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Continue learning Beginning Spanish with grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation in this formal language course that includes extra recorded lectures for additional learning.
This is part two of an introductory course to the Spanish language and covers the basics of Spanish as a second language. In this course, the student will learn the meaning, pronunciation, and spelling of common vocabulary and basic Spanish grammar. This course covers the basics of Spanish as a Second Language.
This course teaches the students the present tense usage and conjugation of irregular verbs such as ir, tener, hacer, stem-changing verbs, and the present progressive. The student continues to write conversations that integrate the usage of verbs in the present tense. By the end of the Part Two Semester, the students will be able to read and answer questions about simple paragraphs in Spanish.
Week 1 – Verb Hacer
Week 2 – Present Progressive
Week 3 – Ser vs. Estar
Week 4 – Verb Tener
Week 5 – Possessive Adjectives
Week 6 – Verb Ir
Week 7 – Verb Poder and stem-changing o-ue verbs
Week 8 – Verb Querer and stem-changing e-ie verbs
Week 9 – Verb Pedir and stem-changing e-i verbs
Week 10 – Verbs Conocer vs. Saber
Week 11 – Verbs Jugar vs. Tocar
Week 12 – Review irregular yo-form verbs
Course Materials: Spanish Middle / High School (Skills for Success), ISBN 088724758X (http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/088724758X/).
Homework: Through repetition and memorization of common phrases as well as by watching videos and PowerPoint presentations, listening to audios, completing workbook pages, and completing any other assignments posted on Moodle, the student will learn and practice new vocabulary and basic grammar.
During the week prior to each class, the student will be required to watch a video of Spanish grammar and complete a quiz. During the live class, students will interact with the teacher and each other to practice what they learned in the video and have the opportunity to ask questions.
Every other week, the students will be asked to watch a video of Spanish pronunciation.
Students should assign at least one hour every day to practice their Spanish.