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Adult Small Group Classes

We schedule evening class sessions for adults four times a year. Each session consists of 10 classes, each 90+ minutes long. We meet once a week for 10 weeks. Our five levels include Beginning 1, Beginning 2, Beginning 3, Intermediate and Advanced.
Descriptions of the different course levels

Announcing Our Winter Class Session!

Our winter session of small group classes begins the week of January 13 according to the following schedule. Winter is the perfect time for learning Spanish! You won't get a small class experience like this anywhere. This is our 50th session!

Mondays Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays
Jan 13 - Mar 16 Jan 14 - Mar 17 Jan 15 - Mar 18 Jan 16 - Mar 19
Beginning 3
(5:30-7:00 pm)
Intermediate
(5:30-7:00 pm)
Beginning 1
(5:30-7:00 pm)
Advanced
(6:00-7:30 pm)
    Beginning 2
(7:15-8:45 pm)

How to Register

holiday treeThese classes are personal. We keep class sizes small; our emphasis is on quality and class size is often around 5 students and no more than 8. This maximizes your participation and allows us to adapt our teaching to fit with your personal interests (the best way to learn). You can't get this level of student-teacher interaction in bigger schools and universities. Many of our students tell us they tried a class elsewhere with 15 or more students and just didn't get much chance to speak. That won't happen here. We encourage you to register early as class space is limited and space may fill up. It happens.

Prices: The cost per 10-class session is $270.
More Value: Smaller classes, taught by a native speaker, free audio MP3 recordings to go along with our textbook for beginners, free book loans for class reading, free password access to Recursos - our online learning resources for students (at For Our Students), multi-media classroom, and free wi-fi.

Books: Students taking a Beginning 1-3 class must also purchase a textbook: $20 (VT sales tax included). We use the same book for all three beginning levels. Students taking an Intermediate or Advanced class will need access to Netflix as classes will be working with Spanish language content from this service.

What if it there's a snow storm? If travel is bad, we'll cancel the class and work out a way to make up the time.

If you wish to take a class, please first review the descriptions of our Courses. If you have questions, contact us by phone or email. We'll help you choose the right class and go over the details.

Learning a new language can be fun and rewarding. Our classes are enjoyable and you will find the time flies by. Our normal class schedule includes 90 minutes of instruction per week, which is less intensive than most university courses. This schedule is designed to accommodate adult students who are managing already busy schedules. That being said, students are expected to spend 1-2 hours weekly on homework involving reading and exercises. Simply stated, homework helps you assimilate the material we cover in class and is important to advancing each week.

Our classes are fun, and you will be speaking Spanish starting in the first class. While it is of course not possible to completely learn a language in one 15-hour session, you will make noticable progress as long as you try. Our sessions are designed to accommodate both new and continuing students. We think you will find the classes to be worth continuing for multiple sessions.

Speaking is the hardest part of learning a new language as a beginner, and the only way is practice, practice, practice. With our small classes, you'll get plenty of practice speaking as part of the instruction.

How to Register

We also offer private/customized instruction for adults.