Elementary Spanish

Term Fall Semester 2021, Spring Semester 2022
Code SP13
Ages 7-8
Instructor Dr. Myriam Borges Thompson
Price 1 semester $475
Price 2 semesters $900

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This course is designed to give children their first exposure to Spanish. It will teach them new vocabulary and help them develop conversational skills in Spanish, primarily through the use of simplified selections from Cervantes’s Spanish classic Don Quixote, as developed by Dr. Myriam Borges Thompson. Students will learn Spanish vocabulary, sentence structure, and culture as they read the adventures of the famous Spanish character and his friend Sancho. Spanish will come alive through the fantastic adventures of one of the best-known characters in world literature.

Live Classes: Mondays, 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Fall semester begins the week of August 16th and ends the week of December 13th. Spring semester 2022 begins the week of January 10th and ends the week of May 9th. Students must attend the live classes.

Student Expectations: Students will be required to participate in the live classes. They also must complete all assignments and projects.

Student Support: The instructor is available via email.

Feedback/Assessment: Feedback will be provided on assignments and classwork.

Materials: All necessary reading and study materials will be provided and posted online. Students must have a good Spanish-English dictionary, a class notebook, 3×5-inch index cards, drawing paper, and pencils.

Prerequisites: None

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