Offered to students who are planning on traveling to Spanish speaking countries, wanting to progress at a rapid rate. The main objective of semi-intensive classes is to help you develop your communication skills for real life situations.
Classes are offered 4 days a week, Monday to Thursday for 1.5 hours each day for a total of 4 weeks.
The fee for 4 weeks of intensive Spanish is $325(members) or $345 (non-members) which includes:
We are currently accepting registrations for all classes. We encourage you to register soon to ensure your space in the class as our class sizes are small.
We offer six levels of Semi-Intensive classes:
Each day our classes cover oral and written communication, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation, with an emphasis in conversation.
This level is designed for students who are studying Spanish for the first time. This 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. By the end of this course 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.), holding simple conversations using regular and irregular verbs in the present and future tense.
This 4-times-a-week level is designed for students who have completed Beginner Semi-Intensive Ⅰ or the equivalent according to our placement test. Students will continue expanding their oral and listening skills while developing new vocabulary and grammar knowledge. Learning common irregular verbs in the present tense, the progressive present and simple past tenses, and new prepositions such as “Por and Para”.
This 4-times-a-week level is designed for students who have completed Beginner Semi-Intensive Ⅱ 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, roll 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.
This 4-times-a-week level is designed for students who have completed Intermediate Semi-Intensive Ⅰ or the equivalent according to our placement test. 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.
This level is designed for students who have completed Intermediate Semi-Intensive Ⅱ or the equivalent according to our placement test. Students will enhance their speaking fluidity by doing presentations and advance their reading comprehension by analysing newspaper articles. Their vocabulary and grammar knowledge will also expand as they learn the conditional and subjunctive tenses.
This level is designed for students who have completed Intermediate Semi-Intensive Ⅰ or the equivalent according to our placement test. 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.