Class Overview

Spanish Conversation - Beginner | Seattle Central College - Continuing EducationAre you interested in expanding your knowledge of Spanish into the realm of basic conversation?

Spanish Conversation for Beginners will give you the opportunity to learn vocabulary within a cultural context, as well as practice speaking with others who are at a similar level.

During this course, we'll cover the following:

  • Learn new vocabulary and practice words you already know that are related to introductions, routines, dates, numbers and more
  • Learn how to introduce yourself -- your name, where you're from, where you live and what you do
  • Practice skills to enable you to have an informal conversation asking people how they are
  • Learn to tell the date, the weather, days of the week, months and years
  • Talk about your daily routines at home or at work -- including describing your job, your day, your hobbies and more
  • Listen to songs and identify and practice new and old vocabulary
  • Learn vocabulary to describe people and activities, and make and receive phone calls

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how to utilize the Spanish vocabulary you may know into informal conversations
  • Improve your Spanish vocabulary
  • Practice and hone your pronunciation
  • Gain confidence in speaking with others in a supportive environment

Who Should Take this Class?

Prerequisite: Some previous knowledge of Spanish in a beginner level

  • Individuals with a beginner-level understanding of Spanish
  • Anyone who wants to expand their conversational skills

Student Testimonials

Theresa is a gifted teacher. She was adept at tailoring the class to various language experience levels. The class was a lot of fun.

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Teresa is just delightful and is a wonderful teacher.

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I really enjoyed how approachable the instructor is, she could take on the most basic of questions and still feel like she was supporting your journey in the language. I say this because it's easy for an advanced person to come off condescending when responding to basic questions.

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I loved how hands on she makes the material. Very engaging. -- Brittany Broyles

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I enjoyed the opportunity to practice Spanish with other learners, and the frequent opportunities to practice speaking in class. I found instructions around conjugating verbs very helpful (I had tried learning Spanish via apps like duolingo, but they aren't set up well to teach grammar mechanics). -- Laura Horan

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The conversations with my classmates provided excellent practice and I appreciated the teacher stepping in to help when needed. --Autumn

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She's a very welcoming teacher and made it safe to use our bad Spanish. --Suzanne

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Profesora Teresa is such a wonderful teacher, very caring and clearly enjoys what she does. I loved the reading materials and homework, which has helped my knowledge of Spanish language improve. I liked that she had us interact with others, which was fun. --Mickey

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Session Details

  • Class ID: 6620
  • Instructor: Teresa Ramon Joffre
  • When: 8 Tuesdays | 10/2/18-11/20/18 | 5:30 PM-7:00 PM
  • Total Number of Hours: 12
  • Where: Broadway Edison Building - Room 4148 | 1701 Broadway, Seattle WA 98122
  • Fee: $189
  • Additional Notes: No class 11/19/2018. Check out our Textbooks & Supplies page for info on any required or suggested materials for this class.
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