All Spanish Courses At Spanish-LC

So you are probably asking yourself, what courses are there available for me? However, maybe a better question is, what course level is best for me?

In any case, the odds are that you fall within the 65% of students new to our school who sign up for our famous "16 weeks" that will let you speak Spanish in no time. That level is called the Introductory level. If you know know you belong in the Intro level, save yourself some time and click here and we will get you started or Click here is you want some more info first.

If you think you are "beyond" that level because of any high school, college or living abroad in a Spanish-speaking country experience or classes... well then you will have to take an online assessment before registering for a class. Click here for an online assessment.

Spanish Courses Description and Levels

You have different Spanish courses available based on you level (Intro, Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced) and/or goal (see table below). These classes take place at any of our locations, but can be offered onsite or online, for groups or private. Contact us for more info.

Level and Goal
Overall Description
Courses
Weeks
Hours

Level 1

Spanish Language Foundation (Introductory)

Goal:

To speak Spanish in 16 weeks or less

 

This class will prove to you that speaking Spanish is an attainable goal. Get a feel of what it's like to speak Spanish in the past, present and future with only 7 actions.
Taste of Spanish
4*
6
Introductory is for students who can't really say anything substantial in Spanish - regardless of previous experience or not. Here we will build a solid foundation that will enable students to speak in the past, present and future. This level is 100% conversational to develop proper pronunciation and strengthen comprehension. This level consists of sixteen 1.5-hour weekly group classes.
Intro 1
4
6
Intro 2
4
6
Intro 3
4
6
Intro 4
4
6

Level 2

Spanish Tenses & Commands (Beginners)

Goal:

To master teh Present, Preterite, Imperfect, Future and Conditional tenses along with the commnads.

Here we review the important elements of the Spanish basic structuring to make sure students are ready to move on to studying tenses in detail. This class is mandatory for many first time students with Spanish-LC and optional for students completing Intro 4. Here, we'll make sure you have a Spanish language foundation.
Pre-Tenses and Commands (Beg 0)
4*
6
The remaining of the Beginner level is for students who have completed Introductory level, or who have some other previous Spanish experience, studies and/or understanding. The knowledge and understanding of the material covered in the previous level is a prerequisite. Pronunciation should not be an obstacle and some conjugation should be recognized. This level includes all the Indicative tenses and is covered in 5 courses: Beginners 0 (for first time students with SpanishLC to review the foundation) and Beginners 1, 2, 3 and 4.
Beg 1
8
12
Beg 2
8
12
Beg 3
8
12
Beg 4
8
12

Level 3

El Subjuntivo (Intermediate)

Goal:

To master the Subjunctive like the natives!

 

Before jumping into the Subjunctive, a reveiw of tenses, commands, sentence structuring, etc.

Pre-Subjunctive (Interm 0)
4*
6

The main focus of these classes are the Subjunctive tenses: 1) Present Subjunctive and 2) Imperfect Subjunctive. Tons and tons of subjunctive scenerias and exercises available to apply in class and to do homework with. Once this level is completed, you will only want to speak in the subjunctive the rest of your life.

Needless to say, only students who have completed and passed the previous levels are accepted here. New students to our school will have to be assessed first.

Intermediate 1
8
12
Intermediate 2
8
12
Intermediate 3
8
12
Intermediate 4
8
12

Level 4

La Clase de Conversación (Advanced)

Goal:

To significantly improve fluency and comprehension.

 

Advanced is for students who are knowledgeable about the language; can speak it and understand it, but need to practice and review advanced grammar such as Subjunctive, Compound tenses, Passive Voice, etc. Fluency is required. This level is only conversational. Classes are conducted by an advanced instructor whose job is to keep the conversation flowing while monitoring to intervene with assistance for proper pronunciation, vocabulary, proper sentence structuring and grammar explanations when needed.
Advanced 0
4
6

* Also intensive weekend. One weekend, 3 hours on Saturday and 3 hours on Sunday.

Group Class Duration

Group classes meet either:

  • Weekly: Group classes meet on a weekly basis. Each group level is broken down in either 4 class (6 hours) or 8 class (12 hours) format.
  • Intensive Weekends: 3 hours on Saturday and 3 hours on Sunday - 6 hours in total. Intensive classes are mostly for only conversation classes (Intermediate and Advanced).

Class Dynamics

It is every instructor's mission to lead conversational classes; to enforce oral participation constantly; to make sure that everyone speaks! In our classes, everyone speaks! There's no way out. Once you are enrolled in class, you will speak Spanish.

All classes introduce specific concepts related to correct grammar and proper structuring and verb usage and is then applied in conversational exercises. All class exercises and participation are oral. Class participation is a must. Grammar is explained in a comprehensible manner for a better understanding of the structuring and its immediate application.

Class Size

Group classes are commonly small. Average size for a group may vary between 6 to 12 students. Smaller groups may seat 2 or 3 students and the larger groups may seat up to 18.

Scheduling & Registration

Group classes are scheduled regularly in order to have as many options as possible available for you. Private, semi-privates, corporate, business and online classes can start at any time.

Registration for classes may be done in online, over the phone or in person if necessary. Follow the link below for upcoming group classes or shoot us an email if you prefer that we contact you.

CLICK HERE FOR UPCOMING GROUP CLASSES

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