Spanish Forum Language Institute realizes
that making learning effective can also make it enjoyable.
This is a small school created in order to
provide language learning in a comfortable and stress-free zone.
We hold private and small-group classes (no
more than three students per class) in the Spanish of Latin America and Spain.
We have classes for both younger and older
adults paced accordingly.
We use our own materials especially designed
to accomplish our mission.
We also sell these materials to the public on
Our courses are professionally designed
according to principles of language acquisition with years of suggestions contributed by
We realize that adult learners are
intellectually mature and are seeking purpose, meaning and integration in their learning
We believe that for purposes of
accountability, language learning is most effective with a live instructor.
We understand the need for technology in the
teaching of language but see it as only one part of the learning experience.
We believe that the materials taught should
reflect the needs and interests of average individuals.
We believe that our students teach us, and
their suggestions and critiques are vital to delivering a relevant learning experience.
We believe that instructors who have faced
and mastered the same language learning challenges as their students make the best
teachers. They testify to the fact that Spanish can be learned in the classroom.
M. A. in Spanish, University of
Currently adjunct instructor of Spanish,
Paradise Valley Community College
Taught Spanish at Temple University,
Philadelphia, PA, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Maricopa County Community
Colleges: Scottsdale Community College, Gateway Community College and Rio Salado Community
Created and have operated Spanish Forum
Language Institute since 2001.
Over twenty-one years experience teaching
Spanish at the university and post-secondary levels.
Creator of curricula and textbooks for adult learners.