Course Offerings

The Language Studio of Southwest Florida offers Spanish language learning courses at our convenient location in Venice, Florida. Customized Spanish language lessons for groups of employees or residents can also be designed and brought to your location.  ESL classes? We've got you covered. Let us know how we can help you meet you language learning needs. Contact us or register for a class today!

 

 


Spanish for Business Professionals I

Course Description: Learn how to speak Spanish in the business world. This intensive, introductory course has been designed for the professional looking to acquire speaking skills in the target language in and out of the business world. No Spanish experience is required. The course begins with basic Spanish-language concepts so new language students can succeed. However, the targeted focus on Latino culture, vocabulary and conversation used in business settings makes it unique, challenging and beneficial to advanced Spanish learners as well. By the end of this course, students will have a basic understanding of Spanish grammar and useful vocabulary in the context of business and finance, as well as a fundamental awareness of cultural aspects concerning a professional. Check out our calendar for upcoming classes and register today!


Spanish for Business Professionals II**

Course Description: This continuation of the Spanish for Business Professionals I course is designed with a targeted focus on Latino culture, vocabulary and conversation used in business settings making it unique, challenging and beneficial to advanced Spanish learners as well. This intensive course will provide multiple real-life scenarios where the students will have to show how to apply the concepts learned throughout the course. In addition, the students will have the opportunity to improve their grammar, listening and reading skills throughout a variety of activities. Moreover, the student will also be exposed to the culture of some of the Spanish-speaking countries in the world. Check out our calendar for upcoming classes and register today!

**Successful completion of the Spanish for Business Professionals I course or equivalent Spanish-language communicative skills are required.


Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

Course Description: Learn the Spanish skills you need to be able to communicate with your patients. Suitable for practicing and aspiring healthcare professionals, students in this intensive course are presented with key, context-focused vocabulary and easily mastered core expressions. The class will develop students’ ability to understand spoken Spanish in a variety of contexts, express and discuss their own needs and interests, and compose messages, memos, and paragraphs. Check out our calendar for upcoming classes and register today!


Introduction to Spanish I**

Course Description: Acquire the fundamentals of pronunciation and grammar, practical vocabulary, useful phrases and the ability to understand, read, write and speak simple Spanish. Basic relevant information covered includes: greetings and leave-takings, expressions of courtesy, identification of yourself and others, as well as professions and occupations. Students will also learn about many customs and cultures of Spain and Latin America. The class will prepare the student for further language study and should inspire interest in foreign travel, study and work. Check out our calendar for upcoming classes and register today!

**Prior Spanish language knowledge is not required.


Introduction to Spanish II**

Course Description: This continuation of the Introduction to Spanish I course will students build upon their fundamental knowledge of pronunciation and grammar, practical vocabulary, useful phrases and the ability to understand, read, write and speak simple Spanish. Topics covered may include: vacation, shopping, and food. Students will also continue learning about customs and culture of Spain and Latin America. The class will help students acquire basic-level Spanish-language (A1-A2) proficiency). Check out our calendar for upcoming classes and register today!

**Successful completion of the Introduction to Spanish I course or equivalent Spanish-language communicative skills are required.


ESL 1

Course Description: This is a beginning-level course focused on developing students’ English competency by helping them to acquire skills in all basic skill areas, i.e., listening, speaking, reading, and writing. It emphasizes listening comprehension, speaking practice, extensive reading, and intensive general vocabulary development. Check out our calendar for upcoming classes and register today!


Beginning Spanish for Kids: Grades K-2

Course Description: During the six-week session, our Florida certified language educators will introduce weekly age and developmentally appropriate themes and activities, in the Spanish language. Your child will learn to communicate in the target language while immersed in a fun and engaging learning environment.

Weekly Themes:

Week 1: El alfabeto y mi nombre

Week 2: Saludos y despedidas

Week 3: Los colores

Week 4: Los números

Week 5: Los animales

Week 6: Mi familia

Cost: $480 per six-week session.

Check out our calendar for upcoming classes and register today!


Beginning Spanish for Kids: Grades 3-5

Course Description: During the six-week session, our Florida certified language educators will introduce weekly age and developmentally appropriate themes and activities, in the Spanish language. Your child will learn to communicate in the target language while immersed in a fun and engaging learning environment.

Weekly Themes:

Week 1: El alfabeto y mi nombre

Week 2: Saludos y despedidas

Week 3: Los colores

Week 4: Los números

Week 5: Los animales

Week 6: Mi familia

Cost: $480 per six-week session.

Check out our calendar for upcoming classes and register today!


Beginning Spanish for Kids: Grades 6-8

Course Description:During the six-week session, our Florida certified language educators will introduce weekly age and developmentally appropriate themes and activities, in the Spanish language. Your child will learn to communicate in the target language while immersed in a fun and engaging learning environment.

Weekly Themes:

Week 1: Greetings, Farewells, and Expressions of Courtesy

Week 2: Introductions and Gathering personal information (Name, Origin, Age)

Week 3: The verb “ser” and Descriptive Adjectives

Week 4: Numbers 0-100 (Includes asking for and providing addresses and telephone numbers)

Week 5: My family

Week 6: Favorite pastimes and hobbies

Cost: $480 per six-week session.

Check out our calendar for upcoming classes and register today!