The Beginner's course is a study of the essentials of Spanish. It is an introductory course for the progressive development of listening comprehension and speaking. Also reading, writing, and cultural appreciation of the Spanish language is introduced.
The primary objective of this course is to offer students the opportunity to acquire communication skills in "Survival Spanish". You will study basic sentence structures, learn everyday vocabulary and develop the ability to clearly communicate basic ideas in Spanish.
It is a continuation of the Beginner's Level. This course reviews oral and aural skills introduced in the first level. Grammar skills are reviewed and new grammar rules -including new verb tenses- are introduced. Vocabulary expansion and cultural appreciation continue.
The intermediate course covers most grammatical structures, which will give students the tools to achieve fluency. Students will learn these grammatical structures, while improving vocabulary, pronunciation, comprehension, as well as written and oral expression. They will be able to hold conversations on various topics with native speakers and use appropriate verb forms. Course emphasis is on reading and writing, along with continued development of listening/speaking competencies.
This course includes the study of advanced Spanish grammar. The student should begin to master complex structures, mainly the subjunctive mode, the conditional and the potential forms. In addition, different topics are introduced to the class in order to encourage discussions and improve general oral proficiency.
The objective of this course is the proficiency and fluency in the Spanish language. Furthermore, emphasis is placed on the comprehension and use of the language in unrehearsed situations in culturally appropriate ways.