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Spanish Lessons with Emily D is a unique company that teaches
conversational Spanish to people of all ages in private lessons and small groups through a creative, language-immersion methodology. We teach on-site lessons to employees in corporate settings, as well as virtual Spanish lessons via Webex to individual students all over the country.
SLWED Website
 

Upcoming Level 1 Classes:

*Don't miss out on our Fall Level 1 classes, there will not be any more starting until the Winter!

See complete list of fall classes in newsletter.
 

 

Upcoming Level 2 Classes:


Wednesday evenings from 7-8pm
Class begins June 24nd and goes for 16 weeks total ending on October 14th meeting at the Whole Foods on Hillsboro Pike in Nashville. Class will not meet on October 7th. (1 spot open for late starter)

Tuesday evenings from 6:10-7:10m
Class begins April 28th and goes for 16 weeks total ending on August 11th meeting at the Whole Foods on Hillsboro Pike in Nashville. (2 spots open for late starter)

 

Upcoming Level 3 Class:
 

TBD

 

Upcoming Level 4 Class:
 

Next Level 4 Beginning in late fall/early winter. Email for details.


Monday evenings from 5:45-6:45pm


Class begins April 27th and goes for 14 weeks total ending on August 10th meeting at the Panera Bread in 100 Oaks in Nashville. Class will not meet on Memorial Day May 27th nor June 1st. (1 spot open for late starter)

 

8 Week “Grupos Dinámicos” con Pedro G.:


Tuesday evenings from 5:45-7pm

Great fit for intermediate and advanced speakers wanting some extra speaking practice! Good fit for students who have completed level 3 or 4 and higher. Email for more information.

Next 8 week session starting on July 14th. 
 
Kathy T. - 1st
Morgan C. - 2nd
Caleb G. - 7th
Rhonda S. - 10th
Stephen H. - 13th
Austin R. - 21st
Emily S. - 23rd
Derek U. - 23rd
Regina T. - 24th
Elaine V. - 25th
Bob W. - July 25th
Tracie S. - 27th
Adrianne T. - 28th
Matt G. - 29th
 

Spanish Tip of the Month


How many of these amazing Spanish idioms do you know?! 

203 Expresiones Coloquiales
 
 

Spanish Phrase of the Month


Take a second to look at this list of words that appear to be feminine because they end in "a" but are actually masculine nouns!
  • el problema (la problema - ¡NO!)
  • el sofá (la sofá - ¡NO!)
  • el yoga
  • el sistema
  • el clima 
  • el tequila
  • el mapa
  • el día
  • el idioma

julio 2015

noticias de julio


¡Buenos días a todos! 
Here is what you'll find in this month's newsletter:
  • 2015 Summer and Fall Group Classes
  • Fall Level 1 Group Classes
  • New Spanish Teacher Amaia - Scheduling for August
  • Cheekwood Spanish Nights, August 7th
  • Feliz Cumpleaños, julio
  • Student Spotlight: Russell Maddox
  • Spanish Tip and Phrase of the Month

*June 2015 SLWED Teacher Team Meeting. We're planning some great things for our students!


 




Introducing our new Spanish

teacher, Amaia Aguirre -

SCHEDULING NEW

STUDENTS FOR AUGUST

 

We couldn't be more excited about the newest addition to our team of amazing teachers! Amaia Aguirre comes to us from Spain and is experienced in working with children as well as adults. We are working on getting her schedule booked up and she is currently accepting new students and groups (of all ages)! Email Emily D at SpanishLessonswithEmilyD@gmail.com with age, current Spanish level, part of Nashville you live/work in and your availability if you would like to work with Amaia or if you have questions!

Click link to see:
Amaia's full biography and photos on website

 



 

Summer/Fall Level 1 Group

Spanish Classes:


*Don't miss out on our Fall Level 1 group Spanish classes as there will not be any more starting until the Winter!

 

Tuesday lunch lesson from 12-1pm 

Class begins June 30th and goes for 16 weeks total ending on October 13th meeting at Whole Foods in Green Hills (1 spot open for late starter). 

Monday evenings from 4:40-5:40pm 

Class begins August 3rd and goes for 16 weeks total ending on November 16th meeting at Red Bicycle Coffee and Crepes at 2519 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN 37211 (6 spots open). 

Monday evenings from 5:50pm-6:50pm

Class begins August 3rd and goes for 16 weeks total ending on November 16th meeting at Red Bicycle Coffee and Crepes at 2519 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN 37211 (6 spots open). 

Wednesday evenings from 5:50-6:50pm

Class begins August 5rd and goes for 16 weeks total ending on November 18th meeting at Portland Brew East at 1921 Eastland Ave, Nashville, TN 37206 (6 spots open). 

Wednesday evenings from 5:45-6:45pm

Class begins May 6th and goes for 14 weeks total ending on August 12th. Class will not meet on June 17th . (1 spot open for late starter) 

 



Helpful Flashcard

App: Language Lab Mc-Graw

Hill

 

Check out the free app called "Language Lab McGraw-Hill" for flashcards for various of their books as well as our beloved "libro blanco" (Easy Spanish-Step-by-Step). The PMP Spanish vocabulary is another great one to check out as they have different categories and different levels within each of those categories (beginner, intermediate, advanced). 


 

Mark your Calendars:

Cheekwood Spanish Nights,

August 7th


The SLWED teachers are all going to be out for this unique event and we'd love as many of our students as possible to join us!! Mark your calendar and come on out to hear some Spanish music, flamenco, and readings as well as hang out and meet other SLWED students and teachers. ¡Va a ser muy divertido!

Make sure to get your teacher's phone number so that you can call them to meet up when you arrive. We'll plan to meet a group at the front entrance at 6pm on August 7th for a very special night at Cheekwood Botanical Gardens Spanish nights!


If you are not yet a student, you are still welcome to come and join us. Shoot us an email at SpanishLessonswithEmilyD@gmail.com and we'll get you connected with more info. on where to meet and a contact phone number to help us find you.
 

Friday, AUGUST 7th from 6-9pm

• Duo Sudeste | classical Spanish guitar
   6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Literary Garden 
• Live poetry inspired by and written exclusively for the exhibition presented by Southern Word 
   6:00 pm, 6:30 pm, & 7:30 pm | Herb Garden 
• Trilingual Poetry Reading presented by Vanderbilt’s Graduate Department of Spanish
   7:00 pm | Museum of Art – Learning Gallery 

• Flamenco 
   8:00 pm | Herb Garden

July Student Spotlight



Russell Maddox
Caterpillar Financial Student


1) ¿Cómo te llamas?
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Russell Maddox          
 
2) ¿Dónde vives?
  • Yo vivo en Nashville/Donelson, pero me mudé a una casa nueva en Junio. Está en el norte de Nashville.
3) ¿Dónde trabajas?
  • Yo trabajo en Caterpillar Financial en soporte de ventas.
4) ¿Cuánto tiempo has estado estudiando español y quién es tu profesor/a?
  • Hace 2 años que estudio español (con Lindsay, Emily y Pedro). 
5) ¿Dónde te gustaría usar tu español? 
  • Me gustaría usar mi español trabajando en Miami.
6) ¿Qué consejo o palabras de ánimo le darías a alguien que está empezando a aprender español?

(What advice or words of encouragement would you give to someone who is just starting to learn Spanish?)
  • No se rindan. Es dificil, pero sigan adelante.
  • (Don’t give up. It is difficult, but keep going forward.)
7) Â¿Cuál es tu cantante, banda o canción favorita en español?
  • ​Mi cantante favorito es Ricardo. El cantaba la canción “Rico Suave”.
     
 
 
 
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