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.

Required textbook package: (Only available at Vista Higher Learning)
¡ADELANTE! Uno (used for Spanish I and Spanish II )

Face-to-Face Class (On Campus)
ISBN 978-1-61857-924-9
Price of book: $102.00

Online Class
ISBN 978-1-61857-932-4
Price of book: $144.00
For the online class, please select “Spanish I-II Online” to ensure you receive the ¡ADELANTE! Uno Supersite code.

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

This course can be applied to the Spanish Language Certificate.

Instructors

Tamara DuPage, M.A.

Tamara DuPage, M.A.

Tamara began teaching in 1999 and has taught a variety of Spanish courses for all levels of proficiency. She strives to create a fun, engaging learning environment that allows students to quickly acquire language skills through interactive communication, music, culture ... 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 will 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 & university life, professions, and family & friends.

Prerequisites

This course is for beginning Spanish speakers, there is no prerequisite.

Notes

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

All sessions are Face-to-Face unless otherwise noted.

Date: 6 Tue., Jan 22-Feb 26, 2019

Time: 6-8:30pm

Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Torrey Lauer

Fee:

$154 by Tue., Jan. 8, 2019.
$179 after Tue., Jan. 8, 2019.

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
Early Registration Discount Register by Tue., Jan. 8, 2019 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: 7781-11406

Registration Deadline: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019

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Date: 6 Tue., May 14-June 18, 2019

Time: 6-8:30pm

Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Marco Adame-Barcenas

Fee:

$154 by Tue., Apr. 30, 2019.
$179 after Tue., Apr. 30, 2019.

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
Early Registration Discount Register by Tue., Apr. 30, 2019 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: 7781-11686

Registration Deadline: Tue., May 14, 2019

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Date: 6 Tue., Sept 3-Oct 8, 2019

Time: 6-8:30pm

Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Karen Woelfle-Potter MBA

Fee:

$164 by Tue., Aug. 20, 2019.
$189 after Tue., Aug. 20, 2019.

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
Early Registration Discount Register by Tue., Aug. 20, 2019 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: 7781-11622

Registration Deadline: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019

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Date: Open enrollment - register any time

Location: Online

Instructors:
Karen Woelfle-Potter MBA
Tamara DuPage M.A.
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

Program Number: 7781-11371

Note: Dates on your registration invoice may reflect fiscal year 2019. You will be contacted by your instructor within 2-3 business days to arrange your class schedule.

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