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!

Celebrate 10 years of Spanish langauge and culture with us!

Join us for Tierra’s 10th Anniversary fiesta on Sunday, May 19th from 4-6pm! Come enjoy traditional Mexican food and a live performance by Mariachi Viva MéxicoA fabulous opportunity to meet Tierra students and teachers, practice speaking Spanish, and build community plus a chance to win Spanish classes and other great prizes in our free raffle!

All are welcome at this free community fiesta - invite your family and friends!

Mid-Spring Term classes start May 6th - Sign up today!

Take advantage of that spring-time burst of energy and pursue your Spanish-learning goals in a fun and motivating small-group class at Tierra! Beginning the week of May 6th, our Mid-Spring Term course offerings include a range of twice-weekly intensive courses to help you make quick progress as well as great conversational course options!

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!

Don't miss these cultural immersion courses!

Sharpen your Spanish skills while delving into literary or cultural study in a cultural immersion course! In Pueblos Mágicos de México, intermediate students will take a virtual journey to the beautiful and fascinating towns in Mexico's interior that have been conferred the designation of "Magical Towns". Advanced students have an opportunity to explore the classic collection of short stories El llano en llamas by legendary author Juan Rulfo.

Intermediate Immersion - Pueblos Mágicos de México
Wednesdays | 7:30pm-9:20pm | April 3rd-June 5th

Advanced Book Seminar - "El llano en llamas"
Wednesdays | 7:30pm-9:20pm | April 3rd-June 5th


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