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Spanish Classes: Summer 2021

Notice: As part of the Covid 19 prevention measures, Abra Palabra is offering only classes online via Zoom.

Late Summer Classes begin in June 2021

TO REGISTER ONLINE:

  • Fill out and submit the registration form here.
  • Remember to pay the $25 registration fee to reserve your space in the class. Click here to pay online.
  • You will receive a confirmation email from us before the class begins.

If you prefer to pay by mail, print out the registration form and include it with a check for the $25 registration fee made out to Abra Palabra. Mail it to:

Abra Palabra

3700 E34th St

Minneapolis, MN 55406

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  • CLASSES ARE ONCE A WEEK:

    Beginning Levels

    Level 101 (7 weeks $150.00* + $25 registration fee)
    No knowledge of Spanish required. Students will practice the present tense. They will learn to express likes and dislikes, to talk about themselves, and to carry out short conversations. Students are encouraged to start speaking Spanish from day one. Classes are mostly in Spanish. (Max. 10 people)

    Mondays 6:30pm - 8:30pm

    06/07/2021, ends 08/02/2021 (There are no classes on July 5th)

    Level 102 (8 weeks $175.00* + $25 registration fee)
    For people who can communicate in the present. Students practice with the reflexive verbs and the preterite. Classes are mostly in Spanish. (Max. 10 people)

    Tuesdays 6:30pm - 8:30pm

    Begins 06/01/2021, ends 07/20/2021

    Level 103 (8 weeks $175.00* + $25 registration fee)
    Students practice the preterite and the imperfect. They review all the tenses. Classes are in Spanish. (Max. 10 people)

    Wednesdays 6:30pm - 8:30pm

    Begins 06/02/2021, ends 07/21/2021

     

    Intermediate Levels

    Level 104 (8 weeks $175.00* + $25 registration fee)
    Students practice the Imperative and review all tenses, especially the preterite and the imperfect. They also practice with the imperative. Classes are in Spanish.

    Thursdays 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Not offered in Summer 2021

    Level 105 (8 weeks $175.00* + $25 registration fee)
    Students study and practice with the present subjunctive. Classes are in Spanish.

    Thursdays 6:30pm - 8:30pm

    Begins 06/03/2021, ends 07/22/2021

    Level 106 (8 weeks $175.00* + $25 registration fee)
    Students study and practice the past subjunctive. Classes are in Spanish.

    Tuesdays 3:30pm-5:30pm

    Not offered.

    Advanced Classes

    Level 107: Conversation (3 weeks $31.25* + $25 registration fee)
    This class is for people who already speak Spanish fluently, but would like to review grammar in a conversational setting. Students are encouraged to discuss a variety of topics.

    Reading: Newspaper articles in Spanish

    Fridays: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Begins 06/04/2021, ends 06/25/2021 (4 sessions)


    Registration is open now. Classes are subject to cancellation if not enough students register. Our classes are very small.

     

    Placement test - Make an appointment by calling 612-729-0311. Placement tests are held over the phone or via Zoom.

     

    *plus the registration fee of $25.00 (non-refundable)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

                              

                                

     

    SPECIALTY CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS:

    Reading Comprehension

    Reading Comprehension (4 weeks $50.00* plus $25 registration fee)


    This is a guided reading class for intermediate students who are interested in literature in Spanish and would like to review grammar and vocabulary at an intermediate level.

     

    Thursdays 11:30am - 01:00pm
    Not offered in summer.


    Advanced Reading in Spanish
    (4 weeks $75.00* plus $25 registration fee)


    This is a class for advanced students who are interested in literature in Spanish and who wish to discuss the plot, vocabulary and grammar in a classic work of Latin American literature.

    TBA

    Tuesdays 9:00am - 11:00am

     


    Grupo de lectura sabatino (4 weeks $50.00* plus $25 registration fee
    Materiales: Articulos periodisticos contemporaneos sobre inmigracion e injusticia social In this class, students read a total of 4 newspaper articles by contemporary Latin American and/or Spanish journalists.

    Saturdays 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Not offered in summer.

     

    Alfaguara Prize Novelists
    (6 weeks $100.00* plus $25 registration fee)

    Book:


    In this class, students read novels by contemporary Latin American and/or Spanish writers who have won the Alfawara Award. In this case, the students will read this author's latest novel published in 2019. Some characters in this novel existed in real life and we will also study some of their work in this class. 

    Not offered.

     


    Spanish Through Film and Television (6 weeks $90.00* plus $25 registration fee)

    The main objective of this course is to improve the ability to hear and comprehend Spanish as well as to practice specific grammar contents based on language situations that appear in movies and TV shows that are available in NETFLIX. In addition, the course is aimed at addressing several Latin American issues through the analysis of film, media and television pieces created in Spanish speaking countries. Students will practice and review present and past tenses in the indicative and subjunctive.

    TBA

    Fridays: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Not offered now.

     

     

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    We also have private tutoring available.

    Los esperamos.

     

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    Refund Policy: You will get a full refund of the cost of the class if you cancel your registration at least 48 hours before the class starts (minus the $25 non-refundable registration fee). You will be charged 25% of the total if you cancel less than 48 hours in advance, or if you cancel after the first class. You will be charged 50% of the total if you cancel after the 2nd or 3rd class . If you cannot come to a class and if I have another class your level, I will offer a make-up session free of cost.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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