Our Spanish program offers many opportunities for Ithaca
College students to apply their language skills in meaningful
Students serve as language drill instructors for our
beginning Spanish classes. Assistants are paid and work closely
with a Spanish professor to develop effective drill sessions and
earn invaluable teaching experience.
Free Drop-In Tutoring
Students of Spanish offer free, drop-in tutoring for peers
currently enrolled in courses at Ithaca College. Student tutors
work closely with a faculty adviser, and our aim is always to make
language learning fun and meaningful. Weekly sessions take place in
the LCEC (Job
209). Check the link for current dates/times.
Weekly Spanish conversation hours hosted by Spanish majors.
The tertulias are very well attended and make for a great social
opportunity and Spanish immersion experience outside of the
Every semester students produce Spanish language plays that
are open to the public. Students involved in Teatro can take on any
role they desire (acting, directing, managing, etc). In December
2013 Teatro was invited to present at the United Nations for
International Human Rights Day!
Students lead Spanish enrichment classes for children in
local elementary schools. Students design culturally relevant
language lessons, with the supervision of a professor, and teach at
the schools on a weekly basis.
Students meets regularly with native Spanish-speaking
conversation partners in Ithaca and migrant farmworkers throughout
Tompkins County as part of a language and cultural
Ithaca College has numerous affiliations with study abroad
programs in Spain, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Students
generally choose to study abroad for a semester during their junior
year at Ithaca College. The Office of International Programs
at Ithaca College is a fantastic resource!