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Fe University offers Basic Conversational Spanish

March 7, 2018 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Hurley School
Wendy Thiede

Since 22 Fe University students had such fun learning Spanish last year, Fe University will again offer Basic Conversational Spanish in eight 90 minute sessions, Mondays and Wednesdays, February 26th through March 21st, 2018. The class will be taught by Hurley School Spanish teacher, Natalie Patritto and held at the school from 3:30 to 5:00PM. She will tailor the instruction to the skill level of the students, beginners or previous students.
The course will cover useful Spanish conversation for travel or enrichment along with the basics and review for experienced students. Pronunciation, basic grammar, greetings, numbers, ordering at a restaurant, typical foods and transportation terms will be explored. “Come prepared to have fun!” says instructor Patritto. Bring only a notebook and folder to hold handouts.
Natalie Patritto graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in Secondary Education with an Emphasis in English and a minor in German. Later, she received a license to teach Spanish through the University of Minnesota-Duluth and received graduate credits in Spanish from Northern Michigan University. While teaching high school Spanish for the last 26 years she has taken students and adults on trips to Europe- including Spain, Costa Rica and New York City. In addition to teaching, she has done translating for individuals, law enforcement, and companies.
Please visit the website, www.feuniversity.org for more details about this class and for registration information, (use a web browser other than Google Chrome), or call 715-476-2881 or 715-561-3098. The fee for the Spanish class is $41 with a $5 discount if registration is received by February 12th. Information about scholarships is on the registration form. You may download forms from the website or pick them up at the Mercer Library or the UW Extension office in the Hurley courthouse. Drop off completed registrations at the same locations or mail them to Fe University, PO Box 63, Hurley, WI 54534. You must officially register to reserve a spot.
Additional Fe University upcoming classes include Foundations of Investing, Estate and Nursing Home Planning; Where Two Worlds Meet-Lac du Flambeau; Fly-tying; Wisconsin Birds. Fe University is a non-accredited “college” for seniors and other interested students. It is partially funded by the Gogebic Range Health Foundation.