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Classes : Workshops

Maria Oliveira’s Spanish Workshops address the very specific issues that can stall your language learning progress, whether it is the subtle difference in similar words, or a tricky grammatical construction. Workshops are short, two hour commitments that focus entirely on a single point of grammar. These classes provide practice, instruction, more practice, and end in complete clarification of the issue at hand. Class materials are included. Browse the Workshop offerings to identify your most troublesome areas of Spanish language study, and prepare to gain greater confidence in your bilingual skills. The most effective method of language learning is to master the details!

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Conversational Spanish: Por and Para
Price: $50.00
MSRP: $0.00

Are you puzzled by the different meanings of por and para? Do you often wonder which preposition to use? You don't have to be confused any longer! This two-hour seminar focuses on the conditions that determine which word is best for your Spanish sentences.

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English Accent Reduction
Price: $50.00
MSRP: $0.00

Accent reduction is often key to successful communication in both business and personal endeavors. The goal of this two hour workshop is not necessarily to remove the accent, but to ensure that communication is clear and effective. 

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One-on-One Language Coaching
Price: $50.00
MSRP: $0.00

One-on-One Language Coaching

We offer private, individualized language coaching sessions for Spanish, Portuguese, French or English. Meetings can be a one-time-only occasion for review of a particular subject, or they can be a series of tutoring sessions. Rates are $50.00/hour.

 

Call 510-223-3320 to set up or to cancel appointments

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Spanish Direct and Indirect Pronouns
Price: $50.00
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Did you study direct and indirect object pronouns in the past but still have questions about when and where to place them in your Spanish sentences? Resolve your confusion in this two hour class presented as part of our Special Topic Series. 

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Spanish for Business Owners and Managers
Price: $135.00
MSRP: $0.00

This 6-hour class teaches basic Spanish language skills that will enable you to conduct business with Spanish-speaking clients and customers. 

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Spanish for Educational Settings
Price: $125.00
MSRP: $0.00

For teachers, administrators, and school staff who wish to communicate with Spanish-speaking students and adults. Learn simple Spanish phrases to obtain essential information, give directions, and identify problems.

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Spanish Reflexive Verbs and Pronouns
Price: $50.00
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Improve your Spanish sentences in this two-hour workshop that focuses specifically on reflexive verbs and the pronouns that are used with them. Learn when to use these verbs, how to conjugate them, and the correct placement of the reflexive pronouns.

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Spanish: Present Subjunctive in Dependent Clauses
Price: $50.00
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Do you wonder about the subjunctive mood and how it functions? Learn to form the present of the subjunctive and use it in dependent clauses. In our two hour workshop, you’ll discover how easy it is to master one of the most frequently utilized tenses in the Spanish language.

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Spanish: Preterit and Imperfect Tenses
Price: $50.00
MSRP: $0.00

Do you need practice using these two variations of the past tense? This 2 meetings class will focus on conjugating regular and irregular Spanish verbs in the preterit and imperfect using practice exercises.

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