Spanish for Busy People

Course Description: This is an entry-level Spanish course designed to develop conversational skills around basic structures in interactions to build confidence in the language. The lessons will center on topics such as family, shopping, travel, recreational activities, hobbies, and participants’ interests.  NoteThis class will be limited to 12 participants to allow for social distancingIt is expected that all students will be vaccinated.

Instructor: Dr. Berta Arias is a Professor Emeritus in World Languages and International Education as well as a local author.  Dr. Arias enjoys sharing her love of Spanish and the Hispanic/Latino culture.  Photo by Sherry Carter.

Schedule:  Ten sessions, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10/5, 10/7, 10/12, 10/14, 10/26, 10/28, 11/2, 11/4/, 11/9, 11/11

Time:  9:30 – 11:30am

Location: Baker Hall at the Amelia Island Museum of History, 233 S. 3rd Street.  Masks are required with the following exceptions: Dr. Arias cannot wear a mask while teaching since participants need to see her pronounce words in Spanish.  When a participant needs to speak, s/he will need to lower their mask for the same reason. Social distancing will be expected at all times.

Fee: $50/person

Materials: Text: “Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Spanish” (Premium 3rd edition) by Dorothy Richmond.  McGraw Hill, 2020. ISBN 978-1-260-45349-2