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Spanish ~ Evening & Day (Lots of classes - keep scrolling)

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Check back here in March for Spring dates with some updates for all Languages.


Spanish: Beginner, Part 1 ~ Evening
For students with little or no previous Spanish experience. Class covers basic vocabulary, pronunciation, elementary conversation, sentence structure, and basic grammar using the present and past tenses. Good background for travel to a Spanish speaking country. The course focuses on how to carry on simple conversations in Spanish, as spoken in Latin America. Please bring the text, Learn Spanish the Fast and Fun Way (Barrons, 4th Ed.) to class. Instructor Oscar Vargas is a native of Colombia, who has lived here since 1969. A graduate of NYU, he worked in international business for about 20 years, and has traveled extensively in Latin America and Spain. He then ran his own business. He has taught Spanish here for over 20 years.

6 Sessions (12 hours) $ 149 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 119) + $ text
Wed., 2/6, 13, 20, 27; 3/6 & 13 from 7 to 9 p.m.; Vargas; East Ridge Middle School



Spanish: Beginner Part, 2 ~ Day and Evening
A continuation of Beginners Part 2 from the Spring session. Newcomers with a little experience are welcome. After a brief review, class continues with basic vocabulary, sentence structure, and practical conversation. Please bring the text, Learn Spanish the Fast and Fun Way (Barrons, 4th Ed.) to class. Instructor Bob Kibel was a Court Interpreter in Spanish and German for the Connecticut State court system for over 25 years. He is multi-lingual and teaches German, Spanish, and English, having lived and been educated in the Dominican Republic and Austria for a number of years. He also taught languages at the German School of CT and local colleges and Berlitz for many years. Instructor Oscar Vargas is a native of Colombia, who has lived here since 1969. A graduate of NYU, he worked in international business for about 20 years, and has traveled extensively in Latin America and Spain. He then ran his own business. He has taught Spanish here for over 20 years.

8 Sessions (12 hours) $ 149 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 119) + $ text
Tue., 2/26; 3/5, 12, 19, 26; 4/2, 9 & 23 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.; Kibel; Town Hall Annex

6 Sessions (12 hours) $ 149 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 119)
+ $ text
Mon., 2/4, 11, 15; 3/4, 11 & 18 from 7 to 9 p.m. Vargas; East Ridge Middle School


Spanish: Intermediate, Part 1 ~ Day
A continuation of the Beginner class. Newcomers with equivalent experience are welcome. Please bring the text, Learn Spanish the Fast and Fun Way (Barrons, 4th Ed.) to class. Course will use and review material from beginners classes, will continue to work on pronunciation and vocabulary, and will introduce new grammar concepts. Supplementary articles will be provided depending upon class readiness. Class discussions/conversation will be emphasized.
Instructor Bob Kibel was a Court Interpreter in Spanish and German for the Connecticut State court system for over 25 years. He is multi-lingual and teaches German, Spanish, and English, having lived and been educated in the Dominican Republic and Austria for a number of years. He also taught languages at the German School of CT and local colleges and Berlitz for many years.

8 Sessions $ 149 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 119)
Tue., 2/26; 3/5, 12, 19, 26; 4/2, 9 & 23 from 3 to 4:30 p.m.; Annex