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Spanish I

This class for beginners focuses on communication in a stress-free learning environment. Learn to talk about yourself and others, your likes and dislikes, and future plans.

Face-to-Face or
Live Online
Online
Course FormatMeet at the same time each week with the instructor and up to 15 classmates.• Ideal for those with busy lives wanting flexible, customized learning with weekly or biweekly due dates.
• Typically 8-12 weeks per course.
Course Fee$189$350
Textbook Info“¡ADELANTE! Uno,” Third Edition
ISBN: 978-1-54332-100-5
Price: $99.82 (6-month SS access)
or
ISBN: 978-1-54331-923-1
Price: $155.94 (24-month SS access)
Includes Access to VHL Central's SuperSite (SS) for 6 or 24 months.
“¡ADELANTE! Uno,” Third Edition
ISBN: 978-1-54331-599-8
Price: $191.94
Includes Access to VHL Central's SuperSite Plus and WebSAM

Do not purchase materials from other stores. Passcodes for VHL’s online resources are required and are only available through Vista Higher Learning: vistahigherlearning.com/schools/wiscconted/

This course can be applied to the Spanish Language Certificate.

Instructors

Karen Woelfle-Potter, MBA

Karen Woelfle-Potter, MBA

Karen’s professional passion is to help people expand and apply their knowledge and achieve their learning goals. Drawing upon her years of experience as an international business and learning consultant, Karen now teaches Spanish in the Languages Programs at UWM-SCE. ... read more

Patrice Burns, M.A.

Patrice Burns, M.A.

Patrice Burns holds an MA in Spanish from Marquette University and a BA in Spanish and Communications from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She teaches in the online Spanish Certificate Program and is an ACTFL Certified Oral Proficiency Interviewer. She lives ... read more

Torrey Lauer

Torrey Lauer

Torrey Lauer has traveled throughout Western Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico and Costa Rica, but it was Madrid, Spain, that captivated him.  His short time studying abroad in Madrid further fueled his desire to learn more, which lead and culminated in an ... read more

Manuel Carrero

Manuel Carrero

Manuel Carrero holds a master’s degree in fine arts, graphic design and education. He worked in the advertising field as a graphic designer for fifteen years, and also taught design and various genres of art. Mr. Carrero is a native ... read more

Joel Espinoza

Joel Espinoza

As a native of Chile, Joel enjoys teaching in both English and Spanish. Joel’s passion for teaching brought him to UWM School of Continuing Education, where he’s previously taught customized courses in Spanish for healthcare professionals and customer service representatives. ... read more

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

You learn how to:

  • Greet people in Spanish
  • Identify yourself and others
  • Ask questions in Spanish
  • Describe the location of people and things
  • Express possession
  • Conjugate present tense verbs
  • Decipher between ser and estar

 

 

Course Outline/Topics

Vocabulary focuses on greetings, counting, telling time, school and university life, professions, and family and friends.

Prerequisites

This course is for beginning Spanish speakers. There is no prerequisite.

Notes

This is a noncredit enrichment program. Progress and courses completed are marked by Continuing Education Units. CEUs are not transferable to college or university transcripts.

Date: Open enrollment – Register anytime

Delivery Method: On-Demand Online

Platform: Other

Instructors:
Karen Woelfle-Potter MBA
Patrice Burns, M.A.

Fee: $350

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
OSHER

Osher members receive 10% discount. Contact the the Languages Department at 414-227-3118 or languages@uwm.edu.

HPGM

Receive a 10% discount as a member of the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee Organization.

Early registration discounts will subtract automatically from the fee if the registration is submitted prior to the deadline. All other discounts require the code in the left column to be entered on the registration form. Only one discount code can be entered on a registration form.

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Discounts Available

CEUs: 2.0

Program Number: 7781-13989

Note: Dates on your registration invoice will reflect FY 2022, however you will be contacted by your instructor within 1-3 business days to arrange your custom schedule.

Registration Deadline: June 30

Register Now

Date: 6 Tue, Jan 18-Feb 22

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 6-8:30pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Torrey Lauer

Fee: $189

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
OSHER

Osher members receive 10% discount. Contact the the Languages Department at 414-227-3118 or languages@uwm.edu.

HPGM

Receive a 10% discount as a member of the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee Organization.

Early registration discounts will subtract automatically from the fee if the registration is submitted prior to the deadline. All other discounts require the code in the left column to be entered on the registration form. Only one discount code can be entered on a registration form.

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Discounts Available

CEUs: 1.5

Enrollment Limit: 24

Program Number: 7781-14446

Registration Deadline: Jan 18

Registration deadline has passed.

Date: 6 Tue, Feb 8-Mar 15

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 6-8:30pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Manuel Carrero

Fee:

$164 by Jan 25
$189 after Jan 25

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
Early Registration Discount Register by Tue, Jan 25 and receive $25 off.
OSHER

Osher members receive 10% discount. Contact the the Languages Department at 414-227-3118 or languages@uwm.edu.

HPGM

Receive a 10% discount as a member of the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee Organization.

Early registration discounts will subtract automatically from the fee if the registration is submitted prior to the deadline. All other discounts require the code in the left column to be entered on the registration form. Only one discount code can be entered on a registration form.

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Discounts Available

CEUs: 1.5

Enrollment Limit: 20

Program Number: 7781-14572

Registration Deadline: Feb 7

Register Now

Date: 6 Thu, Mar 17-Apr 21

Delivery Method: In-person

Time: 6-8:30pm CT

Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Manuel Carrero

Fee:

$164 by Mar 3
$189 after Mar 3

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
Early Registration Discount Register by Thu, Mar 3 and receive $25 off.
OSHER

Osher members receive 10% discount. Contact the the Languages Department at 414-227-3118 or languages@uwm.edu.

HPGM

Receive a 10% discount as a member of the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee Organization.

Early registration discounts will subtract automatically from the fee if the registration is submitted prior to the deadline. All other discounts require the code in the left column to be entered on the registration form. Only one discount code can be entered on a registration form.

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Discounts Available

CEUs: 1.5

Enrollment Limit: 16

Program Number: 7781-14220

Registration Deadline: Mar 16

Register Now

Date: 6 Wed, May 4-June 8

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 6-8:30pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Manuel Carrero

Fee:

$164 by Apr 20
$189 after Apr 20

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
Early Registration Discount Register by Wed, Apr 20 and receive $25 off.
OSHER

Osher members receive 10% discount. Contact the the Languages Department at 414-227-3118 or languages@uwm.edu.

HPGM

Receive a 10% discount as a member of the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee Organization.

Early registration discounts will subtract automatically from the fee if the registration is submitted prior to the deadline. All other discounts require the code in the left column to be entered on the registration form. Only one discount code can be entered on a registration form.

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Discounts Available

CEUs: 1.5

Enrollment Limit: 16

Program Number: 7781-14214

Registration Deadline: May 4

Register Now

Date: 6 Sat, June 25-Aug 06, 2022 (no class 7/2)

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 9:00am-11:30am CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Joel Espinoza

Fee:

$164 by June 11
$189 after June 11

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
Early Registration Discount Register by Sat, June 11 and receive $25 off.
OSHER

Osher members receive 10% discount. Contact the the Languages Department at 414-227-3118 or languages@uwm.edu.

HPGM

Receive a 10% discount as a member of the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee Organization.

Early registration discounts will subtract automatically from the fee if the registration is submitted prior to the deadline. All other discounts require the code in the left column to be entered on the registration form. Only one discount code can be entered on a registration form.

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Discounts Available

CEUs: 1.5

Enrollment Limit: 16

Program Number: 7781-14348

Registration Deadline: June 25

Register Now

Date: 6 Tue, Sept 6-Oct 11

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 6-8:30pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Karen Woelfle-Potter MBA

Fee:

$164 by Aug 23
$189 after Aug 23

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
Early Registration Discount Register by Tue, Aug 23 and receive $25 off.
OSHER

Osher members receive 10% discount. Contact the the Languages Department at 414-227-3118 or languages@uwm.edu.

HPGM

Receive a 10% discount as a member of the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee Organization.

Early registration discounts will subtract automatically from the fee if the registration is submitted prior to the deadline. All other discounts require the code in the left column to be entered on the registration form. Only one discount code can be entered on a registration form.

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Discounts Available

CEUs: 1.5

Enrollment Limit: 20

Program Number: 7781-14495

Registration Deadline: Sept 5

Register Now

Date: 6 Thu, Oct 27-Dec 8

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 6-8:30pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Joel Espinoza

Fee:

$164 by Oct 13
$189 after Oct 13

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
Early Registration Discount Register by Thu, Oct 13 and receive $25 off.
OSHER

Osher members receive 10% discount. Contact the the Languages Department at 414-227-3118 or languages@uwm.edu.

HPGM

Receive a 10% discount as a member of the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee Organization.

Early registration discounts will subtract automatically from the fee if the registration is submitted prior to the deadline. All other discounts require the code in the left column to be entered on the registration form. Only one discount code can be entered on a registration form.

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Discounts Available

CEUs: 1.5

Enrollment Limit: 20

Program Number: 7781-14356

Registration Deadline: Oct 27

Register Now

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