Tuesday, June 8, 2010

"Fun" crash course in Spanish at MTSU 2010 Summer Language Institute

TPRS method

From the Daily News Journal:
The University School of Nashville is hosting MTSU's 2010 Summer Language Institute, which allows students to learn Spanish in a fun, low-stress environment.

The methods employed are Total Physical Response and Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling. These methods mimic the way you learned your first language. Movement, games, songs and storytelling are all part of the instruction.

Brian Roberts will teach Spanish I for ages 16 and up from July 19-23 at the University School and from Aug. 2-6 at the O'More School of Design in Franklin. Jason Fritze will teach Spanish II for ages 16 and up from July 19-23 at the University School.

The cost for all language classes is $350 with a $20 materials fee due on the first day of class. Contact Shelley Thomas at 615-898-5757, or shthomas@mtsu.edu for more information.
Get more details at MTSU's Center for Accelerated Language Acquisition.

Nashville Parent mentions the MTSU program and other local Spanish-learning options in ¿Usted habla espaƱol?, an article by Ashley Driggs.

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