Beginning Conversational Spanish

Beginning Conversational Spanish
Price: 
$140.00

Course Hours: 
25
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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Spanish is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world and the number of Spanish speakers is growing every day. If you are trying to learn Spanish, this course will give you the opportunity to learn basic conversational Spanish. The goal of our program is to teach basic Spanish vocabulary, grammar, literacy, and conversation skills to students with little or no knowledge of the Spanish language.

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify new Spanish vocabulary
  • Recognize basic pronunciation of the Spanish language
  • Identify basic Spanish sentence structure
  • Recognize basic Spanish greetings and their correct responses
  • Comprehend basic Spanish sentences and short paragraphs

Beginning Conversational Spanish Module 1
Elements of a Sentence 

Module one will look at the basic phrases, letters, and numbers that you need to know in order to begin your basic conversations in Spanish.  Additionally, we will explore new Spanish vocabulary for simple parts of speech.  Also included in module one is basic pronunciation of the Spanish language.

  • Nouns, Articles, Adjectives
  • Subject Pronouns, Interrogative Words
  • Numbers, Dates, Time
  • Regular & Irregular Verbs
  • Adjectives, Adverbs, Negatives, & Prepositions

Beginning Conversational Spanish Module 2
Objects and Tenses

Moving in to module two, we explore, objects, reflexive verbs, and tenses which help you begin to understand how to structure your sentences. Also, this section covers the formation of the preterit tense and its uses.

  • Indirect & Direct Objects
  • Reflexive Verbs
  • Present Subjunctive
  • Preterit Tense
  • Imperfect Tense

Beginning Conversational Spanish Module 3
Ser and Estar, Pronouns, Present, and Past Perfect Tenses

Estar and Ser also both translated into English as “to be”.  This section covers the importance of these components in structuring sentences. We also explore commands, nouns, articles, adjectives, and pronouns.

  • Ser and Estar: in the Present, Preterit, & Imperfect Tenses
  • Present and Past Progressive Tenses
  • Commands
  • Present Perfect Tense
  • Past Perfect Tense

Beginning Conversational Spanish Module 4
Future and Conditional Tenses

In module four students will look at how to communicate using future tense and conditional tenses. We also identify present perfect and imperfect subjunctives, as well as idioms.

  • Conditional Tense
  • Present Perfect Subjective
  • Past Perfect Subjunctive
  • Idioms

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Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

 

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

While our courses are accessible through multiple mobile learning platforms, some courses may include a CD or DVD with the Textbook, so you may need access to a computer with CD-ROM or DVD Drive.

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player
  • Courses that include a CD-ROM or DVD may require an external drive and Parallels software to view.