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Introduction to Spanish
Introductory Spanish classes are open to all current LCS members. Membership must be active to enroll and must remain active for the duration of each class. Classes are designed for individuals without any Spanish language background. The instructor will introduce learners to Spanish pronunciation, some vocabulary and social protocols. Class sizes are kept to a maximum of 12 students with a minimum of four students.
Spanish in Action (Español en Acción)
Spanish in Action classes are open to all current LCS members. Again, membership must be active to enroll and must remain active for the duration of each class.
In 2020, LCS updated its Spanish language curriculum by beginning a transition to a new program known as Spanish in Action (Español en Acción). Maestra Alicia Ordóñez is the developer of this course for LCS. She has 40 years of experience in teaching Spanish as a Second Language. She was a teacher and head of the department of Spanish as a second language at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara (UAG). She has been office administrator, and Spanish Department Head of International Language Center, San Antonio, TX. She has taught Spanish to executives of Mitsubishi and other Japanese companies. She is the creator of the courses and materials that the UAG uses in its Spanish classes.
In 2021, the LCS will offer six terms of seven weeks each during the calendar year. Two 2-hour class sessions will be scheduled each week of the term. Courses at four levels of difficulty will be available. Each course will have two parts to keep the course content manageable.
Spanish in Action Details
To close the year 2021 with a little happiness, the Spanish in Action program presents its Spanish conversation seminars for its members.
The objective of this class is to put Spanish into practice with common topics according to the level of the students. The topics proposed for each session are designed to motivate the participants' interest and introduce them to Mexican culture, using the vocabulary and expressions of the Jalisco region. The students are also offered linguistic skills to carry out their day-to-day activities in the language they wish to learn, with the simulation of real situations, guided conversations, questions, description of images and interactive activities.
Select one of our seminars thatwill take your current skills to the next level. Each seminar consists of six sessions; two sessions per week for three weeks. Each session will be for 1 hour twenty minutes.
Spanish A La Carta
This is a new online program from LCS for its members, learners and practitioners of Spanish. Our offer includes advanced and intermediate level conversation sessions. Sessions with specific grammar topics and sessions to improve listening comprehension and pronunciation. For some classes, some material will be sent over email prior to the class for you to read so that your participation is smooth and you can get the most out of it. Spanish A La Carta classes are open to all current LCS members. Again, membership must be active to enroll and must remain active for the duration of each class.
Each program will consist of 2 or more ZOOM sessions of about 70 minutes each. The cost for each package varies, depending on the number of sessions.Students may enroll on-line and pay the tuition using a banckcard.
Class sizes for all packages are limited to 9 persons.
The Wilkes Education Center (WEC)
Galeana 18, Ajijic
Monday to Saturday
Class times vary throughout the day
Phone: (376) 766-1140
Spanish in Action / Course Syllabus
Click the links below to review the syllabus for each course.