This course is for those who have completed Spanish: Introductory, or have a basic knowledge of the language and wish to improve their written and speaking skills. This course gives you the opportunity to participate in class and strengthen your oral skills in a friendly atmosphere. Essential grammar points will also be covered.
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
Use the direct and indirect object pronouns when needed
To use the verb gustar according to the correct grammar structure
Use idiomatic expressions related to the weather
Acquire vocabulary to understand and translate texts about the Spanish Culture
Appropriately use expressions with the verb ‘hacer’
Learn the numbers 100 and up
Converse using more advanced grammar such as the use of the Indirect and Direct object pronouns together
Learn a new tense: the Preterite
Identify the difference between saber and conocer (to know)
To recognize when to use por vs. para
We encourage students to participate in our language courses more than one time in order to truly learn the material taught over 10 lessons. It also gives you additional exposure to varying activities within each topic.
Online learning is when course delivery, and all associated learning activities, take place via the internet. For online learning tips, system requirements and differences between delivery styles, please visit our online learning webpages.
Using mobile devices in online courses
If you are planning on accessing your online courses using a mobile device such as a tablet or a smartphone, please note that not all required course features will be accessible with these devices. To fully function in your online courses, you will need to have access to a computer running Windows or MacOS.
A full course refund will only be provided if you withdraw from the course prior to the course start date. A refund, less a $15 administrative fee, will be issued if you withdraw within 6 calendar days after the official course start date. Depending on your method of payment, a refund will be either mailed to you or credited to your credit card.
Continuing Studies statement on use of educational technology
This course will require the use of Zoom and may use other education technology such as internet-based applications, cloud services, or social media. In order to complete this course you will be required to either consent to the disclosure of your personal information outside of Canada to enable use of these technologies, or work with the Division of Continuing Studies to explore other privacy protective options (such as using an alias or nickname).