Spanish for Teachers
This program is designed to help you improve your craft as a Spanish teacher. It will help you perfect your fluency and knowledge of Spanish grammar, gain new methodologies and classroom activities, inject cultural activities into your classes, and create your own materials. The course uses the constructivist approach where you will be actively involved in the learning, designing your own lessons and practicing as you learn.
We have three distinct programs that each have a different type of teacher in mind. The goal of each is to meet you at your level, and improve you teaching.
- Regular– A course aimed at a person who speaks the language well but is new to teaching. Through the length of the course, you will focus on the methodology and techniques that will help you connect the language and grammatical components to your student’s lives.
- Intensivo: A course for the teacher who speaks fairly well, but does not dominate the language. Through this program, you will focus more on the perfection your own Spanish fluidity and use of grammar. You will also learn keys methodologies to involve students and motivate them to learn.
- Perfeccionismo: This course is designed for the serious Spanish teacher who wants to be able to teach all levels of Spanish, from the most basic to the most advanced. Throughout the course, you will work through a wide scope of Spanish grammar and teaching methodology. This program requires a minimum of four weeks.
We require a minimum of two, 20 hour weeks for these programs, but a full 4 weeks is recommended.