Spanish for Educators

Your knowledge of basic Spanish phrases can help remove cultural barriers and build a trusting relationship with ESL students. Spanish for Educators has been created for educators, administrators, school nurses, coaches, teacher assistants, parent volunteers, and others working in the school system.

Our Spanish course has been designed to teach words and phrases specific to the classroom and school environment. From Parent-Teacher conferences, enrollment and classroom situations, to taking attendance, discipline issues and after school activities, you can begin bridging the communication gap as quickly as possible.

We’ll cover the following:

  • Cultural issues/meetings & greetings/showing affection
  • Pronunciation of Spanish language & common Hispanic names
  • School enrollment
  • School supplies vocabulary & basic classroom commands
  • Basic communication with parents/guardians
  • School rules/dress code/discipline problems
  • Health care/illnesses/body parts
  • School personnel & facilities
  • Address/numbers/phone
  • Developing Spanish mouth – Pronunciation/vocalization work
  • Vocabulary building exercises
  • Learning high frequency verbs
  • Formulating and answering simple questions
  • Diary writing practice
  • Conversation and role play
  • Simple translation activities