ONLINE: This class will introduce you to conversational Spanish and elements of Latin culture. You will learn basic vocabulary, phrases and sentences. The course, taught via Zoom, will provide opportunities for you to practice during class time and receive feedback from the instructor. Student participation is strongly encouraged. The objective is to present the Spanish language in a way that is beginner friendly and useful in real-life conversations. By the course’s end, you will know some basic Spanish. It’s also likely that you will want to learn more Spanish. Nos vemos en clase (see you in class)! | Facilitated discussion.
Max enrollment: 12.
Beatrice Parker has dual degrees, one of which is in Spanish, from UNC-Chapel Hill. She has spoken Spanish for more than 20 years, has lived in Spain and has held jobs where she spoke Spanish. For years she taught Spanish to people in various age groups, virtually and in person. She is now an entrepreneur. While she can tell you where to find the best local authentic Latin food, Beatrice hopes this OLLI course will give you an appetite for Spanish language and culture.