WHO: Designed for intermediate students who would like to prepare for more advanced classes, or students from Spanish language backgrounds who need to hone their native speaking ability. WHAT: This program will help students Improve their reading and writing, and spoken Spanish language skills by participating in daily structured exercises in Spanish. Read great poetry, plays and stories. Practice enunciation, review grammar and syntax. Read newspapers, listen to recorded works to improve comprehension and fluency in Spanish. An academic classroom-style program is planned, challenging students with graded exercises and three daily hours of personalized instruction. Recognizing that a spoken language is a skill developed through the repetitive practice of good habits, the student will receive the greatest benefit from timely completion of assigned exercises and participation in all four weeks of the program. WHERE: Meets at the Heights WHEN: Meets four days per week on alternating weeks. Monday through Thursday, from 08:30 – 11:30 AM, during the weeks of 21 June, 05 July, 19 July, and 2 August. TEXTS: Classic Spanish Stories and Plays (ISBN: 0-658-01138-3) Breve Biblioteca Hispánica (ISBN 84-313-1617-9) Other contemporary sources. This program will be taught by Mr. Andrew Acevedo, upper school Spanish teacher at The Heights School.