Penn Foster Career School

Certificate - Spanish

Penn Foster Career School's Spanish Certificate Program is designed to teach students how to speak, read, and translate Spanish. Read more about this program here.

Official Program Name:

Spanish Certificate

School Offering Program:

Penn Foster Career School

Program Level:


Program Description:

Penn Foster Career School's Spanish Certificate Program is intended to teach students about Spanish vocabulary, grammar, and verb conjugations; creating mini-stories; and language for business, travel, and other real-life situations. Students who finish this program are able to earn a Certificate of Completion. This program is designed to be completed in as few as six months. However, students can decide to take more time if necessary.

Program Materials Supplied by Penn Foster Career School:

Penn Foster Career School provides students in its Spanish Certificate Program with the books, lessons, equipment, and learning aids needed to complete the program. Students are also provided with CDs and special pictographs.

Learning Format:


Financial Aid:

Penn Foster offers low tuition, 0% APR financing, and affordable monthly payments to be completed upon graduation.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Required Courses for a Spanish Certificate:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Penn Foster Career School to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

  • Instruction Set 1
    • Developing a Study Plan
    • Clues Indicating Gender
    • Word Breaks in Spanish Sentences
    • Indicating Possession
    • Practicing Cardinal Numbers
    • Beginning to Acquire an Active Vocabulary
    • Asking Questions in Spanish
    • Developing Fluency with Vocabulary and Grammar Introduced Thus Far
  • Instruction Set 2
    • Increasing Active Vocabulary
    • Generating Sentences Using Active and New Vocabulary
    • Using Ser and Estar Correctly
    • Recognizing Spanish Consonants
    • Using Object Pronouns Correctly
    • The Spanish Equivalent of Any Number from 1-9999
  • Instruction Set 3
    • Using Era and Eran Correctly
    • Creating 'Mini-Story' Plots Using Active Vocabulary
    • Using the Present Tense Forms of Regular Verbs
    • Increasing Active Vocabulary
    • Recalling and Reciting Questions and Answers Using Pictographs
  • Instruction Set 4
    • Placing Object Pronouns Correctly in Sentences
    • Increasing Active Vocabulary
    • Recognizing Reflexive Pronouns
    • Comprehending the Meaning of the Present, Preterit, Imperfect, and Present Perfect Tenses
    • Using New Vocabulary to Create 'Mini-Stories'
  • Instruction Set 5
    • Listening to and Reading Stories and Dialogues to Improve Comprehension
  • Instruction Set 6
    • Forming the Past Participle of Regular Verbs
    • Memorizing the Past Participles of at Least 11 Irregular Verbs
    • Increasing Active Vocabulary
    • Recognizing Compound Tenses
  • Instruction Set 7
    • Language for Business, Travel, and Other Real-Life Situations

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of Penn Foster Career School's Spanish Certificate Program may be interested in pursuing an associate degree or bachelor degree in Spanish. This might prepare them for other career opportunities involving Spanish, such as teaching Spanish.

Degree options include (but are not limited to):

  • Associate in Spanish
  • Associate in Spanish Language and Literature
  • Associate of Arts in Spanish Translation
  • Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Translation and Interpreting
  • Bachelor in Spanish Language and Literature
  • Bachelor in Spanish Language Teacher Education

Career Paths:

Students who complete Penn Foster Career School's Spanish Certificate Program may be able to pursue entry-level work where the ability to speak Spanish is necessary. This might include jobs that involve travel to Spanish-speaking countries. Students might also be able to find work in business or government.

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