CLASSES FOR LEARNERS

Ages 13 – 15

The classes below are on our current roster. However, not all classes may be scheduled at this time. Should you want information about registering for a class not currently scheduled, please email helpdesk@northernlightsacademy.ca. Alternatively, you can choose to request a class for your learner by clicking on make a request, and filling out the form.

ART: Handmade with Love: Crocheting for Beginners (Ages 15 - 18)*

Connar
Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 4 weeks (4 weeks total)
Price: $63

This class focuses on the basics of crochet from yarn choice to final stitch. Learners will have the opportunity to complete a project over the course of four weeks.

ART: Introduction to Graphic design (Ages 14-18)*

Khushi
Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 12
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 12 weeks
Price: $169

This course is intended for learners with no prior knowledge of design as well as those who want to refresh their understanding of the subject while acquiring the fundamental skills required to become a graphic designer.

ART: BEGINNER PHOTOGRAPHY*

Ms Featherstone
Number of learners per class:
 3-6
Length of each class:
 55 minutes
Type of Class:
 2 classes per week for 3 weeks and 1 calss in the last week.
Price: $135

In these 7 lesson, you will learn the basics of photography with Ms Featherstone, including how to use your camera, angles, tips and tricks, lighting and telling your story! Learners will be encouraged to share and celebrate their photographs with classmates, family and friends.

Online art class for teens.

ART: Talking Colours*

Leona
Number of Learners in Class:
3-12
Length of each Class:  55 minutes
Type of Class: 2 classes per week for 8 weeks (16 classes total)

Price: $259

Talking Colours is an expressive arts course that will help learners with socio-emotional development through creative and fun art activities.

BAKING: Biscuits and Jam*

Samantha
Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 12
Length of Class: 1.5 hours
Type of Class: One-time class
Price: $40

In this hands-on class, learn the basic techniques of mixing biscuit dough and making jam without pectin.

COOKING: CULINARY EXPLORATIONS -LAYERS AND LAYERS OF PASTA

Shea
Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 2 hours
Type of Class: One time class
Price: $53

Learners will get their hands dirty…or rather floury, as we explore the world of pasta through lasagna. Learners will be making everything from scratch, including the pasta and sofrito.
Online theatre classes for upper elementary students.

DRAMA: Intro to Theatre* (Ages 10-13)

Ms Red
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 8
Length of Class:
 45 minutes
Type of Class:
1 class per week for 6 weeks
Price: $85

Intro to Theatre is a fun in-depth experience where learners will embrace their inner performer! We will go over stage presence, basic theatre concepts including but not limited to: scene design, blocking, action and reaction, necessity of character, costuming, and so much more! If your learner has always wanted to see what it was like to shine in the spotlight, this class provides a solid foundation in theatre basics.

Online class for children who want to practice auditioning.

DRAMA: Auditioning 101*

Ms Red
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 8
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 4 weeks (4 classes total)
Price: $57

Is your learner interested in what it takes to nail their audition? Do they see themselves wanting to pursue stage acting or film acting roles? If so, this is a great place to start! This course will provide an opportunity for learners to explore and become confident in their audition techniques. It will cover the in’s and out’s of the holding room, how to find your mark, and how to pick material that is suitable for your learner’s typecast. By the end of the course your learner should have a strong understanding and foundation to work with to give them the confidence they need to land the role!

DRAMA: IMPROV- LISTEN IN THE PRESENT*

Ms Red
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 12
Length of Class:
 55 minutes
Type of Class:
1 class for 5 weeks
Price: $86

A beginner’s guide to a core element of theatre, improvisation! In this course your learner will grasp the nuances of listening, understanding, and responding through improvisation. They will use their imaginations and creative thinking skills to find a beginning, middle, and end to the story with their peers.

 

Online drama class for teens

DRAMA: Play Reading*

Mari
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 8
Length of Class:
 55 minutes
Type of Class:
1 class for 8 weeks (8 classes total)
Price: $154

This class is for learners who are interested in reading and dissecting plays. We will learn to understand writing styles, plot development, characterization, and overall structure and action of plays. This class will be helpful for learners who have an interest in playwriting, acting, reading, or are just looking to understand literature through plays! Looking to work on both classic and contemporary plays.

Online theatre class for teenagers.

DRAMA: Intro to Theatre* (Ages 14-18)

Ms Red
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 8
Length of Class:
 45 minutes
Type of Class:
1 class per week for 6 weeks
Price: $85

Intro to Theatre is a fun in-depth experience where learners will embrace their inner performer! We will go over stage presence, basic theatre concepts including but not limited to: scene design, blocking, action and reaction, necessity of character, costuming, and so much more! If your learner has always wanted to see what it was like to shine in the spotlight, this class provides a solid foundation in theatre basics.

Online acting class for teens

DRAMA: Acting 101*

Mari
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 8
Length of Class:
 45 minutes
Type of Class:
1 class for 6 weeks (6 classes total)
Price: $94

This class is for learners who are interested in learning more about acting. We will discover the Stanislavski method of acting and together, take turns working through material and presenting monologues for each other in class. Students will learn how to develop characters, understand beats and intentions, and textual analysis.

 

ENGLISH: Whose words are these anyway? (Ages 14-18)*


Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 8
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: 1 classes per week for 5 weeks (5 classes total)
Price: $79

Understanding attribution and citing is crucial for technical writing. This class covers APA and MLA citation styles for a variety of resources, plagiarism, direct quoting and paraphrasing.

ENGLISH: English Literature & Creative Writing*

Khushi
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 12
Length of Class:
45 minutes
Type of Class:
1 class for 12 weeks
Price: $169

This course is intended to assist learners in developing strong Language Arts and Creative Writing skills, as well as aid foreign language/ESL learners in expanding their English language reading, writing, and speaking skills.

 

ENGLISH: Introduction to the Study of Mythology

Laura
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 6
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: One-time class
Price: $17

In this class, we will discuss the importance of studying myths.

ENGLISH: Journalist for a Month*


Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 6
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: 1 classes per week for 6 weeks (6 classes total)
Price: $95

Be a journalist for a month and practice your creative writing skills. This multimedia creative writing style is unlike any other, challenging learners to think outside the box, be creative, interact with others, and refine their writing. 

ENGLISH: Mythology Lovers Club: Oh, My Greek Beasts!

Laura
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 6
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: Ongoing (sign up for single classes – 15 weeks available)
Price: $17

In these classes, we will explore myths about Greek monsters and beasts and establish their relevance for contemporary societies.

ENGLISH: Mythology Lovers Club: Oh, My Greek Heroes!

Laura
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 6
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: Ongoing (sign up for single classes to suit your schedule)
Price: $17

In this course, we will explore myths about Greek heroes and heroines and establish their relevance for contemporary societies.

ENGLISH: Mythology Lovers Club: Oh, My Greek Goddesses!

Laura
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 6
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: Ongoing (sign up for single classes to suit your schedule)
Price: $17

In these classes, we will explore myths about Greek Goddesses, and establish their relevance for contemporary societies.

ENGLISH: Mythology Lovers Club: Oh, My Greek Gods!

Laura
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 6
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: Ongoing (sign up for single classes – 18 weeks available)
Price: $17

In these classes, we will explore myths about Greek Gods, and establish their relevance for contemporary societies.
Online mindfulness classes for teens.

HEALTH: Monday Mindfulness

Carolyn
Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 6
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 4 weeks (4 classes total)
Price: $57

Monday Mindfulness is a place for teens to learn practice mindfulness techniques.

HEALTH: Stretch & Strength Private Session*

Mari
Private Lesson
Length of each class:
 45 minutes
Type of Class:
 One time class
Price: $34

Do you want to improve your flexibility and strength? Join this simple, low-impact stretch & strength movement class based on dance training exercises. We will focus on gaining flexibility and muscle strength in our whole bodies. A great way to stay active throughout the week, without a ton of sweat (and tears!). This is the one-on-one option.

HEALTH: Stretch & Strength*

Mari
Number of learners per class:
 3-8
Length of each class:
 45 minutes
Type of Class:
 One time class
Price: $16

Do you want to improve your flexibility and strength? Join this simple, low-impact stretch & strength movement class based on dance training exercises. We will focus on gaining flexibility and muscle strength in our whole bodies. A great way to stay active throughout the week, without a ton of sweat (and tears!)

HEALTH: Powerful Posture

Ms. Ingrid
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 8
Length of Class:
45 minutes
Type of Class:
1 class per week for 12 weeks
Price: $189

Explore the benefits healthy body alignment and practice strengthening and stretching exercises to improve posture.

HEALTH: Yoga in the Yurt*

Janet
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 6
Length of Class: 30 minutes
Type of Class: One-time class
Price: $11

Enjoy a teen yoga class with Janet. Each week will give a new focus and you will enjoy the whole body wellness benefits of yoga.

LATIN: A Window to Latin*

Laura
Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 5
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 2 classes for 12 weeks (24 weeks total)
Price: $414

This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of Latin grammar and to prepare them to read works of Latin literature. The course will use an immersive approach based on Orberg’s Lingua Latina per se illustrata.

LIFE SKILLS: Game of Life: Financial Literacy for Teens


Number of learners in class:
3 – 6
Length of class: 45 minutes
Type of class: 1 class per week for 6 weeks
Price: $95

Through a series of ‘real world financial events’, learners will be challenged to practice budgeting, banking, investing, getting out of debt, and more.

LIFE SKILLS: Becoming a Better Babysitter

Miss Carolyn
Length of Class:
55 minutes
Type of Class: Multi-week class
Price: $104

In this 6 session course we will discuss how to keep children safe, healthy and entertained while their parents are away. We will develop a portfolio to find and keep potential clients, and learn skills and techniques to make sure the children we care for have fun when they’re with their favourite babysitter.

 

LIFE SKILLS: Navigating the grocery store*

Lee
Number of learners in class:
3 – 10
Length of class: 55 minutes
Type of class: 1 class per week for 4 weeks (total 4 classes)
Price: $77

Product comparisons? Price matching? Picking produce? The grocery store can be hard to navigate when you are young. Whether your children will be headed off to college or are looking to take on more responsibility around the house, this course is designed to help them shop efficiently and affordably.

LIFE SKILLS: THE BRAIN AND CREATIVE ARTS

Ashley

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 6 weeks
Price: $104

This is a fun and educational course for youth and teens, educating them on the basics of the brain processing, psychology, creative thinking and wellness arts and crafts. Each activity will summarize that session’s lesson on the brain and create skills to help identify, understand, and regulate stress for the present and future.

 

Online vocal private lessons for children and youth

Music: Private Vocal Coaching*

Mari
Number of Learners in Class:
 1
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: Ongoing lessons (buy a single pass or 10 pack)
Price: $34

Private, online vocal lessons. One-on-on, the learner and I will develop an understanding of their specific voice and vocal needs. We will uncover proper vocal technique and training to support a healthy, sustainable singing voice.

MATH: Grade 8 - Term One

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 13 weeks
Price: $388

Comprehensive math course with live, weekly instruction. This is 1/3 of the full year; first term.

MATH: Grade 8 - Twice Weekly Live Instruction - Term one

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 10 weeks
Price: $298

Grade 8 Math two times a week live instruction is for learners enrolled in the basic class and who would like an additional hour of math support and learning each week. 

MATH: Grade 8 - Term two

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 10 weeks
Price: $298

Comprehensive math course with live, weekly instruction. This is 1/3 of the full year; second term.

MATH: Grade 8 - Twice Weekly Live Instruction - Term two

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 10 weeks
Price: $298

Grade 8 Math two times a week live instruction is for learners enrolled in the basic class and who would like an additional hour of math support and learning each week. 

MATH: Grade 8 - Term Three

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 11 weeks
Price: $328

Comprehensive math course with live, weekly instruction. This is 1/3 of the full year; third term.

MATH: Grade 8 - Twice Weekly Live Instruction - Term Three

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 11 weeks
Price: $328

Grade 8 Math 2x’s a week live instruction is for learners enrolled in the basic class and who would like an additional hour of math support and learning each week.

MATH: Grade 9 - Term One

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 13 weeks
Price: $388

Comprehensive math course with live, weekly instruction. This is 1/3 of the full year; first term.

MATH: Grade 9 - Twice Weekly Live Instruction - Term one

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 10 weeks
Price: $298

Grade 9 Math two times a week live instruction is for learners enrolled in the basic class and who would like an additional hour of math support and learning each week. 

MATH: Grade 9 - Term two

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 10 weeks
Price: $298

Comprehensive math course with live, weekly instruction. This is 1/3 of the full year; second term.

MATH: Grade 9 - Twice Weekly Live Instruction - Term two

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 10 weeks
Price: $298

Grade 9 Math two times a week live instruction is for learners enrolled in the basic class and who would like an additional hour of math support and learning each week. 

MATH: Grade 9 - Term Three

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 11 weeks
Price: $328

Comprehensive math course with live, weekly instruction. This is 1/3 of the full year; third term.

MATH: Grade 9 - Twice Weekly Live Instruction - Term Three

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 11 weeks
Price: $328

Grade 9 Math 2x’s a week live instruction is for learners enrolled in the basic class and who would like an additional hour of math support and learning each week.

Virtual Naturalist club for preteens

SCIENCE: Virtual Field Naturalists Club

Rachel
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 10
Length of Class:
 45 minutes
Type of Class:
1 class per week for 8 weeks (8 classes total)
Price: $112

In this social class, members will document and share their nature adventures – from birdwatching to hiking to rock collecting. We will discover the world around us and learn about ecology.

SCIENCE: Climate Change

Mr. Ingram
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 12
Length of Class: 60 minutes
Type of Class: 3 days in 1 week (3 classes total)
Price: $63

Students will learn how Climate Changes are impacting our Planet. This course will examine some of the reasons for this change.

SCIENCE: The Effects of Heat Transfer on the Hydrosphere and Atmosphere

Mr. Ingram
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 12
Length of Class: 60 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 6 weeks (6 classed total)
Price: $126

Students will learn how Heat Transfer impacts the Hydrosphere and the Atmosphere and the resulting Weather Patterns that emerge.

SCIENCE: Observing, Measuring, and Recording Weather

Mr. Ingram
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 12
Length of Class: 60 minutes
Type of Class: One-time class
Price: $21

Students will interactively examine how weather is observed, measured and recorded.

SCIENCE: The Role of Heat Energy

Mr. Ingram
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 12
Length of Class: 60 minutes
Type of Class: 2 days per week for 2 weeks (4 classes total)
Price: $84

Learn what role Heat Energy and its transfer play in determining weather and climate.

SCIENCE: Weather Forecasting and Limitations

Mr. Ingram
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 12
Length of Class: 60 minutes
Type of Class: multi-day course consisting of 4 classes total
Price: $84

Students will learn how Weather Forecasting is an inexact Science and has limitations.

SCIENCE: The Ocean Ecosystems

Marie
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 8
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: One-time class
Price: $16

In this course, students will become familiar with the science of ecology and its relationship to the environment by exploring the ocean ecosystems.

SCIENCE: Freshwater Ecosystems

Marie
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 8
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: One-time class
Price: $16

In this course, students will become familiar with the science of freshwater ecology and its relationship to the environment.

SCIENCE: Terrestrial Ecosystems

Marie
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 10
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: One-time class
Price: $16

In this course, students will become familiar with the science of ecology and its relationship to the environment by exploring the terrestrial ecosystems.

SCIENCE: Understanding Gravity - The Fundamentals

Mahi
Number of Learners in Class:
3-6
Length of each Class: 1 hour
Type of Class: One-time class

Price: $19

Come, learn and find out why planets revolve around the sun, why we have tides on our ocean, why different different objects fall at different rates.
Everything has to do with gravity!

SCIENCE: Dinosaur Days

Rachel
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 9
Length of Class:45 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 8 weeks
Price: $112

An intro to paleontology – the study of dinosaurs. We’ll be exploring content including taxonomy, time periods, prehistoric geography and more, as well as learning about dinosaur species familiar and new. 

SCIENCE: Soil Ecology

Marie
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 8
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: One-time class
Price: $16

In this class, students will become familiar with the science of soil ecology and its relationship to the environment.

SCIENCE: IONOSPHERE: HOW OUR ATMOSPHERE IS USED FOR COMMUNICATION

Mahi
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 6
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: One time class
Price: $18
Learn about Earth’s upper atmosphere, the ionosphere, and how we make use of the ionosphere to make long distance communications.

SCIENCE: BLACK HOLES - THE MONSTERS IN THE UNIVERSE*

Malhar
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 6
Length of Class: 1 hour
Type of Class: One-time class
Price: $21

In this class, learners will gain knowledge about one of the most mysterious objects in the universe – the black hole. 

SCIENCE: Characteristics of Populations and their Growth

Mr. Ingram
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 12
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 2 classes per week for 3 weeks (6 classes total)
Price: $116

Learners will be exposed to descriptions of how populations of organisms are influenced by various factors. This will include evaluations of the Earth’s carrying capacity as it relates to human popuations and how there are demands placed on natural resources.

SCIENCE: Magnetism and Electricity

Mahi
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 6
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: One-time class
Price: $18
This one-time class is fun and experimental. You will try some simple experiments and play with magnets to learn the physics behind magnetism and electricity.

SCIENCE: Astronomy uncovered: Understanding our universe (Ages 10-13)*

Malhar
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 6
Length of Class:
 55 minutes
Type of Class:
1 class per week for 10 weeks
Price: $209

An introduction to Astronomy takes learners on a journey of discovery and wonder where they will be guided to explore the make up of the universe and more. Learners will be engaged by interactive discussions, experiential hands on activities, investigative learning, brainstorming and self directed problem solving. Lessons will feature videos, supplemental tools and resources.

SCIENCE: Introduction to Chemistry

Mr. Ingram
Number of Learners in Class:
3 -12
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 2 classes per week for 13 weeks. 
Price: $500
Learn about atomic structure and the periodic table and apply your understaning to the study of chemical reactions. Name and write common compounds, balance chemical equations, and make everyday life connections including engaging chemistry experiments. 

SCIENCE: Introduction to the Cell

Mr. Ingram
Number of Learners in Class:
3 -12
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 2 classes per week for 10 weeks. (20 classes total)
Price: $385
Study cells, cellular metabolism, and physical processes within a cell. Learners will gain an appreciation for the complexity of life at the cellular and molecular levels. 
Inside the House of Commons. Social studies class for teens.

SOCIAL STUDIES: Canadian Civic Politics (Ages 11 - 14)*

Tyler
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 12
Length of Class:
 55 minutes
Type of Class:
1 class per week for 6 weeks (6 classes total)
Price: $128

This course provides learners with an introduction to the traditions and institutions of Canadian democracy.

SOCIAL STUDIES: Canadian Civic Politics (Ages 15-18)*

Tyler
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 12
Length of each Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 6 weeks (6 classes total)
Price: $128

This course provides students with an introduction to the traditions and institutions of Canadian democracy. 

SOCIAL STUDIES: Canadian Geography: Coast to Coast to Coast*

Tyler
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 12
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 8 weeks (8 weeks total)
Price: $170
This class delves deeper into some prominent geographical features of Canada, including less-prominent Canadian cities, major geological formations, and trivia about Canadian provinces and the country as a whole.

SOCIAL STUDIES: A Brief History of Women

Laura
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 8
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 4 weeks (4 classes total)
Price: $69

In this course, we will explore the past lives of not too well-known women to discuss their role in history and reflect on women’s position in the present.

TUTORING Private Geography Tutoring - Tyler

Tyler
Number of Learners in Class:
1
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: Private Tutoring with ongoing sessions offered
Price: $50.00

This geography tutorial is provided for learners seeking to advance their understanding of geography or seeking specific help with ongoing geography studies.

TUTORING Private History Tutoring - Tyler

Tyler
Number of Learners in Class:
1
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: Private Tutoring with ongoing sessions offered
Price: $50.00

This history tutorial is provided for learners seeking to advance their understanding of history or seeking specific help with ongoing history studies

Private Social Studies Essay Writing, Assignment and Homework Help - Tyler

Tyler
Number of Learners in Class:
1
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: Private Tutoring with ongoing sessions offered
Price: $50.00

This tutorial is geared toward social studies learners interested in advancing their critical reading and writing abilities, guidance and focused assistance in writing essays, completing homework assignments, or gaining additional familiarity with the discipline.

SPANISH: A Window to Spanish 1*

Laura
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 5
Length of each Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 2 classes per week for 15 weeks (30 classes total)
Price: $516

Learners will gain basic communication skills in Spanish and develop an understanding of various Spanish speaking cultures, by exploring topics of immediate relevance to them (e.g. school life, family life, popular culture), and by applying the concepts to a series of creative projects and tasks.

SPANISH: Spanish for everyday life

Luis
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 10
Length of each Class:
1 hour
Type of Class:
Flex class; 1 hour class for 2 weeks (total 2 hours)
Price: $38

This class will teach you the Spanish vocabulary that you need in everyday life.