30 August 2007

Spanish 101

We registered to take Spanish classes starting September 10th

at the local school district's Department of Community Education. I am already fluent in Spanish after spending seven years in Costa Rica, but I never actually studied Spanish in a classroom setting. I took three years of French in High School and this was a terrific foundation for learning Spanish through the "school of hard knocks".

Once I got to Costa Rica, I found the best instructors were my Tico friends (Gracias Maritza), the newpaper, television "novelas" and radio. I even learned to write some pretty decent Spanish.

The class we are going to take starts with the very basics and it will be a good foundation for John. Since I will take the class with him, we'll be able to work on the assignments together and I can help him along the way.

There are a total of six Spanish course levels and I'd like to see us take a class every semester until John has mastered the language. He already has the Rosetta Stone course and he can use this to supplement his classroom instructions.

This should be a lot of fun for the two of us.

"Hasta luego mis amigos"

1 comment:

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