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Spanish (Block 1)

$45

with Esther Alicia Kempthorne

Calendar Jan 20, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This is a beginner’s Spanish class. During the first 4 weeks we will introduce learners to basic vocabulary, grammar, and beginner conversation. Effort will be made to tailor the class to learner’s interests and needs. Students will need to purchase "Spanish Made Simple: Revised and Updated" by Judith Nemethy.  Limited copies are available for sale through MDI Adult Ed (288-4703).

Please note that this is an online class. The instructor will send out a Zoom link closer to the start date so you can access the class. If you are new to Zoom and need assistance, please contact Martie Crone at martie.crone@mdirss.org or call 288-4703 at least a day or so before the class begins.

Instructor Bio: I am creative, enthusiastic, and dedicated native-Spanish speaking from Mexico and a Maine Certified Spanish Teacher K-12. I have been teaching Spanish at a High school for 5 years.

Full Course

Spanish (Block 3)

$75

with Esther Alicia Kempthorne

Calendar Jan 26, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Do you wish to acquire enough knowledge of Spanish to meet your needs as a tourist or business traveler in a Spanish Speaking country? Do you wish to read simple Spanish texts? Do you wish to build a foundation in the Spanish language for further study in secondary school or college? This course meets the needs of the self-learner, whether the aim is the practical conversation and comprehension ability needed by a tourist or businessperson, or the wish to read in Spanish.

This 8-week class is a continuation of Spanish blocks 1 and 2.

Please note that this is an online class. The instructor will send out a Zoom link closer to the start date so you can access the class. If you are new to Zoom and need assistance, please contact Martie Crone at martie.crone@mdirss.org or call 288-4703 at least a day or so before the class begins.

Instructor Bio: I am creative, enthusiastic, and dedicated native-Spanish speaking from Mexico and a Maine Certified Spanish Teacher K-12. I have been teaching Spanish at a High school for 5 years.

Will run

Spanish Conversation 1

$75

with Esther Alicia Kempthorne

Calendar Jan 28, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Conversation 1 is a fun, interactive class designed to reinforce what you have learned in our Spanish Block 1 & 2 classes. Students should have a good grasp of basic grammar of the Spanish language such as; articles, basic nouns, and important verb conjugation.

Instructor Bio: I am creative, enthusiastic, and dedicated native-Spanish speaking from Mexico and a Maine Certified Spanish Teacher K-12. I have been teaching Spanish at a High school for 5 years.

Please note that this is an online class. The instructor will send out a Zoom link closer to the start date so you can access the class. If you are new to Zoom and need assistance, please contact Martie Crone at martie.crone@mdirss.org or call 288-4703 at least a day or so before the class begins.

 

 

French for Beginners

$59

with Sarah Domareki

Calendar Feb 11, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This live online course is designed as a hands-on French enrichment class with an emphasis on conversation and learning basic and common phrases used in travel situations such as registering at a hotel, asking directions, and ordering food at restaurants. The course will cover French pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary, as well as elements of French and North American French culture. A great option for beginners or those who would like to brush up on their French, prepare for a trip to a French-speaking country, or connect with French-speaking neighbors or customers. We will use the workbook French Made Simple by Pamela Rose Haze (new or used copies may be purchased on Amazon). This is a live online class. 

No class 02/18/21; makeup class, if needed, 04/15/21.

Spanish (Block 2)

$45

with Esther Alicia Kempthorne

Calendar Feb 24, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This is a continuation of the beginner’s Spanish class. In this second 4 weeks we will continue to expose learners to basic vocabulary, grammar, and beginner conversation. Effort will be made to tailor the class to learner’s interests and needs. Students will need to purchase "Spanish Made Simple: Revised and Updated" by Judith Nemethy.  Limited copies are available for sale through MDI Adult Ed 288-4703.

Please note that this is an online class. The instructor will send out a Zoom link closer to the start date so you can access the class. If you are new to Zoom and need assistance, please contact Martie Crone at martie.crone@mdirss.org or call 288-4703 at least a day or so before the class begins.

Instructor Bio: I am creative, enthusiastic, and dedicated native-Spanish speaking from Mexico and a Maine Certified Spanish Teacher K-12. I have been teaching Spanish at a High school for 5 years.





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