Spanish classTierra Educational Center is a locally owned, independent language school located in NE Portland, Oregon. We offer small group and private Spanish classes of the highest quality for adults and children of all levels. Our experienced and enthusiastic instructors implement Tierra’s well-structured, original curriculum utilizing dynamic and conversational activities for the most effective learning experience. By providing an open and friendly classroom environment and hosting holiday celebrations and conversation nights open to the public, we build community through the sharing of language, culture, and love of learning.

We invite you to navigate our website to find out more about our services, course offerings, and teaching methods. Thank you for your interest!

Mid-Spring Term Spanish classes start May 2nd!

This spring build community and expand your Spanish language skills in a welcoming and highly-interactive small-group online course with Tierra! Find out why our students report their Spanish class as being a highlight of their week! Our skilled instructors engage students across the screen to provide classes in which everyone participates and gets practice using the structures they’re learning. Mid-Spring Term starts the week of May 2nd!

Check out our Mid-Spring Term Schedule and Register now to save your spot!

If you’ve studied Spanish before, take one of our online placement exams and we’ll get back to you quickly with our recommendation!

If you’re new to learning Spanish, Beginner 1 is designed for you! There is space available in the online course Mondays and Wednesdays at 7:30pm:

Beginner 1
Intensive Courses (2x/week for 5 weeks)
Mondays & Wednesdays | 7:30pm-9:00pm | May 2nd-June 6th  (online)
Mondays & Wednesdays | 5:45pm-7:15pm | May 2nd-June 6th   (in-person) FULL

Check out these engaging conversational and cultural immersion courses this Spring Term!

Give your speaking skills a boost in a stimulating conversational Spanish class where you’ll practice the structures you’ve learned thus far and expand your vocabulary while discussing a variety of interesting topics. Or take advantage of the opportunity to join one of our unique cultural immersion courses, which through fascinating readings and class discussion will add depth and nuance to your cultural and linguistic knowledge.

High Intermediate: Mar de historias
Regular Course (1x/week for 10 weeks)
Wednesdays | 5:30-7:20pm|  Mar 30th-Jun 1st | Norberto
Intensive Course (2x/week for 5 weeks)
Tuesdays & Thursdays | 11:30am-1:00pm | Mar 29th-Apr 28th | Norberto

Advanced: Art and Culture in the News 
Regular Course (1x/week for 10 weeks)
Tuesdays | 5:30-7:20pm | Mar 29th-May 31st | Cynthia

Advanced Book Seminar: "El principio del placer" 
Regular Course (1x/week for 10 weeks)
Mondays | 7:30-9:20pm | Mar 28th-Jun 6th | Norberto


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