Full Term Course Descriptions


If you are highly committed to learning the language, our full term programs allow you to thoroughly complete each level helping you reach your goal to become a Spanish fluent speaker

Courses Once a Week

Beginner All (once a week)

This level is designed for students who are studying Spanish for the first time. This once a week course will help you create a solid foundation in Spanish, providing the stepping-stones of Spanish grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and every-day usage. Through the 18 sessions of this course, students will build their oral, written and listening skills while expanding their vocabulary and developing greater fluency. Questions with prepositions, connectors, Irregular verbs and the progressive present tense will be learned. By the end of the course students will be able to communicate effectively in common situations of every-day life using the present tense and the immediate future tense.          

Intermediate Conversation (once a week)

This course is tailored to those who already have a basic knowledge in the language, either from travelling or from previous studies, and would like an opportunity to practice their conversation skills and improve on what they already know. Using a more empirical approach, an instructor will facilitate situations that emulate real and casual conversations as if they were happening in a Spanish-speaking country.

Intermediate All (once a week)

This course is designed for students who have completed beginners 3 once a week or the equivalent according to our placement test. The emphasis of this course is to enhance the student's ability to communicate by expanding their vocabulary, oral, reading and writing skills as well as expanding their grammar knowledge. Through 18 sessions, students will learn most common irregular verbs in present tense and the simple past tense. Students will be familiar with the past tense of irregular verbs, and will also learn to use direct and indirect object pronouns to abbreviate phrases the way native speakers do. Students will deepen their grammar understanding by learning reflexive verbs and pronouns, the imperfect past tense, and the perfect tense.    

Advanced Conversation (once a week)

This course is for students who already have a good level of fluidity in the language from extensive traveling and would like an opportunity to practice their conversation skills and improve on what they already know. Students will discuss on different topics ranging from cultural events, Latin American politics, news articles, sports, health, science, art, traveling, and other themes presented by a facilitator.    

Advanced All (once a week)

This level is designed for students who have completed intermediate 3 or the equivalent according to our placement test. Students will keep on expanding their vocabulary while learning the future tense of regular and irregular verbs. They will also learn the conditional tense as well as the use of more complex connectors, the subjunctive mode in the present and past tense, the perfect past tense, the perfect future tense and the imperative mode. Their vocabulary will be enriched with specific terms according to the themes developed in this course and their fluency will be enriched by learning to connect ideas together, sharing stories and expressing opinions.

  

Full Term Fees for once a week courses:
Early: $325 1 month before course starting date
Regular: $375 1 week before course starting date  
Rush: $425   Register

 

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Spanish Classes Twice a Week
Main Centre - Vancouver

Courses Twice a Week

Beginner All (Twice a week)

This level is designed for students who are studying Spanish for the first time. This twice a week course will help you create a solid foundation in Spanish, providing the stepping-stones of Spanish grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and every-day usage. Through the 22 bi-weekly sessions of this course, students will build their oral, written and listening skills while expanding their vocabulary and developing greater fluency. Questions with prepositions, connectors, Irregular verbs and the progressive present tense will be learned. By the end of the course students will be able to communicate effectively in common situations of every-day life using the present tense and the immediate future tense. 

Intermediate + Conv (Twice a week)

The emphasis of this course is to enhance the student's ability to communicate by expanding their vocabulary, oral, reading and writing skills as well as expanding their grammar knowledge. Through 24 bi-weekly sessions, students will learn most common irregular verbs in present tense and the simple past tense. Students will be familiar with the past tense of irregular verbs, and will also learn to use direct and indirect object pronouns to abbreviate phrases the way native speakers do, all while practicing their conversation skills, emulating real and casual conversations as if they were happening in a Spanish-speaking country.

Adv + Conv (twice a week)

Students will keep on expanding their vocabulary while learning the future tense of regular and irregular verbs. They will also learn the conditional tense as well as the use of more complex connectors, the subjunctive mode in the present and past tense, the perfect past tense, the perfect future tense and the imperative mode. Their vocabulary will be enriched with specific terms according to the themes developed in this course and their fluency will be enriched by learning to connect ideas together, sharing stories, expressing opinions. Their oral and listening skills will enhanced through the discussion of different topics ranging from cultural events, Latin American politics, news articles, sports, health, science, art, traveling, and other themes presented by the instructor.  

 

Full Term Fees for Twice a week courses:
Early: $395 1 month before course starting date
Regular: $450 1 week before course starting date  
Rush: $485   Register

 

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Spanish Classes - Semi-Intensive
Four Days a Week
Main Centre - Vancouver

For those who need to advance quickly, come to class four days a week and learn intensively our beginner 1,2,3, intermediate 1,2,3 or advanced 1,2,3 programs.

Semi-Intensive Courses

Beg All (Semi-Intensive)

Offered to students who are planning on traveling to Spanish speaking countries, wanting to progress at a rapid rate, this level is designed for students who are studying Spanish for the first time. This 4 days a week course will help you create a solid foundation in Spanish through practical exercises, providing the stepping-stones of Spanish grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation in every-day usage. Students will be able to introduce themselves, express their feelings, ask and answer simple questions, be comfortable with numbers, have basic survival skills for traveling situations (order at a restaurant, ask for directions etc.). By the end of this course, students will be able to hold simple conversations using regular and irregular verbs in the present and future tense, the progressive present and simple past tenses, and new prepositions such as "Por and Para".

Int All (Semi-Intensive)

This 4-times-a-week level is designed for students who have completed Beginner All Semi-Intensive, or the equivalent according to our placement test. In this course students will increase their ability to communicate through practice and repetition as well as expand their vocabulary and listening comprehension through reading and listening exercises. They will develop their conversation and pronunciation skills through dialogs, role playing and will review the previously learned tenses in addition to new irregular verbs. They will also learn to use direct and indirect object pronouns to abbreviate phrases the way native speakers do. Students will focus on conversation and further develop their reading and writing skills. By the end of this course students will be familiar with common reflexive verbs, the imperfect past tense and the future tense.

Adv All (Semi-Intensive)

This level is designed for students who have completed Intermediate All Semi-Intensive, or the equivalent according to our placement test. Students will enhance their speaking fluidity by doing presentations and advance their reading comprehension by analyzing newspaper articles. Their vocabulary and grammar knowledge will also expand as they learn the conditional and subjunctive tenses. Students will practice their conversation using all tenses learned. They will keep on expanding their vocabulary while learning the more complex structures of Spanish grammar such as the pluperfect, and the imperative forms. Their conversation fluency will be enriched by discussing movies, books, news articles, sharing stories, and expressing their own opinions.

 

Full Term Fees for Semi-Intensive courses:
Early: $575 1 month before course starting date
Regular: $630 1 week before course starting date  
Rush: $665   Register

 

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Spanish Classes - Super-Intensive
Four Days a Week
Main Centre - Vancouver

Offered to students who are planning on traveling to Spanish speaking countries or for those wanting to immerse themselves in the language and make progress at a rapid rate. The main objective of this class is to help you develop your communication skills for real life situations.

Super-Intensive Courses

  Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced(Super-Intensive)

 This intensive course covers all levels from Beginner to Advanced. Designed for students who are studying Spanish for the first time and who want to learn all the grammatical components of the language in a relative short period of time. This course will help you create a solid foundation in Spanish through practice, repetition and extra exercises in class. It will provide the stepping-stones of Spanish grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and every-day usage. Students will be able to ask and answer simple questions, express their feelings and hold simple conversations using regular and irregular verbs in the present, progressive present and simple future tense.

On the next part of this course, students will increase their ability to communicate through in class exercices, focusing on conversation and further developing their reading and writing skills. They will be able to communicate using the present tense, simple future tense, present-progressive tense and past tense. They will also learn reflexive verbs and the imperfect, conditional and future tenses.

On the last part of this course, students will practice their conversation and reading skills using all tenses learned. They will expand their vocabulary while mastering the structures of Spanish grammar with the subjunctive, the imperative, and the perfect tenses. Their fluency will be enriched by learning to connect phrases together, sharing stories, news articles and expressing opinions.

 

Full Term Fees for Semi-Intensive courses:
Early: $1,575 1 month before course starting date
Regular: $1,800 1 week before course starting date  
Rush: $1,885   Register


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