Spanish Grammar (2-Week June)
20 contact hours
1.3 semester credits or 2 quarter units
This course is specifically designed with the advanced Spanish student in mind. It deals primarily with Spanish language grammar, and focuses on formal situations.
The overall objective of this level is to enable the student to communicate more accurately and in a more sophisticated manner. The focus is on vocabulary and grammar associated with commercial, professional, and academic situations.
Specific grammar objectives include but are not limited to:
1. Review preterite/ imperfect.
2. Conditional tense.
3. Past subjunctive.
5. Negative words.
6. Verbs of will/ wish/ opinion with subjunctive.
7. Conjunctions of contingency with subjunctive.
The communicative aspect of the class will revolve around the discussion of topics such as the following:
- Asking for information about objects.
- Discussing price.
- Talking about character and personality.
- Referring to what others have said.
- Asking for and giving professional information.
- Expressing and justifying opinions.
- Giving advice and orders.
- Making recommendations and suggestions.
- Rejecting and accepting others opinions.
- Talking about past and present acts.
The student will be evaluated on daily oral and written exercises, classroom participation, a mid-term exam, and a final exam.
The methodology of this course is based upon the following procedures:
- Reading of texts
- Completion of work both in class and at home
- Participation in class discussion
- Administration of exams