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Continue forming sentences, paragraphs, questions. The verb ir + a, querer, tener and their idioms are studied. Negative and interrogative words and sentences included. Discussion of cultural readings. Learn the preterit tense for AR, ER, IR verbs. Also, preterit tense forestar, querer, tener.
Provides essential words and concepts for forming sentences. Builds a firm foundation of useful vocabulary, including numbers, days of the week, expressing time, colors, foods, and more. Beginning grammatical constructions include definite and indefinite articles, using plurals and gender. Oral practice ensures correct pronunciation.
Vocabulary includes physical elements of the sky, the world, weather, cities, location. Begin writing paragraphs and conjugating AR, ER, IR verbs in the present and the preterit. The uses of Ser and Estar are studied. Also, the present progressive, impersonal verbs, and uses of Hacer are examined.
Explore a variety of everyday situations using your Spanish language skills to communicate useful information. Students will find interactions helpful for travel or business. This class advances toward fluency through oral practice and is best suited for students who have completed in-depth vocabulary studies.
Read stories, novels, news articles, and more, to increase your comprehension skills. Deepen your understanding of colloquialisms, idioms, and other common usages. Class discussions will clarify meaning, examine grammar constructions, and increase vacabulary. Readings are intended for intermediate to advanced students.
Increases vocabulary of everyday subjects such as family, furniture and clothing. Introduces noun and pronoun usages, adjectives, and the verbs ser and tener. Learn idiomatic expressions, direct objects, and the AR, ER, and IR verb conjugations. Continue forming sentences and oral practice.