in-class discussions as well as any assigned homework.

Description: Units to include targeted vocabulary to the customer service environment, greetings, dates & times, numbers, letters, vowel sounds, pronunciation, verbs, culture, etc. with written homework and a final evaluation. Class time will focus on extended beginning phone dialogues similar to the AT&T environment.  Class textbook, CD-ROM, and listening CD will be provided. Will plan to utilize an on-site training room to simulate realistic phone conversations.

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The Complete Book of Spanish: Grades 1-3 Elementary Spanish - Wednesdays
(for grades K—5th)

Prerequisites:  Some independent reading and writing skills.  Should be able to write short sentences independently.

Description: Basic units to include letters, numbers, vowel sounds, colors, shapes, animals, body parts, etc. using coloring sheets, songs, videos, books, & games.  Writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills will be sharpened to skill level of students.  Class workbook will be provided.



Skills for Success: Spanish Elementary
Elementary Spanish Advanced — Tuesdays
(for grades K—4th)

Prerequisites:  Should be able to write short sentences and read short directions independently.

Description: Basic units to include review of letters, numbers, vowel sounds, colors, shapes, animals, etc. and more extensive vocabulary in the most commonly used areas using coloring sheets, songs, videos, books, & games.  Writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills will be sharpened to skill level of students.  Class workbook will be provided.  (
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A bite-sized Spanish I curriculum for middle school or high school learners, starting August 28 Middle School Spanish*
Starting August 6, 2014
Wednesdays — 11 am-12 pm — August 2014 thru May 2015
(for approximate grade levels 4th-8th)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing Spanish learners.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for an extended period of time.  Will be expected to complete some book work, puzzles, and small projects independently for homework.

Description: Basic units to include review of the alphabet, greetings, calendar, telling time, weather, numbers, vowel sounds, discussing friends, family, and home.  Conjugation of verbs, noun/adjective agreement, and other Spanish I concepts will be introduced.  Cultural differences between the United States and the Spanish-speaking world will be highlighted.  Guided reading, grammar exercises, songs, videos, puzzles, & online activities will be the predominant methods of instruction.  Writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills will be sharpened to skill level of students.  Class workbook will be provided.



¿Cómo te va?
Advanced Middle School Spanish
(for approximate grade levels 5th-8th)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing Spanish learners.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for an extended period of time.  Will be expected to complete some book work, puzzles, and small projects independently for homework.

Description: Basic units to include the alphabet, greetings, calendar, telling time, weather, numbers, vowel sounds, discussing friends, family, home, class, shopping, dining out, sports, etc.  Cultural differences between the United States and the Spanish-speaking world will be highlighted.  Guided reading, grammar exercises, songs, videos, puzzles, & online activities will be the predominant methods of instruction.  Writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills will be sharpened to skill level of students.  Class textbook will be provided.



Arcos y alamedas Español IV/SAT II Prep — Tuesdays

(for older children of any grade/age who have satisfactorily completed Spanish III or Spanish II alone with an A or B+)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing advanced Spanish III level learners.  Mastery of all regular and irregular -ar, -er, and -ir, reflexive, and stem-changing verbs in the present, preterite, imperfect, conditional and future tenses and the indicative and subjunctive moods, commands, usage of ser and estar, subject pronouns, direct & indirect object pronouns, comparatives & superlatives, cardinal & ordinal numbers, possessive pronouns & adjectives, infinitives, present progressive, and por and para.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for an extended period of time.  Will be expected to complete book work and creative writing assignments independently or in small groups for homework.

Description: Units to include reviews of prerequisite grammar listed above, advanced verb forms, idiomatic expressions, advanced conversation, pronunciation, and listening speed and additional studies as time allows with written homework, quizzes, tests, and essays.  Class time will focus on fast, advanced conversation.  Class textbook and/or workbook and additional readings will be provided.

Exit Exam: Class will be expected to register, to study, and to take the
SAT II: Spanish with Listening Subject Test given yearly in November for advanced placement and potential credit upon entering a college degree program.



¡Trae tu propia comida y almorzamos juntos! Spanish II and IV Almuerzo
(for any students currently enrolled in Spanish II or IV)

Fees: Just $10 per student per month, added to monthly tuition payment

Description: Conversation happens most naturally around a dining table.  So that Señora Raquel may also have a chance to catch a quick bite, all students enrolled in Spanish II or IV may come early or stay late and bring a sack lunch to enjoy while ONLY SPANISH CONVERSATION IS ALLOWED AT THIS TABLE!



Allez, Viens 1 French I Advanced
Wednesdays - 7:45-9:00 pm - January through May 2012

(for older beginners, approx. junior high to high school ages)

Prerequisites:  For new or continuing French I learners.  Maturity level commensurate with being able to sit and do guided practice in class for an extended period of time.  Will be expected to complete book work and creative writing assignments independently for homework.

Description: Units to include maps, greetings, alphabet, dates & times, numbers, letters, vowel sounds, accent and pronunciation, negation, definite and indefinite articles, regular -er verbs, the verbs avoir, prendre, aller, vouloir, être, pouvoir, avoir besoin de, demonstrative adjectives, contractions, question formation, possessive adjectives, adjective agreement, partitive articles, and the pronoun en with written homework, quizzes, and tests. Class time will focus on beginning conversation.  Class textbook will be provided.



Intermediate Salsa Technique
Intermediate Salsa Technique — Sunday, January 8 — 6:30-7:30 pm
(for grades 7-Adult)

Prerequisites:  Wear dance movement apparel and dress dance shoes. Must have a good understanding of basic Salsa and a desire to perform for public display (even if that's just to look awesome at the Latin clubs on the weekend).

Description: This class will be taught by Katrina herself sponsored by Infinity Dance Studio. One member of the group must bring a video camera so that the moves can be captured for future reference in this fast-paced mastery class format. Arm, hip, leg, and facial expressions of drama and passion appropriate and typical to the Salsa style will be covered.



Cha Cha Cha Master Class & Social
Cha Cha Cha Master Class & Social Party — Saturday, January 14 — 6:00-9:00 pm
class minimum 10
(for grades 7-Adult)

Prerequisites:  Must have a good understanding of basic Cha Cha Cha.

Description: Have you watched ’Dancing with the Stars’ and thought, ’I wish I could learn that? Here is your chance. Come learn the Cha Cha Cha. Come alone or bring your friends – no partner necessary. Wear something you can move in and shoes that stay on your feet.! After the class, stay and socialize. Meet new friends and have fun. Learn the steps and then stay for a Social Party and practice your new moves. Light refreshments will be provided.

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