Kids Can Learn Spanish in Summer Class

The class meets July 14-24

JUNE 30, 2014 -- Kids can get a “taste of Spanish” in an introductory Spanish language course offered through Allan Hancock College Community Education’s summer College for Kids.  A Taste of Spanish is for children who know little or no Spanish and who are entering 2nd, 3rd or 4th grade in the fall.  Students are introduced to speaking and writing Spanish at a basic level and will explore aspects of the Latin-American culture through fun activities.

The class meets Monday – Thursday mornings, July 14-24, from 9 to 11 a.m. on the Santa Maria campus, Room S-110.  The fee is $96, plus a $4 materials fee.  Preregister in person at Community Education, bldg. S, on the Santa Maria campus.  The course number is 10622.  Registration will not be accepted in the classroom.

Instructor Enedina Castañeda believes that children benefit from learning a different language at a young age.

“Spanish is the third most common language spoken in the world.  This is a great opportunity for children to explore both culture and language in one class,” she says. “As an educator and a parent, I strongly believe that through learning a second language, children can explore and discover new worlds that will enhance their minds and their cognitive performance in different ways.”

Go online to for a complete list of College for Kids classes, or pick up a copy of the printed summer 2014 Spectrum schedule of Community Education classes available at all campus locations.

Questions? Call 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3209 for more information.

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