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Spanish ~ Evening & Day (Lots of classes - keep scrolling)

Reminder: Advanced registration and payment is required.

Classes are listed below. For Summer 2021, all will be taught live and interactive online using Zoom.



Spanish: Beginner Part, 3 ~ Evening
A continuation of Beginners Part 2 fromthis past spring. Newcomers with a little experience are welcome. After a brief review, class continues with basic vocabulary, sentence structure, and practical conversation. Please obtain the text, Learn Spanish the Fast and Fun Way (Barrons, 4th Ed.). Instructor Oscar Vargas (evening) is a native of Colombia, who has lived here since 1969. A graduate of NYU, he worked in international business for about 20 years, and has traveled extensively in Latin America and Spain. He then ran his own business. He has taught Spanish here for over 20 years.

6 Sessions (12 hours) $ 160 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 128)
Mon., 7/12, 19, 26; 8/2, 9 and 16 from 7 to 9 p.m.; taught online using Zoom.



Future Classes


Spanish: Beginner, Part 1 ~ Evening
For students with little or no previous Spanish experience. Class covers basic vocabulary, pronunciation, elementary conversation, sentence structure, and basic grammar using the present and past tenses. Good background for travel to a Spanish speaking country. The course focuses on how to carry on simple conversations in Spanish, as spoken in Latin America. Please obtain the text, Learn Spanish the Fast and Fun Way (Barrons, 4th Ed.). Instructor Oscar Vargas (evening) is a native of Colombia, who has lived here since 1969. A graduate of NYU, he worked in international business for about 20 years, and has traveled extensively in Latin America and Spain. He then ran his own business. He has taught Spanish here for over 20 years.

Available Fall 2021


Spanish: Intermediate, Part 1 ~ Evening
A continuation from this past spring/summer. Newcomers with equivalent experience are welcome. Details to follow.

6 Sessions (12 hours)
Mon., Fall - to be scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m.; taught online using Zoom.



Spanish: Advanced, Part 2 ~ Evening
A continuation from this past winter. Newcomers with equivalent experience are welcome. Please obtain the text, Madrigal's Magic Key to Spanish. Course will use and review material from prior classes, will continue to work on pronunciation and vocabulary, and will introduce new grammar concepts. Supplementary articles will be provided depending upon class readiness. Class discussions and conversation will be emphasized. Instructor Oscar Vargas is a native of Colombia, who has lived here since 1969. A graduate of NYU, he worked in international business for about 20 years, and has traveled extensively in Latin America and Spain. He then ran his own business. He has taught Spanish here for over 20 years.

Thur., Fall - to be scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m.; taught online using Zoom.



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