Young Spanish I

This course is a fun introduction to the Spanish language and is designed for students between the ages of 10 and 13.  Students will learn basic vocabulary and language structures through grammar lessons, oral recitations, and class activities.

The class will provide 15 hours of live, online instruction per semester. Written exercises and oral chants designed for students to practice the newly acquired forms will be assigned weekly.

Fall 2020 Registration for this Course Opens on February 27.

“REGISTER” buttons for 2018-2019 will become active on 7 February 2018.


Prerequisites: None
Instructor:Marcella Kerrigan, B.A.
Age Level: 10 -13 years
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Minimum Enrollment Required: 5
Maximum Class Size: 15
Tuition per Semester: $180.00

Class Meets:
Wednesdays, 12:30 – 1:30 PM Pacific
Click Here to see the 2021-22 Class Schedule

This Class is Currently Full.

If you would like to be put on a wait list for a possible second section of the course, please contact Andrea Wallace:

Spring Registration is Open

(If you would like to enroll in this class but cannot attend at the posted time, please contact us.  We may be able to open an additional section.)

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Marcella Kerrigan, B.A.

Marcella Kerrigan received her B.A. from Hillsdale College, graduating from the Honors Program with a double major in Spanish and English. While at college, she was part of the Spanish Department’s tutoring program. Following graduation, she spent a year teaching English Literature at a bilingual school in Mexico and then worked at an elementary school as a reading aide for struggling students. After her daughter was born she took a break from formal employment but was able to spend a year living in Spain when her husband received a Fulbright Grant to do research in Madrid.

She currently lives in Wayne, Nebraska, where she homeschools her two children and volunteers with a program that provides instruction for community members who are learning English. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, baking sourdough bread, reading about theology and novels in Spanish and English.


Amazon links for textbooks and materials are provided for the convenience of our parents and students. 
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Spanish for Children


Spanish/English Student Dictionary
(Recommended, but not a Required Text)



Chidren Primer A Chant Audio



Ancient Mexico Coloring Book