Class Overview

Spanish Conversation - Beginner | Seattle Central College - Continuing EducationWould you like to communicate more effectively with your Spanish-speaking clients, colleagues and co-workers?

This course provides business professionals with immediate access to functional language skills.

During this fun and engaging class, we’ll utilize phonetic encoding to present the most important Spanish commands, questions and phrases pertinent to doing business.

As we progress through the class, we’ll engage in the following activities:

  • Learn how to introduce yourself, including your name, where you’re from, where you live and what you do
  • Learn to spell name
  • Learn useful expressions to use at work
  • Talk about your daily routine at work
  • Describe your job
  • Find and research vocabulary related to your job
  • Conjugation of regular verbs in simple present tense (-AR, -ER, and -IR verbs)
  • Learn irregular verbs in simple present tense
  • Learn vocabulary to make and receive phone calls
  • Learn numbers from 1 to 30, and tell the date, months, days and year
  • Write a work email/letter
  • Find and research vocabulary related to your job

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn phrases and terms pertinent to the workplace
  • Practice pronunciation of names, functions and terms 
  • Identify terms specific to your job
  • Expand your professional vocabulary
  • Learn how to conjugate verbs in the present tense
  • Write a professional letter
  • Practice speaking with classmates to improve your confidence and pronunciation

Who Should Take this Class?

  • Non-Spanish-speaking professionals who interact with Spanish-speakers in the workplace
  • Anyone interested in improving their professional skills by learning a second language
  • No prior Spanish language skills required!

Student Testimonials

Teresa Ramon has an outstanding ability to get students to speak Spanish in the classroom and not be embarrassed by their mistakes. She is an excellent teacher.

Session Details

  • Class ID: 6629
  • Instructor: Teresa Ramon Joffre
  • When: We're not offering this class right now, but we will again in the future. Please bookmark this page and check back for updates, or sign up for our email list to receive news on upcoming classes. Thank you!
  • Total Number of Hours: 16
  • Where: Broadway Edison Bldg - Room 1139B | 1701 Broadway, Seattle WA 98122
  • Fee: $185
  • Additional Notes: Check out our Textbooks & Supplies page for info on any required materials for this class.
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