World Languages


Brazilian PortugueseSpanishFrench
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Brazilian Portuguese

CONVERSATIONAL BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE I
Offered Every Fall

Come and learn Brazilian Portuguese! Engaging in extensive conversation with a native speaker and seasoned teacher is a wonderful way to learn. This course welcomes both beginners and intermediate speakers. You will learn the tools necessary to communicate effectively in a variety of settings. Topics will include: greetings, the alphabet, counting (0-100, by 100s, by 1000s), weather & temperature, time & days of the week, months of year & seasons, how to speak at a hospital (i.e. name, insurance, address, phone number, etc), speak at a bank (i.e. savings account, checking account, deposit, withdrawal, loan, opening an account, closing an account, documents, identification), and speaking at a supermarket (i.e. food items, paying with cash, debit, or credit). 

About the instructor: Robert Ribeiro received his degree in mathematics from Federal University in Minas Gerais, Brazil. He is a Brazilian native and has been living in the United States for 16 years with is wife and two children. He currently works at the MV Preservation Trust. Robert enjoys teaching and is looking forward to helping bring community together through his Brazilian roots.

When: Tuesdays, Sep 24-Dec 3, 6-7:30pm (No class week of Oct 14)
Where: Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School
How Much: $250

HOW TO REGISTER:

This class fills up fast, so if you plan to register at the door,
please call at least 2 days in advance to make sure there will be space for you!

Call us at 508-693-9222 or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE


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BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE FOR FIRST RESPONDERS
New Class! Offered this Fall

Prerequisite: Brazilian Portuguese I or equivalent working knowledge of the language.

Firefighters, police, EMTs, doctors, nurses and any emergency first responders would benefit greatly from this 3-day course.

About the instructor: Robert Ribeiro received his degree in mathematics from Federal University in Minas Gerais, Brazil. He is a Brazilian native and has been living in the United States for 16 years with is wife and two children. He currently works at the MV Preservation Trust. Robert enjoys teaching and is looking forward to helping bring community together through his Brazilian roots.

When: Dec 9, 10, 16, 6-8pm
Where: Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School
How Much: $100

HOW TO REGISTER:

Call us at 508-693-9222


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CONVERSATIONAL BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE II
Offered Every Spring

Prerequisite: Brazilian Portuguese I or equivalent working knowledge of the language.

Picking up where Brazilian Portuguese I left off. More info coming soon.

About the instructor: Robert Ribeiro received his degree in mathematics from Federal University in Minas Gerais, Brazil. He is a Brazilian native and has been living in the United States for 16 years with is wife and two children. He currently works at the MV Preservation Trust. Robert enjoys teaching and is looking forward to helping bring community together through his Brazilian roots.

HOW TO REGISTER:

Email or call us 508-693-9222 to be added to the waitlist


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Spanish

CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH I
Offered Every Fall

¿Hablas Español? You will after taking this introductory conversational class! Engaging in extensive conversation with a native speaker and seasoned teacher is a wonderful way to learn. This course welcomes both beginners and beginner-intermediate speakers. You will learn the tools necessary to communicate effectively in a variety of settings. Topics will include: greetings, the alphabet, counting, the weather & temperature, time and days of the week, months of the year, and seasons. Students will also engage in mock sessions, which include a trip to the hospital/doctor’s office, a trip to the bank, and a trip to the supermarket. These lessons offer tangible tools that will help you communicate in real-world situations.

About the instructor: Lorena Crespo has an M.Ed. from Fitchburg State University and is a Spanish teacher at the MV Public Charter School. She is from Guayaquil, Ecuador and has been living on Martha’s Vineyard for thirteen years. Fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and English, Lorena understands the process of learning a foreign language. Sharing her Spanish roots is one of her passions, and her classroom comes alive through games, stories, music, and conversation. When she isn’t teaching, she is a busy mom to three boys.

When: Tuesdays, Sep 24-Dec 3, 6-7:30pm (No class week of Oct 14)
Where: Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School
How Much: $250

HOW TO REGISTER:

This class fills up fast, so if you plan to register at the door,
please call at least 2 days in advance to make sure there will be space for you!

Call us at 508-693-9222 or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE


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French

CONVERSATIONAL FRENCH I
Offering Based on Interest

Possible next offering: Spring 2020

Would you like to take a 10-week French class that meets one night a week on Martha’s Vineyard? Email us to let us know and we will add you to our interest list!


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Other Languages

OTHER LANGUAGES
What Do You Want to Learn?

Are you interested in learning a language that we do not currently teach? Would you like to take a 10-week course that meets one night a week on Martha’s Vineyard?

Are you interested in teaching a language that we do not currently offer?

Email us to let us know!


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