span505 | Graduate
Spanish For Educators, Intermediate
This course prepares educators to effectively communicate with students and parents in Spanish. Participants focus on real-life situations, the classroom, and school terminology using complex grammatical structures, verb tenses, and conjugations. In addition, participants analyze the sociolinguistic aspect of the Spanish language to better comprehend cultural differences. Basic understanding and knowledge of Spanish, as gained through an introductory Spanish for Educators course, is required.
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Communication with Family; Grammar; Hispanic Culture
- Demonstrate strategies to foster strong relationships between the school and family.
- Convey information about students’ needs and academic progress.
- Express likes and dislikes using gustar.
- Use common phrases relating to students’ classes and grades.
- Convey information regarding student discipline.
- Identify phrases related to student behaviors.
- Use possessive adjectives to express ownership and relationships.
- Construct positive and negative commands in the tú form.
Making Student Connections; Grammar; Hispanic Culture
- Use words and phrases to identify students’ past habits.
- Use the imperfect tense to convey appropriate meaning.
- Examine the educational system in Hispanic countries.
- Use words and phrases to build rapport with peers and parents.
- Convey student information to parents and appropriate school personnel.
Communication and the Community; Grammar; Hispanic Culture
- Recognize basic colloquialisms and idioms.
- Apply terms related to forms of communication.
- Express mandates and directives.
- Apply rules for verbs to describe activity in the future tense.
- Apply rules for verbs to describe activity in the preterit tense.
- Construct positive and negative commands in the Ud. and Uds. forms.
- Demonstrate strategies to foster strong relationships between the school and community.
- Impart information related to emergencies.
- All objectives apply.
Field Trips; Grammar; Hispanic Culture
- Use common words and phrases related to student field trips.
- Use prepositions to describe the location of places in town.
- Communicate field trip information and protocol to parents.
- Describe specific landmarks in a Hispanic city.
Daily Life; Grammar; Hispanic Culture
- Identify popular Hispanic media and its influence on culture.
Compose written communications for the family.
- Employ basic dialog skills for parent/teacher conferences.
- Identify words to use when discussing students’ grades.
- Use comparatives and superlatives.
- Employ common expressions formed with the verb tener.
- Express familiarity using saber and conocer.
- Apply reflexive verbs related to student routine.
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