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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.

In-person 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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 7781-14785

Note: Dates on your registration invoice will reflect FY 2023, however you will be contacted by your instructor within 1-3 business days to arrange your custom schedule.

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Date: 6 Thu, Oct 27-Dec 8 (no class 11/24/2022)

Delivery Method: Live Online

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Joel Espinoza

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: 20

Program Number: 7781-14356

Registration Deadline: Oct 26

Registration deadline has passed.

Date: 6 Tues, Nov 1-Dec 13 (no class 11/22/2022)

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 6-8:30pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Joel Espinoza

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: 20

Program Number: 7781-15193

Registration Deadline: Oct 31

Registration deadline has passed.

Date: 6 Tue, Jan 17-Feb 21, 2023

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 6-8:30pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Torrey Lauer

Fee:

$179 by Jan 3, 2023
$199 after Jan 3, 2023

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
Early Registration Discount Register by Tue, Jan 3, 2023 and receive $20 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: 24

Program Number: 7781-15108

Registration Deadline: Jan 16, 2023

Register Now

Date: 6 Wed, Feb 22-Mar 29, 2023

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 6-8:30pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Joel Espinoza

Fee:

$179 by Feb 8, 2023
$199 after Feb 8, 2023

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
Early Registration Discount Register by Wed, Feb 8, 2023 and receive $20 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: 24

Program Number: 7781-15182

Registration Deadline: Feb 21, 2023

Register Now

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