Spanish Classes

ONGOING EVENT: Almuerzo español Tuesdays 12:15pm
Spanish Lunch is Tuesdays at Penobscot School in Rockland, where participants gather to practice and help each other with Spanish language learning.

Spanish Schedule

  • Spanish I (Beginners)
    "Principios" (A Place to Start) for beginners and advanced beginners will focus on pronunciation, frequently used words, and cognates.
    Mondays: 5:30-7:30 pm • 8 weeks, beginning April 27th
    Instructor: William Smith • Cost: $225

  • Spanish III (Advanced Beginners and Intermediates)
    "Practica Intensiva" (Practical Intensive) offered Tuesdays, 9:30-12 noon. Almuerzo, the brown-bag Spanish lunch, will immediately follow the Tuesday class and is open to students and the public at any level of Spanish.
    Tuesdays: 9:30-12:00 noon • 8 weeks, beginning April 28th
    Instructor: William Smith • Cost: $280



Spanish Instructors

Billy Smith : B.A., M.A., R.N., DELE. 2006, studied English Literature, music and Romance Language at the University of Notre Dame, then earned a Masters in English Literature at the University of Toronto. He serves as a nurse interpreter, and received his Diploma en Español como Lengua Extranjera from the Spanish Ministry of Education in 2006.

Nohora Estes, Nohora Estes, who is a native Colombian, has been associated with Penobscot School for 20+ years, leading children's courses and assisting in the immersions. She established the Spanish program at The Riley School in 1998, where she teaches K-8th grades. She has twice led student trips to Costa Rica. Nohora also teaches private Spanish lessons; she enjoys reading, walking and dancing SALSA!