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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: 978-1-54331-923-1
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

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

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

Marco Adame-Barcenas

Marco Adame-Barcenas

Marco Adame-Barcenas was born in Mexico City, Mexico. He moved to the United States to study high school and continued to further his education at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He did not speak a word of English, yet from day one ... 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

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

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: 6 Thur., Oct 29-Dec 10 (no class 11/26/20)

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 6-8:30pm CT

Platform: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

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: 25

Program Number: 7781-12663

Registration Deadline: Oct 29

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Date: 6 Tue, Jan 19-Feb 23, 2021

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 6-8:30pm CT

Platform: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Instructor: Torrey Lauer

Fee:

$164 by Jan 5, 2021
$189 after Jan 5, 2021

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
Early Registration Discount Register by Tue, Jan 5, 2021 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: 7781-13256

Registration Deadline: Jan 19, 2021

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Date: 6 Wed, Mar 10-Apr 14, 2021

Delivery Method: Face-to-Face

Time: 6-8:30pm CT

Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Manuel Carrero

Fee:

$164 by Feb 25, 2021
$189 after Feb 25, 2021

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
Early Registration Discount Register by Thu, Feb 25, 2021 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: 7781-13428

Registration Deadline: Mar 9, 2021

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Date: Open enrollment - register any time

Delivery Method: 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: 7781-13183

Note: Dates on your registration will reflect FY 2021. You will be contacted by your instructor within 1-3 business days to arrange your custom schedule.

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