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Date:
March 25, 2017
Time:
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:
Amherst Room
Address:
Jones Library
43 Amity Street

Amherst, MA 01002
Contact:
413-259-3223
Email:

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Spanish Conversation Social Hour

Saturday, March 25, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Dust off your Spanish conversation skills and join us for some fun stories, daily conversations, and more in this four session series!  

This four week series meets each Saturday morning through March 25, and is designed for non-native speakers who wish to practice their Spanish conversation skills in a relaxed, casual environment.  There will be fun topics to discuss, stories to share, and projects to explore while using previous knowledge of the Spanish language.  While this series is not geared towards those new to the language or just learning the basics, it’s a wonderful opportunity for those who may not have to opportunity to regularly practice and improve their spoken Spanish skills.

Space is limited and pre-registration required.  Please contact Janet Ryan at 413-259-3223 or ryanj@joneslibrary.org to register.

Participants must be able to attend all four sessions.


About the instructor:
Laura Rojo MacLeod holds a BA in bilingual education from Universidad Nacional de Tucuman, Argentina and is also a graduate translator from Instituto Cultural Argentino de Lenguas Vivas, Buenos Aires. A well-seasoned educator for all levels of formal and informal education, she has created bilingual materials, courses, and programs for institutions as well as developed and taught bilingual courses for a variety of business and work related areas. Laura has lived and worked abroad, and now resides in Amherst with her family. She has been teaching, tutoring and translating in the valley since 2006.She believes in the power of quality whole education; specifically the teaching of foreign languages to open rich, multicultural windows for all.

This series is made possible due to support and funding from the Friends of the Jones Libraries and the Woodbury Fund.