Delivering personalized Spanish courses that have been designed in house to attract the interest of students with different backgrounds using a variety of multi-sensory materials and activities to adapt to students' learning styles in accordance to the theory of multiple intelligences.
Replicating a total language immersion experience by having structured guided conversations almost entirely in Spanish softened up with the aid of body language, dramatization, and visual aids, while increasing speed and sofistication of the language gradualy as the students travels through the different class levels of Spanish fluency offered in Northern Virginia.
Keeping things simple and systematically introducing chunks of vocabulary, patterns and structures while focusing on what is practical or strictly needed, pointing out similarities and differences between both languages, and relying on exemplification, repetition, roleplaying, and mnemonic techniques to aid with memorization.
Using positive reinforcement and enabling a lively, fun, and relaxing atmosphere to increase confidence, facilitate assimilation, and motivate students to continue learning.
Keeping groups small to increase students' "air-time" in class.
Exposing students to the cultural, social, political and economic aspects of Latin-American countries and the Hispanic community in general by matching them with a professionally-trained native Spanish speaking tutor.
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