PLEASE NOTE:

This list of classes is everything we could offer. Not all classes make it onto our class schedule. If you see something here that is not on the schedule then contact the instructor for that class. We have flexibility: when there is interest we can gather a group and begin a class. Any time. Fees can be adjusted accordingly, and would be set by the instructor and the administrator. Please ask!


Spanish for Kids

Instructor: Olga Wolters
A 2x weekly class
For students age 6-12 (May be more than one class grouped by age if interest permits.)
Min/Max enrollment 4/10

The focus of this class is to introduce K-6th grade children to the Spanish language in a fun nurturing environment. This will be accomplished through a colorful variety of forms, some of which will include songs, games, dances, plays, skits, readings, vocabulary, grammar, art projects, crafts and culinary projects.

Geography and Culture of Spanish speaking Countries will play an important role in this class. Children will learn the location of various Spanish speaking Countries around the globe as well as what the children of these Countries are like.

The ultimate goal in this class is to develop a curiosity and desire in the child to continue learning and wanting to speak Spanish.
Come! I invite you to join me (Mrs. Wolters) on this great adventure.


Spanish I

Instructor: Olga Wolters
A 2x weekly class
For students age 12 – adult
Min/Max enrollment 4/10
Texts: Spanish for Mastery I, various literature, various handouts

This course offers an introduction to the Spanish language. The goal in Spanish I is to build a solid foundation that can be built upon in the advanced classes. By learning the fundamentals of grammar as well as by reading, writing and listening, the student will be able to converse and understand basic linguistic.

First year students will learn everyday conversations, greetings and responses, numbers zero to one hundred, telling time, date and the weather. They will be able to conjugate verbs in the present tense, develop vocabulary and learn spelling. We will research the history, culture and geography of Spanish speaking countries.

The class will include special projects, which will vary and depend on teacher discretion.


Spanish II Highschool

Instructor: Olga Wolters
A 2x weekly class
For students age 13 – adult
Min/Max enrollment 4/10
Texts: Spanish for Mastery II, level-appropriate literature, assigned additional readings

Spanish II expands on the concepts learned in Spanish I. It builds on the established foundation and continues to implement new vocabulary and grammar skills. The goal for this class is to continue to practice the language through reading, writing, comprehending and speaking. The teacher will speak Spanish most of the time.

Second year students will learn adjectives and possessive pronouns. They will review the present and past tenses of regular and irregular verbs. They will learn past participles, the formation of the perfect past, use of the imperfect and future tense of regular and irregular verbs and the formation of the subjunctive.

Latin American geography, history, literature and culture will be researched along with other special projects assigned upon teacher discretion.


Spanish III/IV

Instructor: Olga Wolters
A 2x weekly class
For students age 13 – adult
Min/Max enrollment 4/10
Texts: Spanish for Mastery III, literature, various readings

Spanish III/IV builds on the foundation learned in Spanish I and mastered in Spanish II. In this class, the student will expand their vocabulary, grammar and writing skills. The text is mostly in Spanish. The teacher will speak primarily Spanish. Approaching fluency is the main goal of this class.

Geography, history, literature and culture will be emphasized along with special projects that will be assigned upon teacher discretion.