Spanish Classes at the Warren Hardy Spanish School

Students from all over the world travel to the Warren Hardy School to learn Spanish. We offer four levels of Spanish instruction with two classes in each level. The first class in each level emphasizes grammatical foundation of Spanish. The second class in each level emphasizes practicing conversational Spanish skills both inside and outside the classroom. Please click here to email us with any questions you have which Spanish classes are the best fit for your current skill level.

FOUNDATION SPANISH CLASSES
Level 1: Power Verbs
Level 2: Preterite & Object Pronouns
Level 3: Imperfect & Minor Tenses
Level 4: Present & Past Subjunctive

SKILL DEVELOPMENT CLASSES
Level 1: Basic Communication Skills
Level 2: Storytelling
Level 3: Conversation
Level 4: Nine Tense Integration

Level 1 Spanish

FOUNDATION SPANISH CLASS
POWER VERBS
This Level 1 class teaches you to function in Spanish. Besides teaching social protocol, you learn to combine the 100 most common Spanish verbs with the six power verbs: need, want, can, going to, have to, and like. This empowers you to speak hundreds of sentences in Spanish so you can get the things you need or want when you want them. Learn social protocol, numbers, time and days of the week.

Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $285 USD
Materials: $95 USD

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SKILLS DEVELOPMENT CLASS
BASIC COMMUNICATION
Learn to introduce yourself in Spanish, spell your name, give your address and phone number, give and take directions, make a doctor’s appointment, take a taxi, shop in the markets, learn Mexican foods, and how to order in a restaurant.

Prerequisite: Power Verbs
Tuition: $100 USD

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Level 2 Spanish

FOUNDATION SPANISH CLASS
PRETERITE & OBJECT PRONOUNS
Level 2 teaches you to be highly functional in Spanish so you can obtain information about past events. It teaches word order, the use of the Direct and Indirect Object pronouns, and the Preterite past tense.

Prerequisite: Level 1: Power Verbs
Tuition: $285 USD
Materials: $95 USD

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SKILLS DEVELOPMENT CLASS
STORYTELLING
This is a transitional Spanish class from Level 2 to Level 3. The first part of the course has a grammar component that teaches the Imperfect tense and reviews the Preterite tense. Students learn to combine the Preterite and the Imperfect to tell and understand stories and anecdotes.

Prerequisite: Level 2: Preterite & Object Pronouns
Tuition: $285 USD

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Spanish class at the Warren Hardy School in San Miguel de Allende

Students practice with partners while our master teachers provide encouragement and guidance. Click here to meet our teachers!

Level 3 Spanish

FOUNDATION SPANISH CLASS
THE SEVEN INDICATIVE TENSES
Level 3 Spanish takes you into the conversational level so you can begin to express your personality and thought patterns in Spanish. Here are the tenses taught in the I form:

I speak – Present, I spoke – Preterit, I used to speak – Imperfect, I will speak – Future, I would speak – Conditional, I am speaking – Present Progressive, I have spoken – Present Perfect.

There are integration exercises using all of the Spanish tenses so you learn to go from one tense to another without confusion.

Prerequisite: Levels 1 & 2, or knowledge of the preterite tense and object pronouns
Tuition: $285 USD
Materials: Approximately $75 USD

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SKILLS DEVELOPMENT CLASS
CONVERSATION 3
After Level 3 Foundation, you have a knowledge of seven Spanish tenses. Now you have to use them in context and expand your vocabulary. In this course, students read the content before class and answer the questions. Then during the class, the teacher, through guided conversation engages the students in a dialogue about the content. The content is Mexican history, Mexican culture, traditions, foods, etc.

Prerequisite: Level 3: The Seven Indicative Tenses
Tuition: $130 USD

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Level 4 Spanish

FOUNDATION SPANISH CLASS
PRESENT & PAST SUBJUNCTIVE

Level 4 Spanish takes you to the highest conversational level so you can use all of the Spanish tenses. It teaches the present and past subjunctive, reflexive verbs, and then integrates the nine Spanish verb tenses.

Once this course is completed you will know all nine verb tenses and the basics of Spanish grammar. You will be equipped to develop speaking and understanding skills through practice with native Spanish speakers.

You will be able to easily succeed in any total immersion program or develop skills by practicing Spanish in any native speaking environment. All students should take this course before entering any total immersion study program.

Prerequisite: Levels 1, 2 & 3
Tuition: $285 USD
Materials: Approximately $75 USD

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SKILLS DEVELOPMENT CLASS
NINE TENSE INTEGRATION
After you have studied the nine Spanish tenses you will need to work on integration. Those are a lot of forms to recall quickly. Nine Tense Integration uses exercises where you practice going from tense to tense in all forms. You also do short readings and have discussions. Students read the content before class and answer the questions. Then during the class, the teacher, through guided conversation engages the students in a dialogue about the content. The content is Mexican history, Mexican culture, traditions, foods, etc.

Prerequisite: Level 4
Tuition: $180 USD

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