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LAN7030

Course
LAN7030
Course Title
Intermediate Spanish

Description

This course is designed to further enable the student to communicate as a tourist, traveler, or businessperson in a Spanish-speaking country.  The course will offer additional skills that have been attained during the first course of conversational Spanish.  Emphasis will be placed on developing a general vocabulary and exposing students to cultural and geographical factors of Spanish-speaking countries.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course the students will be able to:

  1. Communicate orally in both individual and group settings.
  2. Understand factors regarding Latin American countries.
  3. Master additional skills such as listening, reading, and basic writing.

 

Content

New vocabulary will be introduced throughout the class.

Lesson I

    • The past participle

    • The present perfect tense

    • The past perfect (pluperfect) tense

Lesson II

    • The future tense

    • The conditional tense

    • Some uses of the prepositions a, de, and en

Lesson III

    • The present subjunctive tense

    • The subjunctive with verbs of volition

    • The absolute superlative

Lesson IV

    • The subjunctive to express emotion

    • The subjunctive with some impersonal expressions

    • Formations of adverbs

Lesson V

    • The subjunctive to express doubt, disbelieve, and denial

    • The subjunctive to express indefiniteness and nonexistence

    • Diminutive suffixes

Prerequisites

None

Method of Instruction

Presentation of new material, repetition, substitution, and transposition; Promotion of conversation, making use of all subject matter and grammatical concepts.

Evaluation

1.  Exam  No

2.  Demonstration of Skills:

3.  Class attendance and Class Participation: