Spanish-speaking cultures have much to teach us, yet they insist on hiding their secrets in bilingual dictionaries that must be read backward in a mirror. Unlock the code with today’s Groupon to Lingofest Language Center in Ridgeland. Choose from the following options:
- For $12, you get a one-hour introductory Spanish language class for children ages 5–11 (a $25 value).
- For $49, you get four two-hour Spanish language classes for adults (a $98 value).
- For $10, you get admission for two to a Spanish-English cooking class (a $20 value).
Lingofest's bilingual instructors lead a variety of engaging activities to captivate children in one-hour introductory classes that focus on the individual needs of each student. Basic nouns and verbs are communicated via games, songs, and colorful pictures while niños ages 5–11 soak in vocabulary. Two-hour adult classes accommodate beginner to advanced speakers in groups that meet once a week over the course of a month. Instructors incorporate as much conversational practice as possible into each lesson, and provide helpful workbooks, audio and video materials, and guest speakers handpicked from frenetic fútbol broadcasting booths.
The forecast calls for storms of paella and spicy chorizo tornados in a Spanish-English cooking class that demonstrates the tasty cuisine of several Spanish-speaking countries. Each class typically focuses on kitchen creations from a specific country, so check the calendar of events to see if the next lesson calls for Venezuelan pabellón criollo or American stuffed piñata.