Course at a Glance

Spanish for Travelers
November 8 to November 15
On campus

Spanish for Travelers


With Ellie Galvez-Hard, Multicultural Educator

Thinking of traveling to Spanish speaking places? Learn basic phrases and get conversational tools to avoid feeling lost. Learn about the different Spanish-speaking countries you want to visit, and share your future travel plans. A fun Spanish book is included for this class.

For classes being offered on campus M-F, and if you are an OLLI member, a parking permit is included in your class fee. Please allow yourself enough time to get your parking permit and to get to the classroom to arrive on time. See campus map. Visitors and guests to campus/OLLI classes must be either fully vaccinated or have tested negative within 72 hours of coming to campus. We encourage all participants to take a rapid test before attending any OLLI class or event.

Tues., Nov. 8 &15 • 2-4 p.m.

In-person: On campus

$40 • Class #: 44010

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Ellie Galvez-Hard

Ellie Galvez-Hard

Ellie Galvez-Hard was born and raised in Santiago, Chile. She came to the U.S. in 1972 and lived in California, and then Germany, Colombia, and Mexico. She has also traveled to Argentina, Costa Rica, Belize, Guatemala, Ecuador, Italy, Spain, Portugal and France. As a former multicultural educator of teachers at Sonoma State University, she liked learning about other cultures and the similarities and differences that make us who we are. She is a graduate from HSU, and she is a recent retired professor of bilingual elementary teachers. She taught Multicultural Pedagogy at Sonoma State University for over 20 years. Dr. Ellie loves to share her many experiences, as well as learn from others. She is fully bilingual in Spanish and English, and her courses will facilitate conversational Spanish sprinkled with lots of culture.