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Intermediate Conversational Spanish, Part One

Join this high school Intermediate Conversational Spanish course, learning the Spanish grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation that allows you to speak the language. Learn vocabulary and phrases related to homes, schools, cities, and more!

Total classes: 12

Prerequisite: A full year of Beginning Conversational Spanish or Spanish I

Suggested grade level: 8th 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. Due to the popularity of this course, it is offered in two time slots. Choose the day and time that works best for your homeschool.


In this course, students will be taught a basic vocabulary with an emphasis on simple verb conjugation and pronunciation. Students will sharpen their speaking and listening skills and further develop their reading and writing skills. By the end of this course, students will be able to form basic sentences, conjugate verbs in future, past, and present tenses, and have the tools to navigate basic conversations.


Session 1 – House Vocabulary and review Conjugation of Verbs in the Present Tense

Session 2 – House Vocabulary continued and Conjugation of ser/estar/

Session 3 – Position Vocabulary and Conjugation of /tener/ir

Session 4 – House / Position City Vocabulary and Conjugation of ser/estar/tener/ir in the Preterit Tense

Session 5 – About the City Vocabulary continued and Introduction to Preterit Tense

Session 6 – City / Neighborhood Vocabulary and Preterit Tense continued

Session 7 – Practice using verbs in the Preterit Tense

Session 8 – Analyze a City Map and Introduce Irregular Verbs in the Preterit Tense

Session 9 – Listening Comprehension and Conjugation of Irregular Verbs in the Preterit Tense continued

Session 10 – Discuss Thanksgiving in Spanish and Conjugation of Irregular Verbs in the Preterit Tense continued

Session 11 – Family, Adjectives, Clothing, Color, Home, and City Review and Preterit Tense continued

Session 12 – Discuss Christmas in Spanish and Preterit Tense Review

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 class time. 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 and Times:

Mondays, September 9 to December 9, 2024. (No class Oct. 21 and Nov. 25)

11:30 AM Eastern (10:30 Central; 9:30 Mountain; 8:30 Pacific)


Tuesdays, September 10 to December 10, 2024. (No class Oct. 22 and Nov. 26)

2:30 PM Eastern (1:30 Central; 12:30 Mountain; 11:30 Pacific)

Duration: 55 minutes per class

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