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All  Adult classes are currently being held online, In-Person Classes Coming Soon in the FALL!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADULT CONVERSATIONAL PROGRAM 

Our Adult classes are designated to teach conversational Spanish that focuses on your community, work, and travel needs; and help you become a confident speaker. Each class is focused seventy-five percent on conversation and twenty-five percent on grammar. In each course students will also learn about Latin American traditions, etiquette and history.  

Our main goal is to help students quickly learn useful vocabulary that they can use at work, community and travel needs. In addition, help our students gain speaking, listening and writing skills; and optimize conversation skills based on individualized goals, interests, and needs.  

GROUP IN-PERSON CLASSES -STARTING 10/04/21!

GROUP IN-PERSON CLASSES -Our classes are intended for participants over the age of 17, although some exceptions can be made. In each class and level students work on their conversation, listening comprehension, reading, and writing skills. The program is divided into 16 courses (Basic Spanish I, II, III, IV, Intermediate Spanish I, II, III and IV, Advanced Spanish I, II, III, IV and High Advanced I, II, III, IV,). Each course consists of 10 week sessions in a small class ratio setting of 6 students per 1 teacher. Please see our class schedule.  

 

GROUP CLASS STRUCTURE  

The classroom structure of the adult Spanish language program is based on conversation skills. Classes are IN-PERSON  and in the FALL will meet once a week for 10 weeks for 1.5 hours. Each 10 week session will place a strong focus on: expressive communication, language structure, vocabulary, and comprehension.  

COST (GROUP LESSON) 

Each course cost is $450 (10 weeks), 4 Sessions per year (October-September). We offer a 10% discount for accounts paid in full for the year (October-September) and for Police Officers, Fire fighters, and Military Personnel. Also, we ask students to purchase one textbook that will be use for the 3 levels (basic, intermediate, and advanced.) An additional book will be required for the superior levels.

BOOK  

The cost of the book is $60 and can be shipped to the student or is available for pick up  Monday-Friday 9 AM-1PM or 4-7 PM.

The E-book is FREE.  

PRIVATE CLASSES 

We offer 1:1 Classes that are Developed to support your learning needs and to help you achieve your goals at your own pace.   Email us at info@allaboutspanish.org for more info.

COST (1:1 PRIVATE LESSONS) 

Each class cost is $30/class. 13-52 class Packages Available.

 

REGISTRATION  

Registrations for classes are taken over the phone (516-462-7777), in person or online at www.AllAboutSpanish.org. Registration is confirmed upon receipt of full payment.  

TEACHERS  

Our highly dynamic, qualified and experienced teachers that are certified with Masters Degrees in Spanish Literature and Spanish Linguistics. Our teachers have multi-cultural experience abroad and locally. They excel at fostering positive learning environments for adult learners with over 20 years of experience.  

PLACEMENT TEST  

If you are not sure which course is right for you, we offer a placement test. The test will be emailed you and once you complete it return it to us via email for one of our teachers to correct it and make the appropriate recommendation.  

TRAVEL & STUDY ABROAD  

Study and Travel Abroad with us! Join us and let’s visit Latin American countries where you can practice your conversational skills and strengthen your fluency.  

FREE TRIAL CLASS
If you are not sure this program is right for your teen, we offer a free trial class to see what we have to offer. Schedule your FREE TRIAL CLASS by contacting Norma Vetell at (516)462-7777 or info@allaboutspanish.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

BASIC I

This is a 10-week course for students, who have little or no prior knowledge of Spanish. Basic I emphasizes on basic conversation in the present and everyday vocabulary. Themes include: places, countries, work, people, greetings, likes and dislikes, describing yourself, numbers, and telling time. Grammar topics will include present tense verbs, word order, interrogatives, subject pronouns, negations, pronunciation, singular indefinite form nouns and introduction to conjugations of simple verbs in the present tense (i.e. ser, estar, tener, haber, hacer).

 

BASIC II

This is a 10-week course for students who have the knowledge of the concepts learned in course Basic I or for who have experience learning the Spanish language. Themes include a continuation of counting and time, address, phone numbers, age, daily shopping, clothes, colors, food and the home. Grammatically, we focus on the present regular tense, the verb ser and conjugation of regular verbs in the present indicative (i.e. ar, er, ir).

 

BASIC III

This is a 10-week course for students, who have the knowledge of the concepts learned in Basic II. Basic III concentrates on simple dialogues and engaging in spontaneous conversations. Themes include weather, geography, seasons and food. Grammatically, we focus on more comprehensive study of conjugations, the verbs ser vs. estar and the verbs (i.e. gustar, tener, hacer). 

 

BASIC IV

This is a 10-week course is for students who have already learned the basic foundations in beginning courses and ready for further practice with an interest in travel. This conversation class focuses on the essential words and phrases needed for travel abroad. Themes include vacation, airport, travel, restaurants and transportation. Grammatically, we will review greetings and introductions and will focus intensely on the verbs: querer, tener, haber, and gustar. Thus, allowing students to form more complex sentences to express needs, wants, abilities and more. 

 

INTERMEDIATE I

This is a 10-week course is for students who have completed the Basic level or 1 year of college Spanish. This conversation class will focus on the festive days, free time and health. Grammatically, we will focus on describing and comparing festive days, hobbies, sports, and your health. Also, the reflective verbs, past tense verbs, adjectives, preterit regular verbs, the verb gustar, present perfect and imperfect irregular tense allowing students to form more complex sentences to express needs, wants, abilities and vocabulary to visit a doctor.

INTERMEDIATE II

This is a 10-week course is for students who have completed the Basic level or 1 year of college Spanish. This conversation class will focus on the art, culture and the pressures of modern life. Grammatically, we will focus on describing art, culture, and expressing unplanned or unexpected events that cause pressure in our lives. Also, adverbs, ordinal numbers, para versus por and imperfect preterit allowing students to use vocabulary to describe incidents, occurrences and things that put pressure in our everyday life.

 

INTERMEDIATE III

This is a 10-week course is for students who have completed the Basic level or 1 year of college Spanish. This conversation class will focus on quality of life and nature. Grammatically, we will focus on discussing the things that make our lives comfortable in our community, work and home and on the verbs: ser, estar, haber and irregular/regular verbs allowing students to use vocabulary to describe their quality of life in this modern world. 

INTERMEDIATE IV

TThis is a 10-week course is for students who have completed the Basic level or 1 year of college Spanish. This conversation class will focus on work, careers, finances, the news and future. Grammatically, we will focus on discussing about the things that are related to work, possessive pronouns, future verb forms, past subjunctive and conditional verb forms allowing students to use vocabulary to describe their jobs, news, and the future.

 

ADVANCED I

This is a 10-week course is for students who have completed the Intermediate level or 3 semesters of college Spanish. This conversation class will concentrate on the Hispanic family, describing people and things, travel through Latin America, interculturality and the environment. Grammatically, we will concentrate on the verb to be—estar, adverbial clauses, perfect preterit, subjunctive indicative, and reflexive verbs.

ADVANCED II

This is a 10-week course is for students who have completed the Intermediate level or 3 semesters of college Spanish and Advanced level I. This conversation class will concentrate on human rights and health. Grammatically, we will concentrate on the subjunctive in noun clauses, placement of pronouns, and the nosotros commands.

 

ADVANCED III

This is a 10-week course is for students who have completed the Intermediate level or 3 semesters of college Spanish and Advanced level II. This conversation class will focus on work and social life. Grammatically, we will focus on the verbs on future tense, adverbial clauses, perfect preterit and subjunctive indicative.

 

ADVANCED IV

This is a 10-week course is for students who have completed the Intermediate level or 3 semesters of college Spanish and Advanced level III. This conversation class will concentrate on fair trade, theatre and celebrations, . Grammatically, we will focus on the present perfect tense, present perfect subjunctive, and conditional perfect.

HIGH ADVANCED I

This is a 10-week course is for students who have completed the advanced level or 4 semesters of college Spanish or have lived in a Spanish speaking country for at least 1 year. This conversation class will concentrate on Spanish fables and stories. Grammatically, we will focus on articles, adjectives, irregular verbs and the verbs ser and estar. 

HIGH ADVANCED II

This is a 10-week course is for students who have completed the advanced level or 4 semesters of college Spanish or have lived in a Spanish speaking country for at least 1 year. This conversation class will concentrate on Spanish letters, novels and poetry. Grammatically, we will focus on the past tense and imperfect, the other verb tenses, and por y para.

HIGH ADVANCED III

This is a 10-week course is for students who have completed the advanced level or 4 semesters of college Spanish or have lived in a Spanish speaking country for at least 1 year. This conversation class will concentrate on Spanish biographies and essays. Grammatically, we will focus on the subjunctive and the relative pronouns.

HIGH ADVANCED IV

This is a 10-week course is for students who have completed the advanced level or 4 semesters of college Spanish or have lived in a Spanish speaking country for at least 1 year. This conversation class will concentrate on Spanish dramas and translated literature. Grammatically, we will focus on pronouns as compliments and translations.