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Conversational Spanish II




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Course level: Undergraduate

SPAN/114 is the second course in a two-course sequence presenting topics in conversational Spanish. The objective of the course is to teach students Spanish vocabulary and grammar, with an emphasis in the meaningful use of the language and an introduction to Hispanic cultures. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to communicate effectively in Spanish, using basic words and phrases learned during the course.


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De Viaje (Traveling)

  • Memorize and recall Ch. 7 vocabulary.
  • Describe one’s travels and vacation using preterit tense of regular and irregular verbs.
  • State what one did in the past using preterit tense (regular, irregular, stem-changing verbs and spell-changing verbs).
  • List specific places one can visit in a city.
  • Recognize and use direct object pronouns.
  • Differentiate the meaning of saber and conocer verbs.
  • Express one’s view about a specific hotel.
  • Compare and contrast cultural aspects.

La Niñez (Childhood)

  • Memorize and recall Ch. 8 vocabulary.
  • Describe one’s childhood using the imperfect tense.
  • Expressing what is or was done using the impersonal SE.
  • Differentiate the meaning and usage between preterit and imperfect.
  • Identity the difference in meaning in preterit and imperfect of: querer, poder, saber and conocer.
  • Compare and contrast cultural aspects.

En el Restaurante (At the Restaurant)

  • Memorize and recall Ch. 9 vocabulary.
  • Describe interaction using the verb dar and indirect object pronouns.
  • Express likes and dislikes using verbs similar to gustar.
  • Differentiate between the usage of direct and indirect object pronouns.
  • State what one would do using the conditional tense.
  • State what one will do using the future tense.
  • Identify the ownership using possessive pronouns.
  • Compare and contrast cultural aspects.

En el Médico (At the Doctor’s Office)

  • Memorize and recall Ch. 10 vocabulary.
  • Recognize and give formal and informal commands to others.
  • Choose reflexive and reciprocal verbs to make suggestions.
  • Describe one’s symptoms and accidents.
  • Influence others using present subjunctive with verbs that express desire.
  • Classify different types of preventive medicine.
  • Make suggestions using present subjunctive with impersonal expressions.
  • Express doubts using present subjunctive with verbs of doubts.
  • Compare and contrast cultural aspects.

En el Trabajo (At Work)

  • Memorize and recall Ch. 11 vocabulary.
  • State when something will take place using present subjunctive after conjunctions of time.
  • Differentiating between prepositions: por and para.
  • Discuss what happens at work.
  • Describe end result of an action by using past participle as adjectives.
  • Explain what has happened using Present Perfect.
  • Use relative pronouns with the indicative and subjunctive.
  • Express feelings using present subjunctive after expressions of emotions and the perfect subjunctive.
  • Compare and contrast cultural aspects.


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