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Spanish Advanced Conversational, Grammar, and Literature Stories II
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Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
General. Advanced Spanish Language Lifelong Learners
This course for advanced Spanish students analyzes grammar and provides interactive practice activities to help students express themselves in a variety of settings. This is the second in a comprehensive series that builds a foundation for speaking, reading, writing, and understanding Spanish. It emphasizes pronunciation, parts of speech, communicative phrases, and stories from cultural literature.
Course Objectives
  1. Demonstrate deeper understanding of Spanish Grammar in written and oral modes of communication.
  2. Develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through exposure to traditional and popular songs, short stories, poems and short play from a variety of
    Spanish-speaking cultures.
  3. Employ knowledge of grammatical concepts by composing grammatically correct sentences and questions orally and in writing.
  4. Employ knowledge of various literary techniques from interpretation to analysis.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Familiar Commands. (Grammar).
    Giving orders or advice. (Conversation).
    Short literature story, interpretation and analysis.
  2. Formal commands. (Grammar).
    Describing situations and giving orders or advices with people you address as “usted” or “ustedes”. (Conversation).
  3. Nosotros Commands. (Grammar).
    Give orders or suggestions that include you and other people. (Conversation).
  4. Subjunctive. (Grammar)
    Talking about actions that depend on circumstances. (Conversation)
  5. Subjunctive with “ojalá, tal vez and quizá(s)”. (Grammar).
    Expressing wishes and possibilities for yourself and others. (Conversation).
  6. Subjunctive vs indicative in adjective clauses. (Grammar)
    Talking about styles of communication and relationships with friends and family.
    Describing people, places and things that may or may not exist. (Conversation).
  7. The Present Subjunctive. (Grammar)
    Expressing attitudes toward events, as well as action or states the speaker views as uncertain or hypothetical. (Conversation)
    Short literature story, interpretation and analysis.
  8. Subjunctive with verbs of will and influence. (Grammar)
    Talking about will and influence when someone wants to affect the actions or behavior of other people. (Conversation)
  9. The subjunctive with verbs of emotion. (Grammar)
    Expressing emotions or feelings, such as hope, fear joy, pity, surprise, etc. (Conversation).
  10. The subjunctive with doubt, disbelief, and denial. (Grammar)
    Students present a policy platform for a group they represent; opposing group expresses their doubts, disbeliefs and denials. (Conversation).
  11. The subjunctive with conjunctions. (Grammar).
    Describing how, why, when, and where an action takes place and expressing hypothetical situations, uncertainty as to whether an action or event will take place. (Conversation).
    Short literature story, interpretation and analysis.
  12. The two words that mean for: “Por”and “Para”. (Grammar).
    Understand the correct use of each preposition.
  13. Por and Para. (Grammar)
  14. Por and Para. (Grammar).
    Master the correct use of “por” or “para” in a sentence.
    Short literature story, interpretation and analysis.
  15. Summarization Commands, Subjunctive and Por/Para. (Grammar)
    Answering questions, describing nouns, describing what will or might be in an hypothetical situation. (Conversation)
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
A degree in Spanish Language, heritage Speaker, minimum 5+ years of Spanish, and/or completed the series of courses based on Intrigas. The ideal student would be considered fluent.
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
General. Advanced Spanish Language Lifelong Learners
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • Spanish Advanced Conversational, Grammar, and Literature Stories I - CSP-4000ER2
  • Spanish Advanced Conversation - CSP-4000BB3
Course Contact Information
Susan Shostak