Basic Conversational Spanish I

Course Title-Basic Conversational Spanish I

Course# 17W3

Dates:  Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 21 – March 16

Time:  3:30-5:00 PM

Location:  Hurley School, Room __415_____

Course Fee: $36 or $41 after Feb 7

Objectives: Useful Spanish conversation for travel or just to enrich will be explored while we also touch on the basics of the language and its structure.

Course structure:  The course will be given in _8__ sessions, each _90_ minutes long, covering the following topics:

        *Pronunciation and basic grammar

        *Greetings, days, months

        *numbers –to be used for shopping!!

        *ordering in a restaurant

        *foods from the many Spanish-speaking regions

        *transportation and getting around the city

Requirements: Come prepared to have fun! Bring a notebook and a folder to hold handouts.  This class will start at the beginning, so no prior knowledge is necessary.  If the skill level is higher, we will use more advanced information.

Instructor: Natalie Patritto: Graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in Secondary Education with an Emphasis in English and a minor in German.  Later, she received a license to teach Spanish through the University of Minnesota-Duluth and Graduate credits in Spanish from Northern Michigan University.  While teaching high school Spanish for the last 26 years she has taken students and adults on trips to Europe- including Spain, Costa Rica and New York City. In addition to teaching, she has done translating for individuals, law enforcement, and companies.