1075 Sherman StreetSuite 210Ridgway, CO, 81432
1075 Sherman StreetRidgway, CO, 81432
Jump Start Spanish is an interactive, beginning level Spanish course for those interested in speaking Spanish in everyday life. Students will learn many common terms used in real-life situations, how to ask and answer common questions in order to communicate information, as well as build relationships. The instructor will help students build their Spanish vocabulary and conversation skills by using the TPR method, pictures, native-pronunciations, readings, and role plays as tools. Active participation is required! Christi Berry, also known as Señora Berry, lives in Montrose with her husband, two children and two Main Coon cats. A Colorado native, she enjoys hiking, running, snowshoeing, knitting and most of all, teaching Spanish to students of all ages. She studied at CMU and The University of Costa Rica and has a BA in Applied Professional Spanish. Señora Berry has taught over 30 Spanish classes and summer camps the past four years privately and in several charter and private schools in the area to students preschool age-adults. Christi utilizes TPR(Total Physical Response) and Waldorf methods to teach the language through many dynamic, creative and engaging means. Students are rarely bored in her class; they are too busy moving, acting out, singing and practicing newly acquired knowledge through games and conversational simulations. Registration for the 4 week course is $130 and is open to ages 13 and up. We encourage families to attend together and build their foreign language skills!