This is our catalog of courses. We will occasionally adjust the course listing to reflect the addition of new courses and the retirement of others.
Join this high school Advanced Conversational Spanish course, learning Spanish grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation that allows you to speak the language. For college-bound students or those who want a fluid ability to speak Spanish to others at home and abroad.
In this course, students will review previously learned grammar and vocabulary through short conversations, role playing, and the development of short stories in order to sharpen their speaking and listening skills. They will further develop their reading and writing skills through the reading of articles and short stories which will be discussed as a group in class in Spanish. By the end of this course, students will be able to comprehend and maintain short conversations through the expansion of vocabulary and grammar.
Section 1 – Review Conjugation of Present Tense; Introduce Possessive Adjectives
Section 2 – Topic of discussion: Vacation; Review Conjugation of Preterit Tense; Review Possessive Adjectives
Section 3 – Topic of discussion: Studying / School; Review Conjugation of Imperfect Tense; Introduce Demonstrative Adjectives
Section 4 – Topic of discussion: Food; Review Conjugation of Future Tense; Review Demonstrative Adjectives
Section 5 – Topic of discussion: Daily Routine; Introduce Reflexive Verbs
Section 6 – Topic of discussion: Chosen by Students; Review Reflexive Verbs
Section 7 – Topic of discussion… Chosen by Students; Continue review of Reflexive Verbs
Section 8 – Topic of discussion: Trip to the City; Introduce Possessive Pronouns
Section 9 – Topic of discussion: Getting Sick; Review Reflexive Verbs and Possessive Pronouns
Section 10 – Topic of discussion: Thanksgiving; Introduce Commands
Section 11 – Topic of discussion: Impact of Television; Review Familiar and Polite Commands
Section 12 – Topic of discussion: Christmas; Review Commands
Course Materials: All course materials provided free by the instructor. Spanish/English dictionary is recommended, as well as a notebook or binder.
Homework: Students will be expected to spend about 3 to 5 hours per week outside of weekly classes. This is not meant to discourage students. Simply put, repetition is key when learning any new language. Audio files will be expected to be turned into the teacher.