Non-Credit Spanish Courses
Beginning Spanish (Non-Credit) – Fall 2019 (Registration Currently Closed)
This class is a crash course in how to approach Spanish language learning. This is Part One (8 weeks) of a two-semester course. The second part will be available in the Spring semester. Unlike college courses, there will not be extensive grammatical lectures. The class will concentrate on oral practices. The course will provide weekly handouts and exercises, which will introduce grammar, and are used for oral practices. The class will also have a cultural component. Children (age 10 and above) may participate in the Beginning Spanish course if accompanied by an adult also taking the course.
Section 1: Monday & Wednesday (CLASS FULL)
5:30 – 7:30 PM
SEPT 9 – OCT 30
Section 2: Tuesday & Thursday (CLASS FULL)
5:30 – 7:30 PM
SEPT 10 – OCT 31
WEHNER BLDG. ROOM TBA
Conversational Spanish (Non-Credit) – Spring 2020 (Registration Currently Closed)
This class is a crash course in how to approach Spanish language learning. This is Part Two (8 weeks) of a two-semester course. Unlike the college courses, there will not be extensive grammatical lectures. This class will concentrate on oral practice. The participants will be required to practice conversation out of the classroom. Do not expect to become bilingual by this course. The course will provide weekly handouts and exercises from the workbook/textbook, which will be discussed and used in oral practice in class. Spanish courses are open to faculty, staff, TAMU students, and members of the community. It is NOT geared towards beginners or those who have never had any Spanish instruction. There is a non-refundable registration fee for this continuation course.
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Meet your instructor
Teaching since 1978 at Coleman ISD, Texas (Spanish, ESL, & Sociology) and at TAMU since 1979, José Antonio Caraballo is a retired Senior Lecturer from the Hispanic Studies Department where he served as a faculty member, Academic Advisor, Study Abroad Coordinator, and mentor. In addition, Caraballo teaches for the Center for International Studies at MAYS Business School (Non Credit Spanish) & Blinn College (Spanish for Health Providers). His undying commitment to service has also earned him numerous prestigious awards including the Texas A&M Fish Camp Name Sake, the A&M International Excellence Award, and Texas A&M Association of Former Students Distinguished Teaching Award. In 2006, Caraballo was named A&M University Mentor of the Year, and in 2008, Hispanic of the Year by the Hispanic Forum of Bryan/College Station. Caraballo is currently active in the community as a radio personality for Brazos Valley Communication Radio Alegría (102.3 FM & 1240 AM), where he is strong advocate for education, bilingualism, and multiculturalism. In the Hispanic community, he is known as “El Maestro.” Feel free to contact Mr. Caraballo at firstname.lastname@example.org
¡Bienvenidos a nuestra clase de español!
Retired Senior Lecturer
Hispanic Studies Department
Center for International Business Studies