Citizens For A Better Norwood

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Clases de español en Norwood Service League

Starting next month, Norwood Service League, 2071 Lawrence Avenue, is offering classes for people who would like to learn Spanish for conversation or for work-related skills. The classes will be taught by Panamanian native Elba Madison, a graduate of Xavier University. NSL Executive Director Lupe Gozales Hoyt told us, “Elba teaches Spanish to corporate professionals and average English-speaking folks who want to learn Spanish. She is an engaging teacher with a friendly personality.”

There will be two 10-week sessions, one in the morning and one late afternoon. There need to be at least 5 students enrolled per class in order for the classes to proceed:
1. Every Monday at 10:30 a.m. starting July 7
2. Every Thursday at 6:00 p.m. starting July 10

At this point, Lupe tells us, both the fee and length of each class are open-ended because Elba wants to know if adult learners want a 1 hr., 1.5 hr. or a 2 hr. class each Monday or Thursday. The length of time AND how many students are enrolled determine the individual weekly fee. So, a 1.5 hr class with 5 students would cost $15 while a 2 hr. class with 5 students would cost $20. The more students in the class, the less cost per student. Materials are developed and provided by Elba Madison.

Anyone who is interested in this opportunity should call Norwood Service League as soon as possible at 924-1200 to place your name their Spanish Language Class list. As Lupe says, “This class will help with your job and broaden your interaction with more people in the community.”