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Advanced Conversational Spanish, Part One

Join this high school Advanced Conversational Spanish course, learning the 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.

Total classes: 12

Prerequisite: A full year Intermediate Conversational Spanish or Spanish II.

Suggested grade level: 9th to 12th grade

Suggested credit: One full semester Spanish or Foreign Language

Special Notes: Course materials are provided FREE. This course only takes 20 students; therefore, we recommend registering early. In addition to the 12 live classes, there are 8 supplemental recorded lectures. This is Part One of a two-part course. Students are expected to register for Part Two in the spring.


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

Materials and Homework

Course Materials: All course materials are provided FREE by the instructor. A Spanish/English dictionary is recommended, as well as a notebook or binder.

Homework: Students will be expected to spend about 3 to 5 hours studying 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 submitted to the teacher.

Important Dates

Class Dates: Wednesdays, September 11 to December 11, 2024. (No class on Oct. 23 & Nov. 27)

Starting Time: 10:00 AM Eastern (9:00 Central; 8:00 Mountain; 7:00 Pacific)

Duration: 55 minutes

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