Many are college graduates, with or without previous second-language skills.
Some polish their skills for a couple of terms. Most stay on for several years, enjoying the encouragement, feed-back and friendship of their classmates.
There are no records of class-generated weddings yet, but many of them meet regularly outside the class. Often they include their families.
They have many goals, from enhancing their employability, to improving their work with their clients and patients,
to helping their children attending a Spanish immersion program, to preparing for travel or retirement
in a Spanish-speaking country, to giving their brains a regular workout with
the invigorating challenge of speaking a new
It's a lot of fun to work with them.