What to Expect in Your Free Trial Spanish Class at HSA
Have you been thinking about taking a free trial Spanish class at HSA? Perhaps you have considered it, but haven’t made up your mind yet because you don’t want to deal with the hassle of signing up.
But, what if it really isn’t a hassle?
The fact is, our free class sign-up is so simple and easy, it takes less than 1 minute to complete, and doesn’t require any payments or credit card details.
What if you could start speaking Spanish today with a native professional language teacher without spending a single dollar?
That’s what the free trial Spanish class at HSA is all about. A streamlined process that makes it easy for you to experience our successful program and see why others are raving about our unique service—with no risk to you or your wallet!
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Who Is HSA?
Homeschool Spanish Academy, also known simply as HSA, is an online school that provides tailored Spanish courses for kids of all ages from preschool to highschool, including elementary and middle school, and for adults too. We’ve been chosen as the Best Overall Online Spanish Classes for Kids by the Very Well Family website and we’re widely considered one of the top brands in the competitive online Spanish market.
What differentiates our programs from the rest?
We use a balanced approach that focuses on developing all four pillars of language acquisition:
We offer 1-on-1 lessons (or paired, if you need siblings to take their classes together!), flexible scheduling, native teachers, homework, quizzes and exams, and report cards.
Why Should You Take a Free Trial Class With HSA?
Because… you get to learn Spanish with not only a native Spanish speaker, but a certified instructor who can help you strengthen your weak points and gain fluency faster.
Because… you can start earning high school credit in preparation for your future application to the university of your dreams.
Because… you can learn Spanish for free, from the comfort of your own home—or from anywhere as long as you’ve got an internet connection!
Because… you get immediate access to free materials that you can take with you and study on your own after class.
What’s not to like?
- Native Spanish instruction
- Certified professional teachers
- Ease of learning
- Accessible from anywhere with internet
- Free lesson materials that you can take
If you’re serious about learning español, you should make sure to choose the right program for you and your family.
The best way to inform yourself is to experience firsthand the service we promise to offer.
Here’s how the process works step-by-step so you can get a better idea of what to expect:
How to Sign Up for Your Free Class
Once you’ve decided to give our program a try, the first thing you need to do is to sign up for your free trial Spanish class. All you have to do is to fill in a simple form with your full name, email, and phone number. Then choose a date and time for your free class and ¡listo! You’re ready to go and almost immediately you’ll receive a confirmation email and a text message on your phone.
That was easy, right?
Let’s see the step-by-step process again:
- Pick a date and time
- Look for a confirmation email and text message.
What to Expect Before Your Class
After registration, you’ll receive both a confirmation email and a text message on your phone. The reason for this double message is to avoid communication miscues such as emails getting lost in the spam folder or wrong number entered as your phone. By using two different ways of communication, HSA makes sure to reach you.
The purpose of these messages is two-fold. First, it serves to confirm your free trial Spanish class, while letting you know that HSA is aware of your interest in getting one. And second, it gives you the opportunity to contact our customer service team by replying to this email or text message in case you have any questions or require any type of support.
Then, one hour before your scheduled free class starts, you will receive an email with your login information and detailed instructions on how to access your lesson. Finally, HSA’s Care Team will contact you to provide tech support and personalized guidance to help you successfully log into your free Spanish class.
It’s important to mention that during this stage previous to your free class, you can choose your type of immersion-style you’d like to receive in your lesson. This means that you can request a full immersion free trial, which is a class entirely conducted in Spanish, or a partial immersion free trial, where your teacher will also talk to you in English.
Any information you can give the HSA Care Team during this period previous to your free class is important and useful, as they can design your class according to your specific needs and level of Spanish.
What to Expect During Your Class
To learn more about the whole process of a free trial lesson, I interviewed Ruth Mejía, Production Manager at HSA, who’s an expert on the topic and who’s given many free trial Spanish classes herself.
Ruth explained to me that teachers come to free trial lessons with a class already prepared, according to the information they get from HSA’s Care Team about the student’s Spanish level and needs. Then, they use the first 5 minutes of the class to establish a rapport with the student, ask basic questions about Spanish, likes, and dislikes, and get to know a little bit more about the student.
This period is crucial for teachers, as they use the information gained during this time to adapt their class to the specific likes and needs of each student.
It’s an ice-breaking period that serves both as an introduction and a guiding light for the teacher, who can now direct the class to where he or she thinks will work better.
Then it’s time for the proper Spanish class. This period usually consists of 18 minutes of useful and practical Spanish content. It starts with the teacher sharing a file with the student, who is then able to see on their screen the class specifically designed for them.
The last two minutes of the session are reserved to thank the student and their parents, and remind them that the HSA Care Team will contact them (usually that same day) to answer any question they may have about the classes.
- First 5 minutes: basic conversation and assessment
- 18 minutes: Fun, interactive lesson
- Last 2 minutes: Thank you’s and farewells
Types of Interactive Lessons In a Free Trial Class
There are different models of free trial classes that vary according to the age group of students and Spanish level, but Ruth shared with me a couple of their pre-designed lessons for you to get an idea of how these files look like.
Beginner Preschool or Elementary
The following is an image used in a lesson designed for beginners of preschool or elementary-age kids:
Intermediate or Advanced Middle School or High School
The following one, comes from a lesson designed for intermediate or advanced students of middle school and high school age:
Enjoy Meeting Your Spanish Goals Right Away
The goal for these lessons is that the students learn at least 5 new vocabulary words or a new concept in Spanish, and that they notice this progress in a single lesson of 25 minutes.
Free trial classes are fun, students don’t have to memorize terms, but they learn them while engaged in activities.
Free trial Spanish classes are designed to give students and their parents a clear idea of how the Spanish lessons are with HSA.
What to Expect After Your Class
Once the class is over you’ll receive a feedback email and post-class text message on your phone, which gives you the opportunity to express your thoughts on the free trial lesson and ask any questions you may have about it.
Finally, HSA’s Care Team will call you one more time to ask if you’re ready to sign up for a Spanish course, guide you through the different options available, and help you find the right fit for you.
Book Your Free Trial Spanish Class Today
As you can see, the process to start speaking Spanish is very simple and straightforward with HSA. You don’t need to make any payments or provide credit card details. Just provide your name, email address, and phone number—and the HSA team will take care of the rest!
Learning a second language has a lot of benefits, and Spanish is one of the most useful languages in the US, where 41 million native Spanish speakers live. There’s no reason to not give Homeschool Spanish Academy a try, especially when it has no cost for you and the process is as easy and streamlined as this one. You have literally nothing to lose and a lot to win!
Sign up for a free trial class with one of our certified, native Spanish-speaking teachers today. They teach over 24,000 actively enrolled students every month, offer flexible scheduling, and tailored Spanish programs.
Join one of the 40,000 classes that we teach each month and you can experience results like these
“This is the best way for your kid to learn Spanish. It’s one-on-one, taught by native Spanish speakers, and uses a curriculum.”
– Sharon K, Parent of 3
“It’s a great way to learn Spanish, from native Spanish speakers in a 1-on-1 environment. It’s been fairly easy to schedule classes around my daughter’s other classes. The best value for us has been ordering multiple classes at a time. All the instructors have been great!”
– Cindy D, Parent of 3
“HSA offers very affordable, quality, one on one classes with a native speaker. My son has greatly benefited from taking classes. We have seen his confidence increase as well as his pronunciation improve, because he learns from a native Spanish speaker. HSA has quick, personal customer service. Our family has been very pleased with our experience so far!”
– Erica P. Parent of 1
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